Tony Awards Hail ‘Hamilton’ and Denounce Hate~article from The NY Times

“Hamilton,” an improbable hip-hop musical about America’s first Treasury secretary, completed its rapturous march across America’s awards landscape on Sunday, picking up Broadway’s highest honor: the Tony Award for best new musical.  Read more:   http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/13/theater/tony-awards.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Farts&action=click&contentCollection=arts&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0

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The Tony Awards: Who Will Win (and Who Should)~article from The New York Times

Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood, the theater critics for The New York Times, make their Tony Award choices. For the Should Have Been Nominated category, the critics were allowed to expand the potential nominees to Off Broadway productions, which are…

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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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Tony Awards Administration Committee Rules on It’s Only a Play, Holler, On the Town & More~artilcle from Broadway.com

  The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on November 13 for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of seven Broadway productions for the 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American…

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Review: Sting’s ‘The Last Ship’ is thrilling stuff~article from The Wall Street Journal

NEW YORK — You may be tempted upon leaving Sting’s Broadway musical “The Last Ship” to head straight to a pub to drain a pint and sing some sea shanties. Or maybe go weld something. Or do both. Such are…

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Sting’s the Last Ship: The Prodigal Son Returns~article from Huffington Post

If you’ve attended any of the packed previews of The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theater, you may have noticed its originator and composer Sting lurking about. At your surprise to see him, he exclaims, “It’s my baby!” Indeed,…

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10 Things You May Not Know About Me: Keke Palmer of ‘Cinderella’~article from NewYork.com

To say 2014 has been a good year for Keke Palmer would be an understatement. At just 20 years old, the Robbins, Illinois native, born Lauren Keyana Palmer, made television history as the youngest person to host their own talk…

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Emmy Awards 2014: The Best-Dressed Stars on the Red Carpet~article of Vanity Fair

Yes, that’s right. Just 24 hours after last night’s Beyoncé concert (preceded by a two-hour pre-show), there was another awards show tonight! And let’s just say there were not nearly as many midriffs bared tonight at the Emmy Awards as…

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Why Keke Palmer Is a Real-Life Cinderella~article by VH1

Keke Palmer turns 21 today, and the actress has plenty to celebrate. Over the past year, she’s parlayed her 2013 role in VH1’s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story into a talk show, a high-profile photo shoot promoted by Vanity Fair, and…

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A New Set of Believers, but the Same Peppy Faith ~ article from New York Times.com

Eating clean and healthy really does keep a body healthy. Just look at those nonsmoking, nondrinking boys in “The Book of Mormon.” They’ve been hanging around in the insalubrious, soul-sapping environs of Broadway for more than three years. Yet they don’t…

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Project Runway Host Heidi Klum Has an Evening Fit for a Princess at Broadway’s Cinderella~article from Broadway.com

About This Gallery Heidi Klum of TV’s Project Runway knows good fashion when she sees it—and on July 12, she was dazzled by the Tony-winning sparkling gowns by costume designer William Ivey Long in Cinderella on Broadway! Click to see…

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Little princesses! Heidi Klum’s daughters Leni and Lou wear adorable white gowns to see Broadway play with Mom and brothers~article from Daily Mail Online.com

With a prime place in the spotlight, she’s always the centre of attention. But it was Heidi Klum’s daughters Leni, 10, and Lou, four, who couldn’t be missed on Saturday, as the 41-year-old model took them, and her sons Johan,…

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If the Shoe fits! Heidi Klum gets close to glass slipper as she meets Cinderella cast after taking children to Broadway Play~article from Mailonline.com

Heidi Klum nearly had the glass slipper on Saturday as she met with the cast of Cinderella after treating her four children to the Broadway play. The 41-year-old television star held up the leg and the slipper of actress Paige…

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2014 Tony Awards: ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ and ‘All the Way’ Take Top Honors~article from The New York Times

Charles Isherwood, a theater critic for The Times, and Eric Grode, a writer and critic for The Times, live-blogged the 68th annual Tony Awards.  Read more… http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/08/2014-tony-awards-live-coverage/

