Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included recurring parts on Evil and Girls, has died after fighting cancer for two years.
Fourteen years after his initial diagnosis, the Pose actor revealed publicly that he is HIV-positive. Porter says being open about his health status felt like a rebirth. His new memoir is Unprotected.
Is This a Room is based entirely on the transcript of the FBI interrogation of Reality Winner, the former NSA contractor who was imprisoned for leaking classified information.
Video shows the actor being crushed by a piece of the set during a scene change, as his fellow performers frantically waved their arms to get the crew to lift the structure off of him.
Platt frequently worries about the past and what's to come, but there's one place where his anxiety tends to subside. "Being on stage, for me, is kind of the antidote to that," he says.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical took home 10 awards, including the night's biggest: Best musical. The Inheritance won for best play, and A Soldier's Play for best revival.
The 74th Annual Tony Awards will be presented on Sunday, September 26 more than 15 months after they were previously scheduled. But these pandemic Tonys are by no means business as usual.
The honors bestowed to the adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 film included best new musical. "The Inheritance" was named the best new play, and "A Soldier's Play" won best play revival.
Broadway shows have implemented strict protocols, but anxiety is high. "The culture of 'the show must go on,' it has to be left behind," says the executive director of the Actors' Equity Association.
The Showstoppers! exhibition in New York's Theater District showcases the work of an industry hit hard by the pandemic. Visitors can see more than 100 costumes — and watch artists hard at work.
From Broadway to your local community playhouse, the pandemic put live theater on hold. But the theater is slowly coming back. Joining us to talk about that and more is playwright, best-selling author, poet and political activist Pearl Cleage. She's currently the playwright in residence at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta.
The first play to open on Broadway in more than a year, Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu's Pass Over tells the story of two young Black men dreaming of a better tomorrow in a world of police violence.
Scholars have a mantra: Shakespeare is universal and his works are for everyone. But for Black actors and audiences, does an implicit whiteness in the Bard's canon hinder access and identification?
McCraney's script was adapted into the Oscar-winning film. David Makes Man, now in season 2, begins with a Miami boy whose mother struggles with addiction, and has echoes of McCraney's own childhood.
The new musical comedy series Schmigadoon! brings a delightful cast to a parody of 1940s Broadway musicals, with good musical results, if things are a little mixed otherwise.