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The 5 Best Stephen Sondheim Musicals Ranked

This week we said farewell to the most remarkable musical theatre composer of the 20th century, Stephen Sondheim. At 91 years old, Sondheim completely changed the landscape of what was possible to see on a Broadway stage, and enjoyed a varied career earning him eight Tony Awards (including his Lifetime Achievement Tony from 2008), an Academy Award for his work on "Dick Tracy," eight Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, a Laurence Olivier Award, and a 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Sondheim's ca...
Tags: Movies, News, Sweden, Tim Burton, Stephen Sondheim, Bernadette Peters, Broadway, Johnny Depp, Richard Linklater, James Corden, Baker, Helena Bonham Carter, Woods, Bernard Herrmann, Beanie Feldstein, Mary


Matthew López on Making History as First Latino to Win Best Play Tony Award and His ‘Bodyguard’ Remake

Matthew López became the first Latino playwright to win the Tony Award for best play last Sunday, but “The Inheritance” creator was worried the milestone would go unnoticed unless he drew attention to the historic moment while taking the stage. Before the big night, López surveyed several friends and fellow writers about what he should […]
Tags: News, Inheritance, Lopez, Matthew Lopez, Tony Awards, The Inheritance


Tony Awards: Here’s Everything You Didn’t See on TV

After 27 months, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday night to honor Broadway’s best. The ceremony served as an emotional ode to the power of live theater, as well as an elaborately produced advertisement to get audiences back to the Great White Way. Split between streaming and live TV, viewers at home were treated to […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Tony, Jennifer Holliday, Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Awards, Great White Way Split


Tony awards 2021: Moulin Rouge! triumphs in a Broadway celebration

The adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s musical picked up 10 awards in a ceremony that also acted as a comeback for New York theatreTony awards 2021: Broadway stars hit red carpet and stage – in picturesMoulin Rouge! swept the board at the 2021 Tony awards, picking up 10 trophies during a ceremony that also acted as a celebration of the return of Broadway.The adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 Oscar-winning musical, which reopened on 24 September, became the first Australian-produced show to win a Tony ...
Tags: New York, Musicals, Theatre, Australia news, US news, Culture, Awards and prizes, Stage, Broadway, US theater, Baz Luhrmann, Tony, Tina, Jagged Little Pill, Tony Awards


Tony awards 2021: Australian musical Moulin Rouge! triumphs in a Broadway celebration

The adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s musical picked up 10 awards in a ceremony that also acted as a comeback for New York theatreMoulin Rouge! swept the board at the 2021 Tony awards, picking up 10 trophies during a ceremony that also acted as a celebration of the return of Broadway.The adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s 2001 Oscar-winning musical, which reopened on 24 September, became the first Australian-produced show to win a Tony for best musical, beating Jagged Little Pill and Tina: The Tina Turner ...
Tags: Musicals, Theatre, Australia news, US news, Culture, Awards and prizes, Stage, Broadway, US theater, Baz Luhrmann, Tony, Tina, Jagged Little Pill, Tony Awards, New York theatreMoulin Rouge


Tonys Awards: The Biggest Snubs, Surprises and Takeaways of the 2021 Ceremony

The long-delayed Tony Awards ceremony has happened at last, and much of it played out as expected — see, for instance, the string of wins for “Moulin Rouge!,” which seemed the likely winner going into the evening. But still, there were some shockers. Here are the biggest snubs, surprises and takeaways of the night. TAKEAWAY: […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Moulin Rouge, Tony Awards, Slave Play


Tonys Review: Broadway’s Back (Finally!) With a Pitch Perfect, Inclusive Celebration of Theater

The Tonys deserve to win multiple Emmys next year. A night married with celebration, inclusivity and in what can only be described as the realization that Jesus Christ returned to save us all in the form of Jennifer Holliday — it was a sensational awards ceremony that may have offered all the critical clues to […]
Tags: Reviews, Awards, Broadway, Jesus Christ, Lin-manuel Miranda, Jennifer Holliday, Audra McDonald, Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Awards, TV Reviews


Tony Awards: The Full List Of Winners

Almost a year after the Tony Award nominations dropped, it’s finally time to announce the winners. Amid rising health concerns Broadway (and theater across the globe) went dark in March of 2020 as the world battled the pandemic. Only very recently has the curtain raised on the theater industry, with emotional returns for shows like […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Tony Awards


Tony Awards: Full List of Winners (Updating Live)

Almost a year after the Tony Award nominations dropped, it’s finally time to announce the winners. Amid rising health concerns Broadway (and theater across the globe) went dark in March of 2020 as the world battled the pandemic. Only very recently has the curtain raised on the theater industry, with emotional returns for shows like […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Tony Awards


