Category Archives: Stage

Broadway Theater Hall of Fame

On Monday, Jan. 28, Tony-winning actor Tyne Daly (Gypsy) will host the Theater Hall of Fame’s 2012 Gala Induction and Dinner at the Gershwin Theatre, where the plaques of the inductees will be hung. This year’s class includes artistic directors … Continue reading

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Newsies Chorus Honored

The chorus of Newsies has won Equity’s sixth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The winners, all members of the Broadway musical’s March 29 opening night, are Aaron Albano, Mark Aldrich, Tommy Bracco, John E. Brady, Ryan Breslin, Kevin … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Broadway

Mayor Bloomberg unveiled Spotlight on Broadway yesterday during the free Broadway on Broadway concert in Times Square. A project of the New York mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, the program will celebrate the history of Broadway by highlighting the … Continue reading

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Dramatists Guild Fund Gala

Earlier this week, my friends at the Dramatists Guild Fund honored legendary Tony-winning composer John Kander at their 50th anniversary gala in New York’s Mandarin Oriental. Hosted by Jon Cryer, whose mother Gretchen Cryer is president of the fund’s board … Continue reading

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2012 Awards Update #4

On Sunday, Brooke Shields and Brian d’Arcy James hosted the 57th annual Drama Desk Awards at New York’s Town Hall. Presenters included Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Bernadette Peters, Doug Wright, Rick Elice, Maury Yeston, William Finn, Roger Rees, Alex … Continue reading

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2012 Awards Update #3

This week three more sets of award winners were named for work in the 2011/12 New York theater season. The first were the 78th annual Drama League Awards, handed out this weekend in a ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Times … Continue reading

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2012 Awards Update #2

Last night, the Outer Critics Circle revealed the winners of their 62nd annual awards. The honor for best new Broadway musical went to Once, which also saw wins for director John Tiffany and bookwriter Enda Walsh, while Queen of the … Continue reading

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2012 Awards Update

The New York Drama Critics’ Circle met yesterday at the offices of Time Out New York, to determine the winners of its 77th annual awards. In the vote for Best Musical, Once lost by a hair on the first ballot … Continue reading

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2012 Lucille Lortel Awards

The 27th annual Lucille Lortel Awards, hosted by Mario Cantone, were handed out last night at NYU’s Skirball Center. Among its seven nominations, Once converted three of them into wins: Best Musical, Best Choreography (Steve Hoggett), and Best Lighting (Natasha … Continue reading

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And the Nominees Are …

On Tuesday, Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons presented this year’s Tony roster, the final list of award nominations for the 2011/12 New York season. This coming Sunday, the Off-Broadway League will announce the first of this season’s winners, when it … Continue reading

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