Porgy and Bess, Once and More Get 2013 Grammy Nomination

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Nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday night in Nashville by the Recording Academy and, once again, Once is in the running for a major award. The cast recording for the Tony Award winning musical was nominated for Best Musical Theater Album along with cast recordings from two Gershwin musicals […]

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 […]

A Christmas Story to Release Cast Album

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The forthcoming Broadway musical, A Christmas Story, will release a studio cast album ahead of its Broadway opening. The album will be released digitally through Masterworks Broadway on September 25 and hit stores on October 22. The 18-track album, with a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, was recorded last year after […]

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 – […]

‘Elf’ Returns to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Broadway This Holiday Season

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The hit musical adaptation of Elf will return to Broadway this holiday season at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Performances will begin on Friday, November 9, 2012.  The production will play a limited engagement of 9 weeks for the holiday season through Sunday, January 6, 2013.  Casting will be announced shortly. Based on the […]

‘A Christmas Story’ musical finds Broadway home ‎

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Christmas Story, The Musical! will arrive on Broadway at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season.  The producers have announced that the new musical, based on the 1983 movie perennial, will play a November 5 – December 30 holiday engagement.  Opening night is Monday, November 19. America’s #1 holiday movie […]

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, […]

Once, Clybourne Park, Audra McDonald Win 2012 Tony Awards

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Once, not surprisingly, won big last night, raking in a total of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical Direction, Best Lead Actor in a Musical and high honors for Best Musical overall. Though Clybourne Park took home the coveted award for Best Play, Peter and the Starcatcher ranked second, winning five awards including […]