Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and More Set to Honor Stephen Schwartz With the NY Pops

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On April 12, 2013, Tony Award nominee and star of “Smash” Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA will join The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall in celebration of Stephen Schwartz. The evening celebrates Schwartz’s 65th birthday as well […]

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 […]

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 […]

Porgy and Bess to Close Early

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The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, the Tony Award winning revival will close a bit earlier than expected. The production’s run, which was originally scheduled to run through September 30, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre has been cut short by one week and will now close September 23. Porgy and Bess is directed by […]

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, […]

Tony Winner Audra McDonald Put on Vocal Rest Through July 3

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Five-time Tony Award winning actress Audra McDonald has been put on complete vocal rest under doctor’s orders and will not perform with the Tony Award winning Broadway revival of Porgy and Bess until July 3. “As a result of performing with a respiratory infection last week, her vocal cords have become inflamed to […]