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Ken Davenport sells group sales business to John Gore Organization

Producer Ken Davenport has sold his group sales business, Your Broadway Genius, to the John Gore Organization’s Group Sales Box Office. Stephanie Lee, president and chief executive of Group Sales Box Office, will oversee...

Dramatists Guild calls out CBS for not airing playwrights during the Tonys

The Dramatists Guild penned an open letter to Les Moonves, chief executive of CBS, speaking out against the lack of representation of playwrights, composers and lyricists on the Tony Awards broadcast Sunday. The letter, written...

‘Once on This Island’ wins Equity’s outstanding chorus award

Coming off of its Tony win for best revival of a musical, "Once on This Island" is receiving more acclaim. Actors' Equity Association has chosen "Once of This Island" for its 12th annual award for...

Opinion: Raise a glass to the Tony voters

Some praise is due to the 850-plus Tony voters, a group more maligned than any industry group outside of the Golden Globes. They violate Tony rules by voting in categories in which they haven’t...

After the Tonys, the theater community goes to Israel

For the past 30 years, members of the theater community have attended the Tony Awards and then, win or lose, set off on a nine-day trip to Israel. “The joke is most people lose...

‘Kiss Me, Kate’ sets dates for Studio 54

Starring Kelli O'Hara, "Kiss Me, Kate" will begin previews in February at Studio 54. The Roundabout Theatre Company production will start performances on Feb. 14, 2019, with an opening night of March 14, 2019. The...

‘The Band’s Visit’ sweeps the 2018 Tony Awards

"The Band's Visit" swept the Tony Awards Sunday night, taking home the big prize for best musical, as well as best director, best score and the two leading acting awards for a total of 10...

2018 Tony Awards Press Room Live Blog

The 72nd annual Tony Awards take place Sunday night at 8 p.m. Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles will host the show at Radio City Music Hall, where we can expect performances from all nominated...

There’s the investment, then there’s the cost of the Tonys

Going to the Tony Awards could cost some attendees up to $4,000, and that’s not counting the hundreds of thousands of dollars it took to get there. These are the costs that many co-producers...

Kerry Washington, Steven Pasquale to star in ‘American Son’ this fall

Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale will star in the Broadway premiere of "American Son" this fall. Kenny Leon will direct the play, written by Christopher Demos-Brown. "American Son" will play a limited engagement, with previews beginning...