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Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3Photo Coverage: 2016 Tony Awards Red Carpet Arrivals - Part 3
by Walter McBride - Jun 12, 2016

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the third batch of arrivals below, including James Corden, Judith Light, Danny Burstein, Jane Krakowski, Zachary Levi, Lin-Manuel Miranda and more! (more...)

2016 Tony Awards - From HAMILTON to THE HUMANS, All the Winners!2016 Tony Awards - From HAMILTON to THE HUMANS, All the Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards celebrated 70 years of honoring the best of Broadway last night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. In addition to the class of 2016 Tony Nominees, the star-studded evening featured appearances by Cate Blanchett, Claire Danes, Common, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Glenn Close, Josh Groban, Jake Gyllenhaal, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, James Earl Jones, Daniel Dae Kim, Carole King, Diane Lane, Nathan Lane, Angela Lansbury, Lucy Liu, Bebe Neuwirth, Saoirse Ronan, Keri Russell, Meg Ryan, Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey and many more. As predicted, HAMILTON was the big winner of the night, taking home a whopping eleven awards, including the coveted Best Musical.  (more...)

Tonight's the Night! Complete Guide to Our Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!Tonight's the Night! Complete Guide to Our Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2016

It's almost here! The 2016 Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight, June 12 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

It's Only A Day Away! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!It's Only A Day Away! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 11, 2016

Tomorrow, tomorrow! The 2016 Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow night, June 12 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Get Ready for Sunday! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!Get Ready for Sunday! Complete Guide to BWW's Tonys Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 10, 2016

The 2016 Tony Awards will air on CBS on Sunday night, June 12 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2016 Tony Nominees Celebrate One Last Time Before Sunday!Photo Coverage: The 2016 Tony Nominees Celebrate One Last Time Before Sunday!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Jun 7, 2016

The Tony Awards are only days away, and the nominees gathered one final time last night for the Tony Honors Cocktail Party. Check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Toasts the 2016 Creative Arts Tony Nominees!Photo Coverage: Broadway Toasts the 2016 Creative Arts Tony Nominees!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 25, 2016

Just yesterday, the Tony Awards toasted this year's creative arts nominees- the many designers, directors, and choreographers who made this theatre season sparkle. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event! (more...)

2016 Tony Awards Nominations - HAMILTON Breaks Record with 16! And the Nominees Are...2016 Tony Awards Nominations - HAMILTON Breaks Record with 16! And the Nominees Are...
by BWW Special Coverage - May 3, 2016

Check out the 2016 Tony Award nominees below and follow us throughout the day for exclusive nominee interviews, special coverage and lots more! (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016
by - Apr 19, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 4/12/2016 - 4/19/2016. (more...)

Recipients of the 2016 TONY Honors for Excellence Revealed!Recipients of the 2016 TONY Honors for Excellence Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

It was announced today that attorney Seth Gelblum, vocal coach Joan Lader and costume shop proprietor Sally Ann Parsons will be the recipients of the 2016 Tony Honors for Excellence (more...)

YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and MoreYoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and creative luminaries across artistic disciplines. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Santino Fontana Talks Encores! ZORBA!, Plus FROZEN, New TV Series, Upcoming Tina Fey Film & MoreInDepth InterView: Santino Fontana Talks Encores! ZORBA!, Plus FROZEN, New TV Series, Upcoming Tina Fey Film & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2015

Today we are talking to a spectacularly accomplished Broadway leading man with a considerable TV and film resume who plays a prominent role in the new Encores! production of John Kander & Fred Ebb's Tony Award-winning musical ZORBA coming up next month, the thoughtful Santino Fontana. Explaining his part in the production as well as the unique demands of a special limited run concert presentation such as ZORBA! is, Fontana also opens up about the rehearsal process for the show and the developing rapport and camaraderie between himself and the starry assortment of fellow cast members involved in the production - including John Turturro, Zoe Wanamaker, Marin Mazzie and more, all directed by Walter Bobbie. Besides the full 411 on ZOBRA, Fontana also sheds considerable light on his many current and upcoming projects, including the recently released FROZEN follow-up short musical film FROZEN FEVER and whether or not he would like to be involved in subsequent FROZEN-related entities. Furthermore, Fontana gives us a first look at his new TV series SHADES OF BLUE, starring Jennifer Lopez, as well as his new feature film comedy SISTERS, starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Additionally, Fontana previews his upcoming PBS twofer with the hotly anticipated premiere of his recent Broadway play ACT ONE, as well as a Mormon Tabernacle Choir concert co-starring members of SESAME STREET. All of that, SUBMISSIONS ONLY reflections, comments on MOZART IN THE JUNGLE and much, much more! (more...)

