Tuesday, June 6, 2023

You Really Like Them! Complete List of Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-Winning Stars by Broadway.com

A Hiran Abeysekera: Favorite Breakthrough Performance for Life of Pi (2023) Nick Adams: Favorite Diva Performance for Priscilla Queen of the Desert (2011), Favorite Breakthrough Performance …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:25AM
Monday, June 5, 2023

Looking Forward to Summer: June - August 2023 by JK

Hard to believe it's already summer, isn't it? For us Broadway fans, this summer has shaped up to be a busy one. Usually, the post-Tony Awards months are pretty dry. This year, however, two …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Saturday, June 3, 2023

Tony Predictions, Because, Why Not? by Sandra Mardenfeld

Well, it is that time of year again. The 76th Tony Awards will recognize theatrical achievements on Broadway for the 2022-23 season. Who will win? Below are Show Showdown's guesses. Clip fr…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 12:32AM
Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Broadway’s ‘Some Like It Hot,’ ‘Life of Pi,’ ‘A Doll’s House,’ ‘Sweeney Todd’ Rack Up Multiple Drama Desk Awards Wins by Chris Willman

Nobody’s perfect, but “Some Like It Hot” was close enough for the 67th annual Drama Desk Awards, which gave the Broadway adaptation of the classic film comedy eight honors on Wednesday…

SOURCE: Variety at 03:58PM

SOME LIKE IT HOT Wins Big at 2023 Drama Desk Awards

The 2023 Drama Desk Award winners have been announced, and Broadway musical Some Like It Hot has won the most awards with eight, followed by Life of Pi with four.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 01:51PM

2023 Drama Desk Award Winners: Some Like It Hot, Leopoldstadt, Life of Pi by New York Theater

Some Like It Hot won Outstanding Musical and seven other awards, Leopoldstadt won Outstanding Play at  67th Annual Drama Desk Awards, announced this morning. The Piano Lesson and Parade won…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:31AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Life of Pi | 2023 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Based on the novel by Yann Martel, Life of Pi follows a 16 year-old boy named Pi stranded on a lifeboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean with the most unlikely of companions: a Royal Benga…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:15PM

Report From New York (Tony Edition): Life of Pi Puppetry Gifts Visual Triumph by Bill Hirschman

On occasions, you run into people who have dismissed seeing plays without having seeing one, people who don’t understand the absolutely unique magic of live Theater. Drag them to see Life …

SOURCE: Florida Theater On Stage at 04:54PM

Photos: Andre De Shields Visits LIFE OF PI

 Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner André De Shields visited the cast of the five-time Tony nominated production of LIFE OF PI at the Schoenfeld Theatre on Monday, May 29. De Shields greete…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM
Monday, May 29, 2023

The 2023 JKTS Awards by JK

The 2023 JKTS Awards It's that time of year once again! Here are the things that stood out to us - some serious, some just for fun. Why not "award" them? Maverick Award Justin David Su…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Friday, May 19, 2023

2022 - 2023 Season Wrap-up: Broadway Logos - The Best and the Worst by JK

2022 - 2023 Season Wrap-up:  Broadway Logos - The Best and the Worst We make it no secret that we love Broadway show art and advertising campaigns here at JK's TheatreScene. And we are thr…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:24AM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

2023 Outer Critics Circle Winners Announced: Some Like it Hot, Leopoldstadt Lead Honors by Lauren Yarger

Joshua Satine in Leopoldstadt. Photo: Joan Marcus The cast of Some Like it Hot. Photo: Marc J. Franklin The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York…

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 10:29AM
Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Uma Paranjpe Pi Patel Broadway debut in Life of Pi by bwaySHO

Uma Paranjpe Pi Patel Broadway debut in Life of Pi. 🎥: @bwaySHO

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:25PM

Uma Paranjpe Plays Pi in Broadway's Life of Pi May 9; First Woman to Play the Role by Diep Tran, Margaret Hall

Paranjpe takes over for the show's lead Hiran Abeysekera.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:42PM

Uma Paranjpe Makes Pi Patel Debut in Life Of Pi by bwaySHO

Uma Paranjpe is set to go on tonight as Pi Patel in Life of Pi on Broadway. Watch our interview from Opening Night! Filmed by Avery Ingvarsom & Shoshana / @bwaySHO Edited by @bwaySHO

