Of the four nominees for the Tony Award for best new play, three had Off-Broadway runs, and each of them was honored by the Obie judges.
It’s the most Tony-nominated show of the year, so how did an immersive musical inspired by Tolstoy’s ‘War and Peace’ become the toast of Broadway?
The Obie Awards, founded in 1955 by the Village Voice to the nascent off-Broadway theater movement, recognized the original production of Oslo currently a contender for the best play Tony after moving to the Broadway-designated Vivian Beaumont Theater. Show More Summary
Broadway Diva, Tony Award winner and American icon Patti LuPone is as dumbstruck as the rest of us over whom is 'leading' this country. What the hell has happened to this great nation? Apparently the worst person on Earth: Donald J. Trump. LuPone appeared as a guest on Show People With Paul Wontorek. Show More Summary
The dozens of winners at tonight’s 76th Peabody Award winners had been announced last month, but the official ceremony drew a tony, star-flecked crowd to New York’s Cipriani Wall Street. Host Rashida Jones, star of TBS comedy Angie Tribeca, established some context early in the evening. Show More Summary
“Kinky Boots,” the 2013 Best Musical Tony Award winner, is holding New York City auditions for an upcoming nonunion touring production, and we have all the details you need to apply. Plus three more gigs seeking talent nationwide! “KINKY BOOTS” NATIONAL TOURA nonunion touring production of the Tony Award winning Best Musical “Kinky Boots” is casting. Show More Summary
The Grammy, Emmy, and Tony award winner wrote five albums and ‘Kinky Boots’ here Girls just wanna have fun and so on, but they also wanna sell you a nice piece of real estate. Eighties icon Cyndi Lauper and her husband actor Dave Thornton...Show More Summary
Hu, a researcher at the Virginia Piper Center for Personal Diagnostics at ASU's Biodesign Institute and faculty at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, was Tony Hu was recently awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant from the Eunice...Show More Summary
Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon swap the two lead female roles in the latest revival of ‘The Little Foxes.’ Between performances they talk Tony nominations, sexism, and the wisdom of Stockard Channing.
‘Oslo,’ about the complex diplomatic negotiations behind the Oslo Accords in 1993, is a frontrunner to win Best Play at the Tonys. Playwright J.T. Rogers explains how it came to be.
The next musical to air live on Fox will be an adaptation of the classic movie A Christmas Story, the network announced. A Christmas Story: The Musical, scored by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, won Tony Awards in 2012 for best musical, best original score and best book. Show More Summary
Not resting on their laurels after announcing A Christmas Story as a live TV event this December, FOX has now announced that it is bringing the Pulitzer Prize/Grammy Award/Tony Award-winning play Rent to the small screen as a live musical event. Show More Summary
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This time one year ago, Lin-Manuel Miranda was gearing up for his masterpiece “Hamilton” to inevitably sweep at the impending Tony Awards. But this time 10 years ago, Miranda was a fledgling talent who, like many, looked to television...Show More Summary
When actor Mickey Rowe found out he had been cast as the leading character in “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” the news brought tears to his eyes. Earning a spot in a production of the Tony Award–winning play based on Mark Haddon’s 2003 murder-mystery novel of the same name was a life-changing accomplishment in itself. Show More Summary
Ben Platt wrecks himself onstage in “Dear Evan Hansen.” Surviving it takes practice — and has made him a favorite to win a Tony Award.
Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the married couple who created ‘Come From Away,’ describe how 9/11 formed the foundation of a multi-Tony-nominated musical hit.
The 2017 New York theater season continues its steady march towards the June 11 Tony Awards, with today’s announcement of the Outer Critics Circle Awards. New musical “Come From Away” and the hit revival of “Hello, Dolly!” each landed...Show More Summary
Andrew Rannells looks handsome in a gray suit as he arrives at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night (May 6) at the Hilton Midtown Hotel in New York City. The 38-year-old Tony nominated actor was joined at the event by Debra Messing, Nico Tororella, Carly Chaikin, Ross Mathews, and Christian Slater who was joined [...]
Congratulations to Dear Evan Hansen for its Tony Award nominations! From the time I first heard Ben Platt sing “Waving Through A Window” weeks before the show even hit Broadway, I decided I had to see the show as soon as it came out. So see it I did during previews in November 2016. AND […]