What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.
The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.
Doesn’t Broadway deserve a little Triple Espresso?
Five great theater performances are coming this spring that will delight people of all ages and interests.
The Guthrie Theater will host veteran Broadway producer Emanual Azenberg for a special onstage conversation later this month.
In high school, he was a standout athlete in football and in track at Eden Prairie. But Malik Johnson’s life is about to take a completely different turn.
It was nearly three years ago that Miss Kristin Chenoweth was in Minnesota. At the time, she was shooting a movie called, “Into Temptation,” and using every hour off the job to spend her earnings at the Mall of America.
They may be creepy and kooky on TV and in the movies, but what is The Addams Family like on stage? Daughter Wednesday (played by Cortney Wolfson) said they’re surprisingly funny and completely original.
Whether he’s playing Doogie Howser, Barney Stinson, or hosting an awards show, Neil Patrick Harris brings the entertainment. This time with the opening number from the 65th Annual Tony Awards.
List of winners for the 2011 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Sunday.
A World War I epic from the National Theatre of Great Britain wins the Tony Award.
The profane and hysterical “The Book of Mormon” won big at the Tony Awards, snagging honors Sunday for best book, best musical, best direction of a musical, best featured actress and technical awards.
The official tongue-in-cheek slogan for “The Book of Mormon” claims that it is “God’s Favorite Musical.” Producers of the show are hopeful the Broadway community agrees.
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.