Monday, June 24, 2019

Broadway Heat: Beetlejuice and Tootsie: The Championship! by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT X 2: Beetlejuice / Tootsie Edition Well, this is it! The LAST Championship roun…

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Saturday, June 22, 2019


By Bob Shuman Rob Ackerman’s Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson, has all the commercial patter of a Tootsie or Neil Simon–even David Ives–comedy, but it’s a play for wimps, symptoma…

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

With Her 12th Broadway Show, Jenifer Foote Is Happy to Finally Be Herself Onstage by Mark Peikert

The Tootsie swing and Legacy Robe recipient celebrates being and out and proud woman in the Tony-winning musical.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

300 Shows: Guilty Pleasures and the Worst Shows by JK

Ah, reminiscing... So, over the first 300 Broadway shows, I've enjoyed many a show that others dislike. You know the ones I'm talking about - shows that are "too popular," "too silly," or a …

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Monday, June 17, 2019

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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Broadway Heat: Beetlejuice and Tootsie: The Final 4 by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT X 2: Beetlejuice / Tootsie Edition  Once again, the voting for both shows was VER…

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Friday, June 14, 2019

BWW Exclusive: Ken Fallin Draws the Stage - TOOTSIE

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with renowned caricature artist Ken Fallin, a life-long theater enthusiast, who has drawn many Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Below, check out his latest …

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Architect turns to showpiece set design

David Rockwell creates spectacular interiors for theatrical productions, from ‘Tootsie’ to ‘Hairspray’

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Ms. Broadway 2019: Tootsie's Lilli Cooper by JK

Ms. Broadway June 2019 has an impressive resume in film, TV and, of course, theater. And she's just getting started - she's our youngest honoree yet. Whether she's creating roles in big new…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The 2019 Tony Awards: A Few Thoughts... by JK

It is finished. The 2018-2019 Broadway season is officially in the books, and the post-Tonys haze begins to lift. Like most of you, we were glued to the screen on Sunday night watching event…

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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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2019 TONY AWARDS by Barry Gordin

Hadestown honored with 8 Awards, including Best Musical, on Broadway’s Biggest Night, while The Ferryman won 4 Awards, including Best Play. By:  Patrick ChristianoJune 10, 2019: The …

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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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VIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS

On the 2019 Tony Awards last night, Santino Fontana transformed from failed actor Michael to the sparkling Dorothy in the blink of an eye as he and the cast of Tootsie performed 'Unstoppabl…

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The 2019 Broadway Tony Award Winners

Below are the winners for the 2019 Tony Awards: Best Play Choir Boy ***The Ferryman Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Ink What the Constitution Means to Me Best Musical Ain’t Too Proud …

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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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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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It’s eight Tony Awards for Hadestown but there are still nods for Tootsie, The Cher Show, Oklahoma! & Ain’t Too Proud

What a night for the Broadway production of Hadestown at the Tony Awards which celebrated eight wins including a welcome one for female director Rachel Chavkin and acting honours for the sho…

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Broadway Heat: Beetlejuice and Tootsie: The Elite 8 Round by JK

HOT on Broadway (adj): fierce, talented, big potential; has "buzz"; has "it" factor. BROADWAY HEAT X 2: Beetlejuice / Tootsie Edition Last week's elimination was a real nail biter, wit…

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American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards 2019 at Radio City Music Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 9, 2019, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The function will be broadcast live by CBS with Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White C…

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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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Broadway Legend André De Shields Wins First Tony Award for Hadestown by Caitlin Moynihan

André De Shields was just named a Tony Award winner for his show-stopping turn as Hermes in the new musical Hadestown. The win was announced at the 2019 Tony Awards ceremony on June 9 at R…

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Oklahoma! Standout Ali Stroker Breaks Ground with First Tony Award Win by Eric King

We cain't say no! Ali Stroker has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Ado Annie in Oklahoma! The stage-and-screen fave was honored at the…

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Hadestown, The Ferryman & More Triumph at 2019 Tony Awards by

Winners of the 2019 Tony Awards were announced at Radio City Music Hall on June 9. Top prizes went to Hadestown with eight wins including Best Musical and The Ferryman with four including Be…

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Tootsie Star Santino Fontana Wins First Tony Award by Lindsey Sullivan

Hats off to Santino Fontana, who has won his first Tony Award! The Broadway favorite triumphed in the Leading Actor in a Musical category for his incredible performance as Michael Dorsey in …

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Hadestown Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical by Andy Lefkowitz

Hadestown has been named winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical. The new tuner triumphed at the 73rd Annual Tonys ceremony on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. Hadestown beat out fel…

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Tonys TV: Best Leading Actor in a Musical, Santino Fontana

Santino Fontana has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Tootsie.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

'Hadestown' and 'Ferryman' are the winners of 2019 Tony Awards by Chris Jones

"Hadestown," a stylized, bluesy, steampunk-influenced Anais Mitchell musical based on the "Orpheus and Eurydice" myth and set partly in the underworld, beat out its more traditional rival "T…

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VIDEO: James Corden is Joined by Over 170 Performers in Tony Award Opening Number Celebrating Live Theatre

A Tony winner himself, THE LATE LATE SHOW James Corden opened the 73rd Annual Tony Awards with an expansive opening number that included over 170 Broadway stars. In the number, Corden celeb…

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