AWARDS SEASON 2019: Outer Critics Circle Awards Winners

The Outer Critics Circle Awards winners have been announced and Hadestown was gifted with 6 total awards, including that for Outstanding New Broadway Musical. The other multiple award-winning musicals were Tootsie, The Cher Show and King Kong. Congratulations to all of this year's winners, who will recieve their awards at the dinner presentation on May 23 at Sardi’s. Here's…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Tony Award Nominations

They're finally here! The 2019 Tony nominations are in with Hadestown leading the pack with 14 total nominations, followed by Ain't Too Proud and Tootsie with 12 and 11, respectively. Beetlejuice, which has been snubbed by most of the other awards, got 8 nominations, including that for Best Musical, and the critically-acclaimed production of The…

The Reviews for BEETLEJUICE are In…

The Broadway version of Beetlejuice is now open, but the critics seem to wish it would go back to the underworld. Alex Brightman is a total star as Beetlejuice, bringing energy and his own punk-rock take on the character, and the set and effects are amazing... but that's really where the fun ends. The script seems hellbent…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Drama Desk Award Nominations

Nearly all the nominations are in...and oftentimes the Drama Desk nominations are the strongest indicators of which shows might get this year's Tony nods. At the head of the pack for the Drama Desk is the new revival of Oklahoma!, with 12 total nominations, followed closely behind by the critically-acclaimed Tootsie. (You'll notice that missing…

The Reviews for TOOTSIE are In…

Critics think Tootsie is a bona fide hit! Based on the 1982 movie starring Dustin Hoffman, the Broadway version brings the laugh-out-loud comedy that so many musicals in the musical comedy genre miss. The critics uniformly adore the cast, especially Santino Fontana as Michael/Dorothy, but the book may be the biggest star of the show. In…

AWARDS SEASON 2019: Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations

The nominations for the Outer Critics Circle Awards are in, Hadestown leading the pack with 12 nominations, followed by Tootsie , with 10 nominations. Winners will be announced May 13, with a gala awards dinner presentation on May 23 at Sardi’s. The OCC nominations are often in line with Tony voter's. Do you think these ought to be this…

The Reviews for HADESTOWN are In…

Critics adore Hadestown, giving the most appealing recommendation for the underworld you're ever likely to hear. Blending Greek mythology with a Big Easy vibe and featuring a captivating score that ranges from pulsing, rhythmic folk-pop to downright heavenly arias, the critics are impressed with the balance achieved by the musical's creative developers, Anaïs Mitchell (writer)…