April 11, 2004 |
Stephen SPINELLA won back-to-back Tony Awards for his heartbreaking performance as the AIDS-ravaged Prior Walter in Tony Kushner's landmark "Angels in America" plays: "Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika." But truth be told, he's really a musical comedy performer at heart. And he literally gets to kick up his heels -- and in this case, his high heels -- as a drag performer in the comedy "Connie and Carla," Nia Vardalos' follow-up to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
April 13, 2005 |
Keith Carradine, whose previous portrayals of historical figures include Will Rogers ("The Will Rogers Follies") and Wild Bill Hickok ("Deadwood"), will play George W. Bush in "Stuff Happens" at the Mark Taper Forum, opening June 5. Among the other actors in David Hare's play about the decisions that produced the U.S.
September 27, 2002 |
Paul Newman will return to the Great White Way in December to appear in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," his first foray onto a Broadway stage since the 1964 comedy "Baby Wants a Kiss." Earlier this year, Newman played the role of the stage manager during a run at Connecticut's Westport Country Playhouse, where his wife, actress Joanne Woodward, is artistic director. "I'd given up hope that he'd ever go back to the stage," says director James Naughton.
June 8, 1993
Here is a complete list of winners of Broadway's 1993 Tony Awards announced Sunday: *Play: "Angels in America: Millennium Approaches." *Musical: "Kiss of the Spider Woman." *Revival: Roundabout Theatre Company's "Anna Christie" *Book of a musical: Terrence McNally, "Kiss of the Spider Woman." *Original score: (tie) John Kander and Fred Ebb, "Kiss of the Spider Woman"; Pete Townshend, "The Who's Tommy." *Director/musical: Des McAnuff, "The Who's Tommy." *Director/play: George C.
December 28, 2003 |
Both the New York Times and the Hartford Courant have reported within the last few weeks that playwright Tony Kushner's next play will be for actor Stephen Spinella, who leaped to stardom and won two Tony Awards for his performances in the two parts of Kushner's stage drama "Angels in America" ("Angels in America: Millennium Approaches" and "Angels in America: Perestroika").