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McAnuff is a two-time Tony Award-winning director and former Artistic Director of the Stratford Festival. Broadway: Summer, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Aaron Sorkin’s The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys (Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical), Billy ... (read more)
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McAnuff is a two-time Tony Award-winning director and former Artistic Director of the Stratford Festival. Broadway: Summer, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Aaron Sorkin’s The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys (Tony and Olivier Awards for Best Musical), Billy ... (read more)
Luba Mason Teams Up with Billy Stritch for New Show at The Green Room 42 Luba Mason Teams Up with Billy Stritch for New Show at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

This summer on July 10 at 7pm at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue), Broadway star and recording artist Luba Mason will premiere a new Broadway-centric concert, Luba Mason - 5' 10" with pianist & music director Billy Stritch (Liza Minnelli, Christine Ebersole). (more...)

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical Comes to DPAC in 2020 SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical Comes to DPAC in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

DPAC has announced that the upcoming North American Tour of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical will premiere in the Triangle for eight great shows beginning February 25th through March 1st, 2020, as part of WRAL's Greatest Hits of Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform a Medley of Temptations' Hits at the Tony Awards VIDEO: Watch the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Perform a Medley of Temptations' Hits at the Tony Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

zxZXAt the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, the talented cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS performed a medley of songs from the show. The performance was led by Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope, and Ephraim Sykes. Watch the cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD PERFORM here. (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards 2019 TONY AWARDS: Full Winners List for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019

This is the moment! The American Theatre Wing's 73rd Annual Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden, air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network tonight, honoring theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS's Sergio Trujillo Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS's Sergio Trujillo Wins 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2019

Sergio Trujillo has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography for AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more! (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage 2019 TONY AWARDS: BroadwayWorld's Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS Sunday, June 9th at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage 2019 TONY AWARDS: A Complete Guide to Tonys Coverage
by BWW Special - Jun 9, 2019

One day more! The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will air on CBS tomorrow (tomorrow, we love ya tomorrow!), June 9 at 8pm and as usual, BroadwayWorld will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tonys Day, Night and Beyond! (more...)

Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2019 Nominees! Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2019 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

The 2019 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or nine) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 69 awards! (more...)

The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes Des McAnuff The Theatre Podcast With Alan Seales Welcomes Des McAnuff
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Two Time Tony Winning Director Des McAnuff has been directing on Broadway for over 30 years. His latest Broadway hit, Ain't Too Proud - The Life And Times of The Temptations, has landed him another Tony nomination for best direction of a musical (more...)

Directors, Dramaturgs Named For 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Directors, Dramaturgs Named For 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Playwrights Foundation, the West Coast's premiere launchpad for exceptional emerging playwrights has named the artistic teams and daily schedule for the 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF). The 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival runs July 19-28, 2019 at Potrero Stage at the base of San Francisco's Potrero hill. In addition to twelve staged readings, the Festival will offer a Theater Professionals weekend and engagement activities. (more...)

Tonys Talk: How Sergio Trujillo Made the Temptations Dance in AIN'T TO PROUD! Tonys Talk: How Sergio Trujillo Made the Temptations Dance in AIN'T TO PROUD!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2019

If you don't know Sergio Trujillo by now... there's still time. The Tony nominated choreographer of Ain't Too Proud  brings his own interpretation of the legendary group's iconic steps to the stage at the Imperial Theatre.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Strut the Red Carpet to Celebrate the Tony Honorees! Photo Coverage: The 2019 Tony Nominees Strut the Red Carpet to Celebrate the Tony Honorees!
by Monroe George - Jun 4, 2019

Broadway's biggest night is just around the bend! Before we officially celebrate the Tony Awards, the nominees gathered last night to salute the 2019 Tony Honorees, which this year include: Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally, Harold Wheeler; Special Tony Awards: Marin Mazzie, Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company, Jason Michael Webb; Regional Theatre Tony Award: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA; Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award: Judith Light; Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre: Broadway Inspirational Voices - Michael McElroy, Peter Entin, FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9, Joseph Blakely Forbes. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/3: Drama Desk Award Winners, and More! Wake Up With BWW 6/3: Drama Desk Award Winners, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Yesterday, the Drama Desk Awards were announced! Among the big winners were Hadestown, Tootsie, The Ferryman, and The Prom! (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Des McAnuff WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Des McAnuff
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2019

Des McAnuff is the caption of the ship at the Imperial Theatre, where Ain't Too Proud currently plays. He's telling us why he's so happy that the show got so much Tonys love! (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Casey Nicholaw WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Casey Nicholaw
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 31, 2019

Casey Nicholaw picked up his eleventh Tony nomination for The Prom! Watch as tells us why this one is so special. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD to Launch National Tour From Providence Summer 2020 AIN'T TOO PROUD to Launch National Tour From Providence Summer 2020
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

The first national touring production of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will officially launch at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, in July 2020, before the tour goes on to play more than 50 cities coast-to-coast for more than 100 touring weeks, including a homecoming to The Temptations' roots in Detroit, and a triumphant return to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

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AIN'T TOO PROUD Releases Tickets Through May 2020 AIN'T TOO PROUD Releases Tickets Through May 2020
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

A new block of tickets for the hit new Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations are now on sale through May 17, 2020 (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Scott Ellis WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Scott Ellis
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2019

Tootsie director Scott Ellis is getting ready for the Tonys and telling us all about it! (more...)

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