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  • Marilyn Monroe remembered

    "Beauty is a witch, against whose charms faith melteth into blood," wrote Shakespeare. SOMETIMES PEOPLE write in "correcting" us with nothing more than their opinion. And then there are people who have a story to tell. Such as Stephen William Stern. He...
  • 'After Midnight' to close on Broadway June 29

    The sun is setting on "After Midnight." The Broadway musical that celebrates Harlem's Cotton Club, featuring the music of Duke Ellington and the Tony Award-winning choreography of Warren Carlyle, will close on June 29 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre....
  • Tony-Nominated 'After Midnight' Will Close on Broadway June 29

    Tony-nominated Broadway musical "After Midnight" will close June 29, following months of lackluster sales that did not sufficiently improve in the wake of the Tony Awards ceremony. The Cotton Club-style revue, inspired by Duke Ellington's years at the...
  • 'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain

     'American Odyssey' chronicles 60 years of Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain
    Hal Holbrook has performed the one-man show "Mark Twain Tonight!" for 60 years, earning a 1966 Tony Award and later an Emmy nomination for the CBS telecast. He's crisscrossed America, playing big cities and small towns in all 50 states, as well as 20...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to be replaced by Andrew Rannells in 'Hedwig'

    A new Hedwig has been anointed and he/she is a Mormon -- a Broadway "Mormon," that is. Neil Patrick Harris will step down from his Tony Award-winning role as the title transsexual rocker in the Broadway production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on Aug....
  • THEATER

    THEATER
    “High Fidelity”: The musical has a high pedigree. The book is by Pulitzer Prize-winning David Lindsay-Abaire (“Shrek the Musical”) and based on the novel by Nick Hornby. The lyrics are from Broadway favorite Amanda Green (“...
  • Infinity takes memorable journey down Hank Williams' 'Lost Highway'

    Infinity takes memorable journey down Hank Williams' 'Lost Highway'
    Infinity Theatre Company opened its fifth season this month with "Hank Williams: Lost Highway," another professional production solidifying the company's reputation as the summer destination of fans seeking the best in local musical theater. Infinity'...
  • Andrew Rannells to Take Over Broadway's 'Hedwig' After Neil Patrick Harris

    Andrew Rannells, who starred in Broadway's "The Book of Mormon" before going on to TV gigs in "The New Normal" and "Girls," will take over for Neil Patrick Harris in the Tony-winning production of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," with the thesp stepping...
  • Tony Awards officials dropping two categories for sound design

    Tony Awards officials dropping two categories for sound design
    Organizers of the annual Tony Awards will be saving a bit of money on medallions in future ceremonies. Organizers said Wednesday they are dropping two categories — sound design of a play and of a musical. The Tony Awards Administration Committee...
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  • Tony Awards Change Rules That Would Have Affected 'Hedwig,' 'Violet'

    The Tony Awards Administration Committee has decided that the authors of some revival productions will be eligible for a Tony alongside producers in the revival of a play and revival of a musical categories. The decision comes after the minor controversy...
  • Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda

    Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda
    So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now? No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...