Like the Oscars, the Tony Awards are preceded each year by a bevy of award shows that render the main event something of a foregone conclusion.
Theater fans can breathe a sigh of relief that there will be no Seth MacFarlane-style misfire on the Tony Awards show this year: Neil Patrick Harris is to return as host.
Despite Broadway's commercial direction, there are nods to work that deserves a salute. Tom Hanks' deserved nomination underscores the wealth of acting talent. The Tony nominations were announced Tuesday, but before we plunge into the...Show More Summary
NEW YORK--The Tony Awards committee always loves a good surprise or three.
Within minutes after they were nominated for Tony awards Tuesday morning, Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein and Lin-Manuel Miranda were among the nominees tweeting their reactions.
NEW YORK -- Can Tom Hanks add a Tony Award to his crowded mantle?
NEW YORK -- “Kinky Boots,” the adaptation of the cross-dressing comedy film with a book by Harvey Fierstein and score by Cyndi Lauper, led the pack when Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, leading all shows with 13 nods.
The 2013 Tony nominations were announced on TonyAwards.com by multiple Tony winner Sutton Foster and "Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Joe Mantello, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Ned Weeks in the 2011 Broadway production of "The Normal Heart,” has signed on for a different role in Ryan Murphy’s film adaptation.
Helen Hayes won the first Tony Award for actress in a play in 1947, the inaugural year for Broadway's biggest honor. Her prize for her performance in "Happy Birthday" is currently being sold in an auction that will end Tuesday. But bidders expecting the traditional Tony medallion may be surprised at what is being offered for sale.
“The Book of Mormon” and “Once,” Broadway musicals that dominated the two most recent Tony Awards, will come to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa during the three-venue complex’s 2013-14 season.
After two consecutive years at the Beacon Theatre on New York's Upper West Side, the Tony Awards ceremony will return to the more spacious Radio City Music Hall this year.
"Once," the intimate, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that is based on the Oscar-winning movie of the same name, has won a Grammy Award on Sunday.
After it opened in New York in 1987, the Broadway production of "Les Miserables" garnered eight Tony Awards, including best new musical. Twenty-five years later, the movie version of the beloved epic has scooped a total of eight Academy Award nominations, including best picture.
Theresa Rebeck’s "Dead Accounts" is on Broadway, loaded with stars -- including two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz in the lead as an unscrupulous Wall Street go-getter who has landed back home in Cincinnati, lavishing ill-gotten gains on his family, among them his unglamorous, stay-at-home sister, played by Katie Holmes.
David Henry Hwang has received the $200,000 Steinberg Award for playwriting, the largest monetary prize in American theater.
Mark O'Donnell, a stage and comedy writer who won a Tony Award for his musical adaptation of the John Waters movie "Hairspray," has died at 58. He collapsed Monday in the lobby of his apartment building on New York's Upper West Side, according to the Associated Press.
Citing a "scheduling conflict," Center Theatre Group has announced that Joe Mantello will no longer direct its upcoming production of "Other Desert Cities," which was nominated for five Tony awards during its recent Broadway run under Mantello's direction.
Composer-lyricist Richard Adler, who won Tony Awards for co-writing the songs to the hit musicals “The Pajama Game” and “Damn Yankees," died Thursday at his home in Southampton, N.Y. He was 90.
Audra McDonald won her fifth Tony Award earlier this month for her performance in "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, but ticket-holders expecting to catch her in the musical in the next several days will be out of luck.