Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Prom sets final Broadway performance for August by Rachel Yang

Less than a year after opening, The Prom will be taking its last bow on Broadway this summer. The Tony-nominated musical has set its final performance for Aug. 11 at the Longacre Theatre. …

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Benj Pasek, Michael Benjamin Washington, Antoinette Nwandu Join 2019-2020 Tony Awards Nominating Committee by Andy Lefkowitz

The Tony Awards administration committee has announced the nominating committee for the 2019-2020 Broadway season. New members include Tony-winning songwriter Benj Pasek (Dear Evan Hansen), …

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Friday, June 14, 2019

Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Falsettos has found its tight-knit family. Initial casting is set for the European premiere of the beloved musical by William Finn and James Lapine. The previously announced product…

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Oliver Savile, Daniel Boys & More to Lead European Premiere of Falsettos by Andy Lefkowitz

London's Falsettos has found its tight-knit family. Initial casting is set for the European premiere of the beloved musical by William Finn and James Lapine. The previously announced product…

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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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Introduce Yourself(ie): 10 Questions with the Title Star of Toni Stone, April Matthis

April Matthis talks bringing the barrier-breaking baseball player Toni Stone to the stage in Toni Stone, her bonkers time with Fairview, and why The Boys in the Band was so formative for her.

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How'd We Do? 2019 Tony Predictions by Wendy Caster

Well, two of us did okay: Liz and Sandra each had 17 correct predictions. I had decided to be iconoclastic, which was a bad idea: 11 correct predictions. THE WINNERS Liz Sandra …

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VIDEO: James Corden Helps Kristin Chenoweth, Jeff Daniels, the Boys in the Band Practice their 'Losing Faces'

While it is an honor just to be nominated, it is difficult, even for incredibly talented performers, to hide their disappointment when someone else's name gets called in their Tony Award cat…

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Bertie Carvel Wins First Tony Award for Performance as Rupert Murdoch in Ink by Andy Lefkowitz

Bertie Carvel has won the 2019 Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Play for his portrayal of media mogul Rupert Murdoch in James Graham's new play Ink. The multi-talented Carvel was hon…

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The Boys in the Band Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Eric King

The Broadway-premiere mounting of Mart Crowley's iconic work The Boys in the Band has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The Joe Mantello-helmed staging was honored at th…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

2019 Tony Award Winners: Hadestown, The Ferryman, Boys in the Band, Oklahoma… by New York Theater

Hadestown won best musical and seven other awards, The Ferryman  best play, the Boys in the Band best play revival of a play, Oklahoma best musical revival musical at the 73rd Annual Tony A…

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Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners by Jessica Derschowitz

Give a round of applause for this year’s Tony winners! On Sunday night, the American Theater Wing bestowed the 73rd annual Tony Awards on the best of the 2018-2019 Broadway season, which b…

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Friday, June 7, 2019

Call Answered: Diana DeGarmo: "American Idol", "Quilt: A Musical Celebration", World Pride 2019: Stonewall 50 by Adam Rothenberg

Growing up during the AIDS Epidemic was scary. Getting educated about HIV/AIDS in school was invaluable. Having artists like Madonna and Elton John speak up and out about HIV/AIDS was healin…

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Tony Awards 2019: Robin De Jesus And Mart Crowley For ‘The Boys In The Band’ by Tony Awards – Cbs New York

Robin De Jesús is nominated for a Tony Award as featured actor in "The Boys in the Band". The play is also nominated for Best Revival. CBS2's Dave Carlin talked to De Jesús and playwright …

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Jeff and Mike's 2019 Tony Awards Picks by JK

It's finally here! The weekend we all look forward to. Am I right, theater fans? Seems like just yesterday that The Band's Visit took home 10 awards. Yet here we are again! It's 2019 Tony A…

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Ryan Murphy Has Big Plans for Broadway: The Tony Nominee on Bringing The Boys in the Band, The Prom and More to the World by Paul Wontorek

Ryan Murphy has big plans for Broadway. Sure, the Hollywood hit-maker was long linked to the theater world. He directed the Emmy-winning HBO adaptation of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart …

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tony-Nominated Scribe Mart Crowley on The Boys in the Band's Newfound Acceptance & More by Caitlin Moynihan

The Boys in the Band made its world premiere off-Broadway in 1968 at Theatre Four, and 50 years later playwright Mart Crowley got to see his story told on Broadway featuring nine out and p…

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Here are our predictions for who will win at the Tony Awards by Jessica Derschowitz

This year’s Tony nominees tell a tale of two (New York) cities: the huge, commercial productions commonly mounted these days on Broadway marquees (like Tootsie and Beetlejuice), and the in…

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Monday, June 3, 2019 #LiveatFive with The Boys in the Band Playwright Mart Crowley by

Mart Crowley stops by HQ to chat about The Boys in the Band and more with Ryan Lee Gilbert.

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Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesús Finds His 6 Degrees of Broadway Separation by Roberto Araujo

How did he connect his role in The Boys in the Band to his Broadway debut in Rent?

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On with the show: Campaigning for a Tony once the curtain has dropped by Stuart Miller

Campaigning for a Tony Award already involves a nonstop schedule of events, photo opportunities and jostling to best position each show on television broadcasts, in articles and at galas. Th…

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The Prom, The Ferryman & More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Winners have been announced for the 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off- and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2018-2019 season. The awards ceremony was held on J…

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sutton Foster, Audra McDonald, Ben Platt & More to Present at the 2019 Tony Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

An A-list lineup of stars will make Broadway dreams come true next month. Presenters have been announced for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, scheduled for June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. The…

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Darren Criss, Tina Fey, Regina King Among First Round Of Presenters For James Corden-Hosted Tony Awards by Greg Evans

Darren Criss, Tina Fey, Sutton Foster, Samuel L. Jackson and Laura Linney are among the presenters set for Broadway’s 73rd Annual Tony Awards ceremony on June 9. The just-announced present…

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Monday, May 27, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Tony-Nominated Boy In The Band Robin de Jesús Talks About That Starry Cast, Ryan Murphy’s Netflix Plans & Whoopi Goldberg’s Revelatory Advice by Greg Evans

This summer, The Boys In The Band will add a new chapter to its long life, this time as a Netflix movie. Back will be the camping, the fighting and laughing and crying, a portrait of friends…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

We’ve Already Got Broadway Shows Performed Live On TV. Soon We’ll Have Musicals Produced Directly For TV by Artsjournal1

Netflix has already done small-screen versions of Springsteen on Broadway and American Son, and they’re now working on feature versions of Broadway’s (recent) The Boys in the Band and (c…

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

All About ALL ABOUT EVE in London by Broadway Select

Emory would not be pleased. As Michael tells us in THE BOYS IN THE BAND, his friend Emory can “recite...Continue Reading The post All About ALL ABOUT EVE in London appeared first on Broadw…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Hadestown Leads Winners of 2019 Outer Critics Circle Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Winners are here for the 69th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best theater on, off- and off-off-Broadway in the 2018-2019 season. Leading the slate of winners is Hadestown…

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