Monday, May 22, 2017

Which Off Broadway Shows Did Obie Awards Like Best? ‘Oslo’ and ‘Underground Railroad Game’ Share Top Honors by Michael Paulson

‘The Band’s Visit’ wins in the musical category, and individual awards go to Matthew Broderick, Michael Urie, Amy Ryan and Bobby Cannevale.

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Tony-Nommed Plays Oslo, Indecent & Sweat Win 2017 Obie Awards; The Band's Visit Also Honored by Andy Lefkowitz

Three 2017 Best Play Tony Award nominees whose Broadway runs were preceded by off-Broadway productions—Oslo, Indecent and Sweat—each won Obie Awards on May 22 in a cere…

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‘Oslo’ Continues Awards Spree; ‘Indecent’s Paula Vogel, Too: The Obies by Jeremy Gerard

The Obie Awards, founded in 1955 by the Village Voice to the nascent off-Broadway theater movement, recognized the original production of Oslo currently a contender for the best play Tony af…

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Oslo and The Band's Visit Among 2017 Obie Award Winners by Andrew Gans

The 62nd annual ceremony took place May 24.

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Sunday, May 21, 2017

How Tony Nominee J.T. Rogers Turned a History Lesson Into the Thriller That is Broadway’s Oslo by Ruthie Fierberg

Based on the true story of the underground Middle East peace negotiations, Rogers’ Broadway debut barrels onto the scene.

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Special Reports: When Broadway Actors Sit Down for an Onstage Meal, Who Makes the Food?

Meet the waffle-slinging propertyman on Oslo and the cute-as-cake pie consultant for Waitress.

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Tony Awards Close-Up: Find Out Why Awards Season Makes OSLO's Jefferson Mays Giddy! by BroadwayWorld TV

Three years after taking Broadway by storm as the D'Ysquith clan second Tony nomination, Jefferson Mays is back His current role as OSLO'sTerje Rod-Larsen has earned him his third nomination…

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Drama League Award Winners – On the Red Carpet! by Sandi Durell

      On Friday May 19 the Drama League held their 83rd Annual Awards at the Marriott Marquis hosted by Audra McDonald and Will Swenson, and honoring Bette Midler, Bill Berlo…

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Good for You! Ben Platt Becomes Youngest Actor Ever to Win Drama League Distinguished Performance Award by Andy Lefkowitz

Ben Platt became the youngest actor ever to win the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at a ceremony held May 19 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. He wins for his Tony-no…

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The Band's Visit, Oslo, and More Celebrated at the 82nd Drama Critics’ Circle Awards Reception by Marc J. Franklin

The celebration, held at Feinsteins/54 Below May 18, also brought special citations to Paula Vogel, Taylor Mac, and Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

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Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards! by Walter McBride

Just yesterday, the New York Drama Critics' Circle gathered to honor their 2017 award winners at Feinstein's54 Below- Best Play Oslo and Best Musical The Band's Visit. The award for best pla…

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Photo Coverage: The New York Drama Critics' Circle Honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISIT by Walter McBride

Just yesterday, the New York Drama Critics' Circle gathered to honor their2017 awardwinners at Feinstein's54 Below- BestPlayOslo and Best Musical The Band's Visit. The award for best play ca…

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25 DAYS OF TONYS: Tony Nominee Jefferson Mays Says the Truth of Theatre is in the Lie

Tony-nominated for his work in Lincoln Center’s Oslo, the actor shares how he reacted to the nomination news, the key to his honest performance, and what he loves most about the theatr…

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

25 DAYS OF TONYS: Tony Nominee Jefferson Mays Says the Truth of Theatre Is in the Lie by Ruthie Fierberg

Nominated for his work in Lincoln Center’s Oslo, the actor shares how he reacted to the nomination news, the key to his honest performance, and what he loves most about the theatre.

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BWW Morning Brief May 18th, 2017 - END OF LONGING, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards and More! by Jessica Khan

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Today's big news Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING begins at MCC Theater, while the New York Drama Critics' Circle honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISIT tonight

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Photo Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - OSLO's Jennifer Ehle by Walter McBride

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you covera…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tony Awards Close-Up: Will OSLO's Jennifer Ehle Negotiate a Third Tony Award? by BroadwayWorld TV

A decade after her last foray on Broadway, two-time Tony winner Jennifer Ehle is back in the groundbreaking Oslo. Her performance as peace negotiator 'Mona Juul' has brought her back to the …

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Bartlett Sher Slated to Direct New Porgy and Bess at Met Opera in 2019-2020 Season by Lindsey Sullivan

In an interview with the Met's general manager Peter Gelb, The New York Times reported that Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher is scheduled to helm a new production of the Gershwin…

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Theater Talk: OSLO Nominees Arrive and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Creatives Return! by Theater Talk

This week's guests includeOslo playwright J.T. Rogers, director Bartlett Sher, and actors Jennifer Ehle and Jefferson Mays, who portray real-life Norwegian diplomats Mona Juul and Terje Rod-…

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Award Fever! Rylance! Rent! Aaron Tveit in Summer Sondheim! Week in NY Theater by New York Theater

  Four major New York theater awards announced their winners this past week — and Oslo is doing very well, as is The Band’s Visit, even though it closed Off-Broadway in Jan…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Tony Nominees - OSLO's Jefferson Mays by Walter McBride

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you covera…

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For the men writing and directing female roles on Broadway, an exercise in empathy by Carey

Originally published on Broadway News View this story online A pivotal moment pauses a boisterous cocktail hour in the second act of “Oslo,” the new Tony-nominated play chronicling behin…

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For the men writing and directing female roles on Broadway, an exercise in empathy by Carey Purcell

A pivotal moment pauses a boisterous cocktail hour in the second act of “Oslo,” the new Tony-nominated play chronicling behind-the-scenes moments in international diplomacy. The unusual …

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tony Talk Podcast-Episode 7: The Other Awards by Broadwayandme

The theater awards season is like a presidential campaign. Everyone has their eyes on the ultimate prize but there are lots of other contests along the way that offer trophies and with them,…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tony Awards Close-Up: Peace, Politics & Passion- J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher Explain the Power of OSLO by BroadwayWorld TV

J.T. Rogers and Bartlett Sher are two of seven Tony nominees for Lincoln Center Theatre's poignant new play- Oslo. Below, the playwright and director open up about the process and how the te…

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OSLO Stars, DEAR EVAN HANSEN Team to Appear on THEATER TALK This Week by BroadwayWorld

This week THEATER TALK features the lead actors, playwright and director of the acclaimed play Oslo at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater - Jennifer Ehle, Jefferson Mays, writer J.T. R…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Seeing ‘Oslo,’ Remembering Hope by Clyde Haberman

For a former foreign correspondent, the play by J. T. Rogers conjures that vanished moment in 1993 when Israelis and Palestinians seemed on the road to peace.

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