Tuesday, April 30, 2013
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.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Wait a minute. A girl who can make objects move just with her mind. Hasn’t this been on Broadway already — and failed? Yes, but that was Carrie, an altogether different girl. This girl is Matilda and her new Broadway musical is based on a children’s book by Roald Dahl.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Matilda is Broadway’s newest import from the UK, where it won a record breaking 7 Olivier Awards (their version of the Tonys). New York Times chief theater critic Ben Brantley joins us to discuss the show, which he calls, “the most satisfying and subversive musical ever to come out of Britain.”