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Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016

'Hairspray' Tony Award-Winner Dick Latessa Dies at 87

'Hairspray' Tony Award-Winner Dick Latessa Dies at 87

A veteran Broadway actor who was in the original productions of "Follies," ''Brighton Beach Memoirs" and "The Will Rogers Follies" and who won a Tony Award playing Harvey Fierstein's onstage husband in...

Monday, Jun 13, 2016

Performers of Color Make History at Tony Awards

Performers of Color Make History at Tony Awards

It's the first time in the show's 70-year history the four major musical acting honors were awarded to people of color.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
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By Dave Quinn

19 A-List Actors Overlooked for 2016 Tony Nominations

These celebrity names topped the marquees, but bottomed-out on Tony nomination...View gallery

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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

2016 Tony Awards: The Nominees

2016 Tony Awards: The Nominees

The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" may have made the big headlines Tuesday with a record 16 nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, but several other plays took home multiple nods. See a selected list of nominees...

Saturday, Apr 30, 2016

‘Shuffle Along’ Deemed New Musical

‘Shuffle Along’ Deemed New Musical

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met April 29 to determine final eligibility rulings for the 2016 Tony Awards.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016

James Corden to Host the 2016 Tony Awards

James Corden to Host the 2016 Tony Awards

The actor and comedian has an extensive theater background, having won the 2012 Tony Award for best actor in a play for his turn in “One Man, Two Guvnors.” He made his Broadway debut in 2006’s “The History Boys”...

Monday, Jun 8, 2015

“The Visit” Sets Closing Date

“The Visit” Sets Closing Date

“The Visit,” the final new musical from celebrated songwriting team Kander and Ebb (“Chicago,” “Cabaret”), will play its final performance at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre on Sunday, June 14.

Monday, Jun 8, 2015

Broadway Play Sued Over Sock Puppet Routine

Broadway Play Sued Over Sock Puppet Routine

Abbott and Costello's heirs are suing the producers of a Broadway play in which a character uses a sock puppet to perform part of the comedians' famous "Who's on First" routine.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Darren Criss to Co-Host Online Tony Red Carpet Special

Darren Criss to Co-Host Online Tony Red Carpet Special

"Glee" alum and "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" star Darren Criss will co-host the first ever red carpet live stream.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
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By Dave Quinn

30 Hollywood Actors Snubbed for 2015 Tony Nominations

These A-listers may have starred on the Great White Way, but they were nowhere to...View gallery

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Nor'easter Takes Aim at Tri-State Tonight and Tomorrow

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Teen Attacked While Playing Soccer on Long Island: Police

Teen Attacked While Playing Soccer on Long Island: Police

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Woman's Torso, Arms Found in NYC Trash; Man Arrested

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