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Broadway Scores at the Oscars

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.07.2017 | Arts
ZEALnyc

This year's Academy Awards nominations honor many familiar names from the New York stage By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, Februa...

Sean Hayes Ineligible and Other Tony Awards Takeaways

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.19.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Last week the Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time this season and we received a release saying that the eligibility of Paramou...

A Return to Tony Award Swag on Broadway?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.31.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It is the final week of summer in the theater world. After Labor Day the new season really begins to heat up. Of course I'm already thinking about, an...

Lin-Manuel Miranda On Tonys Diversity This Year: It Was A Fluke

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts

This year in Broadway can be quickly summarized with one hashtag: #TonysSoDiverse. Compared to the lack of inclusivity at the 2016 Oscars (remember #O...

Bright Star & the Art of the Tony Number

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.15.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The thing about the Tony Awards is most people outside of the theater community don't care who wins the awards (other that perhaps the super big ones)...

Reflections On The Irish Rep And 'Finian's Rainbow'

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

For years the night after the Tony Awards has always been a night for special events--benefits, unique for-profit shows. It used to be because it was ...

What The Tonys Can Teach Us About Inclusion In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.14.2016 | Black Voices

History was made Sunday at the 70th annual Tony Awards when, for the first time ever, all four of the musical acting honors went to black performers: ...

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or eve...

Every. Single. Time. 'Hamilton' Won Or Performed At The Tonys

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts

Sunday night marked an evening of #Tonys4Ham. The musical may not have broken the record for the most Tony Awards for a single production, but "Hamil...

Lin-Manuel Miranda Accepts His Tony By Reading A Sonnet Tribute To Orlando

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.13.2016 | Arts

Not only did Lin-Manuel Miranda win a Tony for Best Original Score for his historic musical "Hamilton," he opted to accept the award by reciting a hea...

A Complete List Of The 2016 Tony Award Winners

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.12.2016 | Arts

The 2016 Tony Awards have officially arrived. The 70th edition of the annual award show, hosted by James Corden, will feature performances from some ...

Hamilton Predicted to Sweep the Tony Awards

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
Carey Beth Elder

The Tony Awards are this weekend on CBS and Sage users have made predictions on who they think will win. Hamilton is expected to clean house with 16 n...

What New Data Reveal About Gender and Race in a Creative Workforce

Lane Harwell | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Lane Harwell

This entry was coauthored by Leah Krauss, Senior Program Officer for Dance and Special Projects, Mertz Gilmore Foundation If you have been following ...

Alan Cumming On Why 'Size' Doesn't Matter

Anne Hilker | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Anne Hilker

"But really it is not the size of the audience that matters. It's about whether or not you are connecting with them. In doing my cabaret show I have discovered that intimacy with an audience has nothing to do with the number of people or the size of the venue. It's all about you daring to be vulnerable and authentic and honest."

What Makes a Good Revival? Thoughts on This Season's Tony Nominees

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.17.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

What makes a good revival? Is it just lovingly recreating an original or a prior revival? Or does it require reinvention? It depends who you ask. Th...

Here Are All The 2016 Tony Award Nominations

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts

The 2016 Tony Nominations are here! Thanks to announcers Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James, we've finally been made privy to a list of all the plays,...

Broadway's Secret Weapon

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

You might not know Drew Hodges' name, but if you've enjoyed some form of popular culture in the past decade, you're living in a world he helped create.

My Own Tony Nominations, 2016 Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 04.29.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Each year I write about people/shows I'd like to see get Tony nominations. These are people/shows that aren't necessarily going to get nominated. Inde...

Thoughts on the Tony Awards Broadcast, Ruthie Ann Miles, Curious Incident & More

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's approximately 24 hours since the Tony Awards ended -- and, while most of the community is at a Bombshell party, I feel like it's about time to reflect on the night that was.

The Theater Community Parties Post-Tonys: The Carlyle

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.08.2016 | New York
Cara Joy David

After the telecast (discussed in my post here), Broadway is all about the after-parties. There is the official Tony Gala at the Plaza. Then each show or each lead producer usually hosts their own party.

The Fabulous Broadway Season That Was

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If you ask me, On The Town, which is currently slightly trailing both other contenders in my Tony polling, deserves the win. I, like most, was worried when the show was announced for that barn of a theater, but director John Rando proved the doubters wrong.

Something Wonderful: The King and I's Ruthie Ann Miles Talks Tonys

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.27.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

If I had to choose the one featured performer in a play or musical, on or off-Broadway, who I thought was giving the best performance this season, it would be Ruthie Ann Miles in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of The King and I.

The Tony Nominations: Reflections A Week Later

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.07.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

As a fever ate away at my remaining brain cells last week, I was bombarded with questions about the Tony nominations. I answer two main questions below.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exclusive Tony Red Carpet Coverage with Gloria Estefan, Zach Braff, Questlove, and More!

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The 68th Annual Tony Awards provided many memorable moments from Hugh Jackman hopping his way through an opening number to Lena Hall uttering a joyous...

Hugh Jackman Rapped With LL Cool J And T.I. At The Tonys

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman is a man of many talents, and now he can had rapper to the list. While hosting the Tony Awards on Sunday night, the actor recounted a sto...