The Tony Awards are off and running, handing out an early thesping trophy to Courtney B. Vance, who appears alongside Tom Hanks in "Lucky Guy."
This season's Tony-nommed musicals took various routes to Broadway. Here's how a few producers recall that often arduous trek to the bigtime.
The Broadway revival of "Pippin" scored seven awards from the Outer Critics Circle, with the musical notching kudos for musical revival, director (Diane Paulus) and lead actress in a musical (Patina…
The Broadway revival of “Pippin” opened April 25 at the Music Box Theater after a world premiere earlier this year at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass. The following is Frank Rizzo’s…
Diane Paulus' revival of "Pippin" has found its corner of the Rialto, with the production -- which opened Thursday at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass. -- booking a spring slot at…
When Audra McDonald joins Norm Lewis in singing "I Loves You, Porgy," their duet will thrill "Porgy and Bess" newcomers and purists alike. But when McDonald delivers a newly devised reprise of…
Operatic aspirations are replaced with the accessibility, theatricality and showbiz savvy of a Broadway musical in Diane Paulus' bright, beautiful and tuner-centric re-envisioning of "Porgy and…
Mortality, morality and science are the big subjects this technopera grapples with in former poet laureate Robert Pinsky's playful, lyrical and existential libretto.
Propelled by a lean script, cut-to-the-quick lyrics and an angst-filled score, this world preem hits the zeitgeist jackpot.
This Tony-winning revival -- on tour with a cast every bit as strong as the originals of 1968 and 2009 -- gets "Hair" right where so many productions get it wrong.
The Coen brothers' "A Serious Man" is a brilliant illustration of the midcentury collision of Jewish ethnicity and the American dream.