1. Andy Halliday’s new play “Nothing But Trash” begins performances this week in New York at Theatre for the New City. Set in 1958, it tells the love story of two teenage boys named Troy and Tab. Halliday is an alum of plays by Charles Busch and now is in the Busch leagues himself.
2. Mark Harris’s new book “Five Who Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War” tells the symbiotic cultural story of WWII and Hollywood through the prism of the experiences of directors John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, George Stevens, and Frank Capra.
3. Tonight—March 5th—the performance artist Taylor Mac takes to the stage at Lincoln Center’s Allen Room located at Frederick P. Rose Hall as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. Tonight he focuses on music from the 1920s.
4. Michael Kors suede-sleeve hoodie.
5. The web series “Submissions Only” begins its third season this week. A more subversive Glee for grown-ups. Its satire is, however, as heartfelt as it is hilarious.
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