Monday, June 17, 2024

The Outsiders Wins Best Musical in a Split Tony Year; Read the Complete Winners List! by Darryn King

The 77th Annual Tony Awards were broadcast this evening live from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. The ceremony was hosted by Ariana DeBose, with the pre-show, The Tony Awards: …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:12AM
Sunday, June 16, 2024

THE OUTSIDERS Wins Tony For Best Musical

The Outsiders has won the 2024 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Outsiders beat out fellow nominees Hell’s Kitchen, Illinoise, Suffs, and Water for Elephants. 

SOURCE: Theatrely at 11:06PM

Shaina Taub Wins Best Original Score at 2024 Tony Awards for Suffs by Molly Higgins

The win is Taub's second after taking Best Book of a Musical earlier in the evening.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06PM

SUFFS's Shaina Taub Wins Tony Award For Best Original Score Written For The Theatre

Taub beat out fellow nominees Adam Guettel for Days of Wine and Roses, David Byrne & Fatboy Slim for Here Lies Love, Jamestown Revival (Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance) and Justin Levine f…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:37PM

Video: 'There's a Place for Us as Female Creators.' Shaina Taub Reacts to Tony Win for Suffs by Molly Higgins

This is Taub's first Tony win, and she's up for Best Score too.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:24PM

HELLS KITCHEN's Kecia Lewis Wins Tony Award For Best Performance by An Actress In A Featured Role In A Musical

Lewis beat out fellow nominees Lindsay Mendez for Merrily We Roll Along, Bebe Neuwirth for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, Shoshana Bean for Hell's Kitchen, Amber Iman for Lempicka, Nikki M. Ja…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:17PM

Tonys kick off with awards for Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong, Kara Young and Kecia Lewis by Mark Kennedy / Associated Press

The awards cap a Broadway theater season that had something for everyone — fun musicals like “Back to the Future,” sweeping romance in “The Notebook,” political rallying cries like…

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 09:12PM

THE OUTSIDERS's Danya Taymor Wins Tony Award For Best Direction of a Musical

Taymor beat out fellow nominees Danya Taymor for The Outsiders, Maria Friedman for Merrily We Roll Along, Michael Greif for Hell's Kitchen, and Leigh Silverman for Suffs

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:00PM

Video: Shaina Taub Celebrates Tony Win for Best Book of a Musical

Earlier tonight at the 77th Annual Tony Awards, Shaina Taub took home a Tony Award for 'Best Book of a Musical' for her outstanding work on Suffs (currently running at the Music Box Theat…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:42PM

Shaina Taub Wins Best Book of a Musical for Suffs at the 2024 Tony Awards by Julia Chambers

The win is the first of the evening, from Taub's first nomination.

SOURCE: Playbill at 07:06PM

SUFFS Writer Shaina Taub Wins Best Book of a Musical

Taub beat out fellow nominees Adam Rapp and Justin Levine for The Outsiders, Rick Elice for Water for Elephants, Kristoffer Diaz for Hell's Kitchen, and Bekah Brunstetter for The Notebook.

SOURCE: Theatrely at 06:40PM
Saturday, June 15, 2024

2024 Tony Award nominee interview with Shaina Taub of SUFFS by Broadway.com

Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek interviews Shaina Tuff, nominated for writing the Broadway musical SUFFS, in which she also stars.

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:32PM

2024 Tony Award nominee interview with Nikki M. James of SUFFS by Broadway.com

Broadway.com Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek interviews Nikki M. James, the past Tony winner who is nominated for SUFFS.

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:32PM

Video: Meet the Tony-Nominated Creatives of 2024

Watch as we chat with: Will Butler (Stereophonic), Timo Andres (Illinoise), Bekah Brunstetter (The Notebook), Justin Craig (Stereophonic), Kristoffer Diaz (Hell's Kitchen), Rick Elice (Water…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:06PM
Friday, June 14, 2024

Nicole Scherzinger to Perform During the Tony Awards In Memoriam; Chita Rivera to Receive Special Tribute by Hayley Levitt

Nicole Scherzinger, who will bring her Olivier Award-winning performance as Sunset Boulevard's Norma Desmond to Broadway this fall, will sing at the Tony Awards during the In Memoriam segme…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:02PM

