Danny Burstein in Moulin Rouge

Awards Season 2020: Drama League Award Winners

The Drama League Award winners were announced tonight, which appears to mark the end of a very odd awards season.

Awards Season 2020: Drama Desk Award Winners

The world is upside down, but at least some of the awards shows are soldiering on. A virtual version of the Drama Desk Awards was broadcast on Saturday, June 13. For the musicals, the Off Broadway A Strange Loop and Moulin Rouge! were the biggest winners of the night, each taking home five prizes apiece.…

Awards Season 2020: Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner

The Pulitzer Prize for Drama for 2020 has been awarded to the wonderful new musical, A Strange Loop by Michael R. Jackson - a metafictional musical that tracks the creative process of an artist transforming issues of identity, race, and sexuality that once pushed him to the margins of the cultural mainstream into a meditation…

Awards Season 2020: Drama League Award Nominations

The Drama League Award nominations are out with a lot more love for Broadway shows than the Drama Desk committee showed, with love for Girl From the North Country, Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge!, Sing Street, Six , Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, and West Side Story. Winners will be announced by Gabriel Stelian-Shanks and…

AWARDS SEASON 2020: Drama Desk Award Nominations

Even amidst shelter-in-place restrictions and darkened Broadway stages, awards season has begun! The 2020 Drama Desk Award nominations were announced today as a part of a benefit for The Actor's Fund, a human services organization helping to meet the needs of the entertainment community in the midst of this crisis. The list of eligible shows…

One for You, One for Them: 5 Serious Questions (and 5 Silly Ones) with Phantom of the Opera Star Sierra Boggess

Andrew Lloyd Webber has been livestreaming his legendary musicals on his The Shows Must Go On YouTube channel. Following previous airings of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar, audiences will be able to access The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall for free until Sunday 11am PT / 2pm…

Quarantine Survival Guide

It’s a tough time for everyone. Schools are closed, public sports events are canceled. No one is exempt. No age group, no country. In the words of Tony Stark in Avengers: Infinity War, “Earth is closed today.” While COVID-19’s threat on the world rose quickly and intensely, Broadway fans were hit hard when all shows…

Girl from the North Country

The Reviews for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY are In…

Critics were blown away by this brilliantly nuanced production. McPherson, the writer and director, has molded the music of Bob Dylan and guided an extremely talented ensemble to tell a hauntingly beautiful story simply and stunningly. Even the tough-to-please critics some of whom were fearful the show would lose its heart in the move from…

The Reviews for WEST SIDE STORY are In…

The innovative and controversial new production of West Side Story from Ivo van Hove opened on Broadway to fractured reviews. This production had people up in arms throughout its rehearsal process regarding things as wide-ranging as injured dancers, sexual harassment and street protests, and the cutting of "I Feel Pretty" and the choreography of Jerome…