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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 Ceremony

The 68th annual Tony Awards ceremony is almost here! We’ve pulled together some frequently asked questions about this celebration of Broadway’s best so that you can find all of the answers in one place.

When are the 2014 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in ...

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Meet the Newbies! Five Tony-Nominated Fresh Faces You Need to Know

For a Broadway newcomer, just getting the chance to perform on the Great White Way is a huge thrill—but these five new stars not only nabbed the role of a lifetime this season, they also received Tony nominations for their stellar breakout performances. Broadway.com photo editor Caitlin McNaney hit the town with Bullets Over Broadway star Nick Cordero, A ...

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2014 Tony Playlist! Stream Tracks From Neil Patrick Harris, Ramin Karimloo & More Best Actor Nominees

The 2014 Tony Awards are less than three weeks away...and the anticipation is killing us! As the excruciating countdown to June 8 continues, Broadway.com is bringing you a series of Tony Award playlists, available to stream and share for free on Spotify. This week, we’ve created a mix of tracks sung by the stars nominated for the Best ...

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2014 Tony Playlist! Stream Songs From Beautiful, Aladdin, Hedwig & More Best Musical Nominees

Broadway.com is counting down the days until the 2014 Tony Awards (26!) and while we absolutely can’t wait for the red carpet fashion and the heartfelt speeches, we’re most excited about the live performances by the shows nominated in the Best Musical and Best Musical Revival categories. So, to help pass the time until the big ceremony on June ...

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Dreaming of a White Way Christmas! From St. Louis to Rent, Watch Five Holiday Musical Moments

The holiday season is in full force and our Christmas playlists are accompanying us everywhere we go. Because wrapping gifts goes faster while you listen to showtunes (proven fact!), we compiled some of our favorite holiday scenes from musicals. After all, some of the greatest Christmas carols were originally written for stage and movie musicals. From Judy Garland to the ...

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Because We Knew You! Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth & Wicked Stars on the Musical That Changed Broadway for Good

As Wicked celebrates 10 years on the Great White Way, Broadway.com is looking back at our own history with the blockbuster musical. We combed our archives of in-depth interviews and red carpet chats to see what Idina Menzel (Elphaba),  Kristin Chenoweth (Glinda), Norbert Leo Butz (Fiyero), Joel Grey (the Wizard), Michelle Federer (Nessarose), Christopher Fitzgerald (Boq ...

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Dairy Queen & Free Shampoo: Wicked’s David Nathan Perlow Gives His Tips for Conquering the Road

The touring life ain’t easy, but we polled the pros for their tips on surviving the ultimate road trip on a national tour. From buses and planes to hotel rooms as temporary homes, these actors have mastered the art of the bus-and-truck lifestyle. This edition of Road Rules features David Nathan Perlow, who plays the dashing Fiyero in the national ...

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The Extraordinary Story of Big Fish, From Tall Tale to Larger-Than-Life Broadway Musical

The incredible tales of adventurer Edward Bloom are coming to life in Big Fish, a mythical new musical about a man with big dreams and even bigger stories. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, the show opens officially on October 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Read on to discover how Big Fish swam from the page to the big ...

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Broadway Buzz: Catch Forever Tango Stars Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Their Smoldering Opening Night

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Take 18 of the world’s best ballroom dancers, put them onstage at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and what do you get? The Broadway revival of Luis Bravo's internationally acclaimed Forever Tango, the sexy, super-exciting dance show that’s celebrating its third go-round on the Great White Way. On July 14, the sweltering heat kicked into high gear just in time for ...

Broadway Buzz: Watch Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas & the Cast of Pippin Rock Out at Their First CD Signing

Patina Miller, Matthew James Thomas and the cast of Pippin packed up their circus gear and headed to Barnes & Noble on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on July 9 to bring a taste of their Tony-winning magic to the fans. In honor of the Pippin cast recording’s official release, Miller, Thomas and the cast performed "Love Song," "Simple Joys ...

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Broadway Buzz: The Cast of Wicked Celebrate 4,000 Magical Performances on Broadway

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“Oh what a celebration we’ll have today! Thank Goodness!” The Broadway blockbuster Wicked celebrated an astounding 4,000 performances on the Great White Way on June 18. To mark the occasion, the company gathered at the Gershwin Theatre to enjoy a Wicked-themed cake created by The Chocolate Swirl. Click below to see Jenny Anderson’s photos of Oz’s leading ...

Broadway Buzz: Tony-Winning Designer William Ivey Long on the Art, Insects and Pop Stars that Inspired His Cinderella Costumes

Cinderella is enchanting Broadway with stellar performances by Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana, paired with a breathtaking set and jaw-dropping effects. William Ivey Long picked up his sixth Tony Award for Cinderella’s gorgeous costumes—one of the standout aspects of the musical. We went inside his Tribeca studio to get the inside scoop on his elaborate designs for the Rodgers ...

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Broadway Buzz: Party Games, Staff Picks & Everything You Need to Know About the 2013 Tony Awards

Theater lovers, rejoice! Broadway’s biggest, most glamorous night is almost upon us—the 67th annual Tony Awards will shine from TV screens across the country on June 9. We at Broadway.com could not be more excited about the razzle-dazzle affair and are bringing you everything you need to know before the big night. Dive into Tony Awards central below with ...

