Sunday, June 12, 2022

Simon Russell Beale Wins First Tony for The Lehman Trilogy by Lindsey Sullivan

Simon Russell Beale earned his first Tony Award for his performance in The Lehman Trilogy, which also won Best Play. He won in the category of Best Leading Actor in a Play. The win was annou…

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Tony Award Winners 2022: Live Updates - Who's taking home prizes by Raven Snook

A constantly updated list of winners --- Time to celebrate Broadway's return season! Produced by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the 75th annual Tony Awards take place at …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM

Tony Award Winners 2022: 'The Lehman Trilogy' and 'Company' Dominate - Who took home prizes by Raven Snook

Who took home prizes --- The Lehman Trilogy and Company were the big winners at the 75th annual Tony Awards, which took place at Radio City Music Hall. The Lehman Trilogy won five prizes, in…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Six, Company & Clyde's Lead 2022 Drama Desk Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

Winners have been announced for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2021-22 season. Six, Company and Clyde's earned the…

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Drama Desk Award Winners 2022: Spreading the Love Around - 'Clyde's,' 'Company' and 'SIX' win four awards each by Raven Snook

Clyde's, Company and SIX win four awards each --- Talk about spreading the love! No one production dominated the 2022 Drama Desk Awards, which honor shows on Broadway and beyond in NYC. The …

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, June 6, 2022

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Ruben Santiago-Hudson Opens Up About Making History with LACKAWANNA BLUES

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is Broadway's jack of all trades this season. Not only did he direct MTC's Tony-nominated Skeleton Crew, but he wrote, directed and starred in Lackwanna Blues- the lat…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:26PM
Saturday, May 28, 2022

Lackawanna Blues | 2022 Tony Award Nominee by The Tony Awards

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo play celebrates the strong, big-hearted woman who raised him: Miss Rachel. In a 1950s boarding house outside Buffalo, Nanny, as she was affectionately called, op…

SOURCE: YouTube at 04:15PM
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Want a Chance to Win Free Broadway Tickets? - Bring your A game to our Tony Awards predictions game

Bring your A game to our Tony Awards predictions game --- The 2022 Tony Awards promise a lot of head-to-head action—there are multiple categories where costars are going up against each ot…

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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards Announced by Lauren Yarger

SIX: Abby Mueller (Jane Seymour), Samantha Pauly (Katherine Howard), Adrianna Hicks (Catherine of Aragon), Andrea Macasaet (Anne Boleyn), Brittney Mack (Anna of Cleves) and Anna Uzele (Cathe…

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Monday, May 16, 2022

Drama Desk Award Nominations 2022: 'SIX' and 'Kimberly Akimbo' Lead the Pack - Which of your favorites made the list? by Raven Snook

Theatre's return season has been triumphant and rocky. Because of COVID-19, schedules are constantly changing, not just for individual productions but for theatre awards, too. Traditionally,…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Tony Award Nominations 2022: 'A Strange Loop,' 'MJ,' 'Paradise Square' Lead the Pack - The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season by Raven Snook

The complete list of nominees for Broadway's return season --- Earlier this morning, Broadway favorites Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry announced the 2022 Tony Award nominees on YouTube, an…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

2021-2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by Wendy Caster

The 2021-2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations Outstanding New Broadway MusicalMJ the MusicalMr. Saturday NightMrs. DoubtfireParadise SquareSixOutstanding New Broadway PlayBirthday Can…

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Lehman Trilogy, Kimberly Akimbo, Harmony Lead Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by Lauren Yarger

  The Lehman Trilogy, Harmony and Kimberly Akimbo lead nominations for the The Outer Critics Circle Awards honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season. The Lehman Trilogy, …

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The Lehman Trilogy, Kimberly Akimbo & Harmony Lead 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations by

Nominations are here for the 71st annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the best theater on off and off-off-Broadway in the 2021-2022 season. Leading the slate of nominees is The …

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

How TDF Is Helping Veterans Get Back to Broadway - Why our Veterans Theatregoing Program participants value the power of the performing arts more than by Elyse Orecchio

