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Celebrating Broadway Abs, Onstage Kink and Male Lingerie: Tony Awards We'd Love to See

Celebrating Broadway Abs, Onstage Kink and Male Lingerie: Tony Awards We'd Love to See

On June 10, a select group of theater professionals will get to take home Broadway's biggest honor: a Tony Award. Although we're eager to congratulate the Best Actors and Best Featured Actresses, Broadway.com's editors feel it's high time to bestow awards in some less-obvious categories! Below is our list of 25 fictional Tonys we ...

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Jan Maxwell Recalls Three Tony-Nominated Roles and the Show She Found 'Fascinating and Humbling'

Jan Maxwell Recalls Three Tony-Nominated Roles and the Show She Found 'Fascinating and Humbling'

Jan Maxwell has built a stellar theatrical career her way, mixing high-profile Broadway plays and musicals with off-the-radar projects in New York and elsewhere. Since 2005, Maxwell’s Main Stem work has netted an impressive five Tony nominations, including a 2012 Best Actress nod for her performance as glamorously unhappy wife Phyllis Rogers Stone in Follies. Chatting with Broadway.com ...

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Ricky Martin, Hugh Jackman, Newsies Dancers and More Nominated for Astaire Awards

Ricky Martin, Hugh Jackman, Newsies Dancers and More Nominated for Astaire Awards

Nominations for the 30th Annual Fred and Estelle Astaire Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway, have been announced. Seven cast members from Newsies received nominations (including show stars Jeremy Jordan and Kara Lindsay), in addition to the musical's choreographer Christopher Gatelli. Also among the nominees are Nice Work If You Can Get It stars Kelli O ...

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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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Follies and Death Takes a Holiday Lead 2012 Drama Desk Nominations

Follies and Death Takes a Holiday Lead 2012 Drama Desk Nominations

Nominations for the 2012 Drama Desk Awards were announced on April 27, and Death Takes a Holiday and Follies led the pack with a total of 10 nods each. The awards, which honor Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway productions, will be presented June 3 at Town Hall. Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James announced the nominees, as well as special ...

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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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Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies & Once Lead 2012 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies & Once Lead 2012 Outer Critics Circle Nominations

Nominations for the 62nd annual Outer Critics Circle Awards were announced on April 23, with the new Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It leading the group with nine nominations. Newsies and Once, both new musicals, received seven nods each. Winners of the Outer Critics Circle Awards will be announced on May 14, with the annual awards ceremony ...

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Constantine Maroulis Signs On for MCC's Miscast 2012 Benefit Gala

Constantine Maroulis Signs On for MCC's Miscast 2012 Benefit Gala

Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis will appear at MCC’s Miscast 2012 gala. MCC’s annual gala features actors performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. The actor joins previously announced stars Norm Lewis, Jan Maxwell, Nicole Parker, The Book of Mormon stars Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley, Jonathan Groff, Nikki M. James and Smash ...

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Follies Fans Name Favorite Tony Hopefuls

Weekend Poll Top Three: Follies Fans Name Favorite Tony Hopefuls

On January 22, fans said farewell to the hit revival of Follies starring Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige, Terri White, Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Peil and Rosalind Elias. Broadway.com asked readers to vote for which star most deserves a Tony nomination for their work in the acclaimed production. The votes are in, and readers ...

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