Actress and singer Jennifer Holliday, who won a Tony award for her role as the original Effie White in the 1982 Broadway hit “Dreamgirls,” backed out of performing during President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration celebration on Saturday, citing backlash from her LGBT fans. Since reversing her initial decision to perform at a welcome concert for Trump’s inauguration, the […]
Toni Erdmann was named Best Foreign Film at the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. The prize was one of the juried award winners revealed at a luncheon today, with narrative feature and documentary to be announcedShow More Summary
Meryl Streep’s anti-Donald Trump speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night didn’t sit well with former Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Tony Siragusa. Meryl Streep, a three-time Academy Award winner and a multiple...Show More Summary
The 71st Annual Tony Awards – honoring the best in Broadway theater – will be televised live from the Radio City Music Hall on CBS, Sunday, June 11th (8/7C). THE 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®” WILL RETURN TO THE HISTORIC RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL IN NEW YORK CITY, BROADCASTING LIVE SUNDAY, JUNE 11, ON CBS … Continue reading 71st Annual Tony Awards To Be Broadcast By CBS! ?
The 71st annual Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall this spring, after detour uptown to the smaller Beacon Theatre last year. CBS, which has presented the Broadway awards since 1978, will telecast the ceremony live JuneShow More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Lange, an actress who just continues to work in everything from stage, film and TV, has just signed with CAA. The two-time Academy Award winner, three-time Emmy winner, and Tony winner will continue to be managed by Jason Weinberg of Untitled Entertainment. Show More Summary
Christopher Plummer will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. Plummer – who added the Oscar® to his collection of Tonys, Drama Desk Awards and Emmy Awards for his role in Mike Mills’ Beginners – is best known for his role in The Sound of Music. Show More Summary
Neil Patrick Harris can't stand it that James Corden is a TV star with a Tony award that can sing Broadway tunes so he took things into his own hands Monday night with an unexpected Broadway musical riff-off. "Your silly jokes can wait, Corden," Harris said. Show More Summary
Neil Patrick Harris had a score to settle with James Corden over hosting the Tony Awards, so he showed up to The Late Late Show for a duel: a Broadway musical “riff-off” involving a whole bunch of everyone’s favorite classics along… Read The post Neil Patrick Harris and James Corden Throw Down in a Hilariously Epic Broadway Riff-Off: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Neil Patrick Harris and James Corden have a lot in common. Both have won a Tony award, hosted the Tony awards, and talk about the Tony awards every chance they get. Additionally, these two thespians try to sing pretty much any time they are on TV. Show More Summary
The two Tony Award winners met for a Broadway showdown on Monday nights Late Late Show.
The national tour of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” revealed its cast Thursday: Two-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will play Aaron Burr, Michael Luwoye will be Alexander Hamilton and former “Book of Mormon” star Rory O’Malley will assume the role of King George III, producer...
Barring last-minute announcements — unlikely because every available theater is booked — 24 productions are scheduled to open on Broadway between now and the Tony Awards cutoff at the end of April. More than five times as many will open Off Broadway during that same window. Without counting the hundreds ... More »
Though she boasts two of her own, Christine Ebersole admits she’s not attended the Tony Awards in nearly a decade. “Don’t you have to be invited or something?” the two-time “Best Actress” winner shockingly quipped when asked about her lengthy absence from Broadway’s biggest night. Show More Summary
She’s a two-time Tony winner, and has an Emmy for her ABC TV series How To Get Away With Murder, the first ever won by an African American lead actress in the Drama Series category. Add to that two Oscar nominations and a certain third...Show More Summary
Hamilton not only totally swept the Tony Awards and the pop-culture world but it also swept the Broadway box office! Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hit musical topped the box office in 2016, bringing in an incredible $105 million. In fact, over Thanksgiving, the musical became the first Broadway show to earn more than $3 million in a [...]
Kevin Spacey is an Oscar, Golden Globe, and Tony winner, but he really deserves some kind of award for his amazing celebrity impressions. The "House of Cards" star showed off maybe his best impression yet last night at the 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors when he mimicked honoree Al Pacino. Show More Summary
Tony Award–winning actor George S. Irving passed away Monday at age 94, Deadline reports. Famous for gruff, crotchety characters, Irving made his debut on Broadway in the chorus of Oklahoma!, and went on to perform in Call Me Mister, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Irene — for which he won a Tony ... More »
'The Pulitzer and Tony Award winning writer August Wilson based many of his plays in the Hill District, the predominantly black neighborhood in Pittsburgh where he grew up. Recently, one of the plays, Seven Guitars, was performed in the backyard of Wilson’s childhood home. Show More Summary
From The Maccabeats, an a cappella group at Yeshiva University: Prior TaxProf Blog coverage of Hamilton: The Story Of Tonight: With Billion-Dollar Hamilton Poised To Sweep Tony Awards, Broadway Pushes For Tax Break Extension (June 12, 2016) What Hamilton Teaches Lawyers About Telling Our Story (Aug. 21, 2016) Lessons From...