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Sutton Foster Wins Special Award for Best Performance of the Entire Broadway Season!

Sutton Foster just won one of the biggest honors in the Broadway community!

The two-time Tony-winning actress was presented the Distinguished Performance Award during the 2022 Drama League Awards on Friday afternoon (May 20) in New York City.

The annual awards show honors just one acting performance for the entire theatrical season, encompassing all of Broadway and off-Broadway.

Sutton won the award for her performance in The Music Man and her co-star Hugh Jackman received the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre award. Actors can only win the Distinguished Performance Award once in their career and Hugh won almost 20 years ago for starring in Broadway’s The Boy From Oz, so he was ineligible for The Music Man.

Click inside to see all of the other Broadway performers in attendance… More Here! »

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Mary-Louise Parker's Play 'How I Learned to Drive' Gets 2-Week Extension After Tony Noms!

Mary-Louise Parker got some great news this week!

After receiving a Tony nomination for her work in the play How I Learned to Drive, it was just announced that the play has been given a two-week extension and is now running through June 12.

Mary-Louise and co-star David Morse celebrated their nominations at the 2022 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Event on Thursday (May 12) at Sofitel in New York City.

MLP is up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play and she was joined at the event by the four other women in her category – The Skin of Our Teeth‘s Gabby Beans, Trouble in Mind‘s LaChanze, Macbeth‘s Ruth Negga, and Dana H‘s Deirdre O’Connell.

David is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play and he was joined at the event by category mates Sam Rockwell for American Buffalo and Ruben Santiago-Hudson for Lackawanna Blues.

Also in attendance were Supporting Actor nominees Alfie Allen for Hangmen and Chuck Cooper for Trouble in Mind, as well as Featured Actress nominees Uzo Aduba and Kara Young for Clyde’s, Kenita R. Miller for For Colored Girls, and Phylicia Rashad for Skeleton Crew.

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Celia Rose Gooding Joins 'Jagged Little Pill' Cast, Gets Mom LaChanze's Support at Tony Awards 2020

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Jagged Little Pill is at the 2020 Tony Awards!

Celia Rose Gooding received support from her Tony-winning mom LaChanze at the event on Sunday (September 26) at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City.

The 21-year-old actress, who has left the show to star in the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, was nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical.

Celia‘s co-stars Lauren Patten and Kathryn Gallagher were also nominated in the category with Lauren taking home the award.

Also in attendance at the awards show were the show’s stars Elizabeth Stanley, who is up for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, and Sean Allan Krill and Derek Klena, who were nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.

FYI: Lauren is wearing Thom Browne. Kathryn is wearing a Derek Lam 10 Crosby dress, Alexandre Birman shoes, a Jimmy Choo clutch, and jewelry by Gray & Davis, Repossi, and Wwake. LaChanze is wearing Oyemwen.

Click through the gallery for 30+ photos of the Jagged Little Pill cast at the Tonys… More Here! »

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Alanis Morissette Gets Support from Sara Bareilles & More Stars at 'Jagged Little Pill' Broadway Opening!

Alanis Morissette walks the red carpet at the opening night of her Broadway show Jagged Little Pill on Thursday (December 5) in New York City.

The new show uses the music from Alanis‘ album of the same name, plus some of her other songs, to tell a new and original story. She was joined at the event by husband Mario Treadway, as well as the show’s director Diane Paulus, book writer Diablo Cody, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and her music co-writer Glen Ballard.

Lots of celebs stepped out to check out the opening night performance, including Sara Bareilles and her longtime boyfriend Joe Tippett.

Also in attendance were David Foster, Rosie O’Donnell and friend Ally Sheedy, singer Sarah McLachlan, theater owner Jordan Roth, The Politican‘s Laura Dreyfuss, and Broadway stars Ashley Park, LaChanze, and Laura Osnes with husband Nathan Johnson.

LaChanze‘s daughter Celia Rose Gooding is one of the leads in the show!

Jagged Little Pill is now open on Broadway, so go get your tickets.

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Victor Garber Supports Campbell Scott at 'A Christmas Carol' Broadway Opening!

Victor Garber wears a top hat on the red carpet at the opening night of Broadway’s A Christmas Carol on Wednesday (November 20) at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City.

The 70-year-old actor watched Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, and LaChanze in the new take on the classic story.

Some of the other opening night guests included Broadway stars like Jessie Mueller, married couple Andy Karl and Orfeh, Drew Gehling and girlfriend Julia Mattison, Beth Leavel, and more.

This new production of A Christmas Carol, which previously had a run at London’s Old Vic, will only play eight weeks on Broadway. Don’t miss it!

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Amy Poehler & Naomi Watts Support Worldwide Orphans at Annual Gala

Amy Poehler and Naomi Watts stepped out to support an important cause at the Worldwide Orphans Gala!

The two actresses hit the blue carpet at the event on Monday evening (November 5) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Amy Poehler

They were joined by LaChanze and Luke Guldan as well as Worldwide Orphans founder Dr. Jane Aronson.

Dr. Aronson is acclaimed for her expertise in adoption medicine and the annual gala raises money to transform the lives of orphans and at-risk children to help them become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world.

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'Summer' on Broadway Stars LaChanze & Ariana DeBose Stun at Tony Awards 2018!

LaChanze and Ariana DeBose step out on the red carpet at the 2018 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 10) in New York City.

The ladies were both nominated for playing Donna Summer in the new musical Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, LaChanze in the leading actress category and Ariana in the featured actress category.

The cast of the musical performed the song “Last Dance” during the show.

FYI: LaChanze is wearing a Sachin & Babi gown. Ariana is wearing a Prabal Gurung dress.


Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Perform “Last Dance”

15+ pictures inside of LaChanze and Ariana DeBose at the show… More Here! »

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