TONY TALK

By broadwayandme | A pop-up magazine to keep you update on the doings surroundings this year's Tony Awards

Broadway Producers Reckon With A Crowded Season

With 18 new shows — half of them musicals — opening this March and April, just before Tony nominations are announced, producers have to take risks to …

Introducing B&Me's new Tony Talk Podcast

If you read Broadway & Me, then you know how much I love theater. What you may not know is that I also love podcasts and so I've decided to combine …

The 2016 Tony Awards – Who Won and Who Should Have Won

<i>Say, has anyone heard of this</i> Hamilton <i>show?</i><p><i>By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 14, 2016</i><p>There were a lot of terrific productions on …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Bright Star & the Art of the Tony Number

The thing about the Tony Awards is most people outside of the theater community don't care who wins the awards (other that perhaps the super big ones); the broadcast is more thought of as a commercial for Broadway. The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing--the folks behind the …

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Behind the Scenes With Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family on Tonys Night

Over the weekend that ended with “Hamilton” winning 11 Tony Awards, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his family stayed at the Mandarin Oriental, a luxury hotel near Columbus Circle.<p>Mr. Miranda and his wife, Vanessa Nadal-Miranda, were staying on the 46th floor, while his mother and father were on the 47th. …

Performing Arts

Oprah Winfrey, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Other Tony Winners Party All Night

A year after Anna Wintour staged a fashion intervention on Broadway, a decidedly more glamorous crowd headed Sunday night from the Tony Awards to the various after-parties.<p>The first stop for the night’s winners, losers and hangers-on was the Plaza Hotel for the official post-awards party. It was …

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Tonys: 6 Unforgettable Things Seen Inside the 'Hamilton' Afterparty

Who stayed past 5 a.m., who danced barefoot and who took home Lin-Manuel Miranda's two awards.<p>Think getting tickets to <i>Hamilton</i> is tough? Trying to …

ASL for Spring Awakening Tony Performance Was Censored By CBS

Though the cast members of Spring Awakening were able to sing about “The Bitch of Living,” Andy Mientus explained that some of the American Sign …

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The World Turned Upside Down: Highs and Lows From the Tonys of Diversity

Even though it did not beat the record of <i>The Producers</i> — which swept 12 categories in a weak season in 2001 — <i>Hamilton</i>’s scarfing up of 11 wins, out …

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or even tie the record for most Tony Awards ever. <i>Hamilton</i> dominated the season and book-ended the broadcast. The broadcast was also notable for one other …

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Watch Sean Hayes and Jake Gyllenhaal Duet on “A Whole New World”

During a Tony Awards commercial break, the stage and screen stars joined forces for an Aladdin favorite.<p>Sean Hayes, back on Broadway in the return …

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Acceptance Speeches

<i>Note: Some of these videos may not be available in all areas, especially outside the U.S. Videos available online for a limited time only.</i><p><b>Best Book</b> …

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What It Was Like Inside the Tony Awards After Parties

Only a select few scored a ticket to two of the hottest post-show Tony Awards parties. Playbill was there to capture the vibe of the evening, from …

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20 Best, Worst and WTF Moments at 2016 Tony Awards

On a night that was marked by tragedy — and occurring mere hours after news broke of the deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida — the Tonys …

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On A Dark Day, The Tonys Double Down On Joy — And Pride

<i>My wife's the reason anything gets done</i><p><i>She nudges me towards promise, by degrees</i><p><i>She is the perfect symphony of one</i><p><i>Our son is her most beautiful reprise</i><p><i>We chase the melodies that seem to find us</i><p><i>Until they're finished songs, and start to play</i><p><i>When senseless acts of tragedy remind us</i><p><i>That nothing here</i> …

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The Tony Award Nominees - Winners

BEST PLAY<p>The angst, anguish and amity of the American middle class are first coaxed – then shoved – into the light in this uproarious, hopeful, and …

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