Cincinnati

News

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About Broadway's Biggest Night of 2018

The 72nd annual Tony Awards is almost here! We've pulled together some frequently asked questions about Broadway's starriest ceremony so you can find all of the answers in one place. Happy Tonys, everybody!

When are the 2018 Tony Awards?
Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8PM EST.

Where will the Tony Awards ceremony be held?
Radio City Music Hall in the ...

Read More...

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith & Phoebe Koyabe Will Be Found in the Dear Evan Hansen Tour

Newcomers Jared Goldsmith, a 2018 graduate of Elon University, and 17-year-old Phoebe Koyabe have joined the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the roles of Jared Kleinman and Alana Beck, respectively. Goldsmith and Koyabe join the previously announced Ben Levi Ross as Evan Hansen and Jessica Phillips as Heidi Hansen in the tour. The traveling production of the ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway Fave Jessica Phillips Joins the Tour of Tony-Winning Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway favorite Jessica Phillips is set to join the national tour of Dear Evan Hansen, taking on the role of Heidi Hansen. Phillips joins the previously announced Ben Levi Ross, who will play the title role in the touring production of the Tony-winning musical. The Dear Evan Hansen tour will launch in October at the Denver Center for the Performing ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

Melissa Benoist, Tituss Burgess, Katharine McPhee & More to Appear at 2018 Tony Awards

More stars have been announced to appear on the 72nd Annual Tony Awards telecast, set for June 10 at 8:00pm ET. The event, broadcast live on CBS, will be held at Radio City Music Hall. Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban will host.

Newly announced stars slated to appear include upcoming Beautiful headliner Melissa Benoist, Waitress stars Katharine McPhee and ...

Read More...

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

Stoneman Douglas Drama Teacher Melody Herzfeld to Receive Tonys' Excellence in Theatre Education Award

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing have announced that Melody Herzfeld, the Stoneman Douglas High School theater teacher who saved the lives of 65 students during the recent tragic shooting in Parkland, FL, will be presented with the Tonys' 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award. The 72nd Annual Tonys ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall on ...

Read More...

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

Welcome to Everywhere! David Yazbek's Tony-Nominated Musical The Band's Visit Will Tour North America

And we'll dance with them on a jasmine scented wind! The acclaimed new musical The Band's Visit, featuring a book by Itamar Moses and a score by David Yazbek, will launch a North American tour in spring 2019. Nominated for 11 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score, The Band's Visit opened at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theatre ...

Read More...

NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

NBC to Bring the 'Age of Aquarius' to TV Audiences with Hair Live!

Following on the heels of NBC's acclaimed rock musical presentation Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, the network has announced Hair Live! as its next live musical event, set to be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who have executive-produced each of NBC's live musicals since The Sound of ...

Read More...

License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

License to Chill! Jimmy Buffett's Escape to Margaritaville Will Embark on a National Tour

Can't you feel it circling, honey? Can't you feel it swimming around? The new musical Escape to Margaritaville, featuring both original songs and your most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, will launch a North American tour in October 2019. According to producer Frank Marshall, the traveling production will kick off at Rhode Island’s Providence Performing Arts Center. Directed by Tony winner Christopher ...

Read More...

Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Carousel Revival to Be Preserved on Original Cast Album

Get ready to experience Joshua Henry's soul-stirring "Soliloquy" on repeat. The Tony-nominated revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel has announced an original Broadway cast recording. The album will be released digitally on June 8 with a physical CD available on July 13.

Henry leads the cast in a Tony-nominated turn as Billy Bigelow alongside Jessie Mueller in a Tony-nommed performance ...

Read More...

The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

The Accolades are Non-Stop! Hamilton Wins the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour

They were willing to wait for it and they didn't throw away their shot! The North American touring production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical masterwork Hamilton won the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Tour. The 19th annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on May 24 in New York City. The ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Mean Girls Leads Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Winners; Ethan Slater, Hailey Kilgore Also Take Top Prizes

Each year since 2000, Broadway.com has asked our readers to pick their favorites of the season in our annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards. The 2018 results are in! After receiving 12 Tony Award nominations, Mean Girls has topped the Broadway.com Audience Choice Award wins with eight. Mean Girls' standout performer Barrett Wilbert Weed triumphed with three wins, while ...

Read More...

Broadway Alum Ben Levi Ross Will Lead the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen

Broadway Alum Ben Levi Ross Will Lead the National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen

Direct from the Broadway company, Ben Levi Ross will lead the previously announced national tour of Dear Evan Hansen. The touring production of the 2017 Tony Award- and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award-winning musical will launch in October 2018 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The tour will go on to play more than 50 cities, including Los ...

