| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:16 PM
Helen Hayes won the first Tony Award for actress in a play in 1947, the inaugural year for Broadway's biggest honor. Her prize for her performance in "Happy Birthday" is currently being sold in an auction that will end Tuesday. But bidders expecting the...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:02 AM
After two consecutive years at the Beacon Theatre on New York's Upper West Side, the Tony Awards ceremony will return to the more spacious Radio City Music Hall this year.
Organizers of Broadway's biggest night announced Monday that the annual awards...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Cyndi Lauper's post-Tony Awards tweet was to the point: "I won!" she said succinctly Sunday night. And she underscored the victory with a fierce photo of herself with her freshly won Tony for the musical "Kinky Boots."
The '80s pop star has proved her...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:37 PM
When I was in high school, some of my friends started bands so they could cover songs by their favorite rockers. I started a gang so I could pull elaborate pranks like one of my idols, Alan Abel. With the help of confederates in the main office, I...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Tue., April 2, 8 p.m. sharp. The Oakdale, 95 S. Turnpike Road, Wallingford. (203) 269-8721. oakdale.com. $19.50-$258.50.
Roscoe Beck is Leonard Cohen's musical director and bass player. Cohen is in a tier of musicians that no...
| Mar 10, 2013
In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable."
The same can be...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:44 AM
In live theater, a performer has to know how to make an entrance, and television critics reviewing Sunday's CBS telecast of the Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall in New York City applauded its host, Neil Patrick Harris, for making a memorable one....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Sunday night’s Tony Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, posted a strong ratings gain over last year to reach its biggest audience since 2009.
The stage awards show’s ratings increased 20% to 7.2 million viewers, according to preliminary...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York has created a financial news empire, sustained a successful political career and amassed a personal fortune in the billions. Will he add a Tony to his list of accomplishments?
Tony Award organizers haven't made any...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
We all know the musical about the singing nun. Well, this is the one about the singing rabbi.
"Soul Doctor," a musical about the late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, is coming to Broadway, with an opening scheduled for Aug. 15 at the Circle in the Square in New...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The spirit of the holidays came in with a rush of wonderful music, dance and humor at the “Holiday Spectacular” performance by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles last weekend at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
The show featured students from...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:14 AM
NEW YORK — For a day or a weekend sparkling with the season's spirit, there's no topping the Big Apple, with a twinkling Norway spruce towering over the ice-skating rink at Rockefeller Center, story-telling department store windows and the...