Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Lindsay Jones (‘Slave Play’) on double Tony noms: ‘I strongly believe that sound design and music have to operate hand in hand’ [EXCLUSIVE VID by Sam Eckmann

“I strongly believe that sound design and music have to operate hand in hand with each other,” explains Lindsay Jones. He serves as sound designer and composer for Jeremy O. Harris’ bu…

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Broadway in Limbo by Barry Gordin

Tonys Delayed and Shows Reschedule By: David Sheward November 20, 2020: The lights on Broadway will remain dim for even longer due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Last month, th…

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Sony Music Masterworks Acquires 50% Of Broadway’s ‘Slave Play’ Production Company Seaview by Greg Evans

Sony Music Masterworks has announced a strategic investment in Seaview, the theater production company behind Broadway’s Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris and the Jake Gyllenhaal-Tom Sturridg…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

Tony nominee Ato Blankson-Wood on being ‘delighted and disturbed’ by ‘Slave Play’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW] by Sam Eckmann

“I was really taken aback by how much I was delighted and disturbed by the play,” explains Ato Blankson-Wood of “Slave Play.” The actor scored his first ever Tony nomination for his …

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Jeremy O. Harris Talks About Producing Plays With HBO's Money

'Slave Play' playwright Jeremy O. Harris spoke to Vulture today about his overall deal with HBO, under which he's been able to produce plays for the virtual sphere (including 'Circle Jerk' a…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Slave Play Tony Nominee James Cusati-Moyer Tapped for Shonda Rhimes Series by Lindsey Sullivan

James Cusati-Moyer, who was Tony-nominated for his performance in Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play, has landed a recurring role on Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix series Inventing Anna. According to …

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Slave Play Tony Nominee James Cusati-Moyer Joins Shonda Rhimes’ Anna Delvey Netflix Series by Ryan McPhee

The limited series, inspired by a millennial con artist, also features Julia Garner, Anna Chlumsky, Laverne Cox, Katie Lowes, and Alexis Floyd.

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Will Arbery’s Pulitzer Finalist Heroes of the Fourth Turning Returns to the (Digital) Stage October 21 by Ryan McPhee

Slave Play scribe Jeremy O. Harris produces the virtual production, reuniting the original cast from the Playwrights Horizons staging.

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Monday, October 19, 2020

Tony awards 2020: unusual Broadway year leads to restricted nominations by Benjamin Lee

A year on stage cut short by Covid has resulted in delayed nominations with Moulin Rouge, Jagged Little Pill and Slave Play out in front Jagged Little Pill, Slave Play and Moulin Rouge! The …

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Friday, October 16, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal on His First Tony Nomination by Sarah Bahr

“I’m so deeply moved,” said the actor, who was nominated for best lead actor for his role in “Sea Wall/A Life” and was a producer for that show and “Slave Play.”

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Today on Broadway: Friday, October 16, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

“Jagged Little Pill” & “Slave Play” Lead Tony Noms, Tveit Unopposed, Herbert Kretzmer Dies at 95 “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast hitting the to…

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris on ‘Slave Play’s’ Tony nominations by Caitlin Huston

On Thursday, “Slave Play” garnered 12 Tony Award nominations and became the most Tony-nominated play in history.  The play, which ran on Broadway in fall 2019, broke barriers in terms o…

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Jeremy O. Harris, Author of ‘Slave Play,’ on the Show’s Record Haul by Sarah Bahr

Twelve nominations, including one for Best Play, is an encouraging sign: “It feels very invigorating that the community wants to have this conversation right now.”

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‘Slave Play’ Defines the 2020 Tony Nominations With an Astonishing 12 Nods by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

Jeremy O. Harris' play has had people talking ever since its debut last fall, and now it's earned 12 Tony nominations.

