Neil Patrick Harris to host Tony Awards for fourth time!

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Looks like Neil Patrick Harris wants to catch Angela Lansbury in his quest to be the host with the most. CBS confirms that Broadway and Television star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 67th Annual Tony Awards on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. This will be Harris’ fourth hosting gig vs. Lansbury’s total […]

April 2013 on Broadway is jam-packed with shows and Awards announcements

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Starting with the opening of Lucky Guy starring Tom Hanks, Broadway is poised for another busy April.  It is common for shows to plan for Spring openings, just after the bad winter weather and just before the awards cut-off dates. This April is similar to so many that have come before.  Below is […]

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Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong to Write Songs for Rock Adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing

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Send to Kindle Billie is back to Broadway! Billy Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day and writer of the recent Broadway show American Idiot, the Musical, will write songs for These Paper Bullets , a rock ‘n roll updating of Much Ado About Nothing. The new show is scheduled to premiere at Yale rep […]

Audra McDonald to Record Scottsboro Boys Song ‘Go Back Home’ for Her Upcoming Solo Album

Audra McDonald is currently working on her fifth studio album for Nonesuch Records. No release date or track list has been announced, but we do have a title and song. McDonald’s album will be called “Go Back Home” and will feature the John Kander and Fred Ebb song of the same name. The […]

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee considered 14 shows at the meeting from among the Broadway […]

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 and Grammy Award Winner Audra McDonald will Host Live From Lincoln Center

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced that Audra McDonald has signed on as the official host of the landmark PBS series Live From Lincoln Center. The acclaimed singer/actress, winner of five Tony Awards and two Grammys, will host seven broadcasts from December 2012 through Spring 2013 including “The Richard Tucker Opera Gala” on Thursday, December 13 […]

Matilda The Musical Casts its Leading Ladies

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Four girls will alternate in the title role for the eagerly anticipated Broadway-bound musical Matilda The Musical.  Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro will each make her Broadway debut. Performances begin on March 4 and the musical opens on April 11 2013 at the Shubert Theatre. Sophia Gennusa has appeared in […]

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 […]