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Photo Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Tony Winner Cicely TysonPhoto Coverage: American Theatre Wing Honors Tony Winner Cicely Tyson
by Walter McBride - Sep 27, 2016

Just last night, the American Theatre Wing honored legendary Tony Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson at its annual gala at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South). Tony Award winners Cynthia Erivo and Adriane Lenox, as well as Tony Award nominees Danielle Brooks and Saycon Sengbloh performed for the special night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Candice Bergen, Diane Sawyer and More Celebrate CLEVER LITTLE LIES at La GrenouillePhoto Flash: Marlo Thomas, Candice Bergen, Diane Sawyer and More Celebrate CLEVER LITTLE LIES at La Grenouille
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Yesterday afternoon, October 22nd, Alan Alda, Candice Bergen, Elaine May, and Diane Sawyer hosted a theatrical lunch at La Grenouille in celebration of CLEVER LITTLE LIES journey from George Street Playhouse in 2013, to East Hampton's Guild Hall last summer, and now to off-Broadway this fall. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Whitney Bashor, Angel Desai & More Set for Sam Willmott's Larson Legacy Concert at Adelphi UniversityWhitney Bashor, Angel Desai & More Set for Sam Willmott's Larson Legacy Concert at Adelphi University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the first Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of composer-lyricist Sam Willmott, a recipient of The American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants, on Sunday, October 4th at 3:00 PM. (more...)

THE GIN GAME's James Earl Jones Honored Tonight at American Theatre Wing's 2015 GalaTHE GIN GAME's James Earl Jones Honored Tonight at American Theatre Wing's 2015 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

The American Theatre Wing hosts its annual Gala tonight, September 28, 2015 at The Plaza Hotel (Fifth Avenue at Central Park South), honoring legendary actor James Earl Jones. Mr. Jones is a two-time Tony Award winner, two-time Obie Award winner and alumnus of the American Theatre Wing Professional School. CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, and Marva Smalls will serve as Gala Chairs. (more...)

American Theatre Wing Reveals Recipients of 2015 National Theatre Company GrantsAmerican Theatre Wing Reveals Recipients of 2015 National Theatre Company Grants
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2015

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2015 National Theatre Company Grants.  This year's recipients are: 1st Stage (Tysons, VA), Bag&Baggage Productions (Hillsboro, OR), Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (Boulder, CO), Congo Square Theatre Company (Chicago, IL), Kansas City Actors Theatre (Kansas City, MO), Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company (Houston, TX), The NOLA Project (New Orleans, LA), Portland Playhouse (Portland, OR), San Francisco Playhouse (San Francisco, CA), Serenbe Playhouse (Chattahoochee Hills, GA), Theater Alliance (Washington, D.C.), and Tipping Point Theatre (Northville, MI). The prestigious grants totaling $120,000 will be presented on Monday, September 21st at a private event. (more...)

Stockard Channing, Kenny Leon & More Join American Theatre Wing's Advisory CommitteeStockard Channing, Kenny Leon & More Join American Theatre Wing's Advisory Committee
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The American Theatre Wing has just announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee, BroadwayWorld has learned. (more...)

Carnegie Mellon Congratulates Christian Borle on Tony Award WinCarnegie Mellon Congratulates Christian Borle on Tony Award Win
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2015

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The Tony Awards' And Carnegie Mellon University Announce Winner And Finalists For Theatre Education AwardThe Tony Awards' And Carnegie Mellon University Announce Winner And Finalists For Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

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Winner of Inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Announced!Winner of Inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced Corey Mitchell, Theater Arts Teacher at the Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, N.C., as the winner of the inaugural Excellence in Theatre Education Award. This year's finalists were Marianne Adams, Director of Education at the Grandstreet Theatre School in Helena, Mont., and Donald Hicken, Theatre Department Director at the Baltimore School for the Arts in Baltimore, Md. (more...)

