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Everything from the outrageous to the tragic happened in June. Take a listen.
For the third consecutive year, the Tony Awards will be simulcast live on a giant outdoor screen in Times Square on Sunday, June 12th, and there are several other NYC venues to watch the Tony Awards.
Tony nominees are being told if they win Sunday night, they’ll have 90 seconds to offer up an acceptance. And that includes the time it takes to get from seat to stage.
A Chelsea venue is hosting a haunting spectacle called Sleep No More. Imagine Shakespeare meeting Hitchcock.
I thought it might be kind of cute to have those snubbed for nominations present the statues. For instance, have Robin Williams present the award for Best Actor in a play and Radcliffe hand out the award for Best Actor in A Musical — but that’s just one reason I’m not on any committee that hands out anything.
It’s a pretty good barometer of Tony voting: The Outer Critics Circle Awards.
The producers promise a re-energized, re-invigorated, re-written show. How about one that makes sense?
A funny thing happened on the way to the Tony nominations this year: Several guys known for being funny were not nominated.
With Tony nomination week behind us, let’s take a little break from the glare (and expense) of Broadway. Because there’s plenty of good theatre to be experienced off-Broadway, as well. And the drinks are cheaper, too.
If it was up to WCBS 880’s Jim Taylor, Frances McDormand would take the winning statue.
The best revival of a musical is between just two venerable shows: the old-timey pleasures of the Cole Porter-packed Anything Goes versus the over-rehearsed self-conscious How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
The big story out of the Tony nominations this year: 14 nominations for Book of Mormon, the outlandish yet traditional musical. It is perhaps a shoe-in for the most coveted Tony award.
One New York company is seeing big news and big bucks from the federal stimulus program.