Tony-nominated ‘Cinderella’ to launch national tour, and other Theatre in the News
The stories theatre lovers have been talking about this week.
1. Tony-nominated Cinderella to launch national tour by Jesse North [Broadway.com]
May 8, 2013
It's possible! The Tony Award-nominated revival of Cinderella will take its horse-drawn carriage on a national tour during the 2014-15 season. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, currently playing at the Broadway Theatre, is nominated for nine Tonys, including Best Revival ...
2. Emmy Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris returns to host the 67th annual Tony Awards [TonyAwards.com]
May 9, 2013
"I'm very excited to be back hosting the Tony Awards at the legendary Radio City Music Hall. It'll be more impressive than ever – if my math is correct, it will be 267 times bigger than last year," said Neil Patrick Harris.
3. 3 actors find Tony nominations both happy and sad by Mark Kennedy [SacBee.com]
May 9, 2013
For three actors, the Tony Award announcement last week was somewhat bittersweet.
Sweet, because they'd each gotten a prestigious nod. Bitter, because their shows were long gone.
It's frustrating to all of us," said Keith Carradine, nominated for best performance by an actor in a featured role ...
4. It's 'Kinky Boots' vs. 'Matilda' in Tony Nominations by Patrick Healy [Theater.NYTimes.com]
April 30, 2013
Traditional song-and-dance shows about scrappy underdogs dominated the Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, with four – Kinky Boots, Matilda, Bring It On and A Christmas Story – taking every slot in the race for best Broadway musical. Serious fare suffered ...
LA STAGE DAY 2013
Join Center Theatre Group and other Los Angeles performing arts organizations on Saturday, May 18, for LA Stage Day, a daylong event at California State University, Los Angeles. Sponsored by LA Stage Alliance, the event attracts "performers, designers, administrators, leaders ... "