An American In Paris

2015 Season Cast Album Roundup

May 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Along with all the pretty trophies that accompany awards season are the release of oodles of cast albums from all of the awards hopefuls, which is great news for Broadway fans everywhere. Order or pre-order yours today to make sure you’re the best informed at your Tony viewing party on June 7th! Cast Albums for the Best Musical Nominees An American [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Drama League Award Winners

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Drama League Award winners were announced today and An American in Paris and The King and I again took home the pretty statues. Not that these shows need any help from awards committees to sell. An American in Paris already has 10 million in advance sales, and The King and I has extended its run indefinitely. Only two more awards remain [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Outer Critics Circle Award winners have been announced and again the pool of winning shows was small (and excluded Something Rotten!). An American in Paris, Hamilton and The King and I all walked away with three awards each and On the Twentieth Century with two. An American in Paris is looking more and more like the Tony favorite for Best [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Theatre World Award Winners

May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Theatre World Award winners were announced today, with nods to just a few musicals: On the Town, Fun Home, Hamilton, An American in Paris and The Last Ship.  Leanne Cope of An American in Paris received this year’s Dorothy Loudon Award and the incomparable Chita Rivera — currently starring in The Visit — was honored with [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Tony Award Nominations

April 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

The nominees for the big awards — the Tonys — were announced today and they made it clear which productions they preferred: Fun Home and An American in Paris both got 12 nominations each, followed closely by Something Rotten! with 10, and The King and I with 9. Who’s going to take home the big prize? Will it be something [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Drama Desk Award Nominations

April 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced today, and Hamilton, the Broadway-bound musical, led the pack with 13 nominations, followed closely by An American in Paris with 12 nominations. The Drama Desk Awards ceremony, hosted for the second year in a row by Laura Benanti, will take place on May 31. Follow all of the awards coverage as we [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Drama League Award Nominations

April 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Drama League Awards nominations are out, and with three nominees each for An American in Paris, Finding Neverland, Fun Home, Hamilton, It Shoulda Been You, Something Rotten!, The Visit, The King and I and On The Twentieth Century, it’s anyone’s guess as to which will end up winning this season! The Drama League Award winners [...]

AWARDS SEASON 2015: Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The nominees for the Outer Critics Circle Awards have been announced meaning awards season for 2015 is officially underway! Something Rotten! led the pack with 12 nominations, followed by On the Twentieth Century with 9 and An American in Paris with 8. Who will take home the big prizes? Will the other award nominating committees pick the same pack [...]

The Reviews for An American In Paris are In…

April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

An American in Paris opened, and the critics agree that this new stage adaptation of the 1951 film is as beautiful and dream-like as the city of Paris itself.  Kudos go to director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, book adapter Craig Lucas, and set and costume designer Bob Crowley – by all accounts, the musical’s story is told poetically [...]

Product Review: Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection Musicals

February 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

My new year’s resolution this year was to attempt to see all of the movie musicals in the canon – a difficult goal, to be sure, but what good are resolutions if they are easy to achieve!? Luckily, Warner Brothers just released a 20 film collection that’s helped me check a bunch of the big ones off the list, including a number of classics [...]
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