Darren Criss & Laura Osnes to Co-Host First Tony Awards Red Carpet Live StreamDarren Criss & Laura Osnes to Co-Host First Tony Awards Red Carpet Live Stream
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

The 2-hour, 30-minute special will air from 5:30pm to 8:00pm EST. Viewers will feel like they are right in the action, enjoying interviews with the 2015 Tony Nominees from the red carpet as they arrive for Broadway's biggest night, and of course you'll find the stream on BroadwayWorld.com along with all of our other special Tony night coverage! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 60th Annual Obie Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the 60th Annual Obie Awards!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 19, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice just presented the winners of the 60th Annual OBIE Awards. The Public Theater's Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda (including special citations for Andy Blankenbuehler, Thomas Kail, and Alex Lacamoire) received the OBIE Award for Best New American Theatre Work, which is accompanied by a $1,000 check. The Signature Theatre's Founding Artistic Director James Houghton received the OBIE Award for Sustained Achievement. The Awards were hosted by OBIE Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black'). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from last night's red carpet below! Click here for a full list of winners (more...)

HAMILTON, Darko Tresnjak, Ayad Akhtar & More Win 2015 Obie Awards - Full List!HAMILTON, Darko Tresnjak, Ayad Akhtar & More Win 2015 Obie Awards - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice just announced the winners of the 60th Annual OBIE Awards. (more...)

Lea DeLaria Hosts 60th Annual Obie Awards TonightLea DeLaria Hosts 60th Annual Obie Awards Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice welcome a star-studded line-up of presenters at the 60th Annual OBIE Awards. As previously announced, OBIE Award-winning actress Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black') will host this year's OBIE Awards ceremony, being held tonight, May 18, 2015 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). (more...)

Sting, Stockard Channing & More to Present at 60th Annual Obie Awards; Performers Announced!Sting, Stockard Channing & More to Present at 60th Annual Obie Awards; Performers Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice are thrilled to announce that the star-studded line-up of presenters at the 60th Annual OBIE Awards will include Sting, Jesse Eisenberg, OBIE Award-winner Stockard Channing, Billy Crudup, two-time OBIE Award-winner Tommy Tune, T.R. Knight, three-time OBIE Award-winner Tony Kushner, OBIE Award-winner LaChanze, two-time OBIE Award-winner Lisa Kron, artist Bradley Theodore, OBIE Award-winner William Ivey Long, and Village Voice editor-in-chief Tom Finkel. The evening will include special performances by 2015 Tony Award nominee Michael Cerveris and Natalie Cortez. (more...)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Limited Edition 2015 TONY AWARD 'Tie The Knot' Bow TieJesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Limited Edition 2015 TONY AWARD 'Tie The Knot' Bow Tie
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

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 2015 Tony Awards. This year's design features light navy stars on a darker navy background. (more...)

James Houghton to Receive Special Honor at 2015 OBIE AWARDSJames Houghton to Receive Special Honor at 2015 OBIE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice are thrilled to announce that James Houghton, the Founding Artistic Director of Signature Theatre, will receive a special OBIE Award for Sustained Achievement at the 60th Annual OBIE Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). (more...)

Broadway Veterans Justin Guarini and Deborah Cox Will Host Tony Awards Times Square SimulcastBroadway Veterans Justin Guarini and Deborah Cox Will Host Tony Awards Times Square Simulcast
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Clear Channel Spectacolor, a brand division of Clear Channel Outdoor Americas (CCOA), in partnership with Tony Awards Productions and The Times Square Alliance, today announced that the seventh annual simulcast of the Tony Awards® will be hosted by co-executive producer, Justin Guarini (Wicked,Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, American Idiot, Romeo and Juliet) and Deborah Cox (Aida, Jekyll & Hyde) in Times Square on Sunday, June 7.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Bruce Willis & Mary-Louise Parker Announce 2015 Tony Nominations!Photo Coverage: Bruce Willis & Mary-Louise Parker Announce 2015 Tony Nominations!
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2015

Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker just announced the 2015 Tony Award Nominations LIVE from the Paramount Hotel's Diamond Horseshoe in New York City - also revealing that Kristin Chenoweth (currently starring On the Twentieth Century) and Alan Cumming will officially host the June ceremony. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big announcement - check out photo coverage below! (more...)

Carnegie Mellon Congratulates Borle, Schwartz on Tony Awards RecognitionCarnegie Mellon Congratulates Borle, Schwartz on Tony Awards Recognition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

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Just In: Stephen Schwartz to Receive 2015 Isabelle Stevenson Tony AwardJust In: Stephen Schwartz to Receive 2015 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

It's a big day for Tony Awards news, less than 24 hours from tomorrow morning's nominations! The Tony Awards® Administration Committee hasjust  announced Stephen Schwartz as this year's recipient for the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. (more...)

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