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Monthly Archives: June 2013

First-Time Tony Nominee: Kristine Nielsen blends humor and heart in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Kristine Nielsen blends humor and heart in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Kristine Nielsen has been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her heartfelt and humorous role as Sonia in Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Rob McClure shuffles his way to a Tony nomination for his powerful performance in ‘Chaplin’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Rob McClure shuffles his way to a Tony nomination for his powerful performance in ‘Chaplin’

One of the biggest underdogs this awards season is Rob McClure who is nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance as Charlie Chaplin in the short-lived musical Chaplin…. Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Santino Fontana overcomes adversity and charms audiences as Prince Topher in ‘Cinderella’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Santino Fontana overcomes adversity and charms audiences as Prince Topher in ‘Cinderella’

As Ella falls in love with Prince Topher, the audience falls in love with Santino Fontana’s portrayal of the reimagined fairytale prince in Cinderella. From the opening scene in which… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Bertie Carvel hops the pond with ‘Matilda’ and picks up a Tony nomination for his celebrated performance as Trunchbull

First-Time Tony Nominee: Bertie Carvel hops the pond with ‘Matilda’ and picks up a Tony nomination for his celebrated performance as Trunchbull

Bertie Carvel has made quite a name for himself by portraying a gender-bending version of Miss Trunchbull in Broadway’s recent hit, Matilda. Matilda has been the hyped-up hit of the 2013 season… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Lauren Ward is as sweet as Honey in ‘Matilda’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Lauren Ward is as sweet as Honey in ‘Matilda’

Lauren Ward, who is as lovely as she is talented, has been proudly portraying the role of Miss Honey in Broadway’s Matilda this season. The hit musical has scooped up a… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Holland Taylor transitions from the screen back to the stage with ‘Ann’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Holland Taylor transitions from the screen back to the stage with ‘Ann’

Holland Taylor is a brilliant actress so the news that the stage and screen star’s nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Play at this year’s Tonys was not all that surprising…. Read more »