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May 04, 2018   Leave a Comment Events/Appearances, Stage

Broadway and television stars, theatre fans, poker pros and game-faced novices alike will come together when Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament, returns on Monday, May 14. The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Among the actors expected to ante up are last year’s Broadway Bets finalist and two-time Tony Award nominee and Oscar winner Steve Martin (Meteor Shower), Pulitzer Prize nominee Eric Bogosian (TV’s Billions, Talk Radio), 2018 Tony Award nominee Michael Cera (Lobby Hero), Tony winner Billy Crudup (Harry Clarke), Tony nominee Richard Kind (TV’s Young Sheldon) and Tony nominee Tony Yazbeck (Prince of Broadway, On the Town). More special guests are in the cards, but won’t show their hand until the evening of the event, which will be held at the theatre district’s beloved Sardi’s restaurant (234 West 44th Street). Read More here

The nominations for the 2018 Drama Desk Awards were announced April 25 by Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt duo Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess. The 63rd annual ceremony, where the winners will be announced, will take place June 3 at Town Hall; Michael Urie returns to host.

Outstanding Solo Performance
Billy Crudup, Harry Clarke
David Greenspan, Strange Interlude
Jon Levin, A Hunger Artist
Lesli Margherita, Who’s Holiday!
Sophie Melville, Iphigenia in Splott

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The nominees for the 68th annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, which recognize excellence on and Off-Broadway from the 2017–2018 season, have been announced. Leading the list with 11 nominations is the Broadway premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical; followed by Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which received 10 nominations, and My Fair Lady, which received nine nominations. The organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications, and other media beyond Broadway will announce winners May 7, with a gala awards dinner presentation to follow May 24 at Sardi’s.

Outstanding Solo Performance
Billy Crudup, Harry Clarke
Eve Ensler, In The Body Of The World
Alison Fraser, Squeamish
John Lithgow, Stories By Heart
Sharon Washington, Feeding The Dragon

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Apr 29, 2018   Leave a Comment Press / Article

Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today and this weekend.

Billy Crudup on Why Starring in Harry Clarke Has Been a ‘Phenomenal Experience’
Tony winner Billy Crudup has been stretching the limits of his abilities as an actor since late last year when he first started embodying 19 characters in David Cale’s acclaimed solo play Harry Clarke. Now in its second off-Broadway engagement, the play has yet again proven veteran actor Crudup as one of the most multifaceted stage performers. Crudup paid a visit to Live with Kelly & Ryan on April 23 to talk about appearing in the new play and why he says it has been a “phenomenal experience.” Watch the interview with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos below, and don’t miss the chance to experience Crudup’s tour-de-force performance at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Read More here