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Ousted Director Julie Taymor To Attend 'Spider-Man' Opening

nytimes.com | PATRICK HEALY | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts

Julie Taymor is planning to attend Tuesday's opening night of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," her spokeswoman said, returning to...

The Nobility of Acting Nobly: The 2011 Tony Awards Show.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Oh joy. A chance to spend an evening listening to actors blow smoke up each other's butts as they discuss the Extreme Nobility of Acting.

How They Wrote Neil Patrick Harris' Tony Awards Rap Finale (VIDEO)

Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment

An eventful Tony Awards capped off Sunday night with rap number performed by host Neil Patrick Harris detailing the night's highlights, some of which ...

Berloni Begs, Rolls Over for Special Tony Award: Rewarding a Broadway Legend With the Mother of All Treats

Wendy Diamond | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Wendy Diamond

Bill Berloni knows better than anyone the warmth and soul that a real, live animal can bring to a stage. He has dedicated his life to showcasing his four-legged co-stars while campaigning for their rights, welfare, and rescue.

WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris (W)Raps Up The Show

Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts

The multitalented Neil Patrick Harris revealed another skill while hosting the 65th Annual Tony Awards Sunday night: rapping. After opening with a mus...

Tony Awards 2011 Ratings Climb In Key Demo

AP | Posted 08.13.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — CBS' Tony Awards show was seen by 6.9 million viewers, roughly the same number as last year, according to preliminary Nielsen figures...

UPDATE: Trey Parker, Matt Stone On 'The Daily Show'

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

The Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards earlier in the week including best musical, best director, and others. The satiric musical was a Broadway...

Beowulf Borrit on The Scottsboro Boys, Theatre, and Process

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

On December 12th, The Scottsboro Boys closed its Broadway run. Months later, Beowulf Boritt received a Tony nomination for "Best Scenic Design of a Musical" for work that used minimal elements to convey symbolism and depth.

PHOTOS: Who Dazzled And Disappointed On Broadway's Biggest Night?

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Sunday night's Tony Awards were packed with Broadway darlings and Hollywood superstars. Broadway's biggest night brought out some huge celebrities, bu...

WATCH: 2011 Tony Awards: Highlights, Holy Books And Horses

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

Tonight's 65th annual Tony Awards were one of the liveliest in recent memory. Returning host Neil Patrick Harris started the show off with a peppy son...

'Book Of Mormon' Big Winner At Tony's

Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Book of Mormon,'' a spoof musical about two traveling Mormon missionaries, won the Tony Award for best musical Sunday, w...

Memorable Quotes From Tony Awards

AP | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — Memorable quotes from the 65th annual Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night at the Beacon Theatre. ___...

'Book Of Mormon' Favored To Win Big At Tonys

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.12.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — The profane and hysterical "The Book of Mormon" took home nine Tony Awards on Sunday including the prize for best musical, a consider...

Settlement Reached In Tony Awards Labor Dispute

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The stagehands' union and producers of the Tony Awards reached an agreement Friday on how the show's red carpet area will be staffed, endi...

Tonys 2011: Where Are the Women?

Jill Dolan | Posted 08.10.2011 | Arts
Jill Dolan

Since 2000, of the 48 titles nominated for Best Play, only six have been written by women, and only one has won -- God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza. In other words, no woman playwright has won Best Play since the turn of the 21st century.

'Sister Act' To Host An Obama Fundraiser

Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

Barack Obama's campaign to be re-election campaign just got a little help from Whoopi Goldberg. The actress, who produced the Tony-nominated musical "...

2011 Tony Awards Predictions

James Sims | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
James Sims

It's that time again. The Tony Awards are nearly upon the Broadway community. All in all, a fantastic season -- strong plays, great performances and even a few celebrities thrown in the mix.

'Book Of Mormon' Stars Old Friends

AP | By JAKE COYLE | Posted 08.07.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- After every performance of the hit Broadway musical, "The Book of Mormon," Josh Gad and Rory O'Malley bow side-by-side, a nightly celebrat...

Daniel Radcliffe To Sing At Tony Awards

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — If you want to see Daniel Radcliffe sing, tune in early to the Tony Awards. The "Harry Potter" star says he'll perform the song "Bro...

With the Tony Awards At Hand, Best Actress Nominee Lily Rabe Has Been Having a Good Year

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.06.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

"In a year filled with so many productions... Almost as much as I love doing plays, [I love] going to see them, and there are so many incredible productions and performances right now."

PHOTOS: 7 Most Overrated Things About New York

Mark Juddery | Posted 07.31.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

I spend a lot of time in New York. I even rent a loft in Queens, and as I write this, I'm currently back in New York.

Roald Dahl Musical On London's West End

Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts

London's West End will soon be home to Roald Dahl's Matilda, the beloved children's tale. The story has been adapted into a musical written by Dennis ...

Mad Science, Tony's & Hip Hop: Highlights This Week

Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts

This week has overflowed with unexpected arts stories. From the breakdancing troupe in Uganda and predictions that the Street Art bubble is due to bur...

Chicago Theatre Wins Prestigious Regional Tony Award

Posted 07.03.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's storied Lookingglass Theatre has become the fifth company in the city to win a prestigious Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, acco...

Theater Review: God of Carnage With Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden

Jason Mannino | Posted 06.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Jason Mannino

There is theater history to be witnessed on the stage of Ahmanson Theater, where God of Carnage opened on Wednesday night.