Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Ryan Murphy Announces Netflix Plans for A Chorus Line Miniseries, Patti LuPone in Hollywood and More by Paul Wontorek

Hollywood mega-producer Ryan Murphy promised Broadway.com that he would keep bringing “Broadway shows and Broadway talent to the world” with his $300 million Netflix deal back in June an…

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Michael Benjamin Washington to Headline Anna Deavere Smith's Solo Play Fires in the Mirror Off-Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre has announced Michael Benjamin Washington as star of its upcoming revival of Anna Deavere Smith's solo play Fires in the Mirror. The previously announced p…

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Anna Deavere Smith’s ‘Fires In The Mirror’ Revival Casts ‘Boys In The Band’ Actor In Solo Role by Greg Evans

Fresh from filming the Ryan Murphy-produced The Boys in the Band for Netflix, Michael Benjamin Washington has been cast in a coveted role in the first major production of Anna Deavere Smith…

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Michael Benjamin Washington to Perform Landmark Anna Deavere Smith Play Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

The Boys in the Band actor will star in the Signature Theatre production of Fires in the Mirror, directed by Saheem Ali.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

A STRANGE LOOP: A Superior Work about an Inferiority Complex by Peter Filichia

Let’s never again hear another word on how THE BOYS IN THE BAND deserves to be castigated for its so-called...Continue Reading The post A STRANGE LOOP: A Superior Work about an Inferiority…

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Friday, July 5, 2019

The Boys in the Band Get to Broadway. Why Not the Girls? by Elisabeth Vincentelli

“The Prom” is the rare show with lesbian themes to reach theater’s biggest stage. Gay women deserve more than drawing their own conclusions about Princess Elsa and Scout Finch.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Prom Film to Star Meryl Streep, James Corden, Andrew Rannells & Nicole Kidman by Andy Lefkowitz

It's time to dance! A star-packed cast has been assembled to lead Netflix's upcoming film adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom. The previously announced movie, produced by Emmy…

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Dear Ryan Murphy, It's Time To Do Better. by Mo Brady

by Jackson Cline Dear Ryan Murphy, When I heard The Prom would be adapted to film, I was thrilled that this important story would live on and continue to change lives long after the Broadway…

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The Prom Film to Star Meryl Streep, James Corden, Andrew Rannells, Nicole Kidman & Ariana Grande by Andy Lefkowitz

It's time to dance! A star-packed cast has been assembled to lead Netflix's upcoming film adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom. The previously announced small-screen movie, prod…

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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

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with The Boys in the Band Playwright Mart Crowley by Broadway.com

Mart Crowley stops by Broadway.com 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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