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Posts Tagged ‘TONY Awards’

01 Jun. 2016

TONYs 2016: Streisand, Winfrey, McDonald


  Barbra Streisand returns to the Tony Awards stage for the first time since 1970, and will present at the 2016 Tony Awards event. The telecast will broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, on the CBS television network, Sunday, June 12th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards […]

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21 Apr. 2016

BROADWAY Announcement!


Patina Miller and Andrew Rannells co-host the TONY nominations announcement, Tuesday, May 3rd, from the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel NOMINATIONS TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON TONYAWARDS.COM & CBS THIS MORNING #Talk2SV — The Tony Awards Nominations Announcement will be co-hosted by Tony Award winner and star of CBS’ “Madam Secretary” Patina Miller and Tony […]

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05 Jun. 2015

TONY Awards 2015, Phylicia Rashad and others


The 69th Annual Tony Awards has a number of top celebrities on board for its annual toast to the best of Broadway!  The roster includes Jennifer Lopez, Nick Jonas, Kiesza, Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Grey, Joel Grey, Dulé Hill, Judith Light, Patina Miller, Bernadette Peters and Phylicia Rashad who will take the stage at Radio […]

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04 Mar. 2015

Judith Light, part of esteemed Broadway panel


  The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced the panel of esteemed judges for the inaugural “Excellence in Theatre Education Award.” The judges will represent the American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League and Carnegie Mellon University and select the award finalists and winner. The judges are: Peter Cooke, head of Carnegie Mellon’s […]

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12 Dec. 2014

KINKY BOOTS, high stepping til Dec. 28 SF’s Orpheum Theatre


My first introduction to KINKY BOOTS–the acclaimed musical production–was via the 2005 film starring Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), who delivered a most memorable portrayal as Lola. KINKY BOOTS is the exhilarating Broadway musical, winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, an inspirational story that follows a struggling shoe factory owner […]

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18 Jun. 2014

Clint Eastwood and the silky sounds of JERSEY BOYS


JERSEY BOYS, the quintessential American success story will put a sway in your back and possibly a tear in your eye with memories of youthful fancies and far-fetched dreams. The film version of the four-time TONY-award-winning, smash Broadway hit reaches new heights under the skillful direction of four-time Oscar winner Clint Eastwood (Million Dollar Baby, […]

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16 Jun. 2014

Hip Hop on Broadway, Kenny Leon breaks new ground


Monday, June 16, marked the 43rd birthday of the late hip hop, improvisational street poet, inner city legend and international icon, Tupac Shakur. When describing 2Pac, it is convenient to reach for words from contemporary jargon, held beliefs by distant observers; but to know him was to explore his lyrics, his rhymes and poetry, his […]

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02 Jun. 2014

2014 TONY Awards Show goes global


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) to a global audience on CBS, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. Broadway’s biggest night is to be hosted by Hugh Jackman and will […]

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15 Feb. 2014

Hugh Jackman hosts 2014 TONY Awards


Tony Award winner, Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Jackman returns to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will be Jackman’s fourth time hosting the Tony Awards. He previously hosted the […]

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22 Nov. 2013

Porgy and Bess, alluring!


Country boy meets city girl but girl already has a man. Boy is lonely and no match for girl’s man. Man does girl wrong, boy rescues girl, new love and a better life begin. Time passes, girl tempted by man, succumbs to man’s evil, throbbing allure. Man is murdered; boy is blamed, as he should be. Community […]

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