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‘JAGGED LITTLE PILL’ RECEIVES 15 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS by Philip Boroff

Jagged Little Pill,  a musical about teenage and parental angst based on Alanis Morissette’s bestselling 1995 album, was nominated for 15 Tony awards, the most of any show last season. …

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‘Slave Play’ breaks Tony nominations record for a play with a staggering 12 bids by David Buchanan

In an unprecedented year for the Broadway community, the Tony Awards just gifted theatre fans with a reason to celebrate: Jeremy O. Harris’ audacious and brilliant “Slave Play” now hol…

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Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge! & Slave Play Top 2020 Tony Nominations by Broadway.com

Nominations have arrived for the 2020 Tony Awards! Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees live on October 15. As previously announced, the Broadway League and the America…

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2020 Tony Award Nominations by Matthew Wexler

The 2020 Tony Award nominations have been announced, with 'Jagged Little Pill' leading the pack with 15 nominations and 'Slave Play' with 12. The post 2020 Tony Award Nominations appeared f…

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2020 Tony Awards nominations: ‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ lead musicals, ‘Slave Play’ sets record for plays with 12 by David Buchanan

With the announcement of the Tony Awards nominations on October 15, we now know the shows and performers in contention but we still don’t know when the winners will be announced. The Tonys…

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‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘Slave Play’ Top 2020 Tony Noms by American Theatre Editors

The nominations cover eligible productions that opened between April 26, 2019 and Feb. 19, 2020, weeks before Broadway's COVID-19 shutdown.

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Check Out the Complete List of 2020 Tony Award Nominations by Broadway.com

Nominations have arrived for the 2020 Tony Awards! Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart announced the nominees live on October 15. As previously announced, the Broadway League and the America…

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SLAVE PLAY Becomes Most Tony-Nominated Play Ever

This morning, Jeremy O. Harris' Slave Play made Tonys history as the most Tony-nominated play ever, with twelve nominations. Following close behind is The Inheritance, with eleven nominat…

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Drumroll Please! The 2020 74th Annual Tony Nominations Are Here!

The 74th Annual Tony Award Nominations are here! Have your favorites in the world of Broadway's plays and musicals been honored for 2020? Let's have a look! Best Play Grand Horizons The I…

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‘Jagged Little Pill,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ lead 2020 Tony nominations, ‘Slave Play’ makes history by Caitlin Huston

“Jagged Little Pill” and “Moulin Rouge!” topped the 74th Annual Tony Awards nominations list Thursday. “Jagged Little Pill” received 15 nominations and “Moulin Rouge!” receiv…

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2020 Tony Award Nominations: Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, Slave Play Lead the Pack by Ryan McPhee

The 74th annual ceremony will honor a season cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Will Arbery’s Pulitzer Finalist Heroes of the Fourth Turning to Return to the (Digital) Stage by Ryan McPhee

Slave Play scribe Jeremy O. Harris will produce the virtual production, reuniting the original cast from the Playwrights Horizons staging.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Glenn Close To Play Roy Cohn In All-Star ‘Angels In America’ Benefit; Cast Includes Laura Linney, Patti LuPone, Brian Tyree Henry, S. Epatha Merke by Greg Evans

An all-star digital performance of scenes from Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, benefiting amFAR’s COVID-19 fund, will feature Glenn Close as Roy Cohn, with other roles from the Pulitze…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Spotlight On...Justin McDevitt by Michael Block

Name: Justin McDevitt   Hometown: Boston, MA   Education: New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study, B.A. 2013   Favorite Credits: The extent of my performance career w…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards by Performerstuff

5 Best Shows Eligible for the 2020 Tony Awards Written by: CK Anderson September 10, 2020 As the old adage says, “The show must go on,” and that includes the Tony Awards. Here are f…

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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Column: Looking ahead to fall’s weirdo 2020 Tony Awards, and what they must achieve by Chris Jones

Some early favorites for this year's Tony Awards include "Moulin Rouge" and "Slave Play." But importantly, the virtual ceremony must be about more than competition.

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Friday, August 21, 2020

Jake Gyllenhaal to Star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions Series Based on Viral The New Yorker Interview by Caitlin Moynihan

Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal has been tapped to star in A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions, a new series based on the viral 2019 New Yorker article on Dan Mallory, author of suspense…

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