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Tony nominees Rob McClure and Carolee Carmello deliver shining performances in short-lived productions

Tony nominees Rob McClure and Carolee Carmello deliver shining performances in short-lived productions

Rob McClure and Carolee Carmello have outdone themselves this season in two musicals that closed too soon. However neither of their notable performances have been forgotten, as they have been honored… Read more »

Top 5 reasons why ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ should perform at the Tony Awards

Top 5 reasons why ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ should perform at the Tony Awards

It was confirmed that the cast of The Mystery of Edwin Drood would not be reuniting in a performance at the Tony Awards despite being nominated for Best Revival and… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Keala Settle speeds into the hearts of audiences in ‘Hands on a Hardbody’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Keala Settle speeds into the hearts of audiences in ‘Hands on a Hardbody’

Laughter. That’s all it was. Tiny, seemingly endless giggles popping up one after another as if they were bubbles brimming on the top of a glass of soda. As she tapped her… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Billy Porter kicks up his ‘Kinky Boots’ and earns a long-awaited Tony nod

First-Time Tony Nominee: Billy Porter kicks up his ‘Kinky Boots’ and earns a long-awaited Tony nod

For anyone who’s seen Billy Porter as Lola in Kinky Boots, his Tony nomination for “Best Leading Actor in a Musical” can’t come as a surprise. Lola is the drag queen… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Gabriel Ebert charms as the terrible Mr. Wormwood in ‘Matilda’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Gabriel Ebert charms as the terrible Mr. Wormwood in ‘Matilda’

Gabriel Ebert’s portrayal of Mr. Wormwood in Matilda is straight out of Roald Dahl’s illustrations. His eccentric plaid suits obviously enhance the character’s cartoonish ways but Ebert’s physicality is striking. His… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Shalita Grant steals the show in her Broadway debut in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Shalita Grant steals the show in her Broadway debut in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

She is a Juilliard graduate, a part-time cabinetmaker and has an impeccable memory for faces and stories. Now Shalita Grant can add ‘Tony Nominee’ to her list of accomplishments. Grant… Read more »