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Tonys 2014: The Actresses - THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tonys 2014: The Actresses – THR Tony Award Roundtable

Tony nominated actresses roundtable with Sutton Foster (Violet in Violet), Idina Menzel (Elizabeth inIf/Then), Jessie Mueller (Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Story) and Kelli O’Hara (Francesca in The Bridges of Madison County) and best actress in a play nominees Tyne Daly (Katharine in Mothers and Sons) and LaTanya Richardson Jackson (Lena “Mama” Younger in A Raisin in the Sun). Roundtables are back! Tune in Monday, May 16th for… Read Article →

Working in the Theatre LIVE: A Doll's House, Part 2

Working in the Theatre LIVE: A Doll's House, Part 2

This episode of Working in the Theatre was featured in our new book, “American Theatre Wing, an oral history: 100 Years, 100 Voices, 100 Million Miracles.” Learn more about the book at Playwright and American Theatre Wing board chair David Henry Hwang sits down with the Tony Award nominated cast and creatives of A Doll’s House Part 2 at the Golden Theatre following a performance. Listen as they explore the… Read Article →

Tony Kushner with Michael Friedman

Tony Kushner with Michael Friedman

Be sure to subscribe for all new episodes! Tony Kushner shares his insights and inspiration of his work with Michael Friedman for The Legacy Project: Volume III. Produced by the Dramatists Guild Foundation, the Legacy Project is a series of interviews featuring prominent contemporary American playwrights, lyricists, and composers. Each interview offers an intimate look into the lives and creative process of these writers of the theater. The Legacy Project… Read Article →

The 'Hamilton' Cast Shares Top Acting Tips!

The 'Hamilton' Cast Shares Top Acting Tips!

Three of “Hamilton’s” cast members offer actors their best advice in the wake of their 2016 Tony Award nominations! Leslie Odom Jr. (Aaron Burr), Jonathan Groff (King George III), and Christopher Jackson (George Washington) share their advice on auditions, vocal care, and not throwing away your shot! *Breakdown* 0:04 – Jonathan Groff on auditioning 0:33 – Leslie Odom Jr. on hard work 0:49 – Vocal tips from Jonathon Groff 1:19… Read Article →

Broadway's Biggest Night Makes History as All 4 Musical Acting Tonys Are Won by People of Color

Broadway's Biggest Night Makes History as All 4 Musical Acting Tonys Are Won by People of Color

‘Hamilton’ stars Leslie Odom, Jr., Daveed Diggs, and Renée Elise Goldsberry, along with ‘The Color Purple’ actress Cynthia Erivo, all took home accolades on Sunday. think of tonight as the Oscars but with diversity the Tony Awards made history on Sunday night shortly after the show ended at the Tony Awards tweeted quote for the first time in Tony Awards history Oh for musical acting awards have gone to people… Read Article →

Top Acting Tips from Tony Nominees

Top Acting Tips from Tony Nominees

Backstage asked some of this year’s Tony nominees for their best pointers on perseverance, the entertainment industry, and stage acting. Check out the advice from Jeff Daniels, Cynthia Erivo, Laura Benanti, George C. Wolfe, Leslie Odom Jr., Zachary Levi, and more in this exclusive video! Breakdown: 0:02 – Cynthia Erivo, Leading Actress in a Musical, “The Color Purple” 0:30 – Beowulf Boritt, Set Designer, “Thérèse Raquin” 0:46 – David Furr,… Read Article →