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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 »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Will Chase is insanely entertaining as John Jasper in ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Will Chase is insanely entertaining as John Jasper in ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’

After nearly 15 years on Broadway, Will Chase has finally been nominated for a Tony Award. He is nominated “Best Featured Actor in a Musical” for his role as John Jasper… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Valisia LeKae steals the spotlight as Diana Ross in ‘Motown: The Musical’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Valisia LeKae steals the spotlight as Diana Ross in ‘Motown: The Musical’

Valisia LeKae is making waves in Motown: The Musical this season and has earned herself her very first Tony nomination. Scoring a principle role on Broadway is a dream come… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Cicely Tyson returns to Broadway after a 30 year hiatus and receives a Tony nod

First-Time Tony Nominee: Cicely Tyson returns to Broadway after a 30 year hiatus and receives a Tony nod

After a 30 year hiatus from Broadway, Cicely Tyson has finally returned to the stage. Nominated for “Best Female Actress in a Leading Role in a Play” for her performance in… Read more »

First-Time Tony Nominee: Billy Magnussen bares his comedic side as the inane Spike in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

First-Time Tony Nominee: Billy Magnussen bares his comedic side as the inane Spike in ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike earned six Tony nominations, one of which is for Billy Magnussen’s enthusiastic portrayal of Spike, aspiring actor and younger lover to Sigourney Weaver’s Masha…. Read more »

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 »