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Broadway Musical Bandstand Will Close in September

Despite strong reviews and a Tony award for best choreography, Bandstand is set to close September 17. Directed and choreographed by Hamilton choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and set in America shortly after World War II, the musical boasted phenomenal swing dancing and was evocative of Broadway’s Golden Age. Yet it struggled ... More »

Following Casting Kerfuffle, Broadway's 'Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812' To Close

"The Broadway musical that had more Tony Award nominations than any other last season will close on Sept. 3 after struggling to overcome a recent casting controversy, the show's producers announced on Tuesday."

Who was Kristin Chenoweth's surprise duet partner? Sterling K. Brown

The 'This Is Us' star joined the Tony winner at the Television Critics Association Awards ceremony for a performance of 'For Good' from 'Wicked.'        

She Has a Record Number of Tony Awards and She Just Landed a Full-Time TV Role

The Broadway superstar who holds the record for the most Tony Awards is coming soon to a TV set near you. CBS announced that Audra McDonald, who has a record six Tonys for acting — not to mention a Primetime...

Audra McDonald Joins the Cast of ‘The Good Fight’ as a Series Regular on CBS All Access

Press release from CBS, Aug. 1, 2017: Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Audra McDonald has joined the cast of THE GOOD FIGHT on CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live streaming service. The second...

‘The Detour’: Laura Benanti Confirmed As Series Regular For Season 3 Of TBS Comedy

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti is set as a series regular for Season 3 of The Detour, the TBS comedy created, written and executive-produced by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The Supergirl and Nashville alumna recurred as USPIS Agent...Show More Summary

Composer Jeanine Tesoro takes ‘Fun Home’ from page to stage

The Tony Awards teased composer Jeanine Tesori in 2009 with a nomination for her work on “Shrek the Musical,” but it was another six years before she (with playwright Lisa Kron) won Broadway’s top honor, for “Fun Home,” the melancholic musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel that appears early this month at Segerstrom Center […]

‘Amélie’ Star Phillipa Soo Signs With UTA

EXCLUSIVE: Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo, who played Alexander Hamilton’s wife, Eliza Schuyler, in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s multiple award winning musical Hamilton, has signed with UTA. Soo was most recently seen in the title role of the short-lived Broadway musical adaptation of Amélie. Show More Summary

Agent of Toni Kroos bemoans Philip Lahm’s German POTY award

Volker Struth, the agent of Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, has today discussed the decision of the German media to award the country’s player of the year award to Philip Lahm, rather than his client. Farewell Lahm, 33, was honoured with the award for the first time in his career this past Sunday, following his […]

College Awards $100,000 Prize To "Innovator For Social Justice"

Authored by Toni Airaksinen via, Grinnell College awards a $100,000 prize each year to an “Innovator for Social Justice,” and recently began accepting nominations for the 2018 recipient. The "Innovator for Social Justice Prize" is the largest award given by a U.S. Show More Summary

Kate Baldwin, Kate Shindle win Sarah Siddons Society awards

Kate Baldwin and Kate Shindle, Broadway stars and alumni of Northwestern University, are both 2017 winners of the The Sarah Siddons Society of Chicago's Actor of the Year Award. Baldwin recently garnered a Tony nomination for "Hello, Dolly!" on Broadway and last appeared in Chicago in Lyric Opera's...

‘Groundhog Day’ Star Andy Karl Signs With ICM Partners

EXCLUSIVE: Hot on the heels of his third Tony Award nomination, for his leading role in Groundhog Day, Andy Karl has signed with ICM Partners. The role of jaded weatherman Phil Connors,  originated by Bill Murray in the 1993 Harold Ramis...Show More Summary

5th Ave's Fun Home Brings Down the House

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Icarus soaring above Deadalus. Joan Marcus I know Lisa Kron's adaptation of Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, which runs through July 30th at the 5th Avenue Theatre, won five Tony awards "including best musical." I know Kron is great because I saw Sara Rudinoff playing her playing herself in Well last year, and that was great. Show More Summary

‘Newsies’ is Casting Principals, Ensemble for West Coast Premiere

The world will know, indeed! Disney’s “Newsies,” which bowed on Broadway in 2012 and two Tony Awards along the way, is casting multi-talents for principal and ensemble roles to “carry the banner” in its West Coast premiere! Children’s Musical Theater San Jose will present the tuner, based on the 1992 film of the same name. Show More Summary

Ayad Akhtar, Calamity West in Steep Theatre's 2017-18 season

Steep Theatre Company announced its 2017-18 season Monday, including a Chicago premiere from Ayad Akhtar, a world premiere from Calamity West and another collaboration with the Tony Award winner Simon Stephens.  Opening the season is Akhtar's "The Invisible Hand" (Oct. 5-Nov. 11). Audrey Francis...

Derrick Rose, Tony Allen among the Clippers’ latest free agent targets

Derrick Rose is far from the player he was when he was winning the league’s Most Valuable Player award, starting in All-Star Games and establishing himself as one of the best point guards in the NBA. Injuries to both knees, and the subsequent surgeries, have made sure of that. However, he emerged to average 18 […]

Spike Lee teams up with singer-songwriter Stew on a Trump-protest-ballad music video

The Tony award winner and his band The Negro Problem enlisted Lee to create the video for their rock-ballad protest song, "Klown Wit Da Nuclear Code."

Laurie Metcalf to depart 'Doll's House' on Broadway

Laurie Metcalf is closing the door on the Broadway production of "A Doll's House, Part 2," producer Scott Rudin announced Wednesday.   Beginning July 25, Metcalf, a Steppenwolf ensemble member and Tony Award winner for her performance as Nora, will be replaced by Julie White, with Stephen McKinley...

Toronto’s Top Troupe Soulpepper Makes Coming From Away A New York Trend

Less then a week after bringing home five Doras – that’s the Canadian version of the Tony Award – an immigrant troupe called Soulpepper begins a monthlong stand just off Times Square at the Signature Theatre on West 42nd Street. TheShow More Summary

Six Videos: Tony Bennett

2 months agoMusic / Jazz : JazzWax

On June 20, the U.S. Library of Congress announced that this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song will be awarded to Tony Bennett. Tony will accept the prize in Washington, D.C., in November. Congratulations, Tony! In celebration, I've drilled down...       Related Stories Tony Bennett and Henry Mancini Tony Bennett: Mystery Solved! Interview: Tony Bennett  

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