Saturday, May 25, 2024

Theater

Ratings for Tony Awards Terrible But Who Cares, Global Citizen Concert a Real Bust

The Tony Awards on CBS had pretty bad ratings, just 2.65 million people. And who cares? The two hour show from 9 to 11pm...

Tony Awards Pt 2: “Moulin Rouge,” “The Inheritance” win Best Musical, Play, In Memoriam Segment Shines with Mitchell, O’Hara, and Lewis

Part 2 of the Tonys went on a little too long, but overall the show on CBS was a success. "The Inheritance" won Best Play....

Tony Awards Part 1: Jennifer Holliday Steals the Show, Adrienne Warren Best Actress, Aaron Tveit Best Actor in a Musical

The first two hours of the abridged 2020 Tony Awards, shown in September 2021, were well produced, an intimate affair with a lot of...

RIP Bobby Zarem, 84, NY’s Most Famous PR Guy, Promoted The Original “I Love New York”

I am heartbroken this morning at the news of Bobby Zarem's passing. All his friends around the world are. He's gone to Elaine's in...

Broadway: CBS Will Not Give Best Actors, Actresses Tony Awards on Air, Only on Streaming Special

The belated 2020 Tony Awards are coming this Sunday, but on CBS they will be an iffy deal. CBS is running a two hour special...

Broadway is Back! Four Musicals Re-open Tonight, and “Lackawanna Blues” Arrives

Broadway is back tonight! Four musicals are re-opening, and one new play is going to previews. Hallelujah! "Hamilton," "The Lion King," "Wicked," and "Chicago" are all...

Say It Three Times: “Beetlejuice” Is Coming Back to Broadway After “The Music Man” Chased it Away

Say it three times: "Beetlejuice" is coming back to Broadway. The hit musical exited Broadway in March 2020 because of the pandemic. But it was...

Broadway: Tony Awards Get Hosts in Audra McDonald, Leslie Odom Jr, “Book of Mormon” Gets a Cast and Maybe Some Editing

The 2020 Tony Awards  have hosts. Audra McDonald and Leslie Odom, Jr. are picking up the batons for  the CBS-Paramount Plus special night on...