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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Amy Ryan on her Tony nomination for ‘Doubt’ and Emmy contender with ‘Sugar’: Versatility is ‘a ticket to longevity’ [Exclusive Video Inter by Tony Ruiz

It’s been quite the banner year for Amy Ryan. The Tony and Oscar nominated actress played an alcoholic rock star on the Apple TV+ crime drama “Sugar,” and has earned her third career T…

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

‘Pose’ Emmy interviews: Watch our 11 in-depth chats with Billy Porter, Mj Rodriguez and more by Tony Ruiz

The FX drama “Pose” took a final walk down the ballroom floor, airing its third and final season weeks ago. The period drama about the underground ballroom culture in New York City was c…

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Neil Patrick Harris (‘It’s a Sin’) on his character’s tragic arc: ‘You don’t get those parts very often’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Tony Ruiz

“I was on board right away,” proclaims Tony and Emmy-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris about playing Henry Coltrane on the British limited series “It’s a Sin.” The period drama, cr…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Golden Globes nominee profile: James Corden (‘The Prom’) returns to his stage roots by Tony Ruiz

Many people may only know James Corden as that British guy who hosts “The Late Late Show with James Corden” or “Carpool Karaoke.” However, the Emmy and Tony winner has a long history…

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Saturday, September 9, 2017

‘The Tony Awards’ wins Best Special Class Program at Creative Arts Emmys by Tony Ruiz

“The 70th Annual Tony Awards” was named Best Special Class Program at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys on September 9th. The awards ceremony honoring the best of Broadway has been a…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Emmy episode analysis: ‘Assassins’ paints a complicated portrait of John Lithgow (‘The Crown’) as Winston Churchill by Tony Ruiz

John Lithgow earned his 12th career Emmy nomination for his role as Winston Churchill in Netflix’s “The Crown,” a role that has already earned Lithgow trophies from both Cr…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Best Drama Series: Every Emmy winner from ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Pulitzer Prize Playhouse’ by Tony Ruiz

The Emmy Awards did not begin honoring dramatic programming until the third annual ceremony in 1951, when “Pulitzer Prize Playhouse” won the first trophy for Best Drama Series. Since the…

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Friday, February 17, 2017

12 Oscar-winning writers/directors: Will Damien Chazelle (‘La La Land’) join this elite group? by Tony Ruiz

When the Oscars are handed out on February 26, Damien Chazelle could potentially join an elite group of filmmakers by winning Best Screenplay and Best Director for the same film. The “La L…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Will Emma Stone (‘La La Land’) become 7th Best Actress Oscar winner for a musical? [PHOTOS] by Tony Ruiz

With recent victories at the Golden Globes, SAG Awards and BAFTA, Emma Stone is a strong frontrunner to be named Best Actress for her role in “La La Land” when the Oscars are han…

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Ryan Gosling’s top 10 best roles: ‘La La Land,’ ‘The Notebook’ & more [PHOTOS] by Tony Ruiz

When the nominees for the 2017 Academy Awards are announced on Tuesday, January 24, there’s a strong possibility that Ryan Gosling will find his name listed as one of the nominees for Best…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Will Mandy Moore (‘This is Us’) be this year’s Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes? by Tony Ruiz

When the Golden Globe Awards are handed out on January 8 Mandy Moore might want to have a speech prepared. The actress, who is nominated for Best TV Supporting Actress for her role on NBC’…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

‘Sunset Boulevard’: Glenn Close reprises Tony-winning role as Norma Desmond on Broadway in 2017 by Tony Ruiz

Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up once again — on Broadway at least. Glenn Close is returning to the Great White Way in one of her most famous roles in the first Broadway revival…

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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Emmy darling Laurie Metcalf returns to Broadway with ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2’ in search of elusive Tony Award by Tony Ruiz

After a banner year working in television — which earned her a jaw-dropping three Emmy nominations — Laurie Metcalf is returning to Broadway this season in “A Doll’s House,…

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Friday, September 30, 2016

‘Falsettos’ back on Broadway after 25 years: Tony Awards winner Christian Borle and nominee Andrew Rannells lead starry cast by Tony Ruiz

The first revival of William Finn and James Lapine’s Tony-winning musical “Falsettos” began preview performances at the Walter Kerr Theater on September 29 and officially opens Octo…

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Kevin Kline stages Broadway comeback in ‘Present Laughter’: Will he win his third Tony Award? by Tony Ruiz

Kevin Kline is returning to Broadway for the first time in almost a decade, playing a self-obsessed stage actor in a revival of Noel Coward’s “Present Laughter.” The farce opens at the…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

[WATCH] ‘Moana’ could turn Lin-Manuel Miranda into EGOT winner, just like ‘Frozen’ did for Robert Lopez by Tony Ruiz

After his recent sweep of the Tony Awards with the tuner “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda could well be the next inductee into the EGOT hall of fame. He is only missing an Oscar a…

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