Florence Birdwell, the exacting former voice teacher of two musical actresses vying for a Tony Award, was in Manhattan recently to catch their shows and teach a master class.
Actor Neil Patrick Harris has hosted the Tony Awards, the prime-time Emmy Awards and the Academy Awards.
EXCLUSIVE: I met Swoosie Kurtz for the first time in the brief lull between her first Tony nomination and her first win. Almost immediately I asked her to marry me. Didn’t matter that I was married at the time. Didn’t matter that weShow More Summary
“Creative Arts Awards, including Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical and others such as Scenic Design, Lighting Design, Orchestrations and more, are typically handed out off the air. Clips from winners’ acceptance speeches are then shown during a commercial break, and videos later surface on the Tony Awards YouTube channel.”
Virtue of being the Tony Award darling of 2013 — winner of the Best Play award — Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike has
Kristin Chenoweth will be pulling double duty at this year's Tony Awards. The actress and singer will co-host and perform at the theater world's biggest night. Chenoweth is also a best actress nominee this year for her work in the musical comedy On the Twentieth Century. Show More Summary
Vanessa Hudgens and her younger sister Stella hide their faces while heading back to her apartment in New York City on Wednesday morning (May 20). The 26-year-old Broadway actress and model Stella were seen hiding their faces after hitting the gym earlier in the day. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Vanessa Hudgens It [...]
The 2015 Tony Awards haven’t even been decided yet but next year’s best-musical race already has a strong contender. Hamilton, Lin-Manual Miranda’s history lesson rapped in a musical, continues nabbing every award in sight. Monday evening...Show More Summary
The Drama League, a service group whose members are theatergoers from across the U.S., announced its 81st annual awards on Friday, providing a bit of chatter-worthy insight into how the winds are blowing for the June 7 Tony Awards. An...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Spring is bustin’ out all over Times Square (literally, if you count the body-painted double-breasted Guaranteed-Female-Students-Working-Their-Way-Through-College slinking around Mickey, Minnie, Cinderella, Sheriff Woody,...Show More Summary
Plus: "Tuck Everlasting," Night of a Thousand Judys, Tony Awards bow ties, and more!
Another handful of stars has been added to the 2015 Tony Awards – in the form of a limited-edition star-spangled bow tie, sales of which will benefit groups fighting for marriage equality.
As if he wasn't buff and studly enough already! Hugh Jackman acts, sings, dances, and hosts the Academy Awards – as well as being nominated — and is a Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe winner — srsly, what CAN'T he do? Well apparently that answer ISN'T lift a MASSIVE amount of weight! [ Related: Hugh Jackman's Hot Beach [...]
Spring is the busiest time all year on Broadway. An avalanche of shows open leading up to the Tony Awards in June, making it nearly impossible for the average theatergoer to wade through it all. Well, Tribune theater critic Chris Jones has seen the shows for you — the good and the bad.
The show is Sunday, June 7th.
Bradley Cooper steps out to run some errands on Monday (May 11) in London, England. The 40-year-old actor is nominated for a 2015 Tony Award for his work in the Elephant Man. “With film, you’re just trying to capture some truthful moment. In a play, you walk into another world and try to take an [...]
What, if anything, do the Tony Awards tell us about the state of American theatre? Is Broadway still where the important plays and musicals are staged? On this week’s Out Loud podcast, we assembled two of our resident theatre fanatics—Michael...Show More Summary
Tony noms and snubs change the box office landscape a month before the awards ceremony.
With six weeks of bragging rights for producers to tout their Tony nominations before the June 7 awards show (did I mention it’s on CBS starting at 8 p.m.?), most in that select club showed gains at the box office. Not surprisingly, more modest thoroughbreds fielded more modest gains. Show More Summary
In our special section on the awards, to be presented June 7: Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood find more than escapism and an exclusive meet-and-greet with nominees.