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‘Matilda: The Musical’ Lands 12 Tony Award Nominations

“Matilda: The Musical” is a witty musical adaptation of the novel by Roald Dahl and is true to his bleak vision of childhood as a savage battleground.

05/01/2013

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What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Noms

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.

04/30/2013

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‘Kinky Boots’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 13

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.

04/30/2013

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Tony Awards To Head Back To Radio City Music Hall

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.

03/18/2013

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Help TRIPLE ESPRESSO Get To Broadway!

Doesn’t Broadway deserve a little Triple Espresso?

02/26/2013

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2013 Minnesota Spring Theater Preview

Five great theater performances are coming this spring that will delight people of all ages and interests.

02/18/2013

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Guthrie Hosts Conversation With Broadway Producer

The Guthrie Theater will host veteran Broadway producer Emanual Azenberg for a special onstage conversation later this month.

08/15/2012

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Gridiron Star Now Eyes A Future On Broadway

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.

08/03/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Kristin Chenoweth

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.

06/14/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With The Addams Family’s Daughter

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.

05/07/2012

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Broadway, Not Just For Gays!

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.

06/13/2011

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Martha Wash and Paul Shaffer perform on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Complete List Of Winners For The 2011 Tony Awards

List of winners for the 2011 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Sunday.

06/12/2011

Neil Patrick Harris enters the stage on a puppet from 'War Horse' during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘War Horse’ Wins Best Play Tony Award

A World War I epic from the National Theatre of Great Britain wins the Tony Award.

06/12/2011

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 12: Winners of Best Book of a Musical Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez speak on stage during the 65th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘The Book of Mormon’ Wins Big At Tonys

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.

06/12/2011

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At The Tonys, ‘Book Of Mormon’ Favored To Win Big

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.

06/12/2011

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