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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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Tony Award Nominees Told To Keep Acceptance Speeches Short

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.

06/11/2011

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ben Stiller and Edie Falco on the Broadway opening night of ‘The House of Blue Leaves’ at the Walter Kerr Theatre on April 25, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)

Who Really Deserves ‘Best Actress’ Award At 2011 Tony Awards?

Edie Falco, Ellen Barkin, Nina Arianda or Frances McDormand?

06/10/2011

The cast of The Million Dollar Quartet perform during A Celebration of Life and Reception for John Cossette at the Staples Center on May 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Million Dollar Quartet’ To Move Off-Broadway After Over A Year

Producers said Tuesday they’ll be moving the show off-Broadway to New World Stages on 50th Street in July after more than a year performing at the Nederlander Theatre.

06/08/2011

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Come Tony Night, The Star-Packed Podium May Lack Sense Of Humor

No Robin Williams? How about John Leguizamo? These are just some of the personable stars of Broadway shows neither nominated for Tony Awards nor presenting at the ceremony.

05/25/2011

(L-R) Cast members Molly Ranson, Mark Page, Mark Rylance, Geraldine Hughes and Danny Kirrane at a curtain call at the opening night of ‘Jerusalem’ on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre on April 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

With ‘Jerusalem’ Performance, Is Mark Rylance A Shoo-In For ‘Best Actor’ Tony?

Mr. Rylance is at times not well-supported by his supporting players, some of whom crossed the Atlantic to reprise this London production.

05/24/2011

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Star Rising: Nikki James of ‘The Book of Mormon’

Nikki M. James isn’t about to let the fact that she grew up idolizing Patti LuPone stop her from trying to beat the Broadway icon at the Tony Awards.

05/24/2011

The cast of ‘The Book of Mormon’ during the curtain call on the opening night of ‘The Book of Mormon’ on Broadway at Eugene O’Neill Theatre on March 24, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

‘Book Of Mormon’ Wins Big At Drama Desk Awards

The profane show “The Book of Mormon” snagged five Drama Desk Awards on Monday night making it the musical to beat.

05/24/2011

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, Daniel Radcliffe To Present At Tony Awards

Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris will have some big-name help on theater’s big night.

05/24/2011

A view of the marquee outside of the 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark' in New York City. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Playwrights Bask In Attention On Broadway

Drug addiction, religion, the Iraq war, class warfare and marital sacrifice, it’s been a grim season on Broadway. But not for the playwrights.

05/21/2011

The opening night of "Jerusalem" on Broadway at The Music Box Theatre on April 21, 2011. (credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Outer Critics Circle Awards Predict Tony Award Winners

It’s a pretty good barometer of Tony voting: The Outer Critics Circle Awards.

05/19/2011

Neil Patrick Harris attends the 63rd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, June 7, 2009 (credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Neil Patrick Harris Returning As Host Of The Tony Awards

This time, the ceremony honoring the best on Broadway will be at the Beacon Theater after several years at Radio City Music Hall.

05/10/2011

Cast members Robin Williams and Arian Moayed take a curtain call during the opening night of ‘Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo’ at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on March 31, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Several Big-Name Comedians Snubbed For Tony Awards

A funny thing happened on the way to the Tony nominations this year: Several guys known for being funny were not nominated.

05/10/2011

Actress Frances McDormand attends the 'Good People' opening night party at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill on March 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Frances McDormand of ‘Good People’ Tough To Beat In Tony ‘Best Actress’ Category

Why Frances McDormand should take the winning statue.

05/05/2011

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