Latest Tony Awards News

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Nov. 26, 2021 20:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He was 91. ...

Perfectionist. Genius. Icon. That was Stephen Sondheim

Nov. 26, 2021 20:07 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2010, the year he turned 80, Stephen Sondheim had to endure a public fuss when a Broadway theater was being renamed in his honor. At a ceremony outside the 1,055-seat auditorium on West 43rd Street, the composer looked sheepish by the time he got to...

Stephen Sondheim, groundbreaking composer who won 6 Tony awards and reshaped musicals, dies at 91, according to report

Nov. 26, 2021 18:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim, groundbreaking composer who won 6 Tony awards and reshaped musicals, dies at 91, according to report.

Audra McDonald eyes Broadway again in Adrienne Kennedy play

Nov. 01, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Audra McDonald is going from host of the Tony Awards to another stage role. The six-time Tony-winner will return to Broadway in the play “Ohio State Murders” by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. Dates and the creative team...

John Legend joins The Temptations musical producing team

Oct. 04, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Tony Awards, John Legend played live with cast members from the Broadway musical “Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations.” Now he's going further and joining the show's producing team. Legend and his partners Mike Jackson...

'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' sashays home with 10 Tony Awards

Sep. 27, 2021 05:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, won the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on a Sunday night when Broadway looked back to honor shows shuttered by COVID-19, mourn its fallen and also look forward to...

Select list of winners at the Tony Awards

Sep. 26, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Select winners at the Tony Awards, presented Sunday night in New York City: Best Musical: “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” Best Play: “The Inheritance” Best Play Revival: “A Soldier's Play” ...

Tonys Latest: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ wins best new musical crown

Sep. 26, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): ___ 10:45 p.m. “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive 2001 movie, has danced away with the best new musical Tony Award. ...

Tony Awards: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' wins best musical

Sep. 26, 2021 22:48 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Awards: 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical' wins best musical.

Tony Awards: ‘The Inheritance’ wins best play

Sep. 26, 2021 21:58 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Awards: ‘The Inheritance’ wins best play.