Star Turns, Yes; Celebrity, Not So Much~article from New York Times.com

By: lepbc
Published on: Jan 09, 2015

Broadway got lost in the stars this year. It seemed that everywhere you looked — at least in that consortium of temples, er, theaters around Times Square dedicated to the adoration of the boldface — there was yet another celebrity, using his or her magnetism to draw gullible audiences and, as often as not, upset the balance of a perfectly good drama. It is fitting that the fall’s runaway hit, Terence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play,” was an overextended sketch in which famous people portrayed famous people talking about famous people. Read more... http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/14/theater/ben-brantleys-best-theater-of-2014-an-octoroon-on-the-town-and-more.html?smid=tw-nytimesTheater&seid=auto