The Book of Mormon

The 2011 Drama Desk Award Winners

May 24, 2011 // 7 Comments

Outstanding Musical The Book of Mormon In Transit Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical See Rock City & Other Destinations Sister Act The Kid Outstanding Play Nick Stafford, War Horse Jon Robin Baitz, Other Desert Cities Adam Bock, A Small Fire Stephen Adly Guirgis, The Motherf**ker With the Hat Samuel D. Hunter, A Bright New Boise Rajiv Joseph, [...]

Drama League Award Winners Announced

May 21, 2011 // 8 Comments

The 2011 Drama League Award winners were announced in a ceremony that took place on May 20. The Book of Mormon won for Distinguished Production of a Musical and Anything Goes for Distinguished Revival of a Musical. The non-musical winners were War Horse and Normal Heart. Mark Rylance was given the Distinguished Performance Award for his work in both [...]

What Do You Think of the 2011 Tony Award Nominees?

May 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

The 2011 Tony Award nominees have been announced. So what do you think? You gonna tune in to the ceremony on June 12 to see who wins? Best Musical The Book of Mormon Catch Me If You Can The Scottsboro Boys Sister Act Best Play Good People Jerusalem The Motherf**ker with the Hat War HorseĀ  Best Book of a Musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Alex Timbers The [...]

The Reviews for The Book of Mormon are in…

March 26, 2011 // 1 Comment

And wow do critics love it. I haven’t seen critical praise this unanimous for years! Every element of the show was lauded – the music, the cast, the writing – everything. They all agree – it’s a book musical done right with a perfect amount of childish cheek layered on top. Congratulations to all involved! NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW [...]

An Exciting New Season Begins!

September 9, 2010 // 5 Comments

I hope you all had a wonderful summer. I escaped to Maine and I’m afraid summer-stock ate up all of my free time, so that (and the lack of any real exciting Broadway news) has keep the blog pretty quiet this summer. But never-fear, I’m back again and vow to maintain a more consistent posting schedule this Broadway season. We’ve got some [...]

A preview of the musicals opening next season on Broadway

May 26, 2010 // 5 Comments

As the 2009-2010 Broadway season has officially come to an end, I thought it timely to look forward to the shows on the docket for next season. There are a lot of movie to stage productions, couple of TV to stage productions, some Off-Broadway transfers, some revivals, a new jukebox musical and the messes that are Spider-Man and Love Never Dies. Last year [...]

April News Roundup

April 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

An awful lot has happened this month on the Great White Way – numerous shows have opened, squeezing in just in time for award consideration, and there’s been lots of exciting announcements and good old controversy. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, here’s what you’ve missed: The Addams Family opened to dismal reviews, while [...]
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