Who's most celebrated? Who got snubbed? WNYC's complete guide to the 2013 Tonys!
A rebel pop-star and a naughty British girl are the big winners of the Tony Award nominations. "Kinky Boots," which was scored by Cyndi Lauper, has earned a leading 13 nominations, and the British import "Matilda: The Musical" was close behind with 12.
Actress Holland Taylor remembers when she'd heard the news that the legendary late governor of Texas, Ann Richards, died in 2006. "I was swept up...with a really consuming mourning that was completely illogical, given that I didn't know her," she told WQXR's Elliott Forrest when the two sat down to discuss her new play about Richards. "It was very personal. I was inconsolable."
It’s a cliché, but is there anyone in Hollywood more likeable than Tom Hanks? He’s had not one but many iconic roles as a truly decent person who holds up under duress, from Big to Forrest Gump, from Saving Private Ryan to Castaway. On Broadway now, Hanks is playing a different sort, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mike MacAlary.
"I always look at April as sort of Broadway's clown car; the producers always see how many shows they can cram into that last two or three weeks." — Daily News theater critic Joe Dziemianowicz.
WQXR's Elliott Forrest took us behind the curtain of the new Broadway play "The Other Place," sitting down with the stars of the Manhattan Theatre Club production on January 17.
The Irish actress and director Fiona Shaw stars as Mary, the mother of Jesus, in a one-woman show opening this week on Broadway. The Testament of Mary, which Colm Tóibín based on his own novel, presents not the saintly exemplar of maternal love familiar from religious paintings ...
There are thousands of artists is New York City, some scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in studios, basements and on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.