'Nothing Comes From Being Small and Quiet': Suffs Costume Designer Paul Tazewell on Taking Up Space by Andrew Gans

Plus, how Hamilton led him to designing the costumes for the Wicked film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:06AM

The 2024 Tony Awards: Our Predictions by JK

The 2024 Tony Awards:Our Predictions At last the Super Bowl of theater is upon us! As usual, Mike and I have given thought to all of the shows we've seen this season - including 1 new play, …

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Thursday, June 13, 2024

Tony Nominee Paul Tazewell on Costuming the Suffragists in SUFFS by Broadway.com

SUFFS' Tony®-nominated costume designer Paul Tazewell speaks about his inspiration in creating looks for the show. Get tickets to SUFFS: https://www.broadway.com/shows/suffs/

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:06PM

Suffs' Tony-Nominated Costume Designer Paul Tazewell Knows How to Dress Up American History by Hayley Levitt

Costume designer Paul Tazewell is a seasoned veteran of the Tony Awards, earning the ninth nomination of his career this season for his work on Shaina Taub's historical musical Suffs. The p…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:48AM

The 2024 JKTS Reader's Choice Awards! by JK

After nearly 500 votes, one show rose to the top and was clearly your overall favorite of the season. That's what the final results show, but that doesn't mean the other shows weren't in the…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 06:32AM

Tony Predictions 2024 by Wendy Caster

It's Tony time again. Was this an exciting year on Broadway? Yes! Was it a disappointing year on Broadway? Yes! Same as it ever was. And here we go: (A complete list of nominees is provide…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 04:12AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Backstage with Leigh Silverman by BroadwayWorld

Suffs' road to Broadway was a long one, and the musical might not have made it to the finish line without the incredible navigation of Tony-nominated director, Leigh Silverman. "The musical…

SOURCE: YouTube at 09:54PM

Get Ready for the 2024 Tony Awards on The Broadway Show! by Broadway.com

The Broadway Show is the only nationally syndicated weekly theater television series. The program features Broadway’s biggest stars, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes access both …

SOURCE: YouTube at 02:12PM

The Cast of Stereophonic Will Perform at the Tony Awards; Presenters Announced by Darryn King

The cast of the Tony-nominated play Stereophonic will perform at the 77th Annual Tony Awards. They join the casts of Tony Award-nominated musicals and revivals Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club,…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:48PM

Video: Leigh Silverman Is Happy to Bring SUFFS to the Finish Line

In this video, watch as Tony nominee Leigh Silverman chats about Suffs' long road to Broadway, recounts her days at Carnegie Mellon, and so much more! 

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:06AM

The 2024 JKTS Awards! by JK

It's that time of year again! Awards season is about to culminate with The Tony Awards, but we'd like to give out a few on our own first. Some are serious, others are just for fun. Your Read…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 07:36AM
Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Video: Jenn Colella Talks Tony Noms for SUFFS and Why the Show Resonates Today

Jenn Colella, who plays suffragette Carrie Catt in the hit musical Suffs, recently stopped by Good Morning America to discuss the show, which has received 6 Tony nominations. In the intervie…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:18PM

Suffs by Michael Portantiere

Original Broadway Cast, 2024 (Atlantic) Shaina Taub has previously shown skill in composing scores for The Public Theater’s musical adaptations of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and As You …

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On Broadway, ‘Suffs’ Has a New Tune (and 6 Tony Nominations) by Elisabeth Vincentelli

A reworked opening number, less historical bulk and a general push to “have fun with these women” helped a musical find its way.

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REVIEW: Suffs by JK

Review of the Saturday, June 8, 2024 matinee performance at The Music Box in New York City. Starring Kim Blanck, Ally Bonino, Tsilala Brock, Dana Costello, Hannah Cruz, Nadia Dandashi, Laila…

SOURCE: www.jkstheatrescene.com at 03:24AM
Monday, June 10, 2024

Exclusive: On SUFFS and Motherhood

In this edition, we hear from producer Rachel Sussman, who contributed the below essay about her four-time Tony-nominated Best Musical, Suffs.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:36PM

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards