Broadway.com This is an advertisement   skip this ad

 
2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Latest Tony Awards Buzz: Interviews

Porgy and Bess' David Alan Grier on Pimps, Vodka Enemas and the Power of YouTube

Porgy and Bess' David Alan Grier on Pimps, Vodka Enemas and the Power of YouTube

David Alan Grier scored his third Tony nomination this year as Catfish Row’s drug dealing pimp, Sporting Life, in the acclaimed revival of Porgy and Bess. Grier, who became a breakout star in the 1990s sketch comedy show In Living Color, grew up in Detroit in the 1960s and graduated from Yale School of Drama. He made his Broadway ...

Read More...

Once Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis on Her Texas Roots, Passion Projects and Taking Project Runway to the Tony Awards

Once Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis on Her Texas Roots, Passion Projects and Taking Project Runway to the Tony Awards

Age & Hometown: 31; Channing, TX

Current Role: A Tony-nominated performance as violin-playing, man-eating Czech immigrant Reza in the Dublin-set love story Once.

Jill of All Trades: In many ways, Elizabeth A. Davis has been preparing for her multi-faceted role in Once her whole life. Growing up in the Texas panhandle town of Channing (“I think the population sign now says ...

Read More...

Other Desert Cities Star Judith Light on Her Back-to-Back Tony Nods and Being Broadway's 'Oldest Newest Ingenue'

Other Desert Cities Star Judith Light on Her Back-to-Back Tony Nods and Being Broadway's 'Oldest Newest Ingenue'

From One Life to Live and Who’s the Boss to Ugly Betty and Law & Order: SVU, Judith Light has been a TV favorite for 35 years, but the effervescent actress is getting used to a new label: two-time Tony-nominated Broadway star. A year ago, her riveting performance as matriarch Marie in Lombardi earned her first Tony nod, as well ...

Read More...

Tony Nominee Tom Edden on His Early Inspiration and Inappropriate Audition for One Man, Two Guvnors

Tony Nominee Tom Edden on His Early Inspiration and Inappropriate Audition for One Man, Two Guvnors

Age & Hometown: 33; Guildford, England

Current role: A side-splitting, Tony-nominated comic turn as pacemaker-fueled octogenarian and trainee waiter Alfie in One Man, Two Guvnors.

Great Expectations: If Tom Edden wasn’t an actor, he’d probably be a cartoonist. “My two big passions were theater and drawing,” he remembers of his school days. His love for drama was honed through ...

Read More...

Smash-ing Ask a Star! Peter and the Starcatcher's Tony-Nominated Baddie Christian Borle Is Taking Your Questions

Smash-ing Ask a Star! Peter and the Starcatcher's Tony-Nominated Baddie Christian Borle Is Taking Your Questions

Between his starring role as composer Tom Levitt in NBC's Broadway-centric Smash and his scene-stealing, Tony-nominated performance as Black Stache in Peter and the Starcatcher, Christian Borle is having one heck of a year. And now the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner is ready to answer questions from fans! Borle is headed to our studio sofa to address ...

Read More...

Tony Nominee Norm Lewis on Audra, Les Miz and How Controversy Brought the Porgy and Bess Company Together

Tony Nominee Norm Lewis on Audra, Les Miz and How Controversy Brought the Porgy and Bess Company Together

One of Broadway's most dependable and versatile musical theater actors, Norm Lewis is celebrating his first Tony nomination for his starring role as the cripple Porgy in Porgy and Bess. Paired with Audra McDonald, Lewis undergoes a startling physical transformation and delivers a heart-wrenching performance in this new adaptation of the classic Gershwin opera. His distinct baritone voice has ...

Read More...

Jesus Christ Superstar's Josh Young on His 'Bad Kid' Past, Tony-Nominated Present & Blissfully Wedded Future

Jesus Christ Superstar's Josh Young on His 'Bad Kid' Past, Tony-Nominated Present & Blissfully Wedded Future

Age & Hometown: 32; Wallingford, PA

Current Role: A Tony-nominated performance as conflicted betrayer Judas Iscariot in Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar.

Teenage Nightmare: Now that he’s a bona fide leading man, it's hard to imagine Josh Young as a character actor. But in youth programs like Upper Darby Summer Stage, that’s exactly what he was. “I ...

Read More...

Death of a Salesman's Linda Emond on Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tony Kushner and The Deadliest Catch

Death of a Salesman's Linda Emond on Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tony Kushner and The Deadliest Catch

One of New York's most acclaimed actresses, Linda Emond has tackled tough roles in Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul and The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide, received a Tony nomination for her featured role in Life (x) 3 and won two Jefferson awards for her work in Chicago productions of Pygmalion and The Winter’s Tale. Now, at age 52 ...

Read More...

Da’Vine Joy Randolph on Her Charmed Journey From Opera Diva to Ghost Scene-Stealer

Da’Vine Joy Randolph on Her Charmed Journey From Opera Diva to Ghost Scene-Stealer

Age & Hometown: 25; Philadelphia, PA

Current Role: An over-the-top, Tony-nominated Broadway debut as reluctant psychic Oda Mae Brown in Ghost.

R&B Roots: The vivacious Randolph originally pictured herself becoming an R&B singer. “At home, it was always Motown and that late '80s/early '90s R&B like Jodeci pumping through the speakers,” she remembers. But her focus started ...

Read More...

Newsies' Tony-Nominated Star Jeremy Jordan Is Taking Your Questions!

Newsies' Tony-Nominated Star Jeremy Jordan Is Taking Your Questions!

One of Broadway’s fastest rising stars, Jeremy Jordan, is bypassing Santa Fe and heading straight to Broadway.com’s Ask a Star couch. This first-time Tony nominee, who has starred in Bonnie & Clyde, West Side Story and now Newsies, has graciously agreed to take time to answer questions from you: the fans! Find out how he feels about starring ...

Read More...
Our phone center will be closed Thursday, November 27th for the US Thanksgiving Holiday. We will re-open Friday, November 28th, 8am EST. Happy Holiday!
X