Friday, June 21, 2019

Dance Preview: Dance Heginbotham’s “Common Fate” — Celebrating Synchronicity by Susan B. Apel

Fresh from choreographing a Tony award-winning revival of Oklahoma!, John Heginbotham presents a world premiere in the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College. The post Dance Previe…

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Oklahoma! Standout Patrick Vaill on His 'Sketchy and Fantastic' Early Dance Career, Celine Dion Smooches & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Patrick Vaill in Oklahoma! (Photo by Little Fang)The Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma! has Broadway audiences buzzing for many reasons: director Daniel Fish's experimental spin on the Rodger…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Photo Flash: Ben Vereen And Josh Radnor Stop By OKLAHOMA!

Last night brought out the legendary Ben Vereen and Josh Radnor who joined the sold out crowd at the Tony Award winning revival of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" at Circle in the Sq…

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Actors Fund to Present Evening With Cast and Creators of Tony-Winning Oklahoma! Revival by Adam Hetrick

The evening will take place at the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, New York.

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Jacob Burns Film Center & The Actors Fund to Feature Evening of OKLAHOMA!

The Actors Fund announced today that, in partnership with the Jacob Burns Film Center's series Life on Stage, tickets are now on sale for a special evening celebrating the smash hit, reimagi…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The art of stage and screen violence with Randy Kovitz by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

From Shakespeare to “Oklahoma!,” the Pittsburgh fight director and actor puts the punch in shows for local theater companies.

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Monday, June 17, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions Reap the Benefits of Their New High-Profile Status by

The week following the 73rd annual Tony Awards saw box office jumps for a number of shows newly named Tony Award winners. Productions that saw increases include Tony-winning musical Hadestow…

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Photo Flash: George Takei Visits OKLAHOMA!

Actor and activist George Takei, in town for Stonewall 50 celebration, took in a piece of America at the Tony Award winning revival of "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" at Circle in th…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - June 17th - HADESTOWN and THE FERRYMAN Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Hadestown (14.90%), Oklahoma! (14.20%), Beetlejuice (13.28%), Tootsie The Musical (6.23%) and Ain't Too Proud (4.84%). The top growing current …

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates its 100th Performance on Broadway

On Friday night, the Tony Award winning revival of Oklahoma! celebrated its 100th Broadway performance! The cast and crew toasted the sweet event with a specially designed cake on stage.

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Friday, June 14, 2019

2019 Tony Wins by Stagelight

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The TemptationsBeetlejuiceHadestownThe PromTootsie Best PlayChoir Boy by Tarell Alvin McCraneyGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus by Ta…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Photo Flash: Helen Hunt, Laura Osnes and More Visit OKLAHOMA!

Oklahoma! is fresh off of its Tony win for best revival and recently welcomed some special guests! Check out photos of the cast with Helen Hunt, Laura Osnes and the current Miss America Nia…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Xanadu Is Heading on Tour with RuPaul's Drag Race Royals Ginger Minj & Jinkx Monsoon by Lindsey Sullivan

Strap on your roller skates! The Tony-nominated musical Xanadu will head on a brand-new national tour this fall. RuPaul's Drag Race faves Ginger Minj and Jinkx Monsoon will play sisters of …

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Ali Stroker on Winning the Tony: ‘I Was Meant to Be in This Seat’ by Michael Paulson

The flirtatious Ado Annie of Broadway’s “Oklahoma!”relishes the chance to embody what a disabled performer can accomplish.

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VIDEO: Tony Winner Ali Stroker Gets Sweet Surprise From Her Biggest Fan on TODAY

OKLAHOMA! actress Ali Stroker stops by TODAY to celebrate her history-making win at this year's Tony Awards and to meet a young fan named Henry who sees Stroker as an inspiration.

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Watch Oklahoma!’s Ali Stroker Meet Her ‘Biggest Fan’ by Ruthie Fierberg

The Today Show surprised the Tony Award–winning actor with a visit from a young boy she inspired.

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Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles trailer previews the story of the musical's unlikely journey to Broadway classic by Maureen Lee Lenker

Fiddler on the Roof is an essential part of Broadway traditions at this point — as crucial to the American songbook and stage as Oklahoma or West Side Story. And yet, for a time, it see…

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Ali Stroker on her history-making Tony win: 'It was wild!' by Ruth Kinane

Oh, what a beautiful morning! On Tuesday, Broadway actress Ali Stroker appeared on the Today show to discuss her history-making win at Sunday’s Tony Awards. Stoker took home the award for …

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

How Ali Stroker’s Tony Win for Oklahoma! Will Change Theatre Forever by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Seth gives his take on the 2019 Tony Awards and the most important moments, plus stories from Jessie Mueller and more.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Despite Lively Ceremony from Host James Corden, Tonys Telecast Sees Ratings Decrease by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated new musical Hadestown led the winners of the 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 in a charming ceremony led by Tony winner James Corden. CBS' telecast of the Tonys, however, s…

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Broadway Grosses: Tony-Winning Productions See Box Office Boost in Advance of Broadway's Big Night by

The 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 saw major prizes go to a number of productions and stars. The week leading up to the annual celebration of the Great White Way showed strong numbers for…

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Celebrate the Tony Awards With Hadestown, Oklahoma!, and What the Constitution Means To Me by Marc J. Franklin

The productions celebrated the 2019 Tony Awards with their cast and creative teams following the 73rd annual ceremony June 9.

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All-Access Pass Into Four of the Hottest 2019 Tony Awards Parties

Check out our exclusive party photos and quotes from Hadestown, The Prom, Oklahoma!, What the Constitution Means to Me, and O&M after-after party.

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The 2019 Tony Award Performances by Broadway Direct

Take a look at all of the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards telecast, featuring Ain’t Too Proud, Tootsie, Oklahoma!, Beetlejuice, The Prom, Choir Boy, Hadestown, Kiss Me, Kate, and Th…

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Tony Awards 2019: Winners in numbers by Georgia Snow

The 2019 Tony Awards took place on June 9 in New York, where winning shows included Hadestown, Tootsie, The Ferryman and Oklahoma!.

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2019 Tony Awards Opening Number by Broadway Direct

James Corden celebrated the magic of live shows, with a brief interruption from Bryan Cranston, to open the 2019 Tony Awards. James was joined on stage by the casts of Ain't Too Proud, Toots…

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VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'I Cain't Say No/ Oklahoma' at the 2019 TONYS

The cast of OKLAHOMA! showed the 2019 Tony Awards their take on Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic when they performed 'I Cain't Say No/ Oklahoma' during Sunday night's broadcast. The show …

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Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair by Hannah Frishberg

Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to s…

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2019 Tony Award Winners by Broadway Direct

Hadestown won 8 Tony Awards at the 73rd annual Tony ceremony, including Best Musical. Anaïs Mitchell was honored for her score, along with Rachel Chavkin who won for her direction. Oklahoma…

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Watch all the performances from the 2019 Tony Awards by Christian Holub

The 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday featured, as ever, a delightful group of musical performances. There were revivals of both Oklahoma!, one of the first musicals to fully integrate its songs in…

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