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.
A look at the nominees for the 2013 Tony Awards.
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…
Every year at this time, there's usually a Broadway show that legiters say really needs a Tony -- a worthy but underselling title for which an award looks like a potential box office savior. This…
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 spring season on Broadway has already yielded a bumper crop of B.O. earners, with four recent openers breaking the $1 million mark and landing in the Top 10 last week. One of those powerhouses…
Sometimes, legit critics still sell tickets. Case in point: "Matilda," the Broadway transfer of the Brit hit that won Stateside raves after its April 11 opening - and then topped $1 million for the…
The four little girls who alternate in the title role of the Broadway musical "Matilda" -- including Sophia Gennusa, whose name was picked from a hat to perform on opening -- had a 10:45pm curfew…
The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway's Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict's review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…