The Drama League Awards were presented today, and the prize for Outstanding Production of a Musical went to A Strange Loop. Company received the awards for both Outstanding Revival and Outstanding Direction of a Musical. And Broadway and Hollywood star extraordinaire Sutton Foster was given this year's Distinguished Performance Award for her portrayal of Marion in The Music Man.
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AWARDS SEASON 2022: Nomination Breakdown by Show
Now that all the 2021-2022 season nominations are in, we wanted to tally up the totals for each of this season's musicals.
AWARDS SEASON 2022: Tony Award Nominations
The critically-acclaimed production of A Strange Loop topped the list of nominated musicals with 11 total nominations, with Paradise Square and MJ: The Musical right on its tail, garnering a total of 10 nominations each. Diana, Funny Girl and Mrs. Doubtfire, which all suffered mightily in the eyes of the critics this year, each managed to squeak out a single nomination each. This year's other nominated musicals include: Company, Caroline, or Change, Flying Over Sunset, Girl From the North Country, Mr. Saturday Night, The Music Man, and Six.
AWARDS SEASON 2022: Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
The 71st Outer Critics Circle Award nominees were announced this morning. The Off-Broadway musicals Harmony and Kimberly Akimbo, each earned eight nominations and Broadway musicals MJ the Musical and Paradise Square seven apiece.
Awards Season 2022: Drama League Award Nominations
The Drama League Awards just announced their nominees for 2022, which includes new categories of Direction of a Play and Musical for the first time.
Reviews for THE MUSIC MAN are In…
The Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster-led revival of The Music Man opened with a set of "meh" reviews this Thursday. Though well polished and featuring all of the proper elements and people, the critics agreed that ultimately the spark is just missing from this revival and it feels dated, dry and two dimensional. Read the review roundup below.
Product Review: Best of Warner Bros. 20 Film Collection Musicals
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…
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Producers Take Note: The Revivals People Want and Who to Cast
The people of Twitter and Facebook have spoken; here are the shows they think should be revived and the stars that should headline each, listed in no particular order. Sunset Boulevard starring Sutton Foster, Hunter Parrish, Glenn Close, Joel Grey, Bernadette Peters, Neil Partick Harris, Norbert Leo Butz, Carol Burnett, Angela Lansbury, Doris Day, Tyne Daily or Josh…
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DAILY DEAL ALERT: Music Man on Blu-Ray
Welcome to the new Daily Deal Alert series. Every day, we'll scour the web to find the best musical theatre deals on cast albums, videos, sheetmusic, tickets, merchandise and more and will post the best deal here on the blog every day. NOTE: A lot of these deals are going to be limited time offers,…