American Theatre Wing News

2014 Tony Awards Will Offer Second Screen Experience Online
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

For the second year, the Tony Awards offers fans the Tonys Second Screen experience -- the ultimate interactive, online companion to the Tony Awards telecast on CBS. On Sunday, June 8th during the live broadcast of the 68th Annual Tony Awards, viewers can visit www.TonyAwards.com/secondscreen and enjoy a continuous scroll of content that is synchronized with the awards show, unfolding live on your computer screen, mobile phone, or tablet. (more...)

BWW TV: The Marriage Plot! Exclusive Sneak Peek at Bryce Pinkham and the Cast of 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' in Rehearsal for the Tonys
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 06, 2014

GENTLEMAN's GUIDEPreparations are well underway for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony this Sunday! Cues were set, entrances timed, and performances streamlined during rehearsals today, June 5, at Radio City Music Hall, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to capture interviews with the stars and creative teams. Click below to watch a sneak peek at Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham the cast of the most Tony-nominated show this season -- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER -- in rehearsal for their 'trio' number 'I've Decided to Marry You', plus a chat with Pinkham after the run-through! (more...)

BWW TV: Gangster Tapdance! Exclusive Sneak Peek at Nick Cordero, Susan Stroman and the Cast of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY in Rehearsal for the Tonys
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 05, 2014

Preparations are well underway for the 2014 Tony Awards ceremony this Sunday! Cues were set, entrances timed, and performances streamlined during rehearsals today, June 5, at Radio City Music Hall, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to capture interviews with the stars and creative teams. Click below to watch a sneak peek at the cast of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY in rehearsal for 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do', plus one-on-ones with director Susan Stroman and Tony nominee Nick Cordero! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014


Photo Flash: The Tony Awards Have Arrived in New York!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

The committee has just revealed on the show's officialy Twitter page that the awards have safely made it to New York, with the caption: The #TonyAwards have arrived!; and the photo below. Check it out! (more...)

American Theatre Wing Launches New Website for Exclusive Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

The American Theatre Wing has just launched an all-new online platform for its exclusive programming. The Wing's completely redesigned website features five premium content channels focused on highlighting the people, processes, and products that define the national theater landscape. These channels will feature new Wing content, classic Wing content, and specially curated content from an array of media partners. (more...)

Jonathan Groff, Orlando Bloom, Rosie O'Donnell & More Join TONY AWARDS Presenters Line-Up!
by TV News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

Orlando Bloom, Barrett Foa, Jonathan Groff, T.I., LL COOL J, Samuel L. Jackson, Judith Light, Rosie O'Donnell and Patrick Wilson have been added to the star-studded lineup on THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paul Stuart Windows Celebrate Broadway: Ken Fallin-A Salute to the Tonys
by Walter McBride - Jun 04, 2014

Extensive window displays as well as a storewide presentation of Broadway memorabilia run through June 30th at thePaul Stuart flagship located at Madison Avenue at 45th Street. The exhibit features photography by Martha Swope(the celebrated chronicler of Broadway and only photographer to ever be presented a Tony Award), illustrations byKen Fallin (whose great caricatures of Broadway theatre regularly grace the pages of The Wall Street Journal), and both design sketches and a carefully curated selection of the costumes designed by 5 time Tony winner (and Chairman of the American Theatre Wing) William Ivey Long. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from of the displays below! (more...)

Jennifer Hudson Will Perform Song from FINDING NEVERLAND at the Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Earlier today, The New York Post's Michael Riedel reported that the highly anticipated new musical FINDING NEVERLAND, which tells the story of J.M. Barrie and the creation of 'Peter Pan,' has received a coveted performance slot in this Sunday's Tony Awards, to be broadcast live on CBS. Now, Jennifer Hudson has just announced via Twitter that she will sing from the new musical. She writes: 'So excited ! I'll be performing a song from the upcoming musical Finding Neverland @TheTonyAwards ! Tune in this Sun at 8/7c. #TonyAwards' (more...)

