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  • Biggest shockers among Tony Award nominations: Where are 'Enron,' Hugh Jackman and 'Idiots' stars?

     
    The Tony Award nominations included lots of surprises. Although "American Idiot" has been widely perceived to be the front-runner to win best musical on June 13, its actors, choreographer and director were snubbed by the nominating committee. In the...
  • Can 'Time Stands Still' defy the odds at the Tonys?

     
    Looks like Martin Denton (NYTheatre.com) expects a few sweeps at the Tony Awards. He foresees "Memphis" nabbing best musical, lead actress (Montego Gover), score, book and orchestrations. Among revivals, he says "La Cage aux Folles" and "Fences" will...
  • Tony Awards pundits slugfest: What will win best musical?

     
    One day after Tony Award nominations were announced, journalists stormed a junket event to interview the contenders. Gold Derby also dished with some of our fellow pundits, such as David Sheward (Back Stage) and Matt Windman (amNY). Video by Paul...
  • Maverick Tony Award predictions: Bet on 'American Idiot' and 'Red'

     
    You can always count on veteran Broadway scribe Leonard Jacobs for some jolting opinions, but he really comes out swinging with his Tony Award predictions that he shares with Gold Derby. Prevailing "wisdom" says best play will be "Next Fall" or "Time...
  • Can 'Memphis' songbird Montego Glover soar off with a surprise Tony win?

     
    Montego Glover ("Memphis") is locked in an intriguing battle over the Tony Award for best lead actress. Some pundits like Martin Denton (NYTheatre.com) believe she'll win because she received rave reviews ("a thrilling singer and commanding actress,"...
  • Windman: 'Memphis' victory isn't a done deal at Tonys

     
    Tonys pundit Matt Windman (amNY) is firing back at criticism of his belief that "American Idiot" might beat "Memphis" for best musical, which he expressed in our video chat. A Gold Derby reader asserts Windman is wrong because "Idiot" isn't a critics'...
  • Tony Award nominations: Melissa Bernardo makes brave, early predix

     
    Being a Tony Awards pundit is a dizzy job. We must rush around Broadway to see many top contenders that open in the last few weeks of the eligibility period so they can be freshest on voters' minds. Then we must dish with voters and peers so we can...
  • 'Memphis' and 'The Royal Family' top Outer Critics Circle Awards nominations

     
    The new musical "Memphis" and the old chestnut "The Royal Family" lead with seven Outer Critics Circle nominations apiece. Not surprisingly, the latter -- a George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber 1927 comedy based on the Barrymores -- netted three acting bids,...
  • Will 'Promises, Promises' be fulfilled at Tony Awards?

     
    The first rialto revival of the 1969 musical "Promises, Promises" opened Sunday night to decidedly mixed reviews. This tuneful version of 1960 best picture Oscar champ "The Apartment" has quite the pedigree. Neil Simon adapted the Oscar-winning screenplay...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Oscar loser 'Avatar' is Blu-Ray winner | 'Glee' serenades America | New York drama critics reveal awards on Friday

     
    • Chatting to Jay Bobbin, Emmy champ Kiefer Sutherland admits he was caught off guard when filming finally finished on the last hour of "24," which is signing off after eight seasons: "I thought there was still one shot left. Just as I walked out on the...
  • Can Denzel Washington climb 'Fences' to Tony Awards?

     
    "Fences" -- the 1987 Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner by August Wilson -- opened Monday to rave reviews for its first rialto revival. Two-time Oscar champ Denzel Washington was praised for his performance as Troy, a one-time baseball star turned...