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, […]

Jesus Christ Superstar to close July 1

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Tony Award nominated Jesus Christ Superstar revival has hinted at a closing date. Should business not pick up, July 1 will be the production’s final performance. At the time, Jesus Christ Superstar will have been in residence at the Neil Simon Theatre for 24 preview and 116 regular performances. The production received mixed […]

Maybe meant for Vegas: Reviews are in for ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

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Mixed reviews for the revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The flashy revival does not settle well with all critics, particularly Charles Isherwood of the New York Times. In his review, Isherwood says he finds “the show alternately hilarious and preposterous — if often infectiously melodic.” The […]

The Drama League’s Benefit Gala to Honor Kristin Chenoweth

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The Drama League’s 28th Annual Benefit Gala Online Auction went live January 17 at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague with more than forty-five exclusive items available. The auction is in prelude to the benefit gala, called A Musical Celebration of Broadway, which is scheduled for February 6, 2012 at the famed Pierre Hotel. Tony and Emmy Award […]