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Predicting the 2019 Tony Winners

As I typically do, I have made my pre-Tony Award predictions, my educated guesses as to who will win in each category. This is not particularly my forte, but I am going to do my best here. If anything, it should at least make for some entertaining reading to see just how wrong I can be about what the masses like. How do I reconcile that perception with my own personal opinions and come up with a choice in each category? I just listen to my gut that will most likely be bursting with crow on Monday morning. 

Tony Talk: Assessing the Best Musical and Best Play Tony Nominations

When I was a teenager, I would pace back and forth waiting for the Tony nominations to come out each spring. I’d walk to the gas station on the corner and pick up a copy of The New York Times, sit down on a bench outside the… um… establishment (next to the cranky old lady who sat there every day chain smoking), and immediately tear through the balance of the paper to find that coveted list. I’d begin imagining what type of telecast it would prove to be, asking the question “Will this year’s nominees add up to a decent night of entertainment?”

Broadway Musical 2018-2019 Preview: Thoughts On What’s To Come

The 2018-2019 Broadway Musical Season is well underway with the recent arrivals of Head Over HeelsPretty Woman and the arrival and forthcoming closure of Gettin’ the Band Back Together. Today, I am addressing the musicals that have been officially announced for the rest of the season. This is most definitely speculation, my thoughts on what is to come and how I am feeling about the musicals readying themselves for Broadway.