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 »
"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."
The 'This Is Us' star joined the Tony winner at the Television Critics Association Awards ceremony for a performance of 'For Good' from 'Wicked.'
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...
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...
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
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 […]
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
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 […]
Authored by Toni Airaksinen via CampusReform.org, 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 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...
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
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
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
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 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 […]
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 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...
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
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