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'The Graduate' Director Wins His 9th Tony

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Mike Nichols won best director of a play at the Tony's Sunday night, for Arthur Miller's "Death Of A Salesman." Nichols teared up while thanking the a...

Captain Hook Wins A Tony Award

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Christian Borle, an actor you may remember from that song-and-dance eBay commercial, won his first Tony Award Sunday night, for Best Featured Actor In...

She's The Boss

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

After an extended joke involving a Tibetan cake, Paul Rudd pronounced Judith Light the winner of Best Featured Actress in a Play, at Sunday night's To...

Tony Awards 2012: Follow Along For Live Updates

Posted 06.10.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Tony Awards air tonight live from the Beacon Theatre in the capable hands of Neil Patrick Harris, back hosting for a third time. The t...

Gazelle Emami

8-Time Oscar Winner Talks His 'Newsies' Tony Nom

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home

This is one in a series of Tony nominee snapshots in the lead-up to the awards Sunday night. The man behind "A Whole New World," "Colors of the Win...

Gazelle Emami

The Best Shows Of The Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 06.08.2012 | Home

With the Tony Awards just two days away, the prediction lists are furiously streaming in, and the fields for Best Play and Best Musical have their cle...

The Best Singer You Don't Know (But Should)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Jose Antonio Vargas

Who is Audra McDonald? In a fairer, more purely artistic world -- one in which popularity is directly proportional to talent -- such a question would border on heresy.

10 Theater Tweeters To Know Right Now

Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

With the announcement of the Tony Award nominations, we at HuffPost Culture have theater on the brain, and have spent much of our week devouring the n...

Latino Celebs Snubbed By Award Shows

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 05.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Latinos have come a long way in television, movies, and in theater. Sofia Vergara, a proud Colombiana, is the star of TV's number one comedy (ABC'...

'Once' The Musical & 8 Other Musicals Based On Movies

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

"Once," a musical adaptation of the 2006 indie film of the same name, was nominated for 11 Tony Awards, leading the pack of Tony hopefuls. The new...

Neil Patrick Harris Returns As Tony Host

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

"Here's some cool news," Neil Patrick Harris tweeted Monday evening, directing fans to the news that he will return as host of the Tony Awards this ye...

Broadway Bites: 'Book of Mormon' Sets Record With $487.25 Ticket

Posted 08.16.2011 | Arts

It's been a big week for Broadway, in addition to the Tony Awards on Sunday, many other major announcements have been revealed this week. A big sc...

'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, while...

From Pulitzers to Tonys, David Lindsay-Abaire Turns Blue Collar Roots Into Art

Brad Balfour | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

At a recent Tony press event, the 41-year-old scribe spoke about his career and recent work including his acclaimed play Good People and Rabbit Hole.

Neil Patrick Harris: A Sleep Specialist Helped Our Twins

popeater.com | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment

Are there enough hours in a day for Neil Patrick Harris? The actor juggles a hit sitcom, 'How I Met Your Mother,' a movie career that includes the muc...

Broadway Bit: Wonderland's Kate Shindle Mad as a Hatter?

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Wonderland closed last month after playing its 33rd performance. That said, Kate Shindle notes the show had its loyal followers and she's extremely proud of the work she did.

The War Between Dream Girls and Nine

Howard Kissel | Posted 08.08.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

The subtext for the feud between Dream Girls and Nine was the fact that in the spring of 1982, two venerable theaters, the Morosco and the Helen Hayes, were demolished.

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."

Before 'The Book Of Mormon': Trey Parker & Matt Stone's Funniest Songs

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.03.2011 | Comedy

When the 2011 Tony nominations were announced Tuesday morning, those who have followed the career of Trey Parker and Matt Stone were hardly surprised ...

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...

Matthew Broderick, Who Do You Think You Are?

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Megan Smolenyak

Matthew Broderick found success at an early age with his memorable performance in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. His efforts to trace his family history unearthed a legacy of quiet heroes.

A Tony for Wednesday Addams?

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

The Tony Awards Administration Committee should reconsider their rules. Allowing replacements to be nominated would add some excitement to the season. It would also do away with the logical inconsistencies caused by this bizarre new element regulation.

Tony Awards Ratings DOWN In 2010

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sunday night's 64th Annual Tony Awards on CBS sank in the ratings, breaking a streak of major awards presentations improving on broadcast this year....

The Tony Nominees: A

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This year's contenders for Broadway's biggest prize include accomplished veterans, bright-eyed newbies, and a smattering of Hollywood superstars (Jude...

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Tony Time

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

After my last Tony column, I received emails asking follow-up questions. This is my attempt to answer two of them.