If we were forced to take one and only one thing away from Netflix’s break-out comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt — minus the Emmy nods, the incredible Jon Hamm cameo, or just the general warm feelings the show gives you — it would be the re-emergence of the brilliant Titus Burgess. 235 more words
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Well, I seem to have talked about the Tonys so much that I might as well start with it.
The Tony Awards was founded in 1947 by a committee of the American Theatre Wing headed by Brock Pemberton, and Antoinette Perry is the woman the Tony Awards is named after, she was nicknamed Tony, an actress, director, producer and co-founder of the American Theatre Wing, and she died in 1946.4,129 more words
For as far back as I care to recall I have held a love for theatre. I’ve seen a wide range from stunning musicals; one which originally started out as Wizard of Oz fan fiction, another an interestingly staged dark humour play, I admit I only when to see because of the star-studded cast. 302 more words
The Tony nominated musical Once on This Island, by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, is being presented tonight, tomorrow and two times Saturday by the senior level students in the Arkansas Repertory Theatre’s Summer Musical Theatre Intensive (SMTI). 219 more words
Big ups! To one of the screens all-time greats, Cicely Tyson, best known for her leading roles in ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittamn’ and ‘Roots, was nominated for an academy Award for ‘Sounder.’ In 2013, she won a Tony Award for the Broadway revival of ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ Cicely is among the six recipients of the years’ Kennedy Center Center Honors, which annually salutes entertainers who influence American culture through arts. 56 more words