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Nice Work If You Can Get It's Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath to Host Taste of Broadway Concert

Nice Work If You Can Get It's Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath to Host Taste of Broadway Concert

Nice Work If You Can Get It stars Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath will host the previously announced Taste of Broadway concert. The free outdoor event, which will feature performances from a variety of Broadway shows, is set for August 23 at 12:30 PM at the World Financial Center Plaza in lower Manhattan.

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See Nice Work Star Judy Kaye’s Regal Transformation Into Estonia Dulworth, the Duchess of Woodford

See Nice Work Star Judy Kaye’s Regal Transformation Into Estonia Dulworth, the Duchess of Woodford

Judy Kaye earned her second Tony Award for her portrayal of duchess-turned-prohibitionist Estonia Dulworth in Nice Work If You Can Get It. Find out why stepping into Estonia's “wonderful clothes” makes Kaye feel like a kid again.

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Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Jeremy Jordan, Audra McDonald, Angela Lansbury & More Join Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore for Broadway Barks!

Broadway Barks!, the annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event hosted by Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore, will take place July 14 in Shubert Alley. Sponsored by the ASPCA, proceeds from Broadway Barks! benefit New York City animal shelters and adoption agencies. The 14th annual Broadway Barks! begins at 3:30 PM with the celebrity presentations beginning at 5 ...

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Susan Blackwell Sits Side by Side by 2012 Tony Winners!

Susan Blackwell Sits Side by Side by 2012 Tony Winners!

Broadway.com funny lady Susan Blackwell headed backstage to sit alongside the night's big winners...just moments after their win! See all the fun with Audra McDonald, Steve Kazee, Nina Arianda, James Corden and more!

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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 would love to hand ...

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It’s Marvelous! Sardi’s Unveils a Portrait of Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Kelli O’Hara

It’s Marvelous! Sardi’s Unveils a Portrait of Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Kelli O’Hara
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Kelli O’Hara is radiant whether she’s playing a navy nurse in South Pacific, a factory worker in The Pajama Game, or currently, a rough-and-tough bootlegger in Nice Work If You Can Get It, and it's high time this four-time Tony nominee was honored with her very own Sardi’s portrait! On June 5, O’Hara headed to the famed restaurant to join ...

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, to Release Cast Recording

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, to Release Cast Recording

The new Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It will receive an original Broadway cast recording distributed by Sony. The cast album will be recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Long Island City, New York, on May 20 and 21 and is set for release on the Shout! Factory label. Six-time Grammy nominee Robert Sher will produce the ...

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Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Dream Role Does Nice Work Star Judy Kaye Want to Play on Broadway?

Secrets of the Tony Nominees! Which Dream Role Does Nice Work Star Judy Kaye Want to Play on Broadway?

As the excitement builds for the 2012 Tony Awards, Broadway.com is presenting a series of exclusive video features in which your favorite nominated stars spill secrets about themselves, their stage faves and their preparation for Broadway's big night. Broadway.com’s next victim is Judy Kaye, who earned her fourth Tony nomination for playing Estonia Dulworth, a stalwart prohibitionist in ...

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One Man, Two Guvnors and Once Top 2012 Outer Critics Circle Awards

One Man, Two Guvnors and Once Top 2012 Outer Critics Circle Awards

The new musical Once and Richard Bean’s farcical One Man, Two Guvnors were the big winners of the 2012 Outer Critics Circle Awards, taking home three prizes each. Stephen Karam’s Sons of the Prophet was named outstanding off-Broadway play, and Queen of the Mist won the award for outstanding new off-Broadway musical. The awards will be presented on May 24 ...

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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.

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Nice Work Star Judy Kaye Celebrates in Her Accountant's Office on Nomination Day

Nice Work Star Judy Kaye Celebrates in Her Accountant's Office on Nomination Day

The morning the Tony nominations are announced, phones start buzzing with texts and calls 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 2012 Tony nominees. Congrats to all!

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Nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, Nice ...

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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 awards ...

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Experience the Opening Night Glamour of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara

Experience the Opening Night Glamour of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara

The roaring ‘20s are back on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It, a new Gershwin tuner directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with a book by Joe DiPietro. Starring Kelli O’Hara and Matthew Broderick, Nice Work opened officially on April 24 at the Imperial Theatre. After taking their big opening night bows, O’Hara and Broderick joined cast ...

