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Tony-Nominated Jerusalem Extends Limited Engagement for Four More Weeks

Tony-Nominated Jerusalem Extends Limited Engagement for Four More Weeks

Johnny "Rooster" Byron is going to wreak havoc on Broadway for another month. Jez Butterworth's Tony-nominated play, Jerusalem, has added four weeks of performances to its schedule. The show will now close on August 21 at the Music Box Theatre.

Directed by Ian Rickson, Jerusalem follows Johnny "Rooster" Byron (Mark Rylance), a modern-day Pied Piper living in a rundown ...

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Alec Baldwin, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Rock and More Set to Present at the 2011 Tony Awards

Alec Baldwin, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Rock and More Set to Present at the 2011 Tony Awards

A starry list of presenters for the 2011 Tony Awards telecast has been announced. The celebs that will present include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying headliner Daniel Radcliffe, The Motherf**ker With the Hat's Chris Rock, 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin and more.

Other announced presenters include Catherine Zeta-Jones (a Tony winner last year for A ...

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Holy Hotness! The Book of Mormon's Rory O'Malley Lands on Out Magazine's Hot List

Holy Hotness! The Book of Mormon's Rory O'Malley Lands on Out Magazine's Hot List

Out Magazine is gearing up to reveal its Hot List 2011, the annual rundown of 100 notable LGBT cultural and social leaders, and among the many gorgeous faces making the cut is Tony nominee Rory O'Malley. The magazine praises the The Book of Mormon star for his activist work with Broadway Impact, a group he co-founded to help supporting ...

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Squigs Delivers a Commanding Portait of Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem

Squigs Delivers a Commanding Portait of Mark Rylance and the Cast of Jerusalem

Tony winner Mark Rylance is giving a tour de force performance as the larger-than-life Johnny "Rooster" Byron in the Tony-nominated play Jerusalem, so it's more than fitting that Broadway'com's resident artist Justin "Squigs" Johnson has immortalized Rylance's colorful acting in a new portrait. Sporting a kaiser helmet, Rylance is joined by his ragtag group of co-stars ...

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Tony Nominee Joshua Henry Talks Porgy and Bess and 'Amazing' Co-Star Audra McDonald

Tony Nominee Joshua Henry Talks Porgy and Bess and 'Amazing' Co-Star Audra McDonald

After coming down from the high of receiving news of his recent Tony nomination, former Scottsboro Boys star Joshua Henry is back at work in rehearsals for the American Repertory Theater’s upcoming retooling of Porgy and Bess.

Henry will play Jake opposite Audra McDonald as Bess, Norm Lewis as Porgy and David Alan Grier as Sportin' Life in a ...

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It's Official: Neil Patrick Harris Will Host 2011 Tony Telecast

It's Official: Neil Patrick Harris Will Host 2011 Tony Telecast

A week after initial reports, Neil Patrick Harris is confirmed as host of the 2011 Tony Awards. Harris, who hosted the show in 2009, will preside over the 65th annual Tony ceremony, to be held at the Beacon Theatre on June 12 and broadcast live on CBS.

“I'm honored and stoked to have been asked to host the 2011 ...

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Neil Patrick Harris Reportedly on Tap to Host 2011 Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris Reportedly on Tap to Host 2011 Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris “will soon be set” to host the 2011 Tony Awards, according to Deadline.com. The June 12 ceremony will be broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on CBS, the home network of Harris’ hit sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The star won an Emmy for his work as host of the 2009 Tonys and went on ...

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Bloody Nominee Alex Timbers Looks Forward to Rubbing Elbows With Theater Idols

Bloody Nominee Alex Timbers Looks Forward to Rubbing Elbows With Theater Idols

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Alex Timbers
Nominated for Best Book of a Musical, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson


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Double Mormon Nominations Have Casey Nicholaw Feeling Childish and Mature Simultaneously

Double Mormon Nominations Have Casey Nicholaw Feeling Childish and Mature Simultaneously

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Casey Nicholaw
Nominated for Best Director and Choreograph, The Book of Mormon

“It’s been ...

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Merchant Star Lily Rabe Remembers Her Late Mother, Jill Clayburgh, on Tony Nomination Day

Merchant Star Lily Rabe Remembers Her Late Mother, Jill Clayburgh, on Tony Nomination Day

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start ringing off the hook for the happy few who get nods. As usual, Broadway.com is among the callers offering congratulations and getting responses. Here are the first reactions from 2011 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

Lily Rabe
Nominated for Best Actress in a Play, The Merchant of Venice


"It’s ...

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