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Turn Back Time : we revisit Barbara Cook as a Kennedy Awards Honoree in 2011

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  The Tony Award winning actress and singer BARBARA COOK arrived on Broadway in the 1950’s and never  disappeared from the limelight until her death in 2017 at the age of 89.. She was in the very first production of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, created the role created the award winning role of Marian the Librarian … Continue reading



Turn Back Time : when TV interviewing was a real art

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  You really have to search hard for “Face to Face” interviews on the University of YouTube as they were originally broadcast in the UK between 1959 and 1961, but if you are prepared to delve the rewards are enormous. A search will uncover interviews with some of the major world figures of the last … Continue reading



Turn Back Time : The Queen of Lincoln Road, Miami

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There are many members of the LGBTQ community in Miami Beach who would love to claim this title for themselves but there was, and will always be, only one Queen of Lincoln Road. The diminutive IRENE WILLIAMS cut quite a figure for about 40 years wearing her home designed and made outfits in an array … Continue reading



Dusty Springfield : You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me

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  The sublime Dusty Springfield was so much more than the flamboyant figure she cut with her  peroxide blonde bouffant hairstyle, evening gowns, and her signature  heavy  eye make-up.  At her peak in the 1960’s she was one of the most successful British female performers, with six top 20 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 … Continue reading



Turn Back TIme : the late great Charles Nelson Reilly celebrating his Broadway career

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The day after the 2019 Tony Award Nominations are announced and we are celebrating all the LGBT nominees, we look back at one of the great queer Broadway legends who picked up his Tony Award in 1962 for his performance in the original production of How To Succeed in Business. The late CHARLES NELSON REILLY … Continue reading



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