Cynthia Erivo, the British singer and actress currently starring as Celie in Broadway’s The Color Purple, performed one of the show’s closing songs, “I’m Here,” on Monday night’s episode of The Late Show, and—in four breathtaking minutes—proved that she has a better voice than you.
Nominations for the Tony Awards, the Tony Awards of awards shows, were announced Tuesday morning, and boy is everyone the theatre world, the theatre world of worlds, in a tizzy over Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton breaking the record for number given to a single production. But beyond that news, the second-most exciting…
Hamilton, the hit play that gives American history a hip-hop twist, is slaughtering the game—the show, which will open on Broadway soon, pulled in $27.6 million in pre-sale tickets and it hasn’t even begun yet. Already, the going resale value on existing tickets is already hitting $355.…
Last night, the Tony Awards took place in New York City, and celebrities all gathered to celebrate excellence in live Broadway theater.
During the Tony Awards on Sunday, Hugh Jackman was joined onstage by rappers T.I. and LL Cool J to do a rap version of the "The Music Man."
Cyndi Lauper turns 60 (!) today, so feel free to celebrate by watching her in memoriam performance of "True Colors" at the Tony Awards in a dark room after you've poured yourself a tall glass of sadness, er, champagne.
Last night at the Tony awards, there were some Living Legends in the house — and some over-the-top ensembles intent on stealing the spotlight.
In his opening number at the Tony Awards last night, Neil Patrick Harris sang at a lightning-quick clip, danced in a slim-fitting tuxedo, did some physical comedy with Mike Tyson and LITERALLY jumped through a hoop. It was a dazzling, hyperkinetic, hilarious spectacle, and as one YouTube commenter states, "NPH…
Tom Hanks isn't nominated for a role in a musical (I think this clip pretty much proves that), but if he wins a Tony tonight for his role in Lucky Guy, he'll probably do a mostly lyric-less rendition of his favorite song from 2009: "Single Ladies." Enjoy the charm.
The red carpet of last night's Tony Awards possessed the same kind of over-stated, over-the-top flair as stage actors use in their craft.Ellen Barkin, Edie Falco, and Alexa Ray Joel all did simple elegance very well, although perhaps Barkin could've kept from ex Ron Perelman, because she's looking a little…
The Tony awards may be Broadway's biggest night, but between Denzel and Cate and Catherine and Viola and Scarlett and Naomi and Jada, you'd be forgiven for mistaking it for the Oscars. Wait, scratch that: the clothes were all Broadway!
- Last night, Scarlett Johansson won a Tony award for her performance in A View From The Bridge on Broadway. She wasn't the only film star awarded at the ceremony:
Tony nominee Sean Hayes is your host for tonight's ceremony, which promises to feature several A-listers, including nominees Scarlett Johansson, Jude Law, Denzel Washington, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Who will take home the Tony? Let's find out.
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