Posts Tagged ‘Tony Award’

Poster for The Band's Visit - A New Musical with a band playing in the desert sand.

Why Tony-Winning Musical The Band’s Visit Is Just That Important

Sponsored by The Lash Lounge I first became interested in Broadway musicals when I saw Wicked in 2011. I never would have imagined that one day, the Best Musical winner at the Tony Awards would be a musical based on an Israeli movie. In 2018, this became a reality with The Band’s Visit, based on…

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Casa Valentina JET Theater cast.

Casa Valentina Crosses Gender Lines With Humor And Heart

As it leaves its longtime home in the Aaron DeRoy Theatre, the JET theatre company will be remembered for many things — not the least of which will be its season finale production, Harvey Fierstein’s Casa Valentina. Fierstein, a Tony Award-winning playwright (Kinky Boots, Torch Song Trilogy and the libretto of La Cage Aux Folles)…

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Mean Girls

Tony Time!

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Keep this list of Tony-nominated Jews by your side as you watch the big event — plus what’s new and hot on and off Broadway. The Tony Awards air June 10 on CBS at 8 p.m., hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban and broadcast live from…

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Allee Willis

The Queen Of Everything

Detroit-native Allee Willis comes home to celebrate an extra-awesome year. “Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts Of men who need more than they get.” Poetry? Yes. But chances are, you’ve grooved along on a dance floor — in a club, in your home, in your mind’s eye while driving to work — belting out this…

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