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2006-06-11 23:34:43

By Claudia Parsons and Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" won six Tony Awards including best play on Sunday, and the 1960s Four Seasons biographical show "Jersey Boys" overcame the stigma against "jukebox musicals" to win best musical.

2006-06-11 22:27:35

By Claudia Parsons and Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" won six Tony Awards, including best play on Sunday, while "Jersey Boys," a sing-along show about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, won the award for best musical.

2006-06-11 19:41:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" emerged as an early frontrunner at the Tony Awards on Sunday, collecting four awards including best director and best supporting actress for Frances De La Tour. It also won the Tony Awards for best lighting and best scenic design in a play.

2006-06-08 12:12:20

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Broadway is abuzz with award fever before Sunday's Tony Awards, the culmination of a season of hits and misses that sparked talk of the death of the American musical and the triumph of the Anglo-Irish play.

2006-06-05 19:55:53

By Robert Osborne - Column NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It's Tony time, and in the theater community there seems to be more enthusiasm than in the past several seasons. One reason is the proliferation of hits in competition that have acquired must-see status, i.e.

2006-05-16 14:58:01

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Drowsy Chaperone," a parody of 1920s musicals, swept the board with 13 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday while big names such as Julia Roberts and Disney were shut out of Broadway's biggest honors.

2006-05-16 09:26:56

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - "The Drowsy Chaperone," an affectionate parody of 1920s musicals, led the field with 13 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday while Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" was confirmed as the favorite for best new play with seven nominations.

2006-05-16 08:55:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alan Bennett's "The History Boys" received seven Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, confirming it as favorite to be named best play, while "The Drowsy Chaperone" led the field among musicals with 13 nominations.

2006-02-24 09:35:43

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tarzan, the songs of Johnny Cash and a stage version of the movie "The Wedding Singer" are the highlights of the coming Broadway musical season, mostly made up of slick repackaging of books, music and movies.


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