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Drama Desk Awards – top honours for Dolly, Midler and Come from Away

To no one’s great surprise, Hello, Dolly! and its star Bette Midler walked away with top honours at the Drama Desk Awards. The revival of the Jerry Herman blockbuster classic did share the spotlight, though, with several new musicals, including Come from Away, which was named Outstanding Musical. The awards from the Drama Desk, an […]

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Tony nominations – Comet soars, with Dolly right behind

The Tony Award nominators have spoken, and the musical with the Broadway season’s longest title tops the list with a dozen nods: Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Sashaying almost on the Comet’s tail is Hello, Dolly! with 10 nominations. Other musicals in a notably crowded field gaining Tony affection are Dear Evan […]

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Come from Away – Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York

Come from Away continues at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, New York. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ The folks of Gander, a small town on the rocky island of Newfoundland perched on the north eastern tip of Canada, deserve a lot more than five stars for hospitality, geniality and an all-around human […]

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Broadway Musical Theatre Preview – a starry first half to 2017

Don’t forget sunglasses if you’re headed for New York. Broadway musical marquees will be freshly and blindingly ablaze with a constellation of star names during the first half of the New Year. New productions headed for the Main Stem boast such legendary luminaries as Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Patti LuPone and – yes, even a […]

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