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The Tony Awards – Features Finding Neverland and more!

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I make it a point not to watch award shows, but one of my favorites is The Tony Awards, which airs tonight on CBS. While Finding Neverland was surprisingly snubbed this year, they are going to have a big presence at the show. In order to promote their brand new Album, they will be performing tonight, J-Lo, Nick Jonas, and Kiesza will do the introductory honors. Finding Neverland – The Album is a collection of songs from the musical reimagined by some of today’s biggest stars.

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Broadway’s Stars in The Alley Announces Line-up

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One of my favorite events of the year is the Broadway League’s “Stars In The Alley event. It’s a free event where most of the active musicals on Broadway put on a free concert for the public in the alley by NYC’s famed Shubert Theatre. Over 15 shows are participating in this event making it a great way to get a taste of the best of Broadway. It’s sort of a preview/dress rehearsal for the Tony Awards – without the pomp. The full line-up for this year’s show, hosted by Hedwig and the Angry Inch Star Darrin Criss is below.

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MOVIE NEWS: The Tony Awards Love The Movies, Shrek and Billy Elliot Clean Up

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For those that care, the Tony Award nominations are in and two movie based musicals cleaned up – Shrek The Musical and Billy Elliot.

BEST PLAY:
“Dividing the Estate”
“God of Carnage”
“reasons to be pretty”
“33 Variations”

BEST MUSICAL:
“Billy Elliot, The Musical”
“Next to Normal”
“Rock of Ages”
“Shrek The Musical”

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL:
“Billy Elliot, The Musical”
“Next to Normal”
“Shrek The Musical”
“(Title of Show)”

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