The play, which won two Tony Awards and was set to close on June 25, will now be open through Aug. 6 at the Cort Theater.
John Legend and Bette Midler did what few before have done at the Tony Awards this year. Their Tony wins -- Legend as a producer of Best Revival of a Play winner Jitney and Midler for Best Actress in a Musical for Hello, Dolly! -- put them one award away from the elusive EGOT. Show More Summary
Smarting over protests during the Tony Awards season on behalf of casting directors seeking union recognition, Broadway theater owners and producers have fired back with threats of legal action not only against the casting directors,...Show More Summary
Spectrum Dance Theater's response to the Pulse nightclub shootings is brutal by Christopher Frizzelle D onald Byrd wants to traumatize you. At the very least, the Tony Award–nominated choreographer wants you to confront the physical and emotional trauma of the gay American experience in raw, explicit, excruciating detail. Show More Summary
This looks GREAT. Via press release: SPEAKproductions, in association with TBD Productions and Martian Entertainment, have just released a sneak peek at the first trailer for HELLO AGAIN, starring six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald. Show More Summary
Erica Heilmann missed the email telling her she was being honored at the Tony Awards. Heilmann teaches theater at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, and June 1 was the last day of school. On June 5, emails went out to 20 teachers around the country informing them they'd earned honorable...
Nonagenarian Tony Bennett hailed for his seven decades interpreting American pop standards.
This play about the Middle East peace process, has had a jump in ticket sales since it won the Tony for best new play.
Recent Whiting Award winner Tony Tulathimutte discusses his first novel, Private Citizens, the state of satire in 2017, “booby-trapping” identity politics, and productivity in the Internet age.
No one delivers a “how’s that?” like Patti LuPone. While on the Tony Awards red carpet last weekend, the Broadway veteran delivered one of the night’s most succinctly biting series of remarks. If the following 12-second clip were a nominated...Show More Summary
On the red carpet at this year’s Tony Awards, Patti LuPone told a Variety reporter that she hopes Donald Trump never makes a trip to Broadway to see her in War Paint. “Because I won’t perform if he does,” she said. “Tell… Read The post Patti LuPone Explains Why She Won’t Perform for Trump: ‘Because I Hate the Motherfer’ – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Amidst all the political points made at the Tony awards, Patti Lupone, star of War Paint, had her own personal message for Donald Trump. According to Elle Magazine, she was approached by a reporter who asked her why Donald Trump should see her show.
So you watched the Tony Awards. Now you're wondering when you might get to see all those new shows in Chicago. I've talked to a few insiders on the matter, and here's my best analysis of the where and when. Things can change in the business of touring theater, of course, but here's the current...
Hello, Dollies! Bette Midler and her daughter Sophie Von Haselberg were twinning on the red carpet at the 71st annual Tony Awards in New York City Sunday night. They really should have checked to see if anyone else was already wearing that face before both showed up to the same event with it. Show More Summary
Chrissy Teigen is well-known for her hilarious social media presence. She has a history of live-tweeting big events like the Super Bowl, so it's no surprise that she documented last night's Tony Awards. Teigen was at the Tonys supporting her husband, John Legend, who worked as an associate producer on the play, Jitney. Show More Summary
It's hard to imagine an artistic community that's more diametrically opposed to the Trump Administration than, well, a bunch of people who love musicals. The Broadway community has always been LGBTQ friendly (unlike the current administration),...Show More Summary
No one was expecting Kevin Spacey to host the Tony Awards this year (or any year), but host he did. In Spacey's opening number, he proved a full command of the Broadway geek — no shade — lingo we all expect from someone in command of the Great White Way's evening of the year. Show More Summary
Sunday night was the 2017 Tony Awards, aka the "Please give Cher one so she can EGOT" Awards. That means some of the world's best entertainers — these people can act, dance, and sing live(!) eight times a week(!!) — are out in their red carpet best. Show More Summary
Dear Evan Hansen is pretty much Broadway’s darling right now — it just snagged a whopping six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Ben Platt stars as Evan Hansen, a socially anxious teen about to achieve what he’s always wanted: to fit in. When he fabricates a story about about a ... More »
Ben Platt, star of the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, has enjoyed a very successful career, despite his young age. How much do you know about Ben Platt, the Tony Award nominated actor who plays a socially awkward, anxious teen in Dear Evan Hansen? 1. Show More Summary