Tag: tony awards

How Ballet Companies Are Celebrating Jerome Robbins' 100th Birthday

Dancer and choreographer Jerome Robbins was undeniably one of the most important figures in American dance. He gifted the dance world with iconic ballets, including Dances at a Gathering, The Cage, The Gershwin Concerto, and New York Export: Opus Jazz, while simultaneously directing and choreographing some of Broadway’s biggest hits, including On the Town, The […]

Here Are the Danciest Performances from Last Night's Tony Awards

The dance-heaviest Broadway shows may not have taken home many of the prizes at last night’s Tony Awards (you can find a full list of winners here), but Broadway’s big night out still featured some deliciously dance-y performances. Here are the top highlights, for those of you who forgot to set your DVRs. Opening Number […]

10 Iconic Musical Theater Dance Moments

There’s nothing quite like a great Broadway performance. We rounded up 10 especially fabulous musical theater dance moments (some even from Tony ceremonies past!). 1. “I Hope I Get It/One” – A Chorus Line In this clip from the 2007 Tony Awards, the revival cast of A Chorus Line— one of Broadway’s all-time danciest shows—performs […]

Here Are Your 2017 Tony Award Nominees

Look: The Hamiltonlovefest at last year’s Tony Awards was amazing, but it also made the whole Tony extravaganza seem a little…predictable. So it was nice to feel some real suspense before the announcement of this year’s nominees, which took place this morning at NYC’s Lincoln Center. Who’s leading the 2017 Tony pack? Two of our […]

Here Are the 2016 Tony Award Nominees

Happy month of endless Hamilton celebration Tonys season, Broadway fans! This morning, delightful Book of Mormon alums Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James announced the 2016 Tony Award nominees. Can you guess which show not only dominated the list, but actually broke the Tony nomination record—which, fun fact, was previously held by The Producers and […]

2015 Tony Awards Recap—Or, A Love Letter to Team Cummoweth

After the 69th annual Tony Awards wrapped up last night, I found myself thinking: What a nice little show that was! And super-duper props to Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming for that. Their cute but understated hosting made the evening feel chummy and intimate, even though it was a ginormous production that must have been […]

Meet the World's Most Broadway-Savvy 6-Year-Old

With theater critics abuzz with Tony predictions, it can be hard not to join in, especially since it’s getting so close to the big event Sunday night. But one critic in particular is having a really tough time deciding who—or which show—should take home the big award. Meet Iain Loves Theatre, your new favorite 6-year-old […]

There'll Be a Ton of Awesome Dancing at the Tony Awards

Pop quiz! Who’s getting really excited for this Sunday’s Tony Awards? a) The Broadway community. b) Your grandma. c) Anybody who loves dance. d) ME ME OMG ME. e) All of the above. The correct answer, of course, is E. But let’s put special emphasis on C here for a minute, shall we? Because the […]