Tony Awards Dominated by A Band’s Visit, Harry Potter

The American Theater Wing and its partner The Broadway League held their 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, in New York City. The Band's Visit came away with 10 awards from its 11 nominations (including Best Musical), and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II scored six Tonys from its 10 nominations (including Best Play). Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield, Angels in America Best Leading Actress in a Play Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women Best Featured Actress in a Play Laurie Metcalf, Three Tall Women Best Featured Actor in a Play Nathan Lane, Angels in America Best Direction of

Chita Rivera Awards 2018 at NYU Skirball Center

At the Chita Rivera Awards on Sunday, Tony Yazbeck, winner of Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show (for Prince of Broadway), a gentleman onstage and off, modern-day mensch of movement, and the Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire (for whom the Awards were previously named) of this era, recalled his journey to becoming a true triple threat: "Dance has been part of my soul since I was four. I was a dancer first and foremost, and when I was a kid I never wanted to do anything else. Then I did Gypsy and saw Tyne Daly, through song, dance and

Tony Award Nominees Announced for 2018

The American Theatre Wing has announced the nominees for this year's Tony Awards. The ceremony will be televised on CBS on Sunday June 10, beginning at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time. For a complete list of nominees, please visit the Tonys website. Tony Nominations by Production Mean Girls - 12 SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - 12 Angels in America - 11 The Band's Visit - 11 Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel - 11 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two - 10 My Fair Lady - 10 Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh - 8 Once On This Island - 8 Edward Albee's Three Tall Women - 6 Farinelli and The

Drama Desk Award Nominees for 2018 Announced

Award season is approaching, and the Drama Desk Award nominees for 2018 have been announced. The organization say "The Awards are bestowed annually in May in numerous categories. Nominations are made by the Drama Desk Nominating Committee, the members of which may change each season. The entire active membership then votes on those nominations." It adds, "Professional productions in Manhattan that have a minimum of 21 public performances may be eligible for Drama Desk Award consideration. Our awards season begins immediately following our awards show (check our website for the announcement of our spring awards ceremony) and continue into the following

Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter

On Friday March 16, 2018 The League of Professional Theatre Women held their fifth annual Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter - a sophisticated, intelligent event honoring six women’s contribution to the arts. Kelli Lynn Harrison (Co-President) and Ludovica Villar-Hauser (Co-VP of Programming) started off the proceedings with infectious exuberance. The tone of the event was heartfelt and authentic, creating an atmosphere of intense optimism. They spoke about their efforts towards gender parity in the arts and of the LPTW Seal of Approval initiative that will be awarded in 2018 to Off Broadway theaters in which women make up 50% of

Press Release – December 2017

The following was provided by Andrea Alton PR which is solely responsible for its content. YORK THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES ROSTER OF PERFORMERS SET FOR THE 26TH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN AWARD GALA ON DEC 4 Richard Hillman Public Relations Contact: Philip Carrubba philip@richardhillmanpr.com (917) 523-8849 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, YOU WILL REMEMBER THIS NIGHT IN DECEMBER! LEGENDARY MUSICAL THEATRE WRITING TEAM TOM JONES AND HARVEY SCHMIDT TO BE FETED BY BROADWAY�S BEST AT THE YORK THEATRE COMPANY�S 26TH OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN AWARD GALA SET FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017 AT THE ASIA SOCIETY DIRECTED BY RICHARD JAY-ALEXANDER MUSIC DIRECTION BY ANDREW GERLE THE STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP TO

Stage Biz News Wire

Stage Biz Brings You the Latest Press Releases from Around the Performing Arts Profession October 31, 2017 -- and earlier Goode Productions Will Present the World Premiere of AMP Two Headed Rep Will present the World Premiere of Emma Horwitz\'s Reno & Moll, August Strindberg\'s Miss Julie York Theatre Company to Fete Musical Theatre Team of Jones & Schmidt at 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Hang A Tale Theater Company Offering Special Engagement of Jeanne Sakata\'s Hold These Truths Goode Productions Presenting World Premiere of Indie Rock Musical Greencard Wedding Voyage Theater Company and Crossroads Theatre Company Will Present the New York Premiere of Rohina

Press Release – November 2017

The following was provided by JT Public Relations which is solely responsible for its content. For immediate release: Acclaimed Playwright VICTOR L. CAHN's ROMANTIC TRAPEZOID Gets World Premiere Directed by ALBERTO BONILLA Starring ZACK CALHOON, JOY DONZE, ELIZABETH INGHRAM Beginning Performances November 4; Opening November 8, 2017 At Theatre Row's Lion Theatre New York: Victor L. Cahn's Romantic Trapezoid will get its world premiere directed by Alberto Bonilla at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre. The show will begin performances on November 4, and open on November 8, running through November 25, 2017 at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre (410 West 42 Street). Tickets

Press Release – October 2017

The following was provided by Andrea Alton PR which is solely responsible for its content. For Immediate Release: October 19, 2017 Media Contact: Andrea Alton | altonprandproduction@gmail.com | 347-385-5717 Critically Acclaimed 2016 FringeNYC/Encore Show Returns for A Limited Engagement THE BOX SHOW One Woman. 25 Characters. All Inside of a Cupboard! Now Playing through November 6, 2017 at The Peoples Improv Theater "The most purely delicious production...relentlessly inventive...I began to marvel at Ms. Salerno"s embrace of limitations...As the performance built, the elasticity of Ms. Salerno's creativity became clear...a paragon of Fringe form." -- The New York Times "She keeps surprising

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