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Squigs Paints a Prohibition-Era Portrait of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara

Squigs Paints a Prohibition-Era Portrait of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara

There’s a new toe-tapping Gershwin tuner in town, and Nice Work If You Can Get It co-stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara are delighting Broadway fans at the Imperial Theatre. Set in the 1920s, this glitzy new musical tells the tale of Jimmy Winter (Broderick), a rich playboy who falls in love with tough bootlegger Billie Bendix (O’Hara) on the ...

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Feel the ‘Fascinating Rhythm’ of Nice Work If You Can Get It?

Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Feel the ‘Fascinating Rhythm’ of Nice Work If You Can Get It?

The new Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It has tap-danced its way onto the Great White Way, starring Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara, Judy Kaye, Jennifer Laura Thompson and more. In this Prohibition-era musical comedy directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, rich playboy Jimmy Winter (Broderick) falls head-over-heels for bootlegger Billie Bendix (O’Hara) the night of his third—or ...

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S'Wonderful! Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, Opens on Broadway

S'Wonderful! Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara, Opens on Broadway

Nice Work If You Can Get It, a new Gershwin musical starring two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara opens April 24 at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It features a new book by Joe DiPietro and a score of classic George and Ira Gershwin songs ...

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Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

It’s almost Tony time, and let's face it: We’re obsessed! In anticipation of the 2012 Tony nominations, which will be announced on May 1, the Broadway.com editorial staff clocked 12 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show we hope the Tony nominators won’t forget ...

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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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Meryl Streep Can Play a Teen, Gavin Creel Wants to Make Out with Fans & More Lessons of the Week

Meryl Streep Can Play a Teen, Gavin Creel Wants to Make Out with Fans & More Lessons of the Week

The lights are always bright on the Great White Way, and with all the illuminating lessons from the last seven days, life couldn’t be brighter. From Gavin Creel’s hands-on approach to fans to Paul Nolan’s willingness to take it all off, read on to find out all of this week’s Broadway revelations.


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Get a 'Sweet and Lowdown' First Look at Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara in the Gershwin Tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It

Get a 'Sweet and Lowdown' First Look at Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara in the Gershwin Tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It
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Two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick, three-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara and the cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It are preparing to take their first official Broadway bows on April 24, and we’ve got a first look at photos from the brand new production. Featuring a score of classic Gershwin tunes, Nice Work If You Can Get It ...

Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Judy Kaye on Her Career as a ‘Pushy’ Broadway Dynamo

Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Judy Kaye on Her Career as a ‘Pushy’ Broadway Dynamo

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Tony winner Judy Kaye first burst onto the Great White Way as a Rizzo replacement in the original production of Grease, but it wasn’t until the actress turned 29 that she established herself as a comedic Broadway force to be reckoned with. When Madeline Kahn withdrew from Broadway’s On the Twentieth Century, Kaye, her understudy, stepped up ...

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Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara, Begins Performances on Broadway

Nice Work If You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick & Kelli O’Hara, Begins Performances on Broadway

The new Gershwin tuner Nice Work If You Can Get It begins performances March 29, starring Tony winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony nominee Kelli O’Hara. The musical features a score packed with hit George and Ira Gershwin songs and a new book by Joe DiPietro. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It will ...

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Estelle Parsons Completes Casting for Nice Work if You Can Get It

Estelle Parsons Completes Casting for Nice Work if You Can Get It

Four-time Tony nominee Estelle Parsons joins the complete cast of the new Ira and George Gershwin musical, Nice Work if You Can Get Italongside previously announced stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara. Parsons will play Millicent Winter, the mother of Jimmy (Broderick). Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the production begins previews March 29 with opening night ...

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Judy Kaye and Jennifer Laura Thompson Join Nice Work if You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick

Judy Kaye and Jennifer Laura Thompson Join Nice Work if You Can Get It, Starring Matthew Broderick

Tony winner Judy Kaye and Tony nominees Michael McGrath and Jennifer Laura Thompson will join previously announced stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara in Nice Work if You Can Get It. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, and featuring a book by Joe DiPietro and the music of George and Ira Gershwin, the new musical begins performances at the Imperial ...

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