Friday, June 21, 2024

The Friday 5: 5 Tony Awards Highs...and Lows by JK

5 Things the Tony Awards Got Right...and Wrong High #1: The Lifetime Achievement Awards Speeches Both George C. Wolfe and Jack O'Brien gave thoughtful, insightful and humorous speeches. …

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Thursday, June 20, 2024

Hell's Kitchen's Maleah Joi Moon on the Matriarchs That Guided Her to Tony Victory by Hayley Levitt

Maleah Joi Moon, the 21-year-old actress who made her professional debut as the star of Alicia Keys’ Hell’s Kitchen, walked away from her first Broadway season with a Tony Award for Best…

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Sunday, June 16, 2024

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG's Jonathan Groff Wins Tony Award For Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical

Groff beat out fellow nominees Dorian Harewood for The Notebook, Brian d'Arcy James for Days of Wine and Roses, Eddie Redmayne for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, and Brody Grant for The Outsid…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:58PM

HELLS KITCHEN's Maleah Joi Moon Wins Tony Award for Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role in a Musical

Moon was honored at the 2024 Tony Awards at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater. She beat out fellow nominees Kelli O'Hara for Days of Wine and Roses, Maryann Plunkett for The Notebook, G…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 10:54PM

SUFFS's Shaina Taub Wins Tony Award For Best Original Score Written For The Theatre

Taub beat out fellow nominees Adam Guettel for Days of Wine and Roses, David Byrne & Fatboy Slim for Here Lies Love, Jamestown Revival (Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance) and Justin Levine f…

SOURCE: Theatrely at 09:37PM
Saturday, June 15, 2024

Video: Meet the Tony-Nominated Creatives of 2024

Watch as we chat with: Will Butler (Stereophonic), Timo Andres (Illinoise), Bekah Brunstetter (The Notebook), Justin Craig (Stereophonic), Kristoffer Diaz (Hell's Kitchen), Rick Elice (Water…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:06PM

2024 Tony Award nominee interview with Kelli O'Hara (DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES) by Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek interviews past Tony winner Kelli O'Hara about her Tony-nominated turn in the musical DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES.

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2024 Tony Award nominee interview with Brian d'Arcy James of DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES by Editor-in-Chief Paul Wontorek interviews Brian d'Arcy James about his Tony-nominated performance in the musical DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES.

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Friday, June 14, 2024

The 2024 Tony Awards: Our Predictions by JK

The 2024 Tony Awards:Our Predictions At last the Super Bowl of theater is upon us! As usual, Mike and I have given thought to all of the shows we've seen this season - including 1 new play, …

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Thursday, June 13, 2024

Tony Predictions 2024 by Wendy Caster

It's Tony time again. Was this an exciting year on Broadway? Yes! Was it a disappointing year on Broadway? Yes! Same as it ever was. And here we go: (A complete list of nominees is provide…

SOURCE: Show Showdown at 04:12AM
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The 2024 JKTS Awards! by JK

It's that time of year again! Awards season is about to culminate with The Tony Awards, but we'd like to give out a few on our own first. Some are serious, others are just for fun. Your Read…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Adam Guettel's Floyd Collins, Ibsen's Ghosts and More Join Lincoln Center Theater's 40th Anniversary Season by Hayley Levitt

Lincoln Center Theater has released the lineup of productions set for its 40th anniversary season, André Bishop's final season as the company's producing artistic director. As previously an…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Drama Desk, Pre-Tonys, Hills of California, Etc. By: David Sheward June 5, 2024: The 68th Drama Desk Awards, held on Mon. June 10 at 6:15 pm at NYU's Skirball Hall and hosted by Sutton F…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 03:26PM

Exclusive: Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James on the Tony Noms that Were 21 Years in the Making

In this video, watch as Tony nominees Kelli O'Hara and Brian d'Arcy James talk all things Days of Wine and Roses!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:02PM
Monday, June 3, 2024

Adam Guettel and Craig Carnelia Will Teach Vocal Performance Matercalss

Adam Guettel, a 2024 Tony nominee for Days of Wine and Roses, and Craig Carnelia are teaching a masterclass in vocal performance at Adam's home studio in Manhattan. Spots for singers have fi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:02PM
Friday, May 31, 2024

Brian d'Arcy James Has Achieved His College Goal by Andrew Gans

The Broadway favorite recently picked up his fifth Tony nomination for his performance in Days of Wine and Roses.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:36AM
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

The 2023 - 2024 Season Stand Outs by JK

Last week was the official end of the 2023-2024 Broadway season, and it was remarkable, if for nothing else than the sheer quantity of offerings! We envy all of you that got the chance to se…

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Friday, May 24, 2024

Kelli O'Hara Acceptance Speech: I needed 22 years to play this role by NewYorkTheater

Kelli O’Hara accepts an award from the Outer Critics Circle for her performance as an alcoholic in “The Days of Wine and Roses,” which was a long time gestating.

