fri 7/31 Spamalot, the musical adaptation of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, premiered to Broadway in 2005 and ran for more than 1,500 performances, winning the Best Musical Tony Award along the way. Now a production of the show — written by Python co-founder Eric Idle and John Du...
State lawmakers are pushing the Illinois State Board of Education to take away a special stipend given to new state schools Superintendent Tony Smith that was awarded to make up for his reduced pension, a deal that outraged some educators and taxpayers.
Sam Jackson...Howard Rollins...Frankie Faison One of E.L. Doctorow's literary contributions was the novel Ragtime (1975) which was adapted into a Tony Award winning musical and film, that was nominated for eight Academy Awards. The late actor Howard E. Show More Summary
Ever since "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" won its Tony Awards, the British playwright Simon Stephens has been a bonafide Broadway name. But before New York even remotely paid attention, Chicago's Steep Theatre was producing Stephens' hard-hitting but compassionate works in...
The penultimate brand to show at New York Fashion Week: Men's was Lucio Castro, the 4-year-old label that Alan Cumming (who attended Thursday's presentation) wore on the red carpet at the most recent Tony Awards.
It feels like the schmaltz from this year’s Tony Awards has barely had time to dry, yet here we are, already in Emmy Land. The 2015 nominees were announced on Thursday morning, with “Game of Thrones” receiving enough nominations to satisfy...Show More Summary
The nominees for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, but where did “Emmy” even come from? Or her buddies Oscar and Tony, for that matter? The Oxford Dictionaries Language Matters blog has a short rundown today of the origins of various entertainment awards, from the Oscars to the Razzies. Show More Summary
The awards, the dance world’s equivalent of the Oscars or Tonys, will be presented at the Apollo Theater on Oct. 19.
Famous Longtime actor Roger Rees died Friday night at his home in New York. He was 71 years old. The Welsh-born Rees, who won Tony Awards for his on-stage work, was best known to American audiences for playing English millionaire Robin Colcord on the long-running TV show Cheers. [ Related: ?Friday The 13th Star Betsy Palmer Dead [...]
American audiences came to know him as the star of the adaptation of Charles Dickens' The Life and Times of Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway. He won a Tony Award in the title role.
Roger Rees, best known for playing Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway and TV... died in New York on Friday. Rees' rep says the Tony Award winning star was at his home when he passed after a brief illness. He had been performing up until May when he left…
UPDATE, 5:50 A.M. with more information throughout. Roger Rees, who won Olivier and Tony awards in the early 1980s for his performance as the title character in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, died Friday in New York. The Welsh-born actor, widely known for his recurring roles on Cheers and The West Wing, was 71. Show More Summary
Roger Rees, a Welsh-born Tony and Olivier winning actor passed away Friday night after a “brief illness”. Rees, a 71-year-old veteran actor, immortalized by such iconic roles he played in Cheers and The West Wing, passed away after a “brief illness,” confirmed his spokesperson Rick Miramontez. Show More Summary
Roger Rees, who won a Tony Award for his performance as the title character in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, died Friday in New York. The Welsh-born actor was 71 and had worked almost until the end of his life until declining...Show More Summary
A highly public cellphone-snatching incident during a stage performance in New York has brought a flurry of attention to two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone. “The renowned theater actress hit the No. 1 trending spot on Twitter on Thursday following...
The next time you buy tickets to see famed stage actress Patti Lupone in a show, just leave your cell phone at home. The Tony and Grammy award winner delivered her exit line during her performance of Shows for Days … Read more ›
Patti LuPone has won two Tony Awards and received many other acting honors, but this week she achieved a different kind of recognition, one that unfortunately doesn't come with a statuette or shiny medallion.
Don't piss off Patti LuPone while she's performing. The two-time Tony Award winner was onstage in Shows for Days at the Lincoln Center in New York City on Wednesday night when she noticed an audience member engrossed in a cell phone....Show More Summary
Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone is not exactly known for her tolerance of audience members using cell phones during live performances. At the July 8 evening performance of Lincoln Center’s “Shows for Days,” she solidified that...Show More Summary
The winner of three Tony Awards (including Best Musical), 1776 might be the most improbable hit in Broadway history.