Articles Tagged 'Tony Awards'

Actor, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda performs on stage during “Hamilton” GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City.

Tony Awards: ‘Hamilton’ Wins Record-Breaking 16 Nominations

Not content with rave reviews, ticket sales approaching $100 million, a Grammy, the Pulitzer Prize, and high praise from the FLOTUS, Lin-Manuel Miranda can now count a few more accolades for his Broadway hit: Hamilton has been nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards. Nominations were announced this morning (May 3) in New York, with the groundbreaking […]

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WATCH: Newcomer Alexander Sharp Could Beat Bradley Cooper for Top Tony

Bill Nighy and Bradley Cooper are both up for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, but some oddsmakers predict the prize could go to a younger competitor—25-year-old Alexander Sharp—a British actor who’s a recent graduate of the the Julliard School. He plays a 15-year-old math […]

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WATCH: What Sting Misses Most About Doing Broadway

Singer-songwriter Sting will be among the big British names at the Tony Awards on Sunday night (June 7), but he’s considered a long shot to win. He’s been nominated for Best Original Score for his musical The Last Ship, which is set in his hometown of Wallsend in the northeast of England. The musical opened […]

WATCH: James Corden’s Heartfelt Backstage Reaction to Tony Win

He competed against a dream team of acting gods – James Earl Jones, Frank Langella, John Lithgow, and Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman. But it was 33-year-old Brit James Corden who marched up to the stage to accept the Best Actor in a Play Tony award (for his show-stopping role in the Broadway comedy One […]

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