The 2016 Tony Awards nominations are in, and boy is it going to be a big night for Hamilton! With 16 nominations total, they have broken the record for most nominations in one year. Being this year’s “The Book of Mormon”, they are the odds on favorite to win a ton of awards, however there is a bunch of great contenders that are going to give them a run for their money. [Read more…] about The 2016 Tony Award Nominations Are In: Will Hamilton Sweep?
If you see Dee Hoty on the street, don’t tell her how pretty she is; she knows. This isn’t to suggest that the three time Tony Award nominee is stuck on herself. Actually, quite the opposite rings true. Hoty, in a recent phone interview, is smart, warm, self-effacing, and funny- and also matter of fact about actors abilities to transform themselves. [Read more…] about From Riches to Rags: An Interview with Bright Star’s Dee Hoty
Marti Gould Cummings makes his debut appearance at the stages of 54 Below in April to perform a celebration of nineties rock. He and his band, Marti and the Cummers, will sings songs from Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Osbourne, Green Day, and Rod Stewart. They will also throw in a number or two from Peter, Paul & Mary, Pat Benatar and Elvis. Eric Miranda, a frequent collaborator of Robert Plant’s and Led Zeppelin’s, will lead the band consisting of Brad Proctor, Yuka Tadano and Barry Nagel with Andre Jordan and Kristina Nicole Miller singing back-up. Special guest performers will include Tony Award winner Cady Huffman and stage stars Hernando Umana (from Kinky Boots) and Michelle Dowdy (from Hairspray). [Read more…] about Marti And The Cummers Perform at 54 Below on April 1st