Evita, starring Ricky Martin, Posts Closing Date

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Instead of recasting the show, following the departure of its original stars, the record-breaking and 2012 Tony Award-nominated production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Evita —starring Grammy Award-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin (Che), Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger (Eva) and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Perón)—will play its final performance on Saturday, January 26, 2013, after 26 previews and 337 regular […]

Evita Bids Farewell to Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris on Jan 26

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Send to Kindle Grammy Award-winning international pop icon Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger as Eva Perón and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón will play their final performance in Evita on Saturday, January 26, 2013.  The Tony-nominated production of the Tim Rice’s and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical will continue its open-ended run following the original stars’ departure. […]

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Bring It On, Chaplin & Others

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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time of the season to decide the eligibility of four Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The four productions discussed include: Harvey; Bring It On: The Musical; Chaplin and An Enemy of the People. The committee has made the following determinations: Jessica Hecht and Charles […]

2011 Tony Award Ceremony Earns 4th Emmy

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On September 23, the 65th Annual Tony Awards telecast (2011) was honored with its fourth Emmy Award for the year. Glenn Weiss accepted the award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special. This was not Mr. Weiss’s first time honored for directing the Tonys: He won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music […]

65th Annual Tony Awards Honored with Three Emmy Awards

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The June 2011 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored on Saturday evening with three Primetime Emmy Awards at the Creative Arts Awards presentation. Outstanding Special Class Programs – Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer, Glenn Weiss Executive Producer and Neil Patrick Harris, Host/Producer Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming – […]

2012 Tony Awards Ceremony Honored with Five Prime Time Emmy Award Nominations

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The June 2011 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored with five Prime Time Emmy Award nominations in the categories of: Outstanding Special Class Programs – Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer, Glenn Weiss Executive Producer and Neil Patrick Harris, Host/Producer Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special – Glenn Weiss, Director Outstanding Writing […]

The Tony Awards Telecast Now Available on iTunes and Amazon.com

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Attention Tony Award fans: For the first time ever, the entire 2012 Tony Awards Telecast is downloadable through iTunes and Amazon.com. Starting now, the telecast can be purchased. By logging onto iTunes or Amazon fans will be able to preview and purchase the entire 2012 Tony Awards telecast hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.  Additionally, […]

“Smash” Star Leslie Odom Jr. Wins 2012 Astaire Awards

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, established in 1982, recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was designed to honor Fred Astaire his sister, Adele. The two starred in ten Broadway musicals together between 1917 and 1931. This year’s nominees included Hugh Jackman, Elena Roger, Jan Maxwell, Ricky Martin […]

Astaire Awards Nominations are in—Hugh Jackman and Ricky Martin amongst nominees

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, formerly known as The Astaire Awards,  were established in 1982. They recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was established with the cooperation of Fred Astaire to honor him and his sister, Adele, who starred with her brother in ten Broadway musicals between […]

Broadway Revival of Evita Will Get Cast Album

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Masterworks Broadway has announced the release of the complete new Broadway cast recording of Evita. It will be the first complete English language stage recording of the show since the original 1979 Broadway cast album. The two-disk set, produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nigel Wright, with Tim Rice as Executive Producer, will […]