Exclusive Photo Flash: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY's 'Atta Girls' Bring William Ivey Long's Fashions to Life - Part 2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

The ladies of Bullets of Over Broadway have been hard at work both on and off the stage, having just put together a stunning series of photos that tribute the Tony-nominated costume designs of William Ivey Long. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to debut just some of their creations, which bring Long's vision from the page to the stage. Check out more from the fashion parade below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carole King Talks BEAUTIFUL, Tonys & More on MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - Jun 04, 2014

Legendary singer/songwriter Carole King stopped by MSNBC's MORNING JOE today, where she opened up about BEAUTIFUL and the show's seven Tony Award nominations. Check out her interview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2014 Tony Award Nominees Celebrate at the Top of the Empire State Building!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 04, 2014

Yesterday afternoon, the 2014 Tony Award nominees celebrated the week of the the 68th Annual Tony Awards at New York City's biggest landmark- the Empire State Building. Attendees included: Adriane Lenox, Anika Larsen. Anika Noni Rose, Bryce Pinkham, Celia Keenan-Bolger, James Monroe Iglehart, Jarrod Spector, Jefferson Mays, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Lauren Worsham, Lena Hall, Mary Bridget Davies, Neil Patrick Harris, Nick Cordero, Ramin Karimloo, Reed Birney, Samuel Barnett, and Sutton Foster. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion, and you can check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

Kerry Butler, Justin Guarini to Host TONY AWARDS Simulcast from New York's Times Squre
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

For the sixth year, the Tony Awards® will be simulcast live in Times Square…and you're invited! Past Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler and singer Justin Guarini (Wicked) will host the outdoor celebration of Broadway, which is free and open to the public, right in the heart of New York City's Theatre District. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Scott Wittman, Patti LuPone & More Salute the Tony Awards at Paul Stuart!
by Walter McBride - Jun 04, 2014

An in-store reception was hosted by Paul Stuart and The Wall Street Journal with special guest hosts two-time Grammy Award winner and a two-time Tony Award winner and 2006 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee, Patti Lupone and director and Tony Award-winning lyricist (for Hairspray) Scott Wittman. Entertainment throughout the evening was provided by the legendary Broadway orchestrator (and one of 12 people to have won all four major show business awards referred to as EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) Jonathan Tunick and his 'Broadway Moonlighters'. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Zachary Quinto & Matt Bomer to Present Educator Honor at 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Two Carnegie Mellon University alumni - Zachary Quinto of 'Star Trek' and Broadway's 'The Glass Menagerie' and Matt Bomer of 'The Normal Heart' and 'White Collar' -- will debut an exclusive educator honor at this year's Tony Awards on Sunday, June 8 on CBS. (more...)

Justin Guarini and Kerry Butler to Host Times Square Tony Awards Simulcast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Clear Channel Spectacolor, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE: CCO), in partnership with the Times Square Alliance and the City of New York, announced today the sixth annual simulcast of the Tony Awards on June 8th in Times Square. Clear Channel Spectacolor is Co-Producer of the 2014 simulcast and an official media partner of the 68th Annual Tony Awards. The event will be co-hosted by past Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler and singer Justin Guarini. (more...)

2014 Tony Awards to be Broadcast in Over 30 Countries
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The 68th Annual Tony Awards will be televised live from New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday June 8th from 8-11 P.M. (ET/PT time delay) on CBS in the U.S. and internationally to over thirty countries including Japan (WOWOW), Australia (Foxtel), New Zealand (Sky), Philippines (ABS-CBN), Canada (CHCH) and on Pramer Film & Arts throughout South and Central America and the Caribbean and via AFN to American servicemen worldwide. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

2014 Tony Awards Announce Student Lottery!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

The Tony Awards have announced that a limited number of tickets to the 68th Annual Tony Awards will be available to students through a Student Lottery at the Tony Pop-Up Shop on Tuesday, June 3rd. (more...)

The Second City, Writers Theatre, Theo Ubique and UP Comedy Club Add Free Ticket Offers To BWW Chicago's Tony Party Prize List!
by Paul W. Thompson - May 31, 2014

Since May 13, four of Chicago's most prominent live performance venues have added their names to the list of free ticket offers available to guests attending the BroadwayWorld Chicago Tony Award Viewing Party! The Second City and its sister, UP Comedy Club, along with Glencoe's Writers Theatre and Rogers Park's Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, have joined the previously announced Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, American Blues Theatre, First Folio Theatre and more. Be the first person to answer a "Chicago At The Tonys" trivia question, and take home a voucher good for tickets to one of Chicago's hottest theater spaces! (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Unveil 'Tie The Knot for The Tie Bar' Design for 2014 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband, Justin Mikita, have once again created an exclusive special edition bow tie by 'Tie The Knot for The Tie Bar' for the 2014 Tony Awards. (more...)

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