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.
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.