Pulitzer Prize winning play, ‘Clybourne Park’ shakes up Broadway with a two act play about race relations and real estate that aren’t so different in 1959 compared to today.

Nominated for four Tony awards including  Best Play, Direction, Scenic Design and Best Featured Actor (Jeremy Shamos), ‘Clybourne Park’ is an innovative look on race relations spanning over 50 years, plus a take on the classic, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’. In the classic Lorraine Hansberry play, ‘A Raisin in the Sun’, an African American […] Click to read more »

And the nominees for a Tony Award won’t include “Spider Man” by Kevin M. Thomas

Tony Award nominations come out on May 3 and there will likely be a few surprises mixed in with some safe choices. But no matter what the result is, the Tony race will between only 14 shows in the musical categories. The cutoff is April 28 and not all of the shows have opened. So […] Click to read more »

“Fela” Receives 11 TONY Nominations! Don’t Miss the Most Progressive Show on Broadway!!

The TONY nominations came out this morning and “Fela” received 11 TONY nominations including Best Musical, Actor – Sahr Ngaujah, Featured Actress – Lillias White, Bill T. Jones – choreographer, Direction of a Musical, Best Book of a Musical with Jim Lewis. Bill T. Jones says, “Here is a chance for people to come to […] Click to read more »

TONY Nomination Predictions: Last Minute Thoughts on Broadway’s Big Awards by Kevin M. Thomas

The Tony nominations are just around the corner (May 4th). And, while I can’t predict them with accuracy like I do the Oscars, it certainly does seem like a good time to remember the great theatre we’ve had this passed season. While I specialize in the musical and see few plays, the buzz surrounding possible […] Click to read more »