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Mark Your Calendars! Date Set for 71st Annual Tony Awards

Mark Your Calendars! Date Set for 71st Annual Tony Awards

Save the date! The 71st Annual Tony Awards will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017. The ceremony, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, will once again air on CBS. The ceremony has been broadcast on the network since 1978.

The official eligibility cut-off date will be April 27, 2017 for all Broadway productions opening in the ...

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Kevin Kline Will Star in Present Laughter on Broadway; Moritz von Stuelpnagel to Direct

Kevin Kline Will Star in Present Laughter on Broadway; Moritz von Stuelpnagel to Direct

Oscar and Tony winner Kevin Kline will headline a revival of Noël Coward’s Present Laughter on Broadway. Performances will begin early next year at the St. James Theatre; opening night is set for April 5. Moritz von Stuelpnagel will direct.

Kline won Tony awards in 1981 and 1978 for The Pirates of Penzance and On the Twentieth Century, respectively. He ...

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from The Art of Elegance

Watch Kristin Chenoweth Perform 'You're My Saving Grace' from The Art of Elegance

Rejoicify, Cheno fans! Not only do our earbuds now have the treat of Kristin Chenoweth's The Art of Elegance; the teensy Tony winner has given us a double performance dose this week! She appeared on The Today Show on September 26 to sing "You're My Saving Grace." (Good luck watching this one without going "Awwww.") We can't wait ...

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In the Heights Movie to Begin Production in the Spring; Cast May Include Lin-Manuel Miranda

In the Heights Movie to Begin Production in the Spring; Cast May Include Lin-Manuel Miranda

The In the Heights movie is on! The big screen adaptation of the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical is set to begin production in the spring, produced by the Weinstein Company. According to Variety, Miranda won’t reprise the role of Usnavi, however he is likely to appear as another character, either new or pre-existing.

Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegría Hudes, who wrote the ...

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Journey Back to the Heaviside Layer! Betty Buckley & Bryan Batt Visit Broadway's Cats

Journey Back to the Heaviside Layer! Betty Buckley & Bryan Batt Visit Broadway's Cats

Absolutely meow-velous! On September 26, Cats alums Betty Buckley and Bryan Batt caught the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-winning tuner. A Broadway vet, Batt took over the role of Munkustrap; he snapped a sweet pic with current Munkustrap Andy Huntington Jones (see below). Buckley took home a Tony in 1983 for her performance as Grizabella; she struck a ...

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Disney Confirms Frozen Musical's Schedule, Director, Designer & Broadway Theater

Disney Confirms Frozen Musical's Schedule, Director, Designer & Broadway Theater

The rumors were true. We now have official confirmation from Disney Theatricals that Tony and Olivier Award-winning director Michael Grandage and his longtime collaborator, Tony and Olivier Award-winning scenic and costume designer Christopher Oram, have been tapped for the Broadway-bound Frozen. They replace Alex Timbers and other creative team members who recently departed the production.

We also now know for ...

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Dammit Janet! Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan & Reeve Carney Prep for the Rocky Horror Remake

Dammit Janet! Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan & Reeve Carney Prep for the Rocky Horror Remake

Get a taste of Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show remake as Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan and Reeve Carney share their tips for Rocky Horror virgins who watch when the all-star TV version premieres on October 20.

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Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen

Tony Winner Michael Grandage Enlisted to Direct Broadway-Bound Frozen

Michael Grandage has been tapped to helm the much-anticipated stage adaptation of Frozen. The New York Post reports that the Red Tony winner has boarded the production after a bit of a switcheroo with the creative team, which saw Alex Timbers depart the project as director, Bob Crowley as designer and Peter Darling as choreographer. Grandage's longtime colleague Christopher Oram ...

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Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set

Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set

It’s Hairspray Live!, you gays! Noted Wicked tailgater Billy Eichner has joined the starry lineup for NBC’s December 7 musical telecast. The Billy on the Street and Difficult People star will make a cameo as Rob Barker, the local WZZT newscaster in Baltimore. New additions to the cast also include Hairspray's original Dynamites trio: Shayna Steele, Kamilah Marshall and ...

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Idina Menzel on Tackling Bette Midler's Role in the New Beaches Movie & Why It Felt Like 'Career Suicide'

Idina Menzel on Tackling Bette Midler's Role in the New Beaches Movie & Why It Felt Like 'Career Suicide'

Idina Menzel has jumped over the moon, defied gravity and, uh, worn blazers and cardigans on Broadway. It seems like there’s nothing the blazing supernova can’t face, but her next project is a real beach of a role—one that she fears could be career-ending.

Menzel, who will star as CC Bloom in the Lifetime TV remake of Beaches, spoke to ...

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