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Tony contenders including tuner "Matilda" and play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" were among the titles to emerge as winners at the 2013 Drama Desk Awards. "Matilda" led the pack with a total…
The Drama League contributed its two cents to the 2012-13 awards season discussion, tapping tuner “Kinky Boots” and new play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” to take home the org’s annual kudos…
The New York Critics Drama Circle weighed in with its picks of the 2012-13 season, naming Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" top play and "Matilda" top musical. Both "Vanya…
The nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards shaped up into a head-to-head battle between drag queens and little girls, with musical "Kinky Boots" leading the pack with 13 noms and "Matilda," with 12…
If Hollywood pundits think the producers of the Academy Awards have a tough job putting on a good TV show, consider the plight of those in charge of the Tony telecast.
Christopher Durang's play "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" opened March 14 at Broadway's John Golden Theater following an Off Broadway run at Lincoln Center Theater, where the show opened in the…
"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" is brainy and witty and clever and cute.
If the title sounds like a more straightforwardly lefty answer to a Stephen Colbert think-piece, that's pretty much what the play devolves into after an exhilarating start.