When the organizers of the Tony Awards decided to honor Shubert Organization chairman and co-CEO Philip J. Smith with its lifetime achievement trophy, they weren't kidding about the lifetime part.
For this year's Tony-nominated thesps, acting epiphanies -- when everything suddenly clicks -- generally involve a long, hard haul to get there. As when Henry Higgins shouts about Eliza Doolittle…
Athol Fugard and Eve Ensler, recipients of honorary Tonys, share a passionate conviction that the roles of artist and activist are inseparable, with the real-life credentials to prove it.
In a race that is becoming increasingly hard to call, two American plays, David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People" and Stephen Adly Guirgis's "The Motherfucker With the Hat" and a pair of British plays…
"Priscilla Queen of the Desert," "Ghetto Klown," "Memphis" and the seemingly inevitable "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will all get performance segs during the Tony kudocast.
Tony winners Laura Benanti and Katie Finneran have been tapped to host the Creative Arts portion of the Tony Awards, which in past years have included almost a dozen kudos handed out in the hour…
Neil Patrick Harris has locked in his deal to host the 2011 Tony Awards for the second time.
First come the nominations, then comes the debate: Which song-and-dance to perform on the Tony telecast?
In addition to its competish, the Tonys also bestow a few honorary awards.
Remember when the new play on Broadway was considered a dying breed?
We'd like pencil skirts we can dance in, please. We'd also like an art deco ocean liner on stage, dresses appropriate for a chorus singing "MacArthur Park," an African village (to scale, if it's not…