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2014 Tony Awards: ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ and ‘All the Way’ Are Named Top Shows~article from The New York Times

Overcoming death-defying odds — modest ticket sales, little-known stars and limited appeal to tourists — “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” won the Tony Award for best musical on Sunday night, in a ceremony that stood out for spreading…

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder & Hedwig & the Angry Inch Top 2014 Tony Awards~article from Broadway.com

hey’re getting away with murder and four Tonys! A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder was the big winner at the 2014 Tony Awards, receiving the trophy for Best Musical and three others, including Best Director of a Musical for…

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Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA’s Fran Drescher Unveils Sardi’s Portrait~broadwayworld.com

The company of Cinderella gathered at Sardi’s yesterday t o celebrate the official portrait unveiling for stage and screen star Fran Drescher. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below! The Tony Award-winning musical CINDERELLA on Broadway — starring Grammy-nominated,…

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Isabel Toledo’s Beauty and Fitness Regimen~article from The New York Times

Born in Cuba and raised in West New York, N.J., Isabel Toledo, 54, has been designing a namesake women’s wear line since 1984. Aside from dressing Michelle Obama on occasion and collaborating with Lane Bryant, Ms. Toledo designed the costumes…

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Isabel Toledo Makes A Rare Foray from High Fashion to Broadway~article from Blouinartinfo.com

From time to time, high fashion designers have timidly dipped their toe into the Broadway world. Halston designed the costumes for 1977’s “The Act” at the request of his friend Liza Minnelli. Pierre Balmain worked on the 1980 musical “Happy…

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V.F. Portraits: The Tony Contenders~article from Vanity Fair

What a year it was on Broadway: there was cross-dressing, tragedy, iconic female singers, magic lamps, gangster musicals, friendly murders, and let’s not forget Rocky. Now, after a year of playbill hoarding, theatergoers are gearing up for Sunday’s Tony Awards….

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BWW Crash Course: Your Study Guide to the Tony Nominated Musicals~article from Broadway World

Look, we get it, whether due to budget or geography, you didn’t see every show of the Broadway season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t be fully up-to-date for this Sunday’s Tony Awards. To help get you prepared for theatre’s…

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After Midnight Dominates the 2014 Astaire Awards~article from Broadway.com

Tony nominee After Midnight swept the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards on June 2. The tuner’s Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards and Karine Plantadit were a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show, while Jared Grimes won for…

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Go Backstage at After Midnight with Adriane Lenox, Fantasia Barrino and Dule Hill~article from Broadway.com

Go backstage at After Midnight with Adriane Lenox. Meet the band, the dancers and stars Fantasia Barrino and Dulé Hill!  Read more… http://www.broadway.com/videos/155521/go-backstage-at-after-midnight-with-adriane-lenox-fantasia-barrino-and-dule-hill/#play

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Four New Musicals Vie for Top Tony Award~article from NY1

Eleven new musicals opened on the Great White Way this past season, starting with the romantic comedy “First Date” and ending with Woody Allen’s screen to stage transfer “Bullets Over Broadway.” While both of those shows did not make the…

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Isabel Toledo’s Jazz Age~article from W Magazine

Since she made her fashion debut in 1985, Isabel Toledo has been characterized as a problem solver, more engineer – or magician – than designer. Along with her partner in romantic and professional crime, her husband the artist Ruben Toledo,…

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Aretha Franklin ready for Broadway respect~article from New York Post

I’m here to relay a message from the Queen of Soul to the producers of the Tony-nominated “After Midnight.” Aretha Franklin is interested in appearing in your show. She told me so herself Saturday at a dinner hosted by Clive…

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BWW TV: Tony Nominee Adriane Lenox Sings ‘Women Be Wise’ at STARS IN THE ALLEY!~article from Broadway World

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was presented earlier this week in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. To add to the festivities leading up to the Tony Awards, the free outdoor…

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2014 Tony Preview: And the Nominees for Best Musical Are…~article from Playbill.com

  After Midnight is a revue of the jazz tunes that made the Cotton Club famous and has featured guest artists like Fantasia, k.d. lang and Vanessa Williams.

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