When Audra McDonald won the Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for her role in Porgy & Bess, she made history. She was the first African American actress to have won five Tony Awards and she will also tie with Julie Harris and Angela Lansbury for most wins by an actress.
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The Tony Award’s are almost here and with that, The Broadway League has given us a highlights from some of the nominated m usical and revivals of musicalsfor the 2011/2012 Broadway season.
In the second night of Broadway Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, David Alan Grier and the cast of Porgy and Bess came on and rocked ‘It Ain’t Necessarily So.’
Late Night With Jimmy Fallon kicks off its annual Broadway week tonight with Nick Jonas and the cast of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
‘The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess’ Versus Stephen Sondheim and New York Critics: Will The Show’s Curtain Ever Rise on Broadway?
What should the producers of a show do when it has already been savaged by Stephen Sondheim, New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley, and Bloomberg theater critic Jeremy Gerard before it has even made its planned debut on Broadway?