It was a big night for big hair at the Tony Awards, as "Hairspray" nabbed eight trophies at the 57th annual ceremony honoring Broadway's best.
"Hairspray" lyricist Scott Wittman revealed backstage that he and collaborator Marc Shaiman are "working on a musical version of 'Catch Me If You Can,' developing it as a musical, with Steven…
Sometimes a Tony nomination for best musical isn't enough. The producers of "A Year With Frog and Toad" announced that, despite the Tony mention, they'll close the children's tuner by Robert and…
The hills are alive with the sound of Tony Award soul-searching. For the sake of the venerable legit legions, we hope that the rejuvenation effort has positive results. Seeking to stop a steep…
1913: 112 New York actors found Actors' Equity. George M. Cohan says, “I will drive an elevator for a living before I will do business with any actors union.” 1919: Equity strikes for formal…
This year's Tony race has brought with it the annual crop of Brits, raising the question once again whether perhaps the English have a hotline to the kudo that Americans do not.
Dinner at Eight John Lee Beatty called it “the fastest show on Broadway.” Lincoln Center Theater's “Dinner at Eight” required no fewer than nine sets from the designer. “Each scene was a play unto…
In record numbers, this year's Tony actor contenders are portraying characters with a past. Twenty-eight of the 35 noms come from revivals or stage adaptations of films. Which of them wins a Tony…