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Tony Awards 2012

Audra McDonald Drops Out Of Show For Weeks

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Bess is taking a rest. Audra McDonald is temporarily stepping down from her Tony Award-winning role in "The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess" wh...

Why Are Broadway Shows Doing Better?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Tony Award-winning shows got a financial bounce last week on Broadway, with "Once," "Newsies," "One Man, Two Govnors," the revival of...

What You Probably Didn't See (or Hear) at This Year's Tony Awards

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Jeryl Brunner

As Hugh Jackman said "the Tonys is the greatest show. It's Broadway's greatest hits in one night." I had the opportunity to cover last Sunday's festivities at the Beacon Theater in New York City. Here's what I discovered.

Live (on Tape) at the 2012 Tonys Red Carpet: Josh Groban, Matthew Morrison, Jessica Chastain, and More

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.12.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Stars walking an award show red carpet often get asked the same thing. "How are you feeling?" "Are you nervous?" To mix things up a bit, I threw some friendly curve balls to the talent at Sunday night's Tony Awards.

The Tonys and Other Theater Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

When they get their statues and say how much they love being part of the theater community, believe them. The love is real, the people genuinely grounded by the work.

1 Million People Had Something Better To Do

AP | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — CBS' Tony Awards show was seen by 6 million viewers, down significantly from last year's 6.9 million – and against much softer ...

Please, Change the Tonys

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Shoshana Greenberg

How can the theater community expect audiences to love or even become excited about Broadway if it looks as though the Tonys don't show respect for all those being honored?

No Tony Gold at the End of the Rainbow

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Cara Joy David

There are two nominated individuals whom I believe deserved to win Tony Awards over their competition: Tracie Bennett and Hugh Vanstone.

PHOTOS: Jessica Chastain Is Practically Naked

Posted 06.11.2012 | Style

While we can always rely on some starlets to push the sartorial envelope with sexy gowns and fashion-forward couture, actress Jessica Chastain isn't k...

'2012 Tony Awards': Hugh Jackman Gets A Big Surprise From His Wife

Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment

Hugh Jackman got a massive surprise at the "2012 Tony Awards" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) Sunday night. After telling him she was going to the bathro...

'2012 Tony Awards': Sheryl Crow Presents The Award For Best Original Score

Posted 06.11.2012 | Celebrity

On Sunday night's "2012 Tony Awards" (Sun., 8 p.m. ET on CBS) Sheryl Crow took to the stage to present the award for Best Original Score. It was th...

The Mystery Of The Tonys Crowdsurfer

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

UPDATE: An observant commenter just gave us the skinny on the crowdsurfing wonder: "It was one of three 'out to commercial' moments for Neil Patrick H...

NPH Does The 'Spiderman'

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

We had high expectations for Neil Patrick Harris' third round hosting the Tonys, and he didn't disappoint. Sandwiched between his celebrity-studded op...

'50 Shades Of Gay'

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

At last year's Tony Awards, host Neil Patrick Harris' most memorable line came early on: "Broadway has never been broader, it's not just for gays anym...

Last Year's Winner Opens This Year's Awards

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

The 2012 Tony Awards opened with a blast from the past -- 2011 best musical winner and reliable crowd-pleaser "The Book of Mormon." The show began wit...

The Most Emotional Speech Of The Night

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

Thirty-six-year-old Steve Kazee beat out other rising young star Jeremy Jordan ("Newsies"), taking home the Tony for leading actor in a musical. The a...

And Broadway's Best New Play Is...

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK - (AP) -- "Clybourne Park," the remarkably perceptive Pulitzer Prize-winning play about race and real estate, has won the Tony Award for bes...

A Tony-Winner To Notice

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK (AP) - Nina Arianda, a rising star who has won over audiences for two seasons in Tony-nominated parts, has won the Tony for best leading actr...

Tony's Biggest Winners

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK—The bittersweet musical "Once" captured eight Tony Awards on Sunday, including best musical direction, best lead actor in a musical and the...

McDonald's Bess Is 'Best'

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

NEW YORK (The Associated Press) -- Audra McDonald has won the Tony Award for best leading actress in a musical. Considered the favorite for her pow...

'Once' Wins Big

Posted 06.10.2012 | Home

NEW YORK (The Associated Press) — The bittersweet romantic musical "Once" has won the best musical prize at the Tony Awards. The musical is based...

Maybe Next Year, Lithgow, Hoffman, Langella, And Jones

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

British actor James Corden, star and co-creator of the BBC comedy "Gavin and Stacey," bested some of Hollywood's most celebrated heavyweights at the T...

'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...