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Happy #TonyTuesday! Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Excitement After the 2015 Tony Award Nominations

Happy #TonyTuesday! Stars & Supporters Tweet Their Excitement After the 2015 Tony Award Nominations

When Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker announced the 2015 Tony Award nominations on the morning of April 28, they made a bunch of thrilled Broadway stars jump for joy in their PJs (or at least, that's how we imagine it happening). After calling their moms and texting their friends, many of the nominees jumped on Twitter to share their excitement with the ...

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Woohoo! Kristin Chenoweth, Bradley Cooper & More Stars React to the 2015 Tony Nominations

Woohoo! Kristin Chenoweth, Bradley Cooper & More Stars React to the 2015 Tony Nominations

The 2015 Tony Award nominations have officially been announced, and we’re not gonna lie—we are beyond psyched. There’s a few other people we’re willing to bet were pretty thrilled with the news this morning: The 2015 nominees! How are Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O’Hara, Christian Borle, Bradley Cooper, Michael Cerveris, Annaleigh Ashford, Andy Karl and more Tony nominees celebrating? Find out ...

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Sutton Foster Channels Her Inner Gynecologist & Richard Gere in Younger: Episode 5

Sutton Foster Channels Her Inner Gynecologist & Richard Gere in Younger: Episode 5

It’s time to get Younger! In this week’s episode, Sutton Foster doesn’t break as many beds as she did last week, but she does try a whole bunch of new things. It ranges from hot (like tossing out her thankfully shirtless boyfriend) to intimate (spoiler: we reference Hilary Duff’s lady parts below) to nostalgic (clap clap clap clap). Friendships are ...

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Oh, What a Beautiful Partnership! The 50 Greatest Broadway Songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

Oh, What a Beautiful Partnership! The 50 Greatest Broadway Songs by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein

With the just-opened revival of The King and I, the classic songs of composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II are home again on Broadway, something that has occurred for countless theater seasons since 1943 with their first collaboration, Oklahoma! While their fruitful songwriting partnership begat 11 complete Broadway musicals, sometimes those shows can fall into a pattern: the ...

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Sutton Foster Takes Charge & Breaks Beds in Younger: Episode 4 (Plus More Miriam Shor Statement Jewelry!)

Sutton Foster Takes Charge & Breaks Beds in Younger: Episode 4 (Plus More Miriam Shor Statement Jewelry!)

You thought last week’s Younger was steamy? Guess again. When we left off, Liza let her Frida come out to play, Kelsey pursued a Swedish author, Maggie gave some stellar pep talks and Diana rocked her golden donuts. In tonight’s episode, Liza proved that while she may just be an assistant at the office, she’s actually the one in charge—at work ...

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Take That, Broadway! See Gary Barlow's Evolution From Stripping Boy Band Star to Finding Neverland Composer

Take That, Broadway! See Gary Barlow's Evolution From Stripping Boy Band Star to Finding Neverland Composer

On Broadway, Gary Barlow is known as the composer of the much buzzed-about Finding Neverland—and in his native U.K., he’s something of a national treasure. In the 1990s Barlow made his name as the frontman of Take That, the Brits’ equivalent of the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync. After splitting in 1996, the band successfully reunited a decade later to ...

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Sutton Foster & Her ‘Frida’ Pop Some Pills & Play Matchmaker in Younger: Episode 3

Sutton Foster & Her ‘Frida’ Pop Some Pills & Play Matchmaker in Younger: Episode 3

Sutton Foster and company are back in an all new episode of Younger! When we left off, Liza—having passed herself off as a 26-year-old—booked an assistant gig at the publishing firm and had a mouthgasm while on a date with hot tattoo artist Josh (among other things). In tonight’s episode, we met a new character. Her name is Frida. Frida ...

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Sutton Foster Learns About Hookup Apps, #ToplessTuesday & More in Younger Two-Part Premiere

Sutton Foster Learns About Hookup Apps, #ToplessTuesday & More in Younger Two-Part Premiere

The Sutton Foster-led Younger premiered on TV Land on March 31 with two back-to-back episodes. In the half-hour comedy, the Tony winner plays Liza Miller, a 40-year-old newly single mother who passes herself off as 26 to resume her professional life. Along the way, she learns all sorts of tidbits that every 20-something should have on their radar. Here are ...

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Let's Start at the Very Beginning! 50 Fun Facts About The Sound of Music on the Film's 50th Anniversary

Let's Start at the Very Beginning! 50 Fun Facts About The Sound of Music on the Film's 50th Anniversary

Can you believe that the hills have been alive with The Sound of Music for 50 years? It's been five decades since the beloved film version of the musical, starring Julie Andrews as an Austrian novice nun-turned-nanny was released in America on March 2, 1965. To celebrate, we've rounded up 50 fun Sound of Music facts about the last musical ...

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

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

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

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

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

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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Talk About a Habit! Tennis and Tango Are Blessings for Hollis Resnik on Tour in Sister Act

Talk About a Habit! Tennis and Tango Are Blessings for Hollis Resnik on Tour in Sister Act

She might be stern on stage as Mother Superior in the national tour of Sister Act, but off stage, Hollis Resnik likes to burn the floor and has a mean backswing. We asked the actress what her tips are to mastering life on tour in a big Broadway show. Aferall, she’s had plenty of experience, touring in Les Miserables, Dirty ...

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Saenger Theatre By the Numbers! Everything You Need to Know About the Renovated New Orleans Landmark

Saenger Theatre By the Numbers! Everything You Need to Know About the Renovated New Orleans Landmark

In 2005, the historic Saenger Theatre was severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina, like so much of New Orleans. But this gorgeous house, built in 1927, is ready to begin a new chapter: After a $52 million renovation, the Saenger reopened on September 27 with a performance by comedian Jerry Seinfeld, followed by an opening gala featuring Tony Award winner Kristin ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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