“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.
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.
Minnesota-native stage actress Laura Osnes earned a second Tony Award nomination Tuesday morning for her work on Broadway.
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.
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.
A show that ran at Minneapolis’ Guthrie Theater last summer is up for 12 Tony Awards Sunday night.
Edie Falco, Ellen Barkin, Nina Arianda or Frances McDormand?
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.
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.