Tony Awards Winners List (2021)

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Tony Awards Predictions: Breaking Down the Likely 2021 Winners

A Tony predictions story? In this climate? Yes, the Tony Awards are happening Sunday, although you might not know it. Publicity has been hampered by the confusing roll-out of the plan for the evening, which sees the ceremony split between a premium streaming service and a traditional network. Enthusiasm has been muted, too, by a […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Tony, Moulin Rouge, Tony Awards, Slave Play


Tony Awards Make Comeback as Nominees Discuss a Changed Broadway

With all the uncertainty around Broadway right now, one thing’s for sure: The Tony Awards this year will be unlike any other. The 2021 ceremony comes just as Broadway has begun its recovery from the extended, unprecedented shutdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with theaters across midtown incorporating new safety protocols while keeping a wary eye […]
Tags: Awards, Broadway, Tony Awards


Wayne Brady, Cyndi Lauper And More Added To ‘The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!’

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Tags: New York City, Broadway, Cbs, John Legend, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Darlene Love, David Byrne, Winter Garden Theatre, Tony Awards, CBS CBS, Ian Weinberger, American Theatre Wing 's Tony Awards, Wayne Brady Cyndi Lauper, Courtney B Vance Daniel J Watts


REVIEW: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Your Movie Is Bad

As with all of my reviews, I want to make sure people are aware that I won’t be spoiling any of the plot here. That being said, the Dear Evan Hansen stage production premiered in 2016, and it’s been a moderately well known story since. Even if you’ve never heard a song off the soundtrack, […] The post REVIEW: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, Your Movie Is Bad appeared first on ZANNALAND!.
Tags: Reviews, Parenting, Review, Movie Review, Movie Reviews, Broadway, Musical, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt, Tony Awards, Dear Evan Hansen, Movie Musical, Tony Award Nominee


‘The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!’ Announce Idina Menzel, Lin-Manuel Miranda And More To Take The Stage

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Tags: New York City, Broadway, Cbs, Winter Garden Theatre, Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Awards, CBS CBS, American Theatre Wing 's Tony Awards, Idina Menzel Lin Manuel Miranda


‘Camp Siegfried’ Review: Bess Wohl’s New Play at the Old Vic in London

The claim to theatrical fame of the Long Island hamlet of Yaphank has thus far rested with PG Wodehouse, who included the town in his lyrics for Jerome Kern’s satirical hymn to the simple life, “Bungalow in Quogue.” But in the new play by current Tony Awards nominee Bess Wohl (“Grand Horizons”), now playing at […]
Tags: Reviews, London, Long Island, PG Wodehouse, Old Vic, Jerome Kern, Tony Awards, Yaphank, Quogue, Bess Wohl, Grand Horizons


Leslie Odom Jr. Announced As Host For ‘The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!’ On CBS And Paramount+

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Tags: New York City, Broadway, Cbs, Tony, Audra McDonald, Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Awards, Tony Grammy, Paramount Check, American Theatre Wing 's Tony Awards, The Winter Garden Theatre, American Theatre Wing 's 74th Annual Tony Awards


Leslie Odom Jr., Audra McDonald Will Host Tony Awards and Broadway’s Back Concert

Leslie Odom Jr. and Audra McDonald will split emceeing duties for the Tony Awards and the special celebration of all things Broadway that will accompany the annual handing out of statues. The four-hour event is being broadcast across multiple platforms. Odom will host “The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back,” a special that will air on […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Odom, Audra McDonald, Leslie Odom Jr, Tony Awards, Leslie Odom Jr Audra, McDonald Will Host Tony Awards


Elizabeth McCann, 90 – Broadway Producer Extraordinaire

In a dizzying four-decade career she won nine Tony Awards and gave New York audiences more than 60 Broadway productions, including such hits as “Equus,” “Amadeus” and “Les Liaisons Dangereuses.” – The New York Times
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Tonys to Honor Director and Choreographer Graciela Daniele With Lifetime Achievement Award (EXCLUSIVE)

Director and choreographer Graciela Daniele will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tonys when Broadway’s biggest night of the year returns in September after COVID delays. Daniele has earned 10 Tony Award nominations and six Drama Desk nominations for her work in theater. Her Broadway director and choreographer credits include “Chita Rivera,” […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Chita Rivera, Daniele, Tony Awards, Graciela Daniele


Tony Awards Will Air on Paramount Plus as CBS Sets ‘Broadway’s Back’ Concert Special

The long-delayed Tony Awards will air primarily on Paramount Plus on Sept. 26, but certain key awards will be handed out as part of a celebration of theater that will air on the streaming service and on CBS. Dubbed “The Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back!,” the live concert event will feature Broadway entertainers and Tony […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Cbs, Tony, Moulin Rouge, Tony Awards, Slave Play, Paramount Plus


