Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Odds & Ends: Director Stephen Daldry Exits Wicked Film & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. The Wicked Film Loses Its Director Stephen Daldry, who received a 2020 Tony Award nomination for directing The Inheritance,…

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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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NEWS: The Inheritance receives 11 Tony Awards 2020 nominations by Press Releases

Stephen Daldry has been nominated in the Best Director category for his staging of Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance, originally at London’s Young Vic Theatre before its West End transfer …

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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Lois Smith Says Her Tony-Nominated Role ‘Was a Pleasure Every Day’ by Peter Libbey

“The whole experience of being in this play was like nothing else,” says Smith, the only woman in “The Inheritance,” about contemporary gay life.

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

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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Check Out the Complete List of 2020 Tony Award Nominations by

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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Thursday, October 1, 2020

In the News: Renée Elise Goldsberry Joins Sara Bareilles in Girls5eva, The Inheritance's Matthew López Signs Amazon Deal, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch Jai’Len Josey sing “Sign My Name” from the musical adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees.

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THE INHERITANCE Playwright, Matthew López, Signs Overall Deal with Amazon Studios

The Inheritance playwright, Matthew Lopez, has signed an overall deal with Amazon Studios.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

In the News: The Inheritance Playwright Matthew Lopez to Lead Town Hall on LGBTQ+ Rights and Voting, Juilliard Gala Goes Virtual, More by Andrew Gans

Plus, watch over 50 Broadway actors—including Carolee Carmello, Ali Ewoldt, and Aisha de Haas—join forces for "The Soul of the Nation" music video.

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Friday, September 18, 2020

Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School by Performerstuff

Speeches for Stunning Your Performing Arts School Written by Amanda Grace September 18, 2020 So you’re auditioning for a performing arts high school. Now what? Reading for a school se…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Tonight on the Livestream: The Olivier (and More) Award winning Author of The Inheritance, Matthew Lopez

Let’s just cut straight to it: My guest on tonight’s livestream wrote a play called “The most American play of the century.” That’s right, Matthew sat down to write “The Great Am…

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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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Monday, August 24, 2020

Regional Productions of The Inheritance, Les Blancs, More Host Video Auditions by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with self-tape audition opportunities for shows across the country.

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Monday, August 17, 2020

The Inheritance's Jake Odmark on Earning His New Yorker Badge of Honor During COVID-19 by

Living near the theater district during the Broadway shutdown, photographer and performer Matthew Stocke has been haunted walking past the empty palaces sitting in repose, waiting for the li…

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Friday, July 31, 2020

The Inheritance, Pose & More Win GLAAD Media Awards by Lindsey Sullivan

The media advocacy organization GLAAD has announced the winners of the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The virtual ceremony, which featured appearances from Ben Platt, Kandi Burruss, Kaitlyn…

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

THE INHERITANCE Wins Outstanding Broadway Production at 2020 GLAAD Media Awards

Matthew Lopez's The Inheritance has won the Outstanding Broadway Production award at the 31st annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD announced the news via twitter.

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The Inheritance Wins Outstanding Broadway Production at 2020 GLAAD Media Awards by Dan Meyer

Playwright Matthew Lopez accepted the award virtually on July 30.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Welcome Their First Child by Lindsey Sullivan

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita are parents. Beckett Mercer Ferguson-Mikita was born on July 7, according to People. "The new parents are overjoyed and excited for this new journey …

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Monday, July 6, 2020

The 2020 (Might Have Been) Tony Awards - The Winners! by JK

None of us expected the 2019-2020 season to end up the way it did, of course. But as they say, the show must go on. With that in mind, we wanted to celebrate what we did have instead of wall…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Wake Up With BWW 6/19: DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS Announced, and More!

Today's top stories: the winners of the Drama League Awards have been announced, including Danny Burstein, Moulin Rouge!, The Inheritance, Little Shop of Horrors, A Soldier's Play, and more!

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Danny Burstein Wins Drama League Award; Moulin Rouge!, The Inheritance & More Triumph by Lindsey Sullivan

Six-time Tony nominee and Moulin Rouge! standout Danny Burstein was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award on June 18. Burstein's triumph was announced along…

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Drama League announces 2020 winners by Caitlin Huston

Danny Burstein was awarded the Drama League’s Distinguished Performance Award for his role in “Moulin Rouge!” Burstein was among the winners announced Thursday for the Drama League awa…

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Drama League Award Winners: Danny Burstein and Moulin Rouge, The Inheritance, A Soldier’s Play by New York Theater

In what may well be the last New York theater award of 2020, the 86th annual Drama League Awards have been announced, chosen by the organization’s nationwide membership, from the usual lon…

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‘Moulin Rouge!’, ‘The Inheritance’, Danny Burstein Among Top Drama League Award Winners by Greg Evans

Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical and The Inheritance were named outstanding musical and play of the 2019-20 theater season by New York’s Drama League, the organization announced toda…

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Danny Burstein, MOULIN ROUGE!, THE INHERITANCE and More Win 2020 Drama League Awards

The Drama League has revealed the recipients of the 2020 Drama League Awards, chosen by the organization's nationwide membership of artists, industry professionals, and audience members.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

‘A Strange Loop,’ ‘The Inheritance,’ ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Top Drama Desk Awards by American Theatre Editors

The 65th annual ceremony celebrating the 2019-20 theatre season was presented online.

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Monday, June 15, 2020

TINA among winners announced for 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards

Winners for this year's Drama Desk Awards 2020 have been announced with a number of original UK shows winning big during the virtually-held ceremony. Matthew Lopez's epic two-parter, The …

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

‘A Strange Loop,’ ‘The Inheritance’ win Drama Desk Awards by Caitlin Huston

Pulitzer Prize-winner “A Strange Loop” won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, with “The Inheritance” taking home the prize for Outstanding Play in the digital ceremony Sat…

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