Brian Friel, who explored the history, humor and tragedy of Irish life in more than 20 plays, including the widely acclaimed “Dancing at Lughnasa,” which won three Tony Awards in 1992, died Oct. 2 at his home in County Donegal, Ireland. He was 86.Read full article >>
In 2011, Michael Riedel, the formidably sourced and eternally puckish theater columnist of the New York Post, was charged by his bosses with writing something on the eve of the Tony Awards. For a journalist like Riedel, who styles himself as the Last Great Broadway Columnist Still Standing (the...
Scouts for the annual awards show have begun visiting sites around New York.
"A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" did not come easily to the 2014 Tony Award for best musical — an award without which I doubt you would be reading this review of the opening night performance of the first national tour at the Bank of America Theatre in Chicago. For the very persistent producers...
The 70th annual Tony Awards now has an opening night: CBS, which has aired the Tonys since 1978, said this morning the 2016 ceremony is set for June 5 live from New York City. The Broadway honors for distinguished achievement are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who went to jail this month for refusing to follow the law and issue a marriage license to a gay couple, was given an award at Friday night's conservative Values Voter Summit. Tony Perkins,...Show More Summary
MSG Entertainment said Tuesday that it will again put on a “New York Spring Spectacular” starring the leggy dancers next year, but it will run from June 15 through Aug. 7 at Radio City Music Hall, meaning it may have to boot the annual theater awards show from the iconic venue.
Glenn Close began her journey down "Sunset Boulevard" in 1993, with a production in Los Angeles that eventually catapulted her and the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical to Broadway, where they would both win Tony Awards.
Video And the award for the most perplexing release of the fall goes to….Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5. Someday, a few years from now maybe, someone will dig deep and find out just what the hell happened with the production of this game, which was supposed to be a “return to [...]
Twelve-year-old Ms. Lucas was nominated for a Tony Award in the musical based on Alison Bechdel's memoir.
The six-time Tony Award winner has a "pre-existing commitment," according to the show's publicist.
Frank D. Gilroy, a playwright whose searing 1964 family drama “The Subject Was Roses” won the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award and overshadowed an extensive career writing and directing movies, died Sept. 12 in Monroe, N.Y. He was 89.Read full article >>
He was a playwright, a TV writer, and a screenwriter. Entertainment Weekly (EW) notes that Frank Gilroy “wrote the 1964 play ‘The Subject Was Roses,’ which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. He...
Frank D. Gilroy, who won a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony Award and a Drama Critic's Circle Award for The Subject Was Roses, died on Saturday. The play is about a World War II veteran returning home from war.
Mr. Gilroy won a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and a Drama Critics’ Circle Award for that play, his 1964 Broadway debut, but it was his only major theatrical success.
Taylor Swift is halfway to becoming an EGOT – an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony winner. The Television Academy announced the juried award winners for the 67 th Emmy Awards in the categories of Animation, Costumes for a Variety Program or Special, Motion Design and Interactive Media on Thursday. Show More Summary
He’s got five Emmys and a Tony, has become the go-to man for hosting awards shows and has a picture-perfect home life with husband David Burtka and their adorable children. What more could Neil Patrick Harris want? Oh, just to reinvent the prime-time variety show. That’s what he’s doing next week with NBC’s Best Time Ever... Read more »
A near flop that went on to win four Tony Awards and became a hit.
Bryan Cranston is slowly but surely achieving pop culture domination. After God knows how many Emmys (four) for his performance in AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” plus a Tony Award for playing LBJ in “All the Way,” it now seems Cranston will be...Show More Summary
First produced off-Broadway in 1990, Stephen Sondheim's "Assassins," book by John Weidman, didn't receive a Broadway production for well over a decade. And although that Broadway run resulted in several Tony Awards, including one for revival of a musical, the show remains controversial -- beloved...