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Tony Nominations

What The Original 'Dreamgirl' Did With Her Tony Nomination

OWN | Posted 06.27.2014 | OWN

Twenty-five years before Jennifer Hudson and Jamie Foxx starred in "Dreamgirls" on the silver screen, stage actress Sheryl Lee Ralph helped bring the ...

Face It: One Female Director Reigns

Michele Willens | Posted 05.23.2014 | Women
Michele Willens

When the Tony awards are presented June 8, the names of many dazzling actresses will be announced. As for women behind the scenes? Not so much.

'Hedwig And The Angry Inch' Nabs 8 Tony Nominations

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Select nominations for the 2014 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, announced Tuesday. Best Play: "Act One," ''All The Way," ''Cas...

Q&A: Tony Award Nominee Rob McClure on Chaplin and His Broadway Career

NYC-ARTS | Posted 07.28.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Mostly unknown until this past year, Rob McClure has leapt his way from the Broadway stage to the 2013 Tony Awards. The 30-year-old is nominated for ...

I Wish I Could Shimabukuro Like My Sister Kate

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.

The Bittersweet Reality Of The Tony Awards

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — For three actors, the Tony Award nomination announcement last week was somewhat bittersweet. Sweet, because they'd each gotten a pre...

Where's The Tony Bounce?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.06.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Tony Award nominations often mean a big bump at the box office, but not this year so far. "Kinky Boots," "Matilda: The Musical," "Pi...

How to Reboot a Classic

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

There's plenty of old-fashioned magic in the current Broadway production of Cinderella, which just nabbed nine Tony noms -- enough to make all the little girls in the audience sigh and swoon and stare enraptured, and their parents too.

Theater: The Trip to Bountiful and Cicely Tyson Are Tony Favorites

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.30.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

You won't brush away the tears at the end of the Broadway revival of The Trip to Bountiful as you might on a more nuanced production. But you will smile.

Will He EGOT??

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Tom Hanks received his first Tony Award nomination today for his leading role in Nora Ephron's play "Lucky Guy." Thanks to a flutter of responses on T...

The Present Is a Lot of Laughs -- Streisand, Midler & More

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Let me start with John Logan's I'll Eat You Last and why this column might as well have been titled, "Why Bette Midler Should Receive a Tony Nomination."

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.

The Tony Nominations Are In

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home

The 2012 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning by Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons, with the musicals leading the pack. "Once" -- adapte...

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...

Susan Lucci Going To 'Desperate Housewives'

popeater.com | Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment

Elizabeth Rodriguez just scored her first Tony nomination for her role in 'The Motherf**ker with the Hat,' an intense play about a former drug dealer ...

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 ...

Lucas Kavner

WATCH: Hollywood Stars Snubbed By Tony Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts

Standing before a podium straight out of a retro game show, Matthew Broderick and Anika Noni Rose, the Broadway actress best known for her star-making...

Tony Nominations 2010: Denzel, Jude, Catherine, Liev & More

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Two strikingly different musicals, "Fela!" and "La Cage aux Folles," dominated the star-laden 2010 Tony Awards nominations. "Fela!" ...

Tony Nominations: The Crime of the Century? Well, That's Exaggerating a Bit.

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

The Addams Family got robbed. That is a rather shocking statement, as usually the only things you read about Addams in the press are negative comments about the production.

Tony Nominations 2009: 'Billy Elliot' Leads, 'God Of Carnage' Does Well

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — "Billy Elliot," the tale of a British coal miner's son who dreams of becoming a dancer, has the potential of winning a record number ...