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BWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast RecordingsBWW Tonys Special: Ultimate Guide to This Season's Cast Recordings
by David Clarke - Jun 10, 2017

Happy Tonys season BroadwayWorld! Is your CD collection and iPod Tonys ready? The big show-the 71th annual Tony Awards-is just over 24 hours away! Naturally, New York City and theatre fans across the world are excitedly buzzing about this year's ceremonies, which will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8/7c on CBS. As always, this Broadway season has some exciting contenders in the musical categories, and to get you ready for the big night, I'm recapping the albums you should be listening to (or at least pre-ordering). (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Paloma Young Explains Her Detailed Designs of GREAT COMET!Tony Awards Close-Up: Paloma Young Explains Her Detailed Designs of GREAT COMET!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2017

Paloma Young picked up her first Tony Award in 2012 (Peter and the Starcatcher) and she's back for more in 2017. As costume designer for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Young has made some of her best creations yet, and she openly hands much of the credit to her collaborators below!  (more...)

Here's Your Shot! Bid  for a Chance to Sit Down with Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, or Robert LuPone!Here's Your Shot! Bid for a Chance to Sit Down with Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, or Robert LuPone!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2017

Charitybuzz recently announced the first ever curated Broadway Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, featuring bidding opportunities to meet Broadway's biggest names, exclusive backstage access at the Great White Way's hottest shows, VIP seats to standing-room-only engagements, and more-all to benefit charity. The Charitybuzz Broadway Auction runs through June 13 at Charitybuzz.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Lucas SteelePhoto Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Lucas Steele
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical nominee for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812- Lucas Steele, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Which Movie Musicals Influenced HOLIDAY INN Choreographer Denis Jones? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: Which Movie Musicals Influenced HOLIDAY INN Choreographer Denis Jones? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

While only on Broadway for a limited run, HOLIDAY INN swept audiences off their feet with its dazzling choreography and delightful musical numbers. The man behind magic is Denis Jones, who earned himself a Tony Nomination for Best Choreography for creating spectacular dance numbers set to the music of the legendary Irving Berlin. Below, watch as he delightfully confesses how he 'literally danced down the street' after learning he was nominated and what movie musicals influenced his work! (more...)

Tony Awards Social Media Team to Offer Facebook 'Thank You Cam' and MoreTony Awards Social Media Team to Offer Facebook 'Thank You Cam' and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Broadway's biggest night becomes Broadway's biggest day as the Tony Awards' social channels present real-time, interactive, and exclusive content this Sunday, June 11. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: How Does Mary Beth Peil Feel Returning to the Tony Awards 32 Years Later? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

After a career in opera, Mary Beth Peil made her Broadway debut in 1985's THE KING AND I, for which she was nominated for a Tony Award. Now, 32 years later, she's back on the ballot, earning herself a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performances as the dazzling Dowager Empress in Anastasia. Below, watch as she explains the promises she made to herself 32 years ago, and how surreal this moment is for her! (more...)

Spectrum News NY1 to Air ON STAGE LIVE RED CARPET TO THE TONYS, 6/11Spectrum News NY1 to Air ON STAGE LIVE RED CARPET TO THE TONYS, 6/11
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Spectrum News NY1's On Stage will deliver its signature Broadway coverage with an exclusive two-hour Live Red Carpet to the Tonys special at the 71st Annual Tony Awards® on Sunday, June 11. (more...)

Rushin' to the Tonys: The Die-Hards Get Ready for Broadway's Biggest Night!Rushin' to the Tonys: The Die-Hards Get Ready for Broadway's Biggest Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Where can you find Broadway's most devoted fans? The rush lines, of course! In the video below, watch as Katie Lynch takes to the streets in the wee hours of the morning (muffins in tow) to talk all things Tonys with ordinary theatre nerds like you! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!Tony Awards Close-Up: What Moment Helped ANASTASIA's Linda Cho Decide to Become a Costume Designer? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Hands down, one of the most memorable parts of Broadway's Anastasia is the show's spectacular costumes. Earning costume designer Lina Cho a Tony Nomination for her beautiful work, the details in every outfit, from the peasants' clothes to the Romanovs's gowns, delight audiences across the globe 8 days a week. Below, watch as Linda describes what it's like to live in the world of ANASTASIA and what lead her to become a costume designer! (more...)

