*Well, mostly since 1995, when I started watching the Tony Awards religiously. Every year. Without fail. In fact, the year I lived in Germany (2001, the season The Producers swept the awards), I even had my sister videotape the broadcast and send it to me — express. However, I’m peppering in a few performances before this… Read More Chicago Theatre Addict’s TOP TEN Tony Awards Performances of All Time*
I’ve watched the Tony Awards, which celebrates the best of Broadway, religiously since 1995. Overall, this year’s production wasn’t as horrid as past years, but it was far from remarkable. In fact, it was positively snore-tastic. Some thoughts from the more memorable moments: – NPH, again, is the ideal host. Charming, energetic, quick, and a… Read More A snore-tastic 2012 Tony Awards
Make sure your volume is way down (especially at 2:27): The reaction when Miss Philippines was announced as a finalist at this year’s Miss Universe. I love them. Courtesy of my neighbor and friend Steve.
I’ve saved one of my more tasteful blog headlines to discuss the mess that was last night’s 2010 Tony Awards broadcast — starting with Catherine Zeta Jones’ inelegant, mannered, and lip-sweaty performance of “Send in the Clowns.” If that is what she does 8x a week at the Walter Kerr, then I’m completely baffled. And… Read More ‘Don’t you love farts?*’: The 2010 Tony Awards stink it up
Yup, that’s Bret Michaels of hair band Poison getting smacked down by Broadway on last night’s Tony Awards telecast. Owch. And kind of amazing? Oh, I know how we missed it — we were too amazed by Stockard Channing’s “handsome” features and boozy “singing”. (via Stephen)
I’m back from vactation! Getting ready to hop in the shower for my first day back at work! Sigh… But before all that — The 2009 Tony Awards! Yes, we left Central Lake, MI superearly yesterday morning to ensure I had ample time to get prepared for my people’s Super Bowl. And now…I’m kinda thinking… Read More Tonys 2009; Or, hello? Is my mic working?
Tony Award season is in full swing, and, as usual, things have kicked off with a press reception, where all sorts of theatre personalities and the like mix and mingle. It’s all terribly gay, but then a pairing like this happens every so often, which = gay overload: [via broadway.com] Isn’t that fabulous? It’s like… Read More This is pretty gay.
Tony nominations were announced today, and per usual, my highly informed and thoroughly researched* predictions (in bold). Please note, these are not who I want to win, but I’m assuming will win based on a number of factors*. (*a.k.a. guessing)