“The Antonyo Awards seek to fill the gap between Black talent and public acknowledgement,” said Drew Shade, founder of Broadway Black, which presented Friday’s Antonyo Awards.
The Daily Beast understands the Broadway League is working with theaters to craft specific coronavirus guidance, as artists mull how to reach audiences during a possible shutdown.
Broadway stars Joel Grey, Betty Buckley, and Gavin Creel recall the joy and sharpness with words that distinguished ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman, who has died at age 88.
Tony-nominated Joshua Henry has one of theater’s most powerful singing voices. It is beautifully showcased in ‘The Wrong Man,’ alongside the best lighting on the New York stage.
André De Shields, ‘Hadestown’ star and Tony Award winner, recalls Sylvia Rivera—now seen as a Stonewall heroine—not welcomed ‘with open arms’ by the early Gay Liberation movement.
‘Hadestown’ won eight Tony Awards, its tale of the underworld beating competitors like ‘The Prom.’ ‘The Ferryman’ emerged triumphant in plays. And Bryan Cranston took aim at Trump.
In his acceptance speech for Best Leading Actor in a Play for ‘Network,’ the acclaimed actor took aim at the president’s relentless media-bashing.