Day: July 1, 2020

For ghostbuster/crimebuster, some new twists

In a long career, Ernie Hudson (shown here) has ranged from crimebusting to ghostbusting.

He’s been steady, solid, dependable; the world around him, however, keeps quaking.

Part of that involves national tumult, but other parts are strictly show-business. “I’m in awe,” said Hudson, 74. “We’re reaching people in different ways now.” Consider his current shows: Read more…

Best-bets for July 3: Music and miltary for Independence Day eve

1) “Hamilton,” any time, Disney+. Gradually, more people will get to see Lin-Manuel Miranda’s masterpiece onstage, when Broadway resumes and tours return. It’s an amazing show, stuffed with epic scenes that would be the centerpiece of other musicals. Now, however, comes a chance to see the original cast – Miranda (shown here, left), Leslie Odom, Daveed Diggs, Chris Jackson, more. Director Thomas Kail (who also directed the Broadway show) intended it for movie theaters, but it’s now diverted to streaming. Read more…