When a major Broadway composer such as Charles Strouse -- whose credits include "Annie," "Bye Bye Birdie" and "Applause" -- attempts an original book musical, attention must be paid. But Strouse has…
Wrapping up the current season at the George Street Playhouse, Jason Robert Brown's "The Last Five Years" is a trenchant musical account of a tenuous romantic relationship and a crumbling marriage…
While "The Lightkeeper" is salty, weathered and, at moments, thoroughly charming, it falls short of the high-caliber work usually delivered by the Griffin Theater Company under artistic director…
Since each of the design categories has been split in two (plays and musicals) this year, the real game is to see which designers will get two noms.
This traditionally strong, celeb-heavy category doesn't disappoint. Good bets are "Doubt's" Brian F. O'Byrne and "On Golden Pond's" James Earl Jones, who won the award the last time he was on…
The surest thing in all of Tonyland: Mike Nichols gets attention for "Spamalot." Check off James Lapine for "Spelling Bee" and "Scoundrels' " Jack O'Brien, last year's winner for "Henry IV."
This category is rather weak compared to last year's diva smackdown involving Tonya Pinkins, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Donna Murphy.
The critics practically dusted the mantle for "Spamalot's" Sara Ramirez. She'll compete in the featured actress in a musical category against Ramona Keller, who some reviewers thought was the best…
Ask anyone what they remember about last year's Tony Awards, and if it wasn't Hugh Jackman's high kicks they'll tell you it was the David vs. Goliath battle in which small-scale "Avenue Q" triumphed…
Rob Lowe and Aaron Sorkin are going from "The West Wing" to the West End, with Lowe set to star in a revival of Sorkin's "A Few Good Men."
The core contenders –“Spamalot,” “Piazza,” “Spelling Bee” and “Scoundrels” — may contend in each of these areas. But there are other possiblilities. For example, for book, “The Frogs” is eligible…