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, […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Tony Award Nominated ‘Other Desert Cities’ to End Limited Run

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After a successful run Off Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities opened November 3rd at the Booth Theatre on 45th Street.  The Joe Mantello directed serio-comedy will end its limited engagement as scheduled on Sunday, June 17, 2012, just a week after the Tony Awards. Other Desert […]

Book of Mormon to Open Tony Awards

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Last yea’s winner of Best Musical and Broadway’s hottest ticket, The Book of Mormon, will perform live at the 2012 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10th. The 66th Annual Tony Awards will reportedly feature more performances than ever before. The Book of Mormon is set to open the Tony Awards with its opening […]

The Tony Awards to Feature the First Live Broadway Performance from Sea

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Royal Caribbean International will partner with the Tony Awards to include a live broadcast from the middle of the Caribbean Seas, where the line’s Oasis of the Seas’ cast of Hairspray will perform a number in the ships Opal Theater as part of the Tony Awards program. The cruise line, which as been […]

‘Once’ wins big again; Drama Desk Awards winners

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The acclaimed new musical Once led the Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, earning four awards, including the prize for best musical. This top honor adds to its recent success and gives it momentum heading into next weekend’s Tony Awards. The musical, which is based on the documentary style 2006 film of the same […]