Nominations for the 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards® Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

Best Play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Author: Simon Stephens Producers: Stuart Thompson, Tim Levy for NT America, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Nick Starr & Chris Harper for NT Productions, Bob Boyett, Roger Berlind, Scott M….

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“AN AMERICAN IN PARIS” MAKES DANCE ITS ESSENTIAL LANGUAGE~article from Chicago Sun Times

NEW YORK…..With his production of “An American in Paris,” Christopher Wheeldon can be added to that impressive list of choreographers (Jerome Robbins, Bob Fosse, Susan Stroman, Kathlen Marshall and Jerry Mitchell, among others) who moved on to direct some of…

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BWW Reviews: Wheeldon’s Ravishing AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Beautifully Fuses Ballet and Drama~article from Broadwayworld.com

Seventy years ago there was new musical on Broadway featuring the work of a choreographer who had previously been the exclusive property of the ballet world. Inspired by the symphonic jazz of Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins seamlessly blended dance into…

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An American in Paris’ review: Gershwin songs and dancing are beautiful~article from New York Daily News

A JOYOUS ex-G.I. in “An American in Paris” can’t contain the thrill of finding the girl of his dreams. So he sings a Gershwin tune, “I’ve Got Beginner’s Luck.” But the reason this beautiful ballet-happy show is so richly satisfying…

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An American in Paris’ review: Thrilling musical~article from Newsday

From the first moments of “An American Paris,” two things are clear about this new Gershwin musical. First, it is far more than just another Broadway remake of a Hollywood movie. And the ballet world’s choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, in his…

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‘American in Paris’ has rhythm, rapture~article from USA Today

NEW YORK — Anyone who doubts that dance can be an expression of pure masculine prowess has never seen Gene Kelly in a movie musical. It’s unlikely any performer could match the unique combination of robust athleticism and playful wit,…

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‘An American in Paris’ theater review — 3 stars~review by AM New York

Call it déjà vu, a coincidence or odd planning, but there are now two musicals on Broadway based on Oscar-winning 1950s Technicolor MGM movie musicals that starred Leslie Caron, were directed by Vincente Minnelli and are romances set in Paris….

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‘An American in Paris’: Theater Review~review from The Hollywood Reporter

Some Broadway seasons can slip by leaving the sad impression that the expressive power of dance in the musical-theater lexicon has been forgotten. But this one has already yielded the joyous resurrection of Jerome Robbins’ athleticism via Joshua Bergasse’s buoyant…

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Broadway Review: ‘An American in Paris’~review from Variety

A dancer is a thing of beauty, and there is beaucoup beauty in director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s ravishing production of “An American in Paris,” smartly but not slavishly adapted by Craig Lucas from the 1951 MGM movie. This stageworthy vehicle casts…

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Review: ‘An American in Paris,’ a Romance of Song and Step~reviews from The New York Times.com

The city of light is ablaze with movement in the rhapsodic new stage adaptation of “An American in Paris” that opened at the Palace Theater on Sunday, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, a gifted luminary of the ballet world….

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/4 Part 2 – STARCATCHER Tributes HEDWIG’s Lena Hall and More!~article from BroadwayWorld.com

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday’s evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 4 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE. Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour…

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BWW Interview: Elizabeth Stanley Preps for Birdland Show, Fangirls Over Betty Comden, and More ~article from Broadwayworld.com

Elizabeth Stanley may very well be Betty Comden’s biggest fan. Ever. Currently starring as Claire De Loone in ON THE TOWN, Stanley will be taking the Birdland stage tonight in “I Get Carried Away,” her solo show in tribute to…

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THE ENSEMBLIST~Q&A: Stephen Hanna~ article from TheEnsemblist.com

This ballet to Broadway superstar tells some pretty cool stories on our latest episode- find out a little bit more about him!  

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NYC STUDENTS GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF BROADWAY’S ‘ON THE TOWN~article from NYMetroparents.com

Students from public schools in all five New York City boroughs were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the Broadway musical On the Town on March 26. Hundreds of kids gathered at the Lyric Theatre in Times…

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On the Town’s #FlossieAndSaucy Video Shorts Are Just Too Darn Delightful~article from Broadwaybox.com

But like a colorful little Easter egg in this musical extravaganza are the characters of Flossie (Holly Ann Butler) and Saucy (Lori Ann Ferreri), two NYC dames who appear to be everywhere talking about man troubles of some kind. It’s…

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics – 3/28 – THE KING AND I Men Snap First #SIP, Plus AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, ON THE TOWN, and More!~article from broadwayworld.com

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for BroadwayWorld’s “Saturday Intermission Pics” roundup! Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to Andrew Keenan-Bolger‏ (@KeenanBlogger) and Max von Essen…

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Just In Time~article from Listenmusicmag.co

He was brilliant, he was eccentric — a quintessential New Yorker. Half of the longest writing collaboration in Broadway history, Adolph Green, along with Betty Comden, his partner of over sixty years, penned lyrics for many Broadway and Hollywood classics….

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Tribeca Film Festival Hosting Free Screenings of ‘Back to the Future,’ ‘Clue,’ ‘Lady and the Tramp’~article from The Hollywood Reporter.com

Free screenings of Clue, Lady and the Tramp and Back to the Future are among the highlights of the Tribeca Film Festival’s free community programming, announced Thursday. Clue and Lady and the Tramp will both screen as part of the…

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TALKIN’ BROADWAY~article from Talkin’Broadway.com

It’s only taken seventy years for On the Town to get a truly complete recording by a cast who had lived in the roles through an actual run of a production. But, like its long-suffering character of Pitkin, it and…

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