Twitter
Facebook

 

 

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required

    

This is where you will find "Call Me Adam's" coverage of the Tony Awards...

  

 

Entries in Motown The Musical (2)

Sunday
Jun092013

2013 Tony Awards

Designed by SpotcoIt's the biggest night in theatre as the 2013 Tony Awards are presented! Follow all night long, starting at 8pm, as I blog about the winners! (winners are bolded)

 

 

 

 

Great opening number! Love Neil Patrick Harris as the host!!


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:

Danny Burstein: Golden Boy

Richard Kind: The Big Knife

Billy Magnussen: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tony Shalhoub: Golden Boy

Courtney B. Vance: Lucky Guy


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in Play:

Carrie Coon: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf (click here for my interview with Carrie)

Shalita Grant: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Judith Ivey: The Heiress

Judith Light: The Assembled Parties - very well deserved! Judith is amazing in The Assembled Parties! Get your tickets now!

Condola Rashad: The Trip to Bountiful

 

Best Costume Design of a Musical:

Gregg Barnes: Kinky Boots 

Rob Howell: Matilda The Musical

Dominique Lemieux: Pippin

William Ivey Long: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella - the costumes in the show are fantastic! William deserved this honor! Get your tickets now!

 

Best Costume Design of a Play:

Soutra Gilmour: Cyrano de Bergerac

Ann Roth: The Nance

Albert Wolsky: The Heiress

Catherine Zuber: Golden Boy

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:

Charl Brown: Motown The Musical

Keith Carradine: Hands on a Hardbody

Will Chase: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Gabriel Ebert: Matilda The Musical

Terrence Mann: Pippin

 

Best Sound Design of a Play:

John Gromada: The Trip to Bountiful

Mel Mercier: The Testament of Mary

Leon Rothenberg: The Nance

Peter John Still and Marc Salzberg: Golden Boy

 

Best Sound Design of a Musical:

Jonathan Deans and Garth Helm: Pippin

Peter Hylenski: Motown The Musical

John Shivers: Kinky Boots

Nevin Steinberg: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

 

Best Direction of a Musical:

Scott Ellis: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Jerry Mitchell: Kinky Boots

Diane Paulus: Pippin - hope to see your show soon! Congratulations Diane! Click here for tickets!

Matthew Warcus: Matilda The Musical

 

Best Direction of a Play:

Pam MacKinnon: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf - very well deserved! This was an incredible night of theatre! I'm glad it got recognized.

Nicholas Martin: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Bartlett Sher: Golden Boy

George C. Wolfe: Lucky Guy

 

Best Orchestrations:

Chris Nightingale: Matilda The Musical

Stephen Oremus: Kinky Boots - Congratulations Stephen! I've loved your work for years now and am so proud of your continued success! You definitely deserve this honor! Get your tickets to this wonderful show!

Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook: Mowtown The Musical

Danny Troob: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

 

Best Book of a Musical:

A Christmas Story, The Musical: Joseph Robinette

Kinky Boots: Harvey Fierstein

Matilda The Musical: Dennis Kelly

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella: Douglas Carter Beane

 

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre:

A Christmas Story, The Musical: Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Hands on a Hardbody: Music: Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics: Amanda Green

Kinky Boots: 
Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper - Congratulations Cyndi! You so deserve this honor! The music and lyrics of Kinky Boots is so amazing and heartfelt! You should be very proud!! Get your tickets to this wonderful show!

Matilda The Musical: 
Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin

 

Best Choreography:

Andy Blankenbuehler: Bring It On: The Musical

Peter Darling: Matilda The Musical

Jerry Mitchell: Kinky Boots - Way to go Jerry! I've been following your career for some time now and I'm very proud of your success! Get your tickets to Kinky Boots! It's a fantastic show!

Chet Walker: Pippin

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:

Annaleigh Ashford: Kinky Boots

Victoria Clark: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

Andrea Martin: Pippin - I have loved you for years! I can't wait to come see you in the show! (click here for my review of Andrea's show Final Days! Everything Must Go! from 2011)

Keala Settle: Hands on a Hardbody

Lauren Ward: Matilda The Musical

 

Best Play:

The Assembled Parties: Author Richard Greenberg

Lucky Guy: Author Nora Ephron

The Testament of Mary: Author Colm Toibin

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike: Author Christopher Durang - I am so excited Vanya won! This hilarious and well-written/acted show deserves this honor! Click here for tickets!

 

Best Revival of a Play:

Golden Boy

Orphans

The Trip to Bountiful

Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf - Well deserved win! This show was excellent! Too bad it's no longer on Broadway!

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:

Bertie Carvel: Matilda The Musical

Santino Fontana: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

Rob McClure: Chaplin

Billy Porter: Kinky Boots - I am beyond excited for Billy's win! You so deserve this honor Billy! You ROCK IT in Kinky Boots!!

Stark Sands: Kinky Boots

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:

Tom Hanks: Lucky Guy

Nathan Lane: The Nance

Tracy Letts: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf - Very well deserved! Tracy was great in this show! A powerful performance!

David Hyde Pierce: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tom Sturridge: Orphans

 

Best Lighting Design of a Play:

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer: Lucky Guy

Donald Holder: Golden Boy

Jennifer Tipton: The Testament of Mary

Japhy Weideman: The Nance

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical:

Kenneth Posner: Kinky Boots

Kenneth Posner: Pippin

Kenneth Posner: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

Hugh Vanstone: Matilda The Musical

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: 

Laurie Metcalf: The Other Place

Amy Morton: Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf

Kristine Nielsen: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (click here for mine & StageLight Magazine's interview with Kristine)

Holland Taylor: Ann

Cicely Tyson: The Trip to Bountiful

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:

Stephanie J. Block: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Carolee Carmello: Scandalous

Valisia LeKae: Motown The Musical

Patina Miller: Pippin - Congratulations Patina! I look forward to seeing you soon!

Laura Osnes: Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:

Rob Howell: Matilda The Musical

Anna Louizos: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Scott Pask: Pippin

David Rockwell: Kinky Boots

 

Best Scenic Design of a Play:

John Lee Beatty: The Nance

Santo Loquasto: The Assembled Parties

David Rockwell: Lucky Guy

Michael Yeargan: Golden Boy

 

Best Revival of a Musical:

Annie

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Pippin

Rodges + Hammerstein's Cinderella (click here for my review)

 

Best Musical:

Bring It On: The Musical

A Christmas Story, The Musical

Kinky Boots - Kinky Boots SO DESERVES THIS WIN! It's an amazing show. Very fun and heartfelt. Go see this show! Click here for tickets!

Matlida The Musical

 

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre

Bernard Gersten

Paul Libin

Ming Cho Lee

 

Regional Theatre Award

Huntington Theatre Company

 

Isabelle Stevenson Award

Larry Kramer

 

Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre

NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg

Career Transition for Dancers

William Craver

Peter Lawrence

The Lost Colony

The Four Actresses who created the title role in Matlida The Musical: Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, and Milly Shapiro

Sunday
Jun092013

Pzazz 101: Tony Award Bootcamp w/Mary Shennenbargger

Check out Tony Award Bootcamp with Mary Shennenbargger (aka Wade Dooley) as she coaches 2013 Tony Award Nominees Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Carolee Carmello (Scandalous), Condola Rashad (The Trip to Bountiful), and Charl Brown (Motown The Musical) for a truly successful Tonys experience.