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  • Tonys on CBS Steady in Ratings, Beaten in Demo by Miss USA on NBC; NBA on ABC Routs Both

    On a Sunday of event programming on the broadcast networks, ABC's coverage of the NBA Finals crushed the competition, while NBC's "Miss USA" pageant finished ahead of the "Tony Awards" on CBS. The preliminary estimates from Nielsen released this...
  • Tony Awards 2014: The Tonys show doesn't always tap along

    Tony Awards 2014: The Tonys show doesn't always tap along
    You certainly can't knock Hugh Jackman for trying. In his fourth time as host of the Tony Awards, the bearded actor pulled out all the stops Sunday night —hopping, singing, dancing and even rapping on stage. Jackman kicked off the evening by...
  • Ungentlemanly Language at the 'Gentleman's Guide' Tony Party

    "It's like a fairy f-kin' tale!" declared producer Joey Parnes Sunday night, clutching the Tony Award he'd just won. It was rather ungentlemanly language at the Tony party for the night's winning musical, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder." But who...
  • Tonys 2014: 'A Raisin in the Sun' wins best revival of a play

    “A Raisin in the Sun,” Lorraine Hansberry’s prize-winning drama, was named best revival of a play at the 68th Tony Awards, presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall. Directed by Kenny Leon, the production stars Academy Award...
  • Tonys 2014: 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' wins best revival of musical

    “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” starring Neil Patrick Harris was named best revival of a musical at the 68th Tony Awards presented Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall. Emmy Award winner Harris powered each performance as Hedwig, a glamorous...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Aladdin,' 'Beautiful' Muscle Up the Charts

    Some things old and some things new dominated the Broadway box office charts last week, as "Aladdin" and "Beautiful," two of the strongest spring openers, muscled past last year's hits to nestle in the Top 10 right behind perennial juggernauts "The Lion...
  • Tupac Shakur musical 'Holler If Ya Hear Me' closing on Broadway

    After struggling to find an audience on Broadway, the musical "Holler If Ya Hear Me" will close Sunday at the Palace Theatre in New York after running for less than two months.  The production, which is based on the songs of the late rapper Tupac...
  • James Monroe Iglehart releases the genie inside

    James Monroe Iglehart releases the genie inside
    James Monroe Iglehart is a theater actor in the body of a professional wrestler. This is not an exaggeration. The 39-year-old performer stands 6 feet tall, weighs 295 pounds and seems to fill a room with his ebullient personality. "I almost became a...
  • Hartford Shines On Broadway

    Hartford Shines On Broadway
    This is big, folks. A show that started at Hartford Stage has won the top Tony Award for best musical. That's the theatrical equivalent of UConn sweeping the college basketball championships. That this sweet, funny period musical from the provinces...
  • Will Foxwoods' Expansion Into Theatrical Entertainments Change Marketplace?

    The news that “Menopause the Musical” is returning to Connecticut is not exactly a headline grabber. After all, the show has been entertaining scads of largely female audiences for years in theaters across the country. It’s even...
  • Tony Awards: Barbara Cook to be honored by Actors Fund in L.A.

    Tony Awards: Barbara Cook to be honored by Actors Fund in L.A.
    When the Broadway industry convenes on Sunday at Radio City Music Hall for the annual Tony Awards, theater artists in Los Angeles will be gathering in a separate ceremony of their own to honor an undisputed Broadway legend -- Barbara Cook. The 86-year-...