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Tony Awards 2017: The Complete List of Nominees, From Natasha, Pierre to Hello, Dolly!

The musical Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 surprised with a leading 12 nominations for this years Tony Awards, including Best Musical and lead performers Josh Groban and Denee Benton. The musical revival Hello, Dolly! drew 10 nominations, including for stars Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce . The new musical Dear Evan Hansen drew nine nominations, followed by the new play A Dolls House, Part 2 with eight. Following last years domination by Hamilton, which won 11 awards from a record 16 nominations, Tony nominators spread the wealth more broadly this time around. ...Read More... //www.thewrap.com/tony-awards-2017-complete-list-nominees-hello-dolly-evan-hansen/

Tony Awards 2017 Nominations Snubs and Surprises, From Sunset Boulevard to Natasha (Photos)

Snubs and surprises from nominations for the 71st annual Tony Awards honoring the best of Broadway season. Surprise: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 The Josh Groban-led musical surprised many by dominating the field with 12 nominations. ...Read More... //www.thewrap.com/tony-awards-2017-nominations-snubs-surprises-sunset-boulevard-natasha-photos/

James Earl Jones to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award

Mr. Jones, 86, has appeared in 20 Broadway plays since 1958 and has won two Tony Awards, for The Great White Hope in 1969 and Fences in 1987.   ...Read More... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/27/theater/james-earl-jones-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-tony-award.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Tony Awards: Hamilton Wins 11 Awards

Sunday night's Tony Awards were overshadowed by the tragedy in Orlando, which was acknowledged multiple times throughout the night, including during host James Corden 's opening remarks . Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda also delivered a powerful sonnet about love in place of a traditional...  Read More...   //www.tvguide.com/news/tony-awards-winners-hamilton-lin-manuel-miranda/?rss=breakingnews

All 14 Tony Awards Musical Performances (Videos)

All 14 Tony Awards Musical Performances (Videos) The cast of Hamilton makes three appearances plus cameos from Sara Bareilles and Gloria Estefan Hamilton Greets James Corden To kick off the show, the cast of Hamilton parodies its own opening number to intro James Corden as the shows host. It needs a trouble-maker, a mover and a shaker. It needs that chubby dude from Into the Woods who played the Baker. Classic!   Read More... //www.thewrap.com/all-tony-awards-musical-performances-hamilton-videos/

Tony Awards: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Accept the Hamilton Best Score With a Sonnet

"Love can not be killed or swept aside," the "Hamilton" creator said.  Read More... //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/06/13/tony-awards-watch-lin-manuel-miranda-accept-the-hamilton-best-score-with-a-sonnet/?mod=WSJBlog

James Corden Opens Tony Awards With Inspiring, Show-Stopping Number

James Corden on Sunday reminded America that hes so more than just that guy who sings in his car with famous people. The Late Late Show host kicked off Sundays Hamilton Tony Awards ceremony whichhanded him a statue just four years prior with a show-stopping number that truly set the tone for the [] //tvline.com/2016/06/12/tony-awards-2016-james-corden-performance-video-opening-number/

Tony Awards 2016: Inside the Dress Rehearsal

The ceremony will be broadcast tonight on CBS starting at 8 p.m.   Read More... //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2016/06/12/tony-awards-2016-inside-the-dress-rehearsal/?mod=WSJBlog

Tony Awards: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Frank Langella Cite Orlando Tragedy In Speeches

Tonights Tony Awards were dedicated to the victims of the abhorrent mass murder in Orlando , and two of the nights big winners addressed the incident in their acceptance speeches. Hamilton creator-star Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote a sonnet that began as a tribute to his wife and evolved into an elegant message on the need for strength and the power of love. Senseless acts of tragedy remind us that nothing here is promised not one day, he said. Love is love; cannot be. ..  Read More... //deadline.com/2016/06/orlando-shootings-lin-manuel-miranda-frank-langella-tony-awards-acceptance-speeches-1201771573/

Tony Winner Jessica Lange Gets An Award Away From EGOT With Help From Ryan Murphy

Jessica Lange was an ingenue with a handful of movies to her resume when she won an Oscar in 1983 for Tootsie . It took 26 years for her to win her her first Emmy for HBOs Greys Garden in 2009. Just seven years later, 67-year-old Lange tonight nabbed her first Tony Award fo r Long Day's Journey Into Night, moving her within a Grammy win of achieving EGOT status. She has multiple nominations for each of the three awards she has won multiple Oscar and Emmy trophies......   Read More... //deadline.com/2016/06/jessica-lange-tony-award-egot-ryan-murphy-1201771548/