What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.
The nominations were announced Tuesday in a televised event co-hosted by Tony winner Sutton Foster and “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson. The awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall on June 9.
Producers of the show were forced to find a new home for the 2011 event after Cirque du Soleil moved into the 6,000-seat Rockefeller Center arena with its $50 million acrobatic rock opera “Zarkana.” The Tonys had been hosted at Radio City from 1997-2010.
The off-Broadway company Playwrights Horizons plans to produce D’Amour’s “Detroit” next fall.
Tune in to WWJ-TV this Sunday as host Steve Kroft talks to Stone and Parker about their hit Broadway play “The Book of Mormon.”
Two shows packed with music take place Saturday at Meadow Brook Music Festival in Rochester Hills.
After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2006 and 2008, WICKED, Broadway’s biggest blockbuster, will return to Detroit with performances at the Detroit Opera House, December 7–31.
The hit Broadway musical play “The Color Purple” is coming to the Fox Theatre this month and a metro Detroit rising star is playing the lead role of Celie.
Broadway’s CHICAGO is returning to Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, May 17-22. Tickets are on sale now.
This week only, all seats are priced at just $30.