Read More...
Buy Tickets

John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

John Gore Organization Promotes Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America

The John Gore Organization has announced the promotion of Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America (BAA). A veteran of the Broadway industry, Krajsa has been with the company for 27 years in various positions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Presenting.

Working alongside BAA’s Co-CEOs, Jeff Daniel and Rich Jaffe, Krajsa will continue to oversee the relationships ...

Read More...

Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

Let Them In, Let Them See! Disney's Frozen Will Embark on a National Tour

It's finally come—come to knock down our theater door! Disney's new musical Frozen will launch a North American touring production in fall 2019. Nominated for three 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, and nine Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, Frozen opened March 22 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. The tour will kick off in Schenectady ...

Read More...

Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Just You Wait! Tony-Nominated Revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady Will Tour in 2019

Wouldn't it be loverly if one of the greatest musicals of all time played (pretty close) to the street where you live? With a little bit of luck, that's about to happen! Bartlett Sher's Tony-nominated revival of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady will launch a national tour in fall 2019. In addition to its 10 Tony Award nods, including ...

Read More...

Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

Meet the Plastics! Tina Fey's Tony-Nominated Musical Mean Girls Will Launch a National Tour in Fall 2019

The show's 12 Tony Award nominations and 15 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nods are so fetch, but the Mean Girls musical is just getting started. Tony nominee Tina Fey's new musical adaptation of her hit 2004 film will launch a national touring production in the fall of 2019. The show announced the tour on its Instagram account, urging followers ...

Read More...

Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations Announced for 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

Nominations for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, the only theatrical award that honors the season's best chosen by fans, were announced live by former winners and Moulin Rouge co-stars Aaron Tveit and Karen Olivo on May 8. Fans nominated their favorites from a complete list of eligible shows and performers.

Mean Girls leads with 15 nominations, followed by Harry Potter ...

Read More...

Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! Stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit to Announce 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations

Moulin Rouge! The Musical stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit will announce the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nominations in a live video on May 8 at 7PM. The video will be broadcast from Broadway.com Studios in Times Square on the Broadway.com's social media accounts.

Both popular stars are past winners of the Broadway.com Audience ...

Read More...

Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Frozen Star Jelani Alladin Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger

Jelani Alladin, the charming young star who appears as Kristoff in the newly Tony-nominated musical Frozen, will lead Broadway.com's latest vlog, Icebreaker, beginning on May 8. The vlog will follow Alladin and his co-stars backstage and onstage at the St. James Theatre where the new musical is playing to thrilled crowds eight times a week.

Frozen centers on two ...

Read More...

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

Broadway, Here I Come! Win a Trip to the 2019 Tony Awards Ceremony in New York City

What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play! Haven't you always dreamed of being a part of Broadway's biggest night? Then it's time to enter to win the 2018 Broadway Across America Tony Awards Sweepstakes, presented by Broadway Across America, because now is your chance to win a trip for two to New York City ...

Read More...

Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

Mean Girls & SpongeBob SquarePants Lead 2018 Tony Award Nominations

The day has arrived! Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Tony Awards. Smash alums Leslie Odom Jr. and Katharine McPhee made the announcement live from the New York Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Leading the list with 12 nominations are the new musicals Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants. Following just behind are the revival of Angels ...

Read More...

You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

You Pick the Nominees! Choose Your Favorites for the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards

It's that time of the year! Award nominations are being announced almost every day, but at Broadway.com we want you to determine the season's best stars and shows.

It's time for Broadway's ultimate fans to pick nominees for the only major theatrical award chosen by audiences: the 2018 Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards! Now's your chance to make your ...

Read More...

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Host 10th Annual Jimmy Awards

The Broadway League has announced that Tony winner Laura Benanti will emcee the 10th-annual Jimmy Awards ceremony on June 25 at 7:30pm at the Minskoff Theatre. The Jimmys honor the best in high-school musical-theater performance.

“Laura Benanti is a true Broadway star and we are so delighted to have this multi-talented Tony Award-winning actress as our host for the Jimmys ...

Read More...

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Chita Rivera to Receive 2018 Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that Tony-winning composer and producer Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tony-winning actress Chita Rivera will be the 2018 recipients of the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

“The cultural impact that Chita and Andrew have had on the international theater community and on theater education has been immeasurable,” said Heather Hitchens, president ...

Read More...

2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

2018 Drama League Awards: The Band's Visit, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & More Score Nominations

Nominations have been announced for the 2018 Drama League Awards for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nods were announced by Tony winners Harriet Harris, Julie White and two-time Tony nominee Christopher Sieber at Sardi's Restaurant.

The nominations announcement begins ...

Read More...
Shows Subscriptions Theaters Buzz