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Emily Maya Mills to Bring Her Comedy to Fort Worth in Amphibian Stage's 2016 Stand-Up SeriesEmily Maya Mills to Bring Her Comedy to Fort Worth in Amphibian Stage's 2016 Stand-Up Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Amphibian Stage Productions (Kathleen Culebro, Artistic Director) will present comedienne Emily Maya Mills on Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3 at 8pm.  Ms. Mills will be the third artist in Amphibian's 2016 stand-up series.  (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Is Getting Advice from a Tony-Winning Friend!Tony Awards Close-Up: THE COLOR PURPLE's Danielle Brooks Is Getting Advice from a Tony-Winning Friend!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2016

Danielle Brooks is making her Broadway debut in The Color Purple, which also happens to be the first show that she ever saw on Broadway back when she was in high school. Now she has earned a Tony nomination for her performance as Sofia (Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical) and she's getting all of her Tonys advice from a good friend who has done it all already. Find out who below! (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Nathan Lane and Gregory Hines Get In Touch With Their Feminine Sides, 1995Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Nathan Lane and Gregory Hines Get In Touch With Their Feminine Sides, 1995
by Michael Dale - May 23, 2016

The evening's musical comedy highlight was the pair belting out a medley of musical theatre hits written for women. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt Picks Up His Third Nomination!Tony Awards Close-Up: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt Picks Up His Third Nomination!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2016

He filled Studio 54 with water (yes, really!) and now is his being recognized for his ingenuity! Beowulf Borit picked up his third Tony nomination for his brilliant design of Therese Raquin and now he is telling us what the honor means to him! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Jennifer Simard Opens Up About her All-But-Disastrous Nomination!Tony Awards Close-Up: Jennifer Simard Opens Up About her All-But-Disastrous Nomination!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2016

The Queen of Off Broadway has officially arrived! DISASTER might not mark Jennifer Simard's Broadway debut, but it has certainly launched her into a new level of stardom, as her portrayal of 'Sister Mary' has earned her love from critics and audiences alike. How did she land here? She explains below! (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn Honored For Lifetime Achievement, 1994Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn Honored For Lifetime Achievement, 1994
by Michael Dale - May 22, 2016

The great couple of the theatre was presented with the first-ever Tony Award for a lifetime of work. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Jessica LangePhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees- LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Jessica Lange
by Walter McBride - May 22, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play nominee for Long Day's Journey Into Night, Jessica Lange, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/21/2016
by - May 21, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/21/2016. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: DAMES AT SEA's Randy Skinner Has Tapped His Way to Another Nomination!Tony Awards Close-Up: DAMES AT SEA's Randy Skinner Has Tapped His Way to Another Nomination!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2016

Randy Skinner is a tap dancing master and his resume is proof of it. The four-time Tony nominee just earned a nod for his work on DAMES AT SEA (Best Choreography) and he is just as happy about it as he was the first time! (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Chita Rivera's Triumphant Return in KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, 1993Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Chita Rivera's Triumphant Return in KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, 1993
by Michael Dale - May 21, 2016

The Broadway legend returns after an injury that required 18 screws to be inserted into her broken leg. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- THE COLOR PURPLE's John DoylePhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees- THE COLOR PURPLE's John Doyle
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Direction of a Musical nominee for The Color Purple, John Doyle, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESSTony Awards Close-Up: Funnyman Christopher Fitzgerald Loves His Weirdo Character in WAITRESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2016

From the moment Christopher Fitzgerld enters the stage in Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's WAITRESS, the comic genius begins. He plays Ogie in a performance that has earned him his third Tony Nomination (Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical). How does he do it? Find out below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Danny BursteinPhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees- FIDDLER ON THE ROOF's Danny Burstein
by Walter McBride - May 20, 2016

On May 4, the 2016 Tony nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Fiddler on the Roof, Danny Burstein, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, The Great Gregory Hines in JELLY'S LAST JAM, 1992Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, The Great Gregory Hines in JELLY'S LAST JAM, 1992
by Michael Dale - May 20, 2016

Twenty-four years before SHUFFLE ALONG, Gregory Hines starred in another George C. Wolfe musical about African-American performing artists. (more...)

The NOLA Project to Launch 5th High School Summer IntensiveThe NOLA Project to Launch 5th High School Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

On the heels of the announcement of their 11th season of plays, The NOLA Project is pleased to announce applications are open for its annual High School Intensive.  (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: He's a Music Man- How Long Did it Take Alex Lacamoire to Orchestrate HAMILTON? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: He's a Music Man- How Long Did it Take Alex Lacamoire to Orchestrate HAMILTON? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2016

Just call him the music man. Alex Lacamoire is the man in charge of the sound of HAMILTON. As music director, he heads the show's orchestra nightly at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, and as the orchestrator, he has earned his second Tony nomination. So long long did it take for him to bring Lin-Manuel Miranda's music to life? He's telling all below! (more...)

Colman Domingo, Danai Gurira, Savion Glover, Norm Lewis, Lisa Kron and More to Present at 2016 Obie Awards; OITNB, Leslie Odom, Jr. to Perform!Colman Domingo, Danai Gurira, Savion Glover, Norm Lewis, Lisa Kron and More to Present at 2016 Obie Awards; OITNB, Leslie Odom, Jr. to Perform!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voic have just announced the star-studded line-up of presenters at the 61st Annual Obie Awards. (more...)

SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess to Lead Social Media for 2016 STARS IN THE ALLEYSCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman and Sierra Boggess to Lead Social Media for 2016 STARS IN THE ALLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

Can't be there live? Don't sweat it. 2016 Tony Award Nominee Alex Brightman and his School of Rock The Musical co-star, Sierra Boggess have been named social media correspondents for the 2016 STARS IN THE ALLEY concert, presented by United Airlines. The pair will post on social media throughout the event, keeping fans up-to-date on all of the action behind the scenes and on stage. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Lea Salonga, Jonathan Pryce, Hinton Battle in MISS SAIGON, 1991Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Lea Salonga, Jonathan Pryce, Hinton Battle in MISS SAIGON, 1991
by Michael Dale - May 19, 2016

The controversy over casting nearly kept the West End hit from coming to Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Nominees- LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Michael ShannonPhoto Coverage: Meet the Nominees- LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT's Michael Shannon
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2016

On May 4, the nominees flocked to the Paramount Hotel, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will be bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month (so watch out for lots more), but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play nominee Michael Shannon, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

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