Category Archives: Tony Awards 2017

From the Big Screen to Broadway: Musical Adaptations are here to stay! (Part 1)

With iconic names like Groundhog Day and Willy Wonka and with built-in audiences (such as loyal fans of Chazz Palminteri /A Bronx Tale and Anastasia), you can see why producers are encouraged to present more musical adaptations and why the Broadway community is banking on these shows attracting a wider audience.

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Predictor of this year’s Tony Awards?

Last year, the winners of the Drama League Awards also won the the Tony Awards for Best Musical (New & Revival) and Best Play (New & Revival.) This week (May 19), the Drama League Awards went to DEAR EVAN HANSEN (Best Musical), HELLO DOLLY (Best Musical-Revival), OSLO (Best New Play) and JITNEY (Best Play-Revival.)

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