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Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top

Hamilton Breaks the Record With 16 Tony Nominations; Shuffle Along, She Loves Me Also on Top

Hamilton broke the previous record held by The Producers and Billy Elliot by one, picking up 16 Tony nominations for the 70th annual Tony Awards on May 3. Announced by Andrew Rannells and Tony winner Nikki M. James, Eclipsed and The Humans garnered the most nods of new plays with six. Other standouts included a Best Musical category made up ...

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Ana Villafane, Daveed Diggs & More Among 2016 Astaire Award Nominees, Now Honoring Off-Broadway

Ana Villafane, Daveed Diggs & More Among 2016 Astaire Award Nominees, Now Honoring Off-Broadway

Ana Villafañe, Daveed Diggs, Jane Krakowski and Alex Brightman are among the nominees for the 2016 Astaire Awards. This year, the awards have opened up their categories to recognize off-Broadway choreographers and dancers, in addition to those on Broadway and film. This year’s ceremony will also honor Judith Jamison with the Douglass Watt Lifetime Achievement Award, Nigel Lythgoe for Outstanding ...

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Tony History Has Its Eyes on Hamilton; Can the Musical Beat the Nominations Record?

Tony History Has Its Eyes on Hamilton; Can the Musical Beat the Nominations Record?

Will Broadway juggernaut Hamilton break a Tony Awards record? Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical about the ten-dollar-founding father looks poised to make Tony history by garnering the most nominations ever.

The record for most Tony nominations is currently held by both The Producers and Billy Elliot with 15 nominations each. With the elimination of the Sound Design category in 2014 ...

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Vote Now! Hamilton Breaks Record for Most Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Vote Now! Hamilton Breaks Record for Most Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Your nominations for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are in and Lin-Manuel Miranda's smash hit Hamilton garnered a massive 27 nods, breaking Spring Awakening 's 2007 record of 21. The revival of Noises Off received the most nominations of any play, with six. Voting will end on May 4 at 5PM ET. Winners will be announced shortly after ...

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She Loves Me & American Psycho Lead 2016 Drama Desk Nominations

She Loves Me & American Psycho Lead 2016 Drama Desk Nominations

Matthew Morrison and Vanessa Williams announced nominations for the 61st annual Drama Desk Awards on April 28. After the off-Broadway incarnation of Hamilton won big last year, She Loves Me topped the list with nine nods. American Psycho and Bright Star were close behind with eight and seven nominations, respectively. The awards ceremony, which honors the best of Broadway, off-Broadway ...

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Hey There, Teenage Baltimore! Derek Hough & Martin Short Join NBC's Hairspray Live!

Hey There, Teenage Baltimore! Derek Hough & Martin Short Join NBC's Hairspray Live!

Don't change that channel, because this casting is timeless to us! Derek Hough and Tony winner Martin Short are on board to star in NBC’s Hairspray Live!. The duo of Emmy winners will play Corny Collins and Wilbur Turnblad, respectively. They join the previously announced Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein, who take on the roles of Motormouth Maybelle and Edna ...

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'S Wonderful! An American in Paris Announces U.S. Tour Dates & Cities

'S Wonderful! An American in Paris Announces U.S. Tour Dates & Cities

America's got rhythm! An American in Paris will launch a national tour in Boston at the Citi Wang Theatre, playing October 25 through November 6, following a preview period at Proctor’s in Schenectady, N.Y. As previously reported, Garen Scribner, currently playing Jerry Mulligan in the Broadway production, will star in the tour along with Sara Esty, who plays Lise ...

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Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins

Hamilton's Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Star Opposite Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins

It's official! Tony, Pulitzer, Emmy and Grammy winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will star alongside Emily Blunt in Disney’s new Mary Poppins. The Wrap writes that the Hamilton star and creator is now confirmed for the previously reported project, where he will play Jack, a lamplighter (not Bert, famously played by Dick Van Dyke).

Before you picture Miranda singing/rapping “Chim Chim Cher-ee ...

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Pick the Nominees! Polls Now Open for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Pick the Nominees! Polls Now Open for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Awards season is in full swing on the Great White Way, and that means it’s time to rise up and determine the best shows and performers of the year. That’s right: It’s up to you to pick the nominations for the 2016 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards.

It’s the biggest theatrical award chosen exclusively by the fans, and the process ...

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Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Fierstein Will Lead Hairspray Live!

Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Fierstein Will Lead Hairspray Live!

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson and Tony winner Harvey Fierstein can't stop the beat! The pair will headline NBC’s previously announced Hairspray Live!. Directed by Kenny Leon and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell, this year's live musical telecast from the peacock network is scheduled for December 7.

Hudson, who will play Motormouth Maybelle, is currently completing a run in Broadway's The Color ...

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