Posts Tagged ‘Tony Awards’

Another Curtain Call for a New York Success Story

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

ACTRESS reflects ON SCARLETT JOHANSSON, STUDENT LOANS, the tv hit ‘glee’ AND TENNESSEE WILLIAMS By Angela Barbuti Debra Monk has a résumé most actresses can only dream of—with roles on Glee, NYPD Blue and Grey’s Anatomy—and those are just her television credits. The 63-year-old has just opened on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin [&hellip
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2013 Predictions: Conjectures on the Great White Way

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Scarlett Johansson appears in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" at the Richard Rogers Theater It’s a new year, a new turn for stars to come to the stage and show their stuff. Below are a few of the bigger ones to set your sights on: Though she won a Tony, I was not a big fan of Scarlett Johansson in Arthur Miller’s View From the Bridge. Can she redeem [&hellip
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Armond White: How Tony are the Tony Awards?

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Theater, West Side Spirit

  ‘Clybourne Park’ questions American and theater history by Armond White If the award for Best Play goes to Clybourne Park at the June 10 Tony Awards ceremony, will it put the Tonys on “the right side of history”? That particular aphorism entered popular speech during the 2008 presidential campaign (in a rare Obama reference [&hellip
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Armond White: Tennessee’s Quiet Storm

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Transforming the Classic ‘Streetcar’ Nicole Ari Parker has a triumph in A Streetcar Named Desire that our mainstream media and the cli-quish Tony Awards are ill-equipped to handle. Parker’s ravishing, statuesque presence and intelligent skill make the play what it always ought to have been: a genuine contest between America’s sexual and political hypocrisies; social [&hellip
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