Tony Awards

The Recasts


To recast or not to recast: That's the dilemma often arising when a British hit is snapped up by Broadway. Some shows cross the Atlantic virtually intact, like the 1997 Tony-winning revival of "A…

The Fixer


"Little fiddles and bits." That's how Harvey Fierstein describes the fix-up job that falls to the book writer when a big musical like "La Cage aux Folles" is revived for Broadway.

The Brits & The Backlash


Don't point out to Natasha Richardson and John C. Reilly that Edward Hall, the director of their "A Streetcar Named Desire" revival, is a Brit -- unless you want to uncork Broadway-sized emotions.

The Soph


There's a 39-year span between Mike Nichols first Broadway musical, "The Apple Tree," and his follow-up effort, "Monty Python's Spamalot." The Rialto has changed, he says.

The Sleeper


On paper, it looked like one of the sleepier entries of the 2004-05 season: A 1950s teleplay was set to make its Broadway debut after being recycled as a 1957 movie and a fave stage play at community…

The Legends


Unlike film and TV, which honor their veterans by giving them awards and not returning their agents' phone calls, Broadway knows how to treat its living legends: It puts them to work.

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