It’s nearly time for the 2011 Tony Awards! And if a whopping 7 million people watched the awards last year, surely there are a dozen Popdose readers who care! Right? Molly Marinik shares her picks for Broadway’s top prize.
Molly Marinik reviews the new play BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO, now on Broadway starring Robin Williams. It’s a dark comedy with philosophical objectives that leaves you with much to contemplate. And Williams plays a snarky tiger.
Over one third of Broadway’s current offerings will close before February, including some really great shows that have no business closing early. Trade low-brow entertainment for something more stimulating and enjoy these productions while you still can.
The Scottsboro Boys, Kander & Ebb’s final musical, is gloriously entertaining, moving, and socially relevant. It’s the best thing to happen to Broadway in quite some time, and it serves as a reminder why musical theatre can be a powerful form of entertainment.
The ultimate theatre-going experience awaits you off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop. Ivo Van Hove’s production of The Little Foxes is as voyeuristic as it is dramatic. And the performances kick ass. Literally.
Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes of Promises, Promises lock lips in an ironic and hilarious FU to that homophobic journalist from Newsweek. (photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage.com) The Tony Awards are…