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Tonys Analysis: A Ceremony Better Late Than Never, But Still Too Late

What to say about the 74th Tony Awards, the ceremony held on Sunday night — Sept. 26, 2021 — in recognition of Broadway achievements during the 2019-2020 season prior to its interruption…

Tonys: 12-Time Nominee ‘Slave Play’ Shut Out in Surprise

Jeremy O. Harris’ Slave Play made history when the nominations for the 2021 Tony Awards, celebrating the shortened 2019-2020 Broadway season, were announced almost a year ago. With 12 nods, it…

Tonys: Audra McDonald, ‘The Inheritance’s’ Matthew Lopez, More Winners Push for Increased Broadway Inclusivity

The 2021 Tony Awards was peppered with calls for increased diversity as Broadway’s big night returned to New York as stage shows are resuming after being shut down for more than 18 months due to…

Tonys: Predicting the Musical Winners Using Math

My annual mathematical Tony predictions are meant to focus attention on the shows that received nominations, but almost as notable this year is what’s missing. A number of shows either missed…

Tonys: Predicting the Play Winners Using Math

Seemingly no aspect of entertainment – or life, for that matter – has gone untouched by this pandemic. We’ve found new and creative ways to keep ourselves entertained these past 18 months, but…

Are Emmy Voters Picking Fewer Winning Shows Than They Used to?

In the years since streaming services began creating original scripted content, the number of TV series has ballooned to about 500 per year. And yet, if you watched the Emmys last week, you’d…

Mipcom Diversify TV Awards Nominees Include ‘It’s a Sin’, ‘Exterminate All the Brutes’

A look at the gay community and the AIDS crisis in 1980s London, a documentary essay about colonialism and genocide and a comedy featuring an all-women Muslim punk band are among the nominees for

David Tennant, ‘Call My Agent!’ Among 2021 International Emmy Nominees

When it comes to this year’s International Emmys, David Tennant is a triple threat. The Doctor Who alum picked up a nomination for best actor for his chilling turn as Scottish serial killer…

Paul Massey to Receive Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award

Oscar-winning sound mixer Paul Massey will receive the Cinema Audio Society’s highest honor, the Career Achievement Award, during the 58th CAS Awards, slated to be held March 19 at…

‘Anchorage’ Wins 2021 Oldenburg Film Festival

Anchorage, Scott Monahan’s dark drama about two brothers who take off on an ill-advised drug-running mission to Alaska, has won the 2021 Oldenburg International Film Festival, taking the…

‘Pose’ Co-Creator Steven Canals Shares Planned Emmy Speech: “To Be Queer is a Gift”

Had Steven Canals made it to the stage during Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, he would have been ready. The Pose co-creator, executive producer, writer and director prepared comments as a way to…

Emmys: Michael K. Williams, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Snubbed

By the time Netflix scored its first drama series win for The Crown at the 2021 Emmys, the show about the British royal family was already ruling the drama categories presented during the…