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Best Tony Performances

The Tony Awards are in 5 days and what better way to celebrate than watching some the best Tony performances:

17. “You Don’t Know”/”I Am the One” from Next to Normal, 2009

16, “You Can’t Stop the Beat” from Hairspray, 2003

15. “Forget About the Boy” from Thoroughly Modern Millie, 2002

14. “Magic To Do” from Pippin, 1973

13. “Ragtime” from Ragtime, 1998

12. “96,00” from In the Heights, 2008

11. “Anything Goes” from Anything Goes, 2011

10. Bernadette Peters sings “Rose’s Turn” from Gypsy, 2003

9.”All That Jazz”/ “Hot Honey Rag” from Chicago, 1997

8. “Sunday” from Sunday in the Park with George, 1984

7. Christine Ebersole sings “The Revolutionary Costume for Today” from Grey Gardens, 2007

6. “Turkey Lurkey Time” from Promises, Promises, 1969

5. “Tomorrow”/”You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile”/”Easy Street” from Annie, 1978

4. Patti LuPone sings “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” from Gypsy, 2008

3. “A New Argentina” from Evita, 1980

2. “I Hope I Get It” from A Chorus Line, 1976

1. Jennifer Holliday sings “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going” from Dreamgirls, 1982

Tune into the Tony Awards June 12th 8pm EST on CBS.

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ICYMI: This Week’s Broadway Buzz

All That’s Known” is Spring Awakening is a Hit

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Spring Awakening opened on Sunday to positive reviews. Charles Isherwood of the New York Times called it, “A first-rate production of a transporting musical.” What an exciting time to be a part of the theatre. Take a look at more of their reviews here.

American Psycho Finds a Home

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It was announced earlier this week that American Psycho will begin previews on March 24, 2016, at the Schoenfeld Theatre. This production stars Benjamin Walker (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) as Patrick Bateman and will feature music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Duncan Sheik.

Grease: Live Welcomes Frenchy

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Carly Rae Jepsen was recently announced as the newest Pink Lady in Fox’s Grease: Live TV production. I’ve got to be honest, I’m super excited about this casting. Tune in to Fox on Jan. 31, 2016 and watch this star-studded cast remember those summer nights.

Tony Awards Set Date

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The American Theatre Wing’s 70th annual Tony Awards will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016. As usual, the broadcast will air live from NYC on the CBS Television Network from 8:00-11:00pm. The Tony Awards will not be held at Radio City Musical Hall and a new home has yet to be announced. Stay tuned…

The Show Must Go On

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Hurricane Joaquin was increased to a category 4 hurricane yesterday. As of today, no shows have made any official announcements regarding cancellations. Hey, maybe this weekend will be YOUR weekend at the Hamilton lotto!