After the isolation of the pandemic, participants in our Veterans Theatregoing Program value the power of the performing arts more than ever Not only has Iraq war veteran Rob Timmins been a…

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Tonys Administration Committee Announces First Set of Rulings for the 2021-2022 Season by

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on December 8 to confirm the eligibility status of 12 Broadway productions for the 2021-2022 season. This was the first time the committee met to…

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‘Lackawanna Blues,’ ‘Trouble in Mind’ to be considered in Tonys revival category by Caitlin Huston

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time Wednesday to determine eligibility for the 75th Annual Tony Awards.  While the date for the next Tony Awards has not yet been…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:30AM
Friday, November 12, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Ends Broadway Run November 12 by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production marked the Broadway premiere of the solo show, written, performed, and directed by Santiago-Hudson.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:26AM
Thursday, November 4, 2021

The Broadway debut of Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s ‘Lackawanna Blues’ offers a heartfelt tribute in a tour-de-force performance by Deb Miller

Now in its Broadway debut with MTC at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, Lackawanna Blues, masterfully written, performed, and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson, offers a supr…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:12PM
Monday, November 1, 2021

Laura Benanti: Broadway broke my neck. Audra McDonald to star in 90-year-old Adrienne Kennedy’s Broadway debut. #Stageworthy this week by New York Theaterh

Another injury has caused another delayed opening. Judith Ivey has had to drop out of the Off-Broadway revival of Paul Osborn’s Morning’s at Seven because of a torn tendon, and will b…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 11:21AM
Sunday, October 31, 2021

This Week on Broadway for October 31, 2021: Caroline, or Change by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Dana H., Is This A Room, Caroline, or Change, Lackawanna Blues, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Marilyn Maye @ 54 Below, Theater Bre…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 04:00PM
Saturday, October 30, 2021

"Superb!" | Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues, now through November 12 only! by Manhattan Theatre Club

Read more or buy tickets at #LackawannaOnBroadway

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tour the Old Steel Town at the Center of ‘Lackawanna Blues’ by Laura Zornosa and Malik Rainey

In his Broadway play, Ruben Santiago-Hudson revisits the Lackawanna, N.Y., of his youth. A lot has changed since the late 1950s and ’60s, reflected here in recent photographs of the area.

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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Lackawanna Blues ***1/2 by Barry Gordin

By: Paulanne Simmons October 24, 2021: Ruben Santiago-Hudson is certainly a talented man. He’s a great writer, a great actor and a great director. His solo show at Manhattan Theatre Clu…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 11:00AM
Saturday, October 23, 2021

"Lackawanna Blues" and Other Laments by Jan Simpson

Eight plays written by black playwrights are scheduled to open on Broadway this fall. That’s twice the number of all the shows by black playwrights that opened on the too-aptly named Great…

SOURCE: Broadway & Me at 03:36PM

Is This A Room ****, Dana H *****, Lackawanna Blues ****, The Lehman Trilogy *****, Letters of Suresh ** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward October 22, 2021: After a long absence due to COVID, Broadway is slowly starting to come back. But the majority of new productions are not the typical Main Stem fare of …

SOURCE: theaterlife at 10:05AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Again on Broadway by Talaura Harms

The Manhattan Theatre Club production will now play through November 12.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:37AM

Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s Lackawanna Blues Extends Broadway Performances Again by Lindsey Sullivan

Lackawanna Blues has been extended again. Star and creator Ruben Santiago-Hudson's solo show will now play through November 12 at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre. Opening night was delayed due…

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MTC's LACKAWANNA BLUES Announces Final Extension Through November 12

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's Lackawanna Blues will add additional performances on Tuesday, November 9 at 7PM, Wednesday, November 10 at 2PM, Thursday…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:05AM

‘Lackawanna Blues’ adds additional Broadway performances by Caitlin Huston

“Lackawanna Blues” has added four additional performances to its run, Manhattan Theatre Club announced Friday.  The show, written, directed and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, has added…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 10:22AM
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Lackawanna Blues On Screen and On Stage by New York Theater

After my tickets to “Lackawanna Blues” were canceled twice because Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the author, director and star of this autobiographical solo show, had injured his back, I search…

SOURCE: New York Theater at 04:02PM

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