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Tony Nominee Cynthia Nixon Marries Longtime Love Christine Marinoni

Tony Nominee Cynthia Nixon Marries Longtime Love Christine Marinoni

Stage and screen star Cynthia Nixon, a 2012 Best Actress Tony nominee for Wit, married her longtime love Christine Marinoni on May 27 in New York. The couple released a wedding photo of Nixon (her hair still very short after having shaved her head to play cancer patient Vivian Bearing on Broadway) in a custom-made pale green Carolina Herrera gown ...

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See Jailbirds Rosie O’Donnell, Cynthia Nixon, Natasha Lyonne & More at New Group’s Women Behind Bars Reading

See Jailbirds Rosie O’Donnell, Cynthia Nixon, Natasha Lyonne & More at New Group’s Women Behind Bars Reading
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A brigade of glamorous ladies (and a gentleman or two!) got locked up at off-Broadway’s Acorn Theatre on May 7 for a benefit reading of Tom Eyen’s black comedy Women Behind Bars. Helmed by artistic director Scott Elliott, the New Group’s one-night-only reading featured a star-studded cast including Cynthia Nixon, Rosie O’Donnell, Janeane Garofalo, Natasha Lyonne ...

Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

Fans Have Their Say! 2012 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations Announced

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After a week of fan voting, nominations have been announced for the 13th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only major theater prize chosen by Broadway theatergoers.

Topping the list of this year's nominees is the musical Newsies, which received a total of 11 nominations including Favorite New Musical. Leading man ...

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Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

Lavin's Magic Touch, the Whoopi Connection & More: 10 Fun Facts About the 2012 Tony Nominations

After an exciting day of hearing the overjoyed reactions from this year’s newly minted Tony nominees, Broadway.com is taking a deeper look at the 2012 nominations. This year’s roster includes a historic first as well as some intriguing coincidences and trends. Below, we uncover 10 fun facts about the Tony contenders.

The One and Only: Leap of ...

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Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Once, Porgy and Bess, Nice Work & Peter and the Starcatcher Top List of 2012 Tony Award Nominations

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth and Harvey star Jim Parsons announced the nominations for the 66th Annual Tony Awards at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center at Lincoln Center on May 1. Once topped the noms with 11, while Peter and the Starcatcher is the play that garnered the most nods with ...

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Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Ricky Martin, Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield and 52 Others Earn 2012 Drama League Nominations

Nominations for the 78th annual Drama League Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will take place May 18 at the Marriot Marquis, hosted by Stockard Channing and John Larroquette. The Drama League Awards recognize distinguished productions, performances and exemplary career achievements in musical theatre and directing. As previously announced the Drama League's 2012 Distinguished Contributions and Achievements in ...

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Wit’s Cynthia Nixon on Her ‘WASPy Machismo’ and Why She Hasn’t Owned a TV Since 1986

Wit’s Cynthia Nixon on Her ‘WASPy Machismo’ and Why She Hasn’t Owned a TV Since 1986

Whether dyeing her strawberry blonde hair a fiery red to play the career-obsessed Miranda Hobbes on HBO’s Sex and the City or shaving it off completely to embody the cancer-stricken Professor Vivian Bearing in the Broadway revival of Margaret Edson’s Wit, Cynthia Nixon is a chameleon. Her fearlessness on stage and screen has helped Nixon garner a Tony ...

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Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway

Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Wit, starring Tony winner Cynthia Nixon, will play seven additional performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Lynne Meadow’s production of the Prize-winning drama by Margaret Edson opened on January 26 and had been set to close on March 11. The limited engagement will now end on Saturday, March 17, to make ...

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Original Wit Star Kathleen Chalfant Thrills to Cynthia Nixon's Broadway Star Turn

Original Wit Star Kathleen Chalfant Thrills to Cynthia Nixon's Broadway Star Turn

Two great ladies of the stage enjoyed an emotion-packed backstage visit on February 4, when Kathleen Chalfant took in a performance of Wit, starring Cynthia Nixon. Chalfant won universal acclaim for creating the role of hard-nosed cancer patient Vivian Bearing in the play’s 1998 off-Broadway production, which was honored with the Pulitzer Prize. The ever-gracious Chalfant, now prepping to ...

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Squigs Captures the Poetic World of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

Squigs Captures the Poetic World of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon

In the world of Wit, the placement of a simple semi-colon is debated as profusely as the meaning of life and death, so Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robinson headed to the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre to read between the lines of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. His portrait captures the vulnerability of Vivian Bearing (Cynthia Nixon), a ...

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