Better With Age: Holland Taylor

It was only a matter of time before Holland Taylor landed in a Ryan Murphy show, considering that most female characters in Murphy’s oeuvre ooze sass and brass. Plus, she’s in a relationship with the “American Horror Story” maestro’s longtime muse Sarah Paulson. Details here.

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Tony Likes Brad’s Impersonation

Dr Fauci — you know, the Trump-adjacent scientist who unlike the scarf-clad one is only half a Trump suck-up — liked Brad Pitt’s impersonation. Details here.

Sondheim Tribute: So Many Highlights!

Your Weekend: What To Do

Celebrate the end of Shakespeare’s birthday week by checking out these terrific productions of his plays online…New York City Ballet is streaming a daily excerpt from its brilliant repertory…Got more time to read lately? Then take a peek at, where you can find millions of books for free…The Metropolitan Opera will have a starry four-hour gala online on Saturday, starting at 1 pm, EST. Log on to the Met’s website…Starved for a sports fix? At least you’ll have the NFL draft to savor this weekend.

R.I.P, Shirley Knight

Her biggest film performance is in Coppola’s “The Rain People,” but I will always remember her as the sweet, slightly dull Polly in “The Group.” She won a Tony award in 1976 for “Kennedy’s Children,” beating out Meryl Streep, who has never won a Tony by the way. Shirley was also in plenty of Tennessee Williams.

Thirsty? Here’s Ansel For COVID Charity

Yesterday, Ansel Elgort posted a nude photo to solicit donations for COVID-19 relief. The shot of the West Side Story star standing under an outdoor shower doesn’t reveal shlongola, with the 26-year-old actor’s right hand providing a certain modesty. The pic is captioned “OnlyFans LINK IN BIO,” referring to the subscription-based website. But a click-through takes seekers to a GoFundMe page for Brooklyn For Life!, which is about delivering meals to Brooklyn hospital workers tending to COVID sufferers.