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Around Broadway

Competition for The Bard and The Tony

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

A show that can take on both Shakespeare and a group of Tony nominees sounds like a wonder and “Something Rotten” appears to be just that.

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Around Broadway

A Beautiful Gershwin Broadway Ballet

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Broadway has been going to the movies for so long it’s surprising the 1951 movie-musical “An American in Paris” has only now been turned into a stage show, which is up for 12 Tonys.

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WNYC News

The Big Tony Nomination Surprise

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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WNYC's theater critic looks at who made it — and who didn't.

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WQXR Blog

'American in Paris,' 'Fun Home' Get a Leading 12 Tony Noms

Monday, April 27, 2015

"An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" each received 12 Tony Award nominations.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Lopate's Conversations with Tony Winners Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris & more

Monday, June 09, 2014

Leonard Lopate's conversations with the actors and directors who took home the night's biggest awards.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Our Interviews with This Year's Tony Nominees

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Ahead of the Tony Awards tonight, hear conversations with Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, and other Tony nominees who passed through the Lopate studio this year.

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Around Broadway

Talking Tony Nominations

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

New York Times theater critic Charles Isherwood suggests some likely winners, considers who got snubbed and takes note of the Broadway season as reflected in the nominees list.

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Around Broadway

A Broadway Story: Tony Loves Kinky

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

The American Theatre Wing gave out its Tony Awards this past Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall and the big winner of the night was Best Musical Kinky Boots.

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Studio 360

Tim Minchin’s Matilda & Battle of the High School Bands

Friday, June 07, 2013

This week, on the eve of the Tony Awards, Studio 360 meets some of the stars who gave Broadway a remarkable year. Tom Hanks and George C. Wolfe tell Kurt Andersen about working on the last play by the late Nora Ephron, and Tim Minchin performs some songs from Matilda, ...

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Around Broadway

'War and Peace' – with Music and Tableside Service, Too

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Imagine turning Tolstoy’s famously epic novel "War and Peace" into a musical. Just such an experiment is happening in the Meatpacking District, explains critic Charles Isherwood.

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The Greene Space

Inside Look: Conversations with 2013 Tony Award nominees live in The Greene Space

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The 67th annual Tony Awards are coming up on Sunday, June 9. This past year, we've had a number of cast members from nominated shows sit down in The Greene Space through our Inside Look theater series, including Holland Taylor, Laurie Metcalf, Tony Shalhoub and Judith Light, all nominated for their performances.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard's Conversations with 2013 Tony Award Nominees

Friday, May 31, 2013

The 67th Annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 9. Leonard’s spoken to a bunch of the nominees and you can listen to those conversations here!

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WNYC News

Summer on Stage: This Season's Notable Musicals

Friday, May 31, 2013

A young man grappling for meaning in life, surrounded by acrobats in hoops. A sung-through adaptation of the Russian novel "War and Peace." And a pop-star musical about the former first lady of the Philippines.

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Around Broadway

Kinky Boots Steps Toward the Tonys

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The show with the most Tony Award nominations this year is, unsurprisingly, a musical. But Kinky Boots does seem to have surprised at least a few Tony-watchers.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Tony Nominees

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Daily News theater critic Joe Dziemianowicz reviews the nominations for Broadway's Tony Awards.

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Around Broadway

Tony Awards Forecast: Kinky and Matty (and Masha and Spike)

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Consider this your warm-up for the Tony Awards, which will be broadcast on June 9.

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Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

The Extemporaneous Sir Alec Guinness: Shorter Than You Thought, and to the Point

Monday, October 08, 2012

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"The Actor and Clichés In the Theater," is the subject Sir Alec Guinness chooses for this impromptu 1964 performance before the Overseas Press Club. 

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Features

Musical 'Once' Sweeps Tony Awards

Sunday, June 10, 2012

The Broadway musical "Once" won eight Tony Awards on Sunday night, including for best musical and best direction of a musical. The play "Peter and the Starcatcher" won five Tonys. Other big winners included "The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess," which won best revival of a musical, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman," which won best revival of a play and "Clybourne Park," which won for best play. See a full list of the award winners.

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Features

Tonys Set to Be An Awards Show Smackdown

Friday, June 08, 2012

The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.

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Features

Broadway's 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Nominated for a Best Directing Tony for its Two Directors

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The Broadway show "Peter and the Starcatcher" is now up for nine Tony Awards — the most of any production in 2012. What is unusual is that one of it its nominations — Best Direction — is for its two directors: Richard Rees and Alex Timbers.

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