Latest Tony Awards News

At 'Funny Girl,' Lea Michele is in, Beanie Feldstein is out

Jul. 11, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lea Michele has been tapped to step in and lead the Broadway revival of the beleaguered “Funny Girl” this fall, an announcement made just hours after current star Beanie Feldstein revealed she was leaving the musical sooner than anticipated due to the show taking a "different...

Broadway's 'MJ' gets a box office bump after the Tony Awards

Jun. 22, 2022 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “MJ,” the hit-filled Broadway musical about the King of Pop, got a huge bump at the box office after nabbing four Tony Awards and getting valuable exposure in front of millions during its electric telecast performance. The Michael Jackson show may have lost the...

'A Strange Loop’ makes history at Tonys; ‘Company’ wins 5

Jun. 13, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “A Strange Loop,” an irreverent, sexually frank work about Blackness and queerness took home the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on Sunday, as voters celebrated Broadway’s most racially diverse season by choosing an envelope-pushing Black voice. ...

Tony Moments: A night for Broadway to reclaim its groove

Jun. 13, 2022 07:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Surely many in the audience were thinking it, but “Company” director Marianne Elliott said it most directly at Sunday's Tony awards: In the devastating two years since the pandemic hit, it “felt at times that live theater was endangered.” As in, the industry...

List of winners at 75th Tony Awards

Jun. 12, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The list of winners at the 75th Tony Awards, being held Sunday in New York: — Best Musical: “A Strange Loop” — Best Play: “The Lehman Trilogy.” — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Simon Russell...

'A Strange Loop' wins the Tony Award for best new musical

Jun. 12, 2022 23:05 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — 'A Strange Loop' wins the Tony Award for best new musical.

Tonys Latest | ‘A Strange Loop’ wins for best new musical

Jun. 12, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 11 p.m. “A Strange Loop,” an utterly unforgettable, idiosyncratic trip into one man’s psyche, has won the best new musical Tony Award, beating more commercial fare. Michael R....

'The Lehman Trilogy' wins Tony Award for best play

Jun. 12, 2022 22:17 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — 'The Lehman Trilogy' wins Tony Award for best play.

'Shine the light': Ariana DeBose talks hosting Tony Awards

Jun. 09, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award host and theater veteran Ariana DeBose says this year's telecast will spread its arms wider than just Broadway's stars and celebrate the unsung heroes like understudies and swings who kept shows open during the pandemic restart. “As the host of this...

Designer Scott Pask creates 'a beautiful mess' on Broadway

Jun. 07, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Set designer Scott Pask was asked to create a roomful of junk on Broadway and somehow he turned it into something sublime. Tasked with designing the resale shop for a starry revival of David Mamet's “American Buffalo,” Pask filled, layered, built and made space...