Thursday, July 11, 2019

Screen of Consciousness – An Amusement Column by Sandi Durell

    by Harry Haun    ON AGAIN LONERGAN: Playwright Kenneth Lonergan started small, Off-Broadway, but, ever since he copped the British and American Oscars for his Manchester by the Sea s…

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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

300 Shows: Greatest Performances By an Actress and Best Replacements by JK

As I said last week when discussing the greatest performances by an actor (HERE), when you are fortunate enough to have seen 300 different Broadway productions, you are even more fortunate t…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

Three on the Aisle: Not Good, but Kind of Great by American Theatre Editors

This week the critics talk 'guilty pleasures,' answer listeners' questions, and talk about 'Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, 'A Strange Loop,' and 'The Waverly Gallery.'

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Three on the Aisle: David Cromer Can’t Quit Chicago by American Theatre Editors

The Tony-winning director visits the critics and breaks down his artistic process on 'The Waverly Gallery' and 'The Band's Visit,' and explains his love affair with the Windy City.

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Monday, June 10, 2019

Despite Lively Ceremony from Host James Corden, Tonys Telecast Sees Ratings Decrease by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated new musical Hadestown led the winners of the 73rd annual Tony Awards on June 9 in a charming ceremony led by Tony winner James Corden. CBS' telecast of the Tonys, however, s…

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How'd We Do? 2019 Tony Predictions by Wendy Caster

Well, two of us did okay: Liz and Sandra each had 17 correct predictions. I had decided to be iconoclastic, which was a bad idea: 11 correct predictions. THE WINNERS Liz Sandra …

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Elaine May, Iconic Star of The Waverly Gallery, Wins First Tony Award by Caitlin Moynihan

Elaine May, the 87-year-old stage-and-screen legend, just received her first Tony Award for her moving performance as Gladys in the Broadway premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's The Waverly Galler…

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The Boys in the Band Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play by Eric King

The Broadway-premiere mounting of Mart Crowley's iconic work The Boys in the Band has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play. The Joe Mantello-helmed staging was honored at th…

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Hadestown, The Ferryman & More Triumph at 2019 Tony Awards by Broadway.com

Winners of the 2019 Tony Awards were announced at Radio City Music Hall on June 9. Top prizes went to Hadestown with eight wins including Best Musical and The Ferryman with four including Be…

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners by Jessica Derschowitz

Give a round of applause for this year’s Tony winners! On Sunday night, the American Theater Wing bestowed the 73rd annual Tony Awards on the best of the 2018-2019 Broadway season, which b…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Theater Review: “The Waverly Gallery” — A Powerful Look into a Descent into Dementia by Roberta Silman

A splendid production of an impressive early effort from the talented writer Kenneth Lonergan. The post Theater Review: “The Waverly Gallery” — A Powerful Look into a Descent into Dem…

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Here are our predictions for who will win at the Tony Awards by Jessica Derschowitz

This year’s Tony nominees tell a tale of two (New York) cities: the huge, commercial productions commonly mounted these days on Broadway marquees (like Tootsie and Beetlejuice), and the in…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

2019 Drama Desk Award Winners

Congratulations to all! See below for the complete list of winners: Outstanding Play The Ferryman, by Jez Butterworth Outstanding Musical The Prom Outstanding Revival of a Play The Waverly G…

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On with the show: Campaigning for a Tony once the curtain has dropped by Stuart Miller

Campaigning for a Tony Award already involves a nonstop schedule of events, photo opportunities and jostling to best position each show on television broadcasts, in articles and at galas. Th…

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Drama Desk Award Winners Announced by Laurenyarger

2019 DRAMA DESK WINNERS: Outstanding Play Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, Soho Rep ***The Ferryman, by Jez Butterworth*** Lewiston/Clarkston, by Samuel D. Hunter, Rattlestick Playwr…

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The Prom, The Ferryman & More Win 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Andy Lefkowitz

Winners have been announced for the 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best in Broadway, off- and off-off-Broadway theater in the 2018-2019 season. The awards ceremony was held on J…

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‘The Prom’ wins outstanding musical prize at 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Caitlin Huston

“The Prom” took home the prize of outstanding musical at the 2019 Drama Desk Awards Sunday night. In the show categories, “The Ferryman” won the outstanding play award and “Fiddle…

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Drama Desk Awards Winners List: ‘The Ferryman’, ‘The Prom’ Among Top Honorees by Dino-Ray Ramos

The winners for the 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced Sunday night with Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman winning for Outstanding Play and The Prom taking home the trophy for Outs…

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2019 Drama Desk Award Winners: The Ferryman, The Prom, Santino Fontana, Elaine May. Stephanie J. Block by New York Theater

The Ferryman and The Prom were winners for best play and best musical of the 64th annual Drama Desk Awards, which honors achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, Off-Broadway…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

BWW Flashback: Looking Back on the 60-Year Career of 2019 Tony Nominee Elaine May! by Paul Smith

After a 50 year hiatus from performing on the Broadway stage, Elaine May made her return to much acclaim in the Tony nominated revival of The Waverly Gallery. The show opened in fall of 2018…

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Tony Award Nominee Elaine May by Ruthie Fierberg

How much do you really know about the star of this season’s The Waverly Gallery?

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Friday, May 24, 2019

Tony Predictions: 2019 by Wendy Caster

Best MusicalAin’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The PromTootsie Liz Wollman: Hadestown. Seriously, can we please celebrate a creative team …

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Get Inside the Starry 2019 Drama League Awards with These Exclusive Portraits by Broadway.com

The best of New York theater gathered at the 85th annual Drama League Awards ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on May 17, and Broadway.com was on the scene to capture stunning po…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

The Drama League Awards by Barry Gordin

Brian Cranston Awarded Distinguished Performance of the year and Hadestown named Outstanding Musical. May 18, 2019:  The Drama League announced the winners of the 85th Annual Drama Leagu…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Bryan Cranston Wins Drama League Distinguished Performance Award; Hadestown, Ferryman Also Triumph by Andy Lefkowitz

Bryan Cranston, Tony-nominated star of Network, was named the winner of the Drama League's Distinguished Performance Award at the 85th annual Drama League Awards ceremony at the Marriott Mar…

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Hadestown Tops Outer Critics Award Winners by Laurenyarger

Amber Gray and the Broadway cast of Hadestown credit Matthew Murphy Outer Critics Circle 2018-2019 Awards Winners are in bold with * OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY *The Ferryman Ink Networ…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

A Look at the 2019 Tony Award Nominees for Best Revival of a Play by Adam Hetrick

This year’s nominees include All My Sons, The Boys in the Band, Burn This, Torch Song, and The Waverly Gallery

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Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of nominees by Jessica Derschowitz

We’re now one step closer to Broadway’s biggest night. Nominations have been announced for the 73rd annual Tony Awards, honoring the best plays, musicals, and performances of the 2018-20…

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Drama Desk Nominations Are In by Laurenyarger

2019 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS: Outstanding Play Fairview, by Jackie Sibblies Drury, Soho Rep The Ferryman, by Jez Butterworth Lewiston/Clarkston, by Samuel D. Hunter, Rattlestick Playwr…

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2018 - 2019: The Season That Was... by JK

With today's opening of Beetlejuice, the Broadway 2018 - 2019 is in the record books. Actually, the season doesn't officially end until May 26th, but unofficially, the Tony Awards cut off is…

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Outer Critics Nominations Announced by Laurenyarger

Outer Critics Circle 2018-2019 Award Nominations OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY PLAY The Ferryman Ink Network To Kill a Mockingbird What the Constitution Means to Me OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUS…

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