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Photos: Inside Manhattan Theatre Club's 2024 Spring Gala

Manhattan Theatre Club just presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening included performances by the casts of many of this Broadway season’s most acclaimed m…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:32AM
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Michael Greif’s Triple Play by American Theatre Editors

The director 'Days of Wine and Roses' and 'Hell's Kitchen' and co-director of 'The Notebook' talks about his busy Broadway season and his specialty in shows about mental health.

SOURCE: American Theatre at 09:45AM
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Kelli O’Hara (‘Days of Wine and Roses’) on why musical theatre is ‘intoxicating’ and the ‘incredibly scary,’ ‘incredibly joyous’ exp by David Buchanan

“This show was an idea that started before I was ever nominated for any Tony,” says Kelli O’Hara about her role of Kirsten in “Days of Wine and Roses” that has earned her the eight…

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5 minutes with a Tony nominee: ‘Days of Wine and Roses’’ Adam Guettel and Brian d’Arcy James by Ruthie Fierberg

The pair delve into the differences between Off-Broadway and Broadway, the details in the score and what it felt like to perform the musical.

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Friday, May 17, 2024

Kelli O'Hara & Brian d'Arcy James to Take Part in DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES Cast Album Signing

Kelli O’Hara, Brian d’Arcy James, and composer Adam Guettel will celebrate the CD release of Days of Wine and Rose's original cast album with a signing at New York’s Drama Book Shop.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:42PM
Monday, May 13, 2024

Brian d’Arcy James (‘Days of Wine and Roses’) on ‘tricky and challenging’ role and navigating Joe Clay’s ‘levels of rage and regret’ [ by David Buchanan

“To have this recognition at the end of that journey is really quite astounding and rewarding and humbling,” reflects Brian d’Arcy James on his Tony Award nomination for “Days of Win…

SOURCE: Gold Derby at 10:30AM

2024 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

  Jenn Colella, center, Carrie-Chapman-Catt and the Suffs Company. Photo: Joan Marcus The Cast of Stereophonic. Photo: Julieta Cervantes Outer Critics Circle Awards 2024 Winners noted …

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Friday, May 10, 2024

Cabaret, Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Gatsby, More to Perform at 2024 Manhattan Theatre Club Gala by Molly Higgins

The evening will also include special guest appearances from 2024 Tony nominees Rachel McAdams, Jocelyn Bioh, Betsy Aidem, and Whitney White.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:24AM

Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Musical Dinner Party: Your Guest List by JK

Thanks to all of you who sent in your proposed guest list! Below is the final guest list, a summary of those characters that got the most invitations.  Broadway Games: The 2023 - 2024 Music…

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Saturday, May 4, 2024

A Few Thoughts on an Awards Season Full of News-Worthy and Prize-Worthy Nominations by Jan Simpson

We’re officially in awards season.  The Outer Critics Circle, on whose nominating committee I sit, announced its choices for the best in the 2023-2024 season last week (click here to see …

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 06:18PM
Thursday, May 2, 2024

After Days of Wine and Roses, Kelli O'Hara Is Now Focused on The Hours and The Gilded Age by Andrew Gans

The versatile actor just picked up her eighth Tony nomination for the now-closed Days of Wine and Roses.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:02PM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

The 2024 Tony Awards: About Those Nominations... by JK

After a huge number of productions opening by the season deadline, the Tony Awards nominating committee certainly had their work cut out for them! With 10 new plays, 5 play revivals, 15 new …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Tony Awards Noms Snubs, Surprises: ‘Stereophonic’ for Best Score; ‘The Wiz,’ Steve Carell Shut Out by Caitlin Huston

Stereophonic became the most nominated play in Tony Awards history on Monday, scoring a surprisingly strong 13 nominations, including acting nods for almost the entire cast. Several other sh…

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter at 11:23AM

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