Songs of the Season- Belt Your Face Off to Our 2017 Tonys Playlist!Songs of the Season- Belt Your Face Off to Our 2017 Tonys Playlist!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Need the ultimate Broadway playlist for your Tonys party? We've got you covered. Celebrate the songs of the season, whether they be advice from Dolly, letters from Evan, or laments from Pierre. From Whizzer to Wonka, Islanders to Dreamers, Vietnam to Punxsutawney, and everything in between... Your Broadway belt-session awaits!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Michael GreifPhoto Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Michael Greif
by Walter McBride - Jun 9, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Direction of a Musical nominee for Dear Evan Hansen- Michael Greif, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Sam Pinkleton Explains How He Made GREAT COMET Take Flight!Tony Awards Close-Up: Sam Pinkleton Explains How He Made GREAT COMET Take Flight!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2017

Sam Pinkleton picked up his first ever Tony nomination for his choreography in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Below, he explains why helping the show (and its movement) to grow on its journey to Broadway was his favorite part of the Comet's arc. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 9th, 2017 - It's Tonys Weekend!BWW Morning Brief June 9th, 2017 - It's Tonys Weekend!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 9, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: NAPOLI, BROOKLN begins previews Off-Broadway tonight, and (perhaps more importantly) Kevin Spacey hosts the 71st Annual Tony Awards on Sunday night! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: How'd Lucas Steele Get Here? The GREAT COMET Star Explains His Journey to BroadwayTony Awards Close-Up: How'd Lucas Steele Get Here? The GREAT COMET Star Explains His Journey to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2017

Anatole is so much more than hot. Lucas Steele has been a part of Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 from the very beginning, and in his years in the show, he's developed an incredibly nuanced version of Tolstoy's character. Below, watch as he explains why this is the project of his dreams.  (more...)

Alexis Michelle's IT TAKES A WOMAN to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below Next WeekAlexis Michelle's IT TAKES A WOMAN to Hit Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, welcomes back Alexis Michelle, star of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race, for the final performance of her headline run of her solo show It Takes A Woman next Thursday, June 13, 2017 at 9:30 PM. This time with lots of surprises for Pride including a duest with Andrew Keenan-Bolger! (more...)

Join Rosie O'Donnell at the Mega-Hit HAMILTON and Support a Good Cause with Charitybuzz!Join Rosie O'Donnell at the Mega-Hit HAMILTON and Support a Good Cause with Charitybuzz!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Charitybuzz recently announced the first ever curated Broadway Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, featuring bidding opportunities to meet Broadway's biggest names, exclusive backstage access at the Great White Way's hottest shows, VIP seats to standing-room-only engagements, and more-all to benefit charity. The Charitybuzz Broadway Auction runs through June 13 at Charitybuzz.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Josh GrobanPhoto Coverage: Meet the 2017 Tony Nominees - GREAT COMET's Josh Groban
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2017

On May 3, the 2017 Tony nominees flocked to the Sofitel New York, where they met with the press for the first time since getting the big news. BroadwayWorld will continue bringing you coverage from the epic day over the next month, but for now, check out photos of Best Performance by and Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical nominee for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812- Josh Groban, as captured by Walter McBride! (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: Costume Designer David Zinn Talks A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2Tony Awards Close-Up: Costume Designer David Zinn Talks A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2017

Diving 'into the 19th century part' of A Doll's House, Part 2, costume designer David Zinn got to design the beautiful period pieces that don the 'four of the most amazing actors' on Broadway. Earning a Tony nomination for Best Costume Design of a Play, watch below as David explains what it's like to live in the world of A DOLL'S HOUSE and why he never thought he'd do anything other than designing costumes and sets! (more...)

Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Tony Awards have announced an incredible line up of performances for the 71stAnnual Tony Awards, which will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS, Sunday, June 11th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

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