Tony Nominee Jeremy O. Harris on Redirecting Awards Campaign Budgets to ‘People Who Needed Them Most’

Broadway, still shuttered, finds itself at the crossroads of several economic and political crises. Just this month, an exposé on Scott Rudin re-illuminated the industry’s long codependent relationship with the volatile producer, prompting Tony nominee Karen Olivo to step down from her leading role in “Moulin Rouge.” And this week, spurred by a growing frustration […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Scott Rudin, Tony, Human Rights Campaign, Tony Awards, Karen Olivo, Jeremy O. Harris, Tony Nominee Jeremy O Harris


Jake Gyllenhaal Has Always Been a Theater Kid

Jake Gyllenhaal is nominated for three Tony Awards, one as an actor in the play “Sea Wall/A Life” and two as a producer (with his company Nine Stories) of “Sea Wall/A Life” and “Slave Play.” Currently in production on Michael Bay’s action thriller “Ambulance,” he talked with Variety about why he wants to make theater […]
Tags: News, Michael Bay, Awards, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tony Awards, Nine Stories, Sea Wall/A Life


Tony Awards Voting Begins in March, but Still No Date for Show

Tony Awards voting will soon be underway, but a date for the ceremony has yet to be announced. “Voting for the 74th Annual Tony Awards will take place between March 1 – March 15, 2021. We will present the 74th Annual Tony Awards, which were originally scheduled to take place in 2020, in coordination with […]
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Besides Oath Of Office, Nearly All Of Biden Inauguration Will Be Different Due To COVID

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in to office on the steps of the Capitol next month, Biden’s planning committee confirmed on Tuesday. The Presidential Inaugural Committee said in a statement Tuesday that Biden and Harris would be sworn in at the west side of the Capitol on Jan. 20, in a “historic ceremony that includes vigorous health and safety protocols,” in an  effort to curb the spread of coronavirus which continues to surge around the co...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Joe Biden, Food And Drug Administration, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Capitol, Tony Awards, David Kessler, Presidential Inaugural Committee


Walter C. Miller, CMA Awards and Grammys Producer, Dies at 94

Walter C. Miller, a former Country Music Association Awards producer, died on Friday evening, CMA confirmed to Variety. He was 94. “Walter was an absolute television legend,” said CMA chief executive officer Sarah Trahern in a statement. “When you worked with him, you instantly knew you were in the presence of greatness. He brought so […]
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Walter C. Miller, Renowned Director and Producer of Grammys, Tonys and CMA Awards, Dies at 94

Walter C. Miller, a five-time Emmy-winner best known for producing or directing the Grammys, Tonys and CMA Awards in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s, died on Friday evening, the Country Music Association confirmed to Variety. He was 94. “Walter was an absolute television legend,” said CMA chief executive officer Sarah Trahern in a statement. “When […]
Tags: Cma Awards, Obituaries, People News, Cma, Grammys, Walter, Country Music Association, Tony Awards, Robert Deaton, Sarah Trahern, Walter C Miller


Jeremy O. Harris Talks Tony Awards, New Plays and the Movie He Might Direct

Jeremy O. Harris knows exactly how big his plans are: “I think for me to call myself ambitious would be an understatement,” he acknowledged on a recent call from Rome. But the playwright, performer, producer and budding director is building the career to back it up. His Broadway buzzmagnet “Slave Play” earned a whopping 12 […]
Tags: News, Rome, Broadway, Zola, Tony Awards, Euphoria, Jeremy O. Harris, Slave Play


How Baz Luhrmann and His Tony-Nominated Team Brought ‘Moulin Rouge!’ to Broadway

After “Moulin Rouge!” on Broadway, could “Romeo + Juliet” be the next Baz Luhrmann film to get the stage treatment? Listen to this week’s “Stagecraft” podcast below: Maybe, according to Luhrmann himself, speaking at a special “Variety Streaming Room” event for “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” (and presented in audio form as part of the “Stagecraft” podcast). “Almost […]
Tags: News, Podcasts, Broadway, Baz Luhrmann, Moulin Rouge, Romeo Juliet, Tony Awards, Luhrmann, Stagecraft, Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Tony Nominated Team Brought ` Moulin Rouge


7 Biggest Takeaways From the 2020 Tony Nominations

Would any time be a good time for the Tony Awards this year? With the country gripped by a pandemic, a presidential election and an overdue reckoning on racial justice — and a Broadway industry struggling to survive a shutdown that will extend through at least May — it seems an awkward time to be […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway, Jagged Little Pill, Tony Awards, Tony Nominations, Moulin Rouge! The Musical