Long before his Hamilton had become one of the most celebrated — and influential — musicals in history, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights had already made him a Broadway darling. This earlier work won four Tony Awards back in 2008 (including one for Best Musical) and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Now that the...
In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, PETA is urging Dairy Queen to make its menu more chill with vegans. This week, Tony Award–winning vegan actor Alan Cumming sent... The post Alan Cumming Urges Dairy Queen to Offer Vegan Options appeared first on PETA.
By Jerry Zezima It has been said, probably by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that a cat has nine lives. If that's true, it means the cats in our humble home had 36. It also means I should win a Tony Award because my version of "Cats" ran evenShow More Summary
The Tony Award winner injected Charles Dickens, Dr. Seuss and the Beastie Boys into her apology speech.
Paramount has staked out Dec. 16 in the heart of awards season to launch the big screen version of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning play Fences which Denzel Washington is directing and starring in alongside Viola Davis, Mykelti Williamson and Russell Hornsby. Fences will have a wide break on Christmas day. Show More Summary
This article originally appeared in Vulture. After making a bunch of people very rich and winning a whopping 11 Tony Awards, what comes next for Hamilton? This summer marks the end of act one for the smash Broadway hit: Unlike Alexander...Show More Summary
Beyonce’s “Lemonade” Nominated For 4 Emmys Hive rejoice! Queen Bey is one step closer to gaining the coveted EGOT status (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony). The songstress’ groundbreaking visual album was just nominated for FOUR Emmy Awards. It makes sense —
Renée Elise Goldsberry is getting ready to work, work for Netflix. Goldsberry, known for her Tony Award–winning role as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton, will be leaving the musical at an unspecified date in the fall to join the streaming service's newest sci-fi drama, Altered Carbon, according to The Hollywood Reporter. She'll be ... More »
The BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards are moving to Atlanta this year. The award ceremony, now in its 15th year, will take place at Symphony Hall Sept. 1. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill and BMI Vice President...
Daveed Diggs has had quite a run: After making his star-making Broadway debut in Hamilton last year, the clipping. rapper won critical acclaim and even a Tony Award for his dual roles as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. Now, though, Diggs will be leaving the production, and soon—his departure date is July 15. Show More Summary
Ahead of Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game in San Diego, Major League Baseball announced its National League batting award will be named for Padres legend Tony Gwynn, while the American League accolade will be named for Rod Carew. Padres.com's...Show More Summary
Emmy Grammy Oscar Tony. EGOT. Twelve people have won all four. (Honorary awards don’t count.) The man who coined the EGOT acronym, Philip Michael Thomas, is not one of them. (He’s 0 for 4.) The dozen names on the list include actors Audrey Hepburn, Whoopi Goldberg, Helen Hayes, John Gielgud, Rita...
Geraldine Fitzgerald, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in the 1939 film "Wuthering Heights" and rebelled against the Hollywood studio system before returning to the New York stage, has died. She was 91. Fitzgerald died Sunday in her New York City apartment after a long battle...
"Hamilton" has completely taken over Broadway. The blockbuster play created by Lin-Manuel Miranda won 11 Tony Awards this year and is home to the most expensive Broadway seats in history, with premium tickets priced at a whopping $849...Show More Summary
When a musical storms the Tonys as thoroughly as Hamilton did last month, the idea of replacing key members of the original cast — especially if they won the Best Actor award over the show's creator and ostensible star — is nothing short of daunting. One way to make the ... More »
After this years woke Tonys and BET Awards, the Teen Choice Awards will honor a performer with a history of tone-deaf responses to race. The timing couldnt be worse.
The new cast of the Broadway smash "Hamilton" has been announced, and -- yes -- the actors are as young, scrappy, and hungry as you'd expect. Here's what we know: Tony Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon will take on the role of Aaron Burr beginning sometime in August, replacing the beloved Leslie Odom, Jr. Show More Summary
The actress, who won a Tony Award at 26, returns to Broadway at 41 with a new fierceness and maturity in “The Color Purple.”
Two legendary musicians are teaming up for a very good cause. In light of the recent mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando tragedy, Tony Award Winner, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and singer Jennifer Lopez have collaborated to honor...Show More Summary