August Wilson's death in late 2005 was a major blow to American theater. It was also a sucker punch to black actors on Broadway. For almost a quarter century, beginning with "Ma Rainey's Black…
"The History Boys" explored the role that history plays in our lives and our understanding of the world around us. If there was a lesson to be learned from its 2006 Tony Awards success, it seems to…
Who goes to the theater for realism? Certainly not the costume and set designers who created Broadway environs this season. Jonathan Fensom knew that simply re-creating a military trench for WWI…
Broadway tuner "Spring Awakening" roused the New York legit community Tuesday, racking up 11 Tony Award nominations for Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater's rock musical about troubled youth. The show has…
London import "Coram Boy" may technically be classified a Broadway play, but the music-heavy show will still be considered eligible for a Tony nom for original score.
The 2007 Tony race is going to get ugly. In one of the most competitive seasons in recent memory, the Broadway crop has yielded a front line of top contenders that's unusually crowded with new plays…
It's impossible to imagine the current Broadway season without them. Put Roger Berlind, Bob Boyett and Scott Rudin together and these three money guys collectively take producer credits on no fewer…
The nominating committee for the Tony Awards will consider Tom Stoppard's three-play trilogy "The Coast of Utopia" as a single candidate for play kudos.
The Tony Awards administration committee has ruled on the eligibility of nine productions from the current Broadway season, including "Mary Poppins" for best score.
Who doesn't love an underdog? It might seem ironic in hindsight, what with all the repeated shout-outs and standing Os, but last fall, that was the situation for this year's best-musical Tony winner.
A banner year on Broadway -- as well as appearances by Oprah Winfrey and Julia Roberts -- helped boost ratings for the 60th annual Tony Awards to the kudocast's biggest audience in three years. While…
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