June 12, 2012 Clybourne Park extends, Pacino tipped for Glengarry, and a third development that will send a tingle down the legs of musical-theater nerds everywhere.
June 11, 2012 Last night's Tony Awards broadcast was evidence — awkward moments and all — that if there's one thing Broadway performers know how to do, it's put on a live show.
June 10, 2012 All eyes will be on the actors and their shows when the 66th annual Tony Awards are handed out in New York. But elemental to the success of both productions and performances is a good-looking set. Jeff Lunden looks at this year's Tony-nominated set designers.
June 10, 2012 The box office was bigger than ever, but serious cash didn't necessarily translate to Tony nominations. Writer Jeff Lunden looks back at the Broadway season, and offers predictions about who'll take home the major prizes this year.
May 25, 2012 Critic Mark Blankenship says that February House, a musical about a band of artists who lived together in Brooklyn, is a musical that whispers rather than shouting with exuberance.
May 23, 2012 Mike Nichols has won every major entertainment award over a decades-long career that included theater, comedy, television and film. He returned to Broadway directing a revival of Death of a Salesman, which picked up seven Tony nominations. Nichols has warned that the production may be his last.
May 22, 2012 The stand-up comedian and star of In Living Color was recently nominated for a Tony Award for his portrayal of Sporting Life in the opera Porgy and Bess. "I think the character of Sporting Life is a salesman so he has to be flamboyant, the life of the party," he says.
May 16, 2012 "It was written for the masses," says the director of a New York organization raising money to bring Shakespeare's work to new audiences.
May 15, 2012 The actress is nominated for her fifth Tony Award for the Broadway musical Porgy and Bess. "There's very few quiet moments for Bess," she says. "They're all very big, very emotional. ... And to commit to that night after night after night is very difficult."
May 8, 2012 The 1997 documentary Hands on a Hard Body followed the contestants in a Texas car dealership competition: Hopefuls had to keep one hand on a brand-new fully loaded truck, and the last person standing kept it. As Neda Ulaby reports, that surprisingly dramatic story is now being made into a musical.