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Broadway Buzz: Matilda Composer Tim Minchin on Borrowing from Sondheim & Being Pitted Against Cyndi Lauper

Australian composer/singer/comedian Tim Minchin received a 2013 Tony nomination for the playful, witty and infectious score of Broadway's Matilda, but he still fancies himself a modern day rock star. He's gone from performing in small cabaret venues in Perth to playing big arenas across the globe to portraying the drugged-out, washed-up rocker Atticus Fetch on the hit Showtime ...

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Broadway Buzz: Watch Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and the Stars of Cinderella Record Their Cast Album

The hit revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical Cinderella is being preserved on a cast recording for the entire kingdom to hear. We got an exclusive visit to the studio on the day the cast recorded the newly orchestrated score. Get a close-up look as Tony nominees Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana and Victoria Clark sing “The Prince Is Giving ...

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My Space: West Side Story Tour Star MaryJoanna Grisso Shares Her Fave Backstage Items

MaryJoanna Grisso "feels pretty" in the national tour of West Side Story. What does the actress need to take on Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s classic score? Grisso, who plays Maria in the beloved musical, gave us a backstage tour of her dressing room to see her must-have items. Find out what they are below!


“Staying hydrated on the road ...

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Broadway Buzz: The Glee Gang & Kristin Chenoweth Go Backstage to Welcome Annie’s Jane Lynch to Broadway

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Emmy winner Jane Lynch made her official Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated musical revival of Annie on May 16. Lynch’s opening night crowd included loads of fans and many of her Glee co-stars, including Darren Criss, Chris Colfer and Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth. In honor of the occasion, Lynch received a big opening night bash at Ruby Foo’s restaurant. But ...

Water, Water Everywhere! West Side Story Tour Star Addison Reid Coe Shares His Tips for Mastering the Road

While romancing and rumbling as Tony in West Side Story, Addison Reid Coe travels the country in the national tour. Below, the actor shares the best tips he’s picked up for living the bus-and-truck life. Read on to learn Coe’s lessons about extreme hydration, abundant caffeine and maintaining a healthy text relationship with his co-star’s boyfriend.

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Broadway Buzz: See Matthew Morrison, Wendy Williams, Stephanie J. Block & More Talk Up the Fans on the 2013 BACA Red Carpet

Broadway’s brightest stars flooded the red carpet on May 5 for the 13th annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the season’s only major awards voted on by the fans. Hosted by incoming Chicago star Wendy Williams, the awards took place at the Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center. Presenters included ...

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The Power of the Fans! 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners Announced

Broadway fans have spoken, picking their favorites of the season at the 2013 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, which were presented May 5 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center.

Upcoming Chicago star Wendy Williams hosted the starry affair, which featured presenters Laura Benanti, Stephanie J. Block, Sierra Boggess ...

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Broadway Buzz: Meet the Nominees! Complete Coverage of the Starry 2013 Tony Press Reception

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Barely 24 hours after the Tony nominations were announced, the happy (and slightly dazed) nominees got dolled up and headed to the Millennium Broadway Hotel on May 1 for a mammoth press meet- and-greet. Wearing their official Tony nominee lapel pins, the stars and creative team members posed for photos, sat for dozens of video and print interviews and got ...

Broadway Buzz: It’s a Glorious Opening Night for the Soaring Stars of Pippin

There was magic in the air on April 25, when the new circus-inspired revival of Pippin officially arrived Broadway! Directed by Diane Paulus, the new mounting of Stephen Schwartz’s beloved musical stars Matthew James Thomas, Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte D’Amboise, Rachel Bay Jones, and Andrea Martin in a newly imagined, high-flying production. After taking their opening night bows, Thomas ...

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Broadway Buzz: Music Legends Galore Get Into the Groove at Motown: The Musical’s Broadway Opening Night

Dozens of music icons hit the red carpet outside the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to celebrate the much-anticipated Broadway opening night of Motown: The Musical, the brand new tuner that charts the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy and the birth of the sound that changed the nation. Gordy himself scripted the musical, so it was no surprise that a multitude of ...

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Broadway Buzz: Matilda's Marvelous Stars Bask in the Delight of Opening Night

Roald Dahl's classic children's story Matilda has been transformed into a marvelous musical extravaganza! Matilda has officially arrived on Broadway in an imaginative production directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus. The show stars Bertie Carvel as the malevolent Miss Trunchbull, Lauren Ward as the sweet Miss Honey, Gabriel Ebert and Lesli Margherita as the madcap Mr. and Mrs. Wormwood and ...

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March Musical Madness Champion! And the Best Broadway Musical of All Time Is…

The fans have had their say! After a month of fierce debates, difficult decisions and tens of thousands of votes, Broadway.com’s March Musical Madness has finally found a winner for the title of All-Time Best Broadway Musical. Our championship bracket began with 64 musicals, and now only one remains. And the winner is… WICKED!

The untold story of the ...

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