SOURCE: YouTube at 03:35PM

Uma Paranjpe Will Make Broadway Principal Debut Tonight in the Title Role of LIFE OF PI

Uma Paranjpe will make her Broadway principal debut tonight, May 9, in the title role of Life of Pi! This will mark the first time the role is played by a female on Broadway.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:02AM

Into the Woods Leads 2023 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards Nominations; Final Voting Now Open by Broadway.com

The fan-chosen nominees for the 2023 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards have been decided and final voting is now open! Leading the way is the Broadway revival of Into the Woods with 17 no…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:54AM
Monday, May 8, 2023

LIFE OF PI Puppeteers to Take Part in Talkback Session in June

Mango Moon Productions will present 'Puppetry Night at Life of Pi' on June 8th at 7:00 pm at the Schoenfeld Theater in NYC.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 06:18PM
Thursday, May 4, 2023

Raised in War-Torn Sri Lanka, Hiran Abeysekera Has Had a Wild Journey to Life of Pi on Broadway by Diep Tran

Before he was an Olivier Award-winning actor, Abeysekera had planned to be a doctor.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:06PM
Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The 2023 Tony Awards Nominations: Our Thoughts by JK

DON'T FORGET! The 2023 JKTS Awards Nominations close on Friday, May 5  CLICK THIS LINK TO NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITES: https://poll-maker.com/Q7DDCXHNS The 2023 Tony Awards Nominations: …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:06AM
Tuesday, May 2, 2023

2023 Tony Awards nominations snubs: ‘Life of Pi,’ ‘Death of a Salesman,’ Phillippa Soo … by David Buchanan

With 38 productions eligible for this year’s Tony Awards, there were plenty of names missing when nominations were announced on Tuesday morning. Among the most surprising 2023 Tony nominat…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:15AM
Monday, May 1, 2023

LIFE OF PI Launches New Initiative For South Asian and AAPI Community

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, LIFE OF PI on Broadway has announced the launch of The Power of Pi Project, a first-of-its-kind effort from a Bro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:24AM

Jeff and Mike's 2023 Tony Award Nominations Prediction by JK

DON'T FORGET! The 2023 JKTS Awards Nominations close on Friday, May 5   With such a rich, varied, and pretty accomplished season now behind us, it's time to crown the winners and finish…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:12AM
Saturday, April 29, 2023

Tony Awards Committee Issues Final Eligibility Rulings for 2022-2023 Season by Caitlin Hornik

On April 28, the Tony Awards Administration Committee announced eligibility rulings for 11 productions in the 2022-2023 Broadway season. This follows the first and second announcements o…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 09:42AM
Friday, April 28, 2023

Tony Awards Admin Committee Rules on New York, New York Plus Shucked, Camelot, Life of Pi, More by Andrew Gans, Logan Culwell-Block

Broadway's biggest honors will be handed out June 11 at the United Palace Theatre in New York City.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:36PM

Shucked Leads Drama Desk Nominations by Caitlin Hornik

Nominees have been announced for the 2023 Drama Desk Awards, honoring artistic excellence on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway. Winners will be announced the week of May 29. The 6…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 01:02PM

Broadway's Life of Pi Launches 'The Power of Pi' Initiative For South Asian and AAPI Communities by Meg Masseron

The initiative will aim to nurture connections and partnerships with the AAPI community in New York and beyond.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM
Thursday, April 27, 2023

Drama Desk 2022-2023 Nominations by Sandi Durell

Shows With Multiple Nominations: Shucked: 12 – Some Like it Hot: 8 – Into the Woods: 6 – New York, New York: 6 – Life of Pi: 5 – Love: 5 –Merrily We Roll Along: 5 – Ohio…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 02:11PM

2023 Outer Critics Circle Nominations Announced by Lauren Yarger

Broadway musical New York, New York leads the pack with twelve nominations, followed by Some Like It Hot with ten nods. Downstate and Leopoldstadt lead the plays, with six nominations each. …

SOURCE: reflectionsinthelight.blogspot.com at 07:20AM
Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Andrew T. MacKay (‘Life of Pi’ composer) on making music in the rehearsal room to ‘get an instant reaction’ [Exclusive Video Interview] by Sam Eckmann

“I really felt like theater was a family,” reveals Andrew T. MacKay. The composer has worked extensively on film, but his contributions to “Life of Pi” mark his first foray into comp…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 05:30PM

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