BWW Interview: Kara Lindsay Talks Conquering the High Notes as WICKED's Newest Glinda!BWW Interview: Kara Lindsay Talks Conquering the High Notes as WICKED's Newest Glinda!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 17, 2015

WICKED just welcomed new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre last month. Caroline Bowman (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) stepped into the role of Elphaba, and Kara Lindsay (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) assumed the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour. Kathy Fitzgerald returned to the Broadway company as Madame Morrible, a role she has played on Broadway and on national tour, and Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story) assumed the role of Fiyero. Two-time Tony Award Nominee Robin de Jesus (In the Heights, La Cage Aux Folles) stepped into the role of Boq. Lindsay recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her take on Glinda, the challenges of the role, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! Check back tomorrow to read BroadwayWorld's interview with her WICKED counterpart, Caroline Bowman! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!BWW Exclusive: Preview of INSIDE ACT: HOW TEN ACTORS MADE IT AND HOW YOU CAN TOO- with Jose Llana!
by Ken Womble - Jul 25, 2014

Why do some actors make it and others don't? Ken Womble sets out to find the answer to this question, one that has fascinated and tormented him for years, in his new book, INSIDE ACT: How Ten Actors Made it and How You Can Too (Hansen Publishing Group, 373 pages, $24.99). To celebrate the release, BroadwayWorld will be featuring chapter previews from the new book. Today, hear from Jose Llana! (more...)

The National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual ArtsThe National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation, with the generous support of The Related Group, announces the inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts, the first of several residency programs in the visual, literary, design and performing arts the organization is developing as it expands its support of the next generation of artists in the United States and strengthens its place as a creative-catalyst for Miami's growing cultural landscape. The YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts will be extended to at least three outstanding visual artists a year, offering them the opportunity to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. The program will welcome the accomplished painter Suzanne McClelland as the inaugural artist in residence starting in June 2014. (more...)

YoungArts Winners from 12 States Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars in the ArtsYoungArts Winners from 12 States Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) congratulates the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, announced today by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. The 20 Scholars in the Arts, all 2014 YoungArts Winners, were nominated to The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars by YoungArts, and selected based on academic, civic and artistic achievement. The award, presented on behalf of the President of the United States, is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an artistically talented graduating high school senior. Each year, up to 141 high school seniors are recognized as U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments. (more...)

Renee Fleming Hosts Kennedy Center's AMERICAN VOICES, Feat. Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis and More, Now thru 11/24Renee Fleming Hosts Kennedy Center's AMERICAN VOICES, Feat. Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis and More, Now thru 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents American Voices hosted by Renee Fleming, a groundbreaking festival of performances, master sessions, and symposia celebrating the rich diversity of American singing, today, November 22-24, 2013. Curated and hosted by world-renowned American singer Renee Fleming, American Voices will bring together some of the biggest names in vocal music for a genre-spanning, landmark concert with the National Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

Renee Fleming to Host Kennedy Center's AMERICAN VOICES, Feat. Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis and More, 11/22-24Renee Fleming to Host Kennedy Center's AMERICAN VOICES, Feat. Sutton Foster, Norm Lewis and More, 11/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents American Voices hosted by Renee Fleming, a groundbreaking festival of performances, master sessions, and symposia celebrating the rich diversity of American singing, November 22-24, 2013. Curated and hosted by world-renowned American singer Reneee Fleming, American Voices will bring together some of the biggest names in vocal music for a genre-spanning, landmark concert with the National Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jessica Humphrey of Dutch Apple's CATSBWW Interviews: Jessica Humphrey of Dutch Apple's CATS
by Marakay Rogers - May 11, 2013

She's a singer, a ballet dancer, and though only recently out of college she's been everything from a spirit in the Temple of Wisdom to a dame at sea. Jessica Humphrey talks about opera, CATS, and the current state of arts education. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This WeekendTop Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Dec 23, 2012

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 23, 2012 - Sunday, December 23, 2012. (more...)

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