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New York Theaters Now Eligible for Regional Tony Award

New York Theaters Now Eligible for Regional Tony Award

Good news, New York! The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced on June 13 that as of the 2013-2014 season, theater companies in New York (including New York City) will be eligible to win the Regional Theater Tony Award.

The Tonys have never before awarded the honor to a New York-based theater company. The award, which this year went to Boston ...

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Tony Poll Results! Billy Porter Wowed Fans with His Emotional Acceptance Speech

Tony Poll Results! Billy Porter Wowed Fans with His Emotional Acceptance Speech

The Tony Awards honored a bevy of first-time winners at the 2013 ceremony, and you know what that means…tons of tearful acceptance speeches! From Lucky Guy winner Courtney B. Vance’s dedication to his “mommy,” to Pippin winner Patina Miller’s emotional tribute to her stepfather, this year’s speeches were so heartfelt, we had to get out our ...

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Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

The 2013 Tony Awards were jam-packed with stunning live performances—not only from Tony-nominated musicals like Kinky Boots and Matilda, but long-running hits like Once and The Phantom of the Opera. Host Neil Patrick Harris and his Broadway friends also stole the show with three original numbers, “Make it Bigger,” “Television Sucks” and a Broadway-themed parody of Jay-Z’s “Empire ...

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Squigs Pens a Super-Sized Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2013 Tony Winners

Squigs Pens a Super-Sized Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2013 Tony Winners

The 2013 Tony Awards are history, but the memories live on in this gorgeous group portrait by Justin “Squigs” Robertson. Broadway.com’s resident artist honored the winners and host Neil Patrick Harris in all their Tony night finery, from Billy Porter’s scarlet cravat to Patina Miller’s strapless gown. Savor this portrait of (clockwise from top) Courtney B ...

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Tony Awards Post Best Ratings in Four Years, Big Bump from 2012

Tony Awards Post Best Ratings in Four Years, Big Bump from 2012

Neil Patrick Harris’s fourth stint hosting the Tony Awards pulled in big numbers for CBS, earning the largest audience since the 2009 telecast.

According to Neilsen’s preliminary live plus same day ratings, the June 9 ceremony was the night’s second highest-rated program in households, scoring 7.24 million viewers for the 67th annual awards show. The telecast ...

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Sara Bareilles to Score New Musical Adaptation of Waitress, Directed by Diane Paulus

Sara Bareilles to Score New Musical Adaptation of Waitress, Directed by Diane Paulus

Pippin producers Barry and Fran Weissler have barely had time to revel in their latest Tony win, but the power producing duo has already revealed their latest project: a musical adaptation of the 2007 film Waitress.

The Weisslers will reunite with their Tony-winning Pippin director Diane Paulus, who will helm Waitress. The show will also mark the Broadway scoring debut ...

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Everybody Say Yeah! Kinky Boots, Pippin Top 2013 Tony Awards

Everybody Say Yeah! Kinky Boots, Pippin Top 2013 Tony Awards

Everybody say yeah, indeed! The curtain has come down on the 2013 Tony Awards, and Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's hit musical Kinky Boots sashayed away as the big winner of the night with six trophies, including Best Musical, Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Billy Porter) and Best Score. The circus-inspired revival of Pippin and the magical musical ...

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NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Receive Tony Honor for Continued Support of Broadway

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Receive Tony Honor for Continued Support of Broadway

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will be recognized with the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre for his continued support of the Broadway community and his dedication to New York City tourism. The mayor, who will receive his honor during the June 9 live broadcast, will also serve as one of the evening's presenters. Hosted by Neil Patrick ...

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Matilda Composer Tim Minchin to Score New DreamWorks Animation Project Larrikins

Matilda Composer Tim Minchin to Score New DreamWorks Animation Project Larrikins

Tim Minchin is set to add his quirky musical magic to DreamWorks' new animated film, Larrikins. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Tony-nominated Matilda composer will write the score for the studio's new production, which will be set in Australia. He will likely take on a larger creative role in addition to writing the music and lyrics for the ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2013 Ceremony

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2013 Ceremony

The 67th annual Tony Awards ceremony is almost here! We’ve pulled together some frequently asked questions about this celebration of Broadway’s best productions and performances so that you can find all of your answers in one place.

When are the 2013 Tony Awards happening?
Sunday, June 9, 2013 at 8PM.

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