Sunday, May 28, 2017

The 2017 Tony Nominees: Actors in a Musical

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The 2017 Tony Nominees: Actors in a Musical
By Backstage Staff | Posted May 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

The 2017 Tony Nominees: Actors in a Musical

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The musicals of the 2016–17 New York theater season reacquainted us with veteran stars (Bette Midler, Christine Ebersole, and Patti LuPone!) and introduced wildly talented newcomers (welcome to Broadway, Josh Groban!). The 20 Tony Award acting nominees below are upholding and advancing the standard set by their forebears. Here’s your guide to this year’s stars nominated for theater’s highest honor.

LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Denée Benton, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
“Great Comet” is by turns eccentric, melancholy, and wild. But the musical’s beating heart, its innocent, fluttering hope, is embodied by Benton as the titular Natasha. With her breathtaking ballad “No One Else,” the rising star has solidified her status as one of musical theater’s most exciting ingénues.

Christine Ebersole, “War Paint”
Nowhere is it more clear that the business of beauty is a woman’s game than throughout “War Paint” (despite what the show’s male characters have to say). And no one is more equipped to deliver that message in solo after solo than Ebersole as Elizabeth Arden, a role that feels tailor-made for the 64-year-old stage legend.

Patti LuPone, “War Paint”
As one-half of a pair of dueling beauty queens—and singing with an accent to boot—it would be easy for another actor to get lost amid the twirling aestheticians and powder puffs of the cosmetic world. But as Helena Rubinstein, LuPone conveys more while lying in a silk-covered bed than is to be imagined. Not that it’s a surprise, though: LuPone has been onstage for nearly half a century.

Bette Midler, “Hello, Dolly!”
It takes a woman, but not just any woman, to bring Dolly Levi to life. Midler balances ingenious broad comedy with heart-tugging monologues of loss and love, proving she’s as much an actor as a megawatt star. Watching the cast of “Hello, Dolly!” sing “It’s so nice to have you back where you belong” to someone who over 50 years ago launched her legendary career from the Broadway stage, it’s hard to imagine a grander—and more deserving—homecoming.

Eva Noblezada, “Miss Saigon”
Noblezada is just 21 years old, but her take on the desolate Kim in “Miss Saigon” is anything but novice-level. It’s no wonder producer Cameron Mackintosh plucked her from obscurity—before she’d graduated high school—to bring dynamo sentience to a show that is, unfortunately, as timely as ever.

LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Christian Borle, “Falsettos”
As the controlling patriarch at the epicenter of James Lapine and William Finn’s modern queer classic and its not-so-tight-knit family, Borle brought a grounded distress to the part that obfuscates his other Broadway role this season: Willy Wonka. Transitioning seamlessly from salty to sweet, it’s plain why the talent already has two Tonys to his name.

Josh Groban, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”
Socially awkward, perpetually in existential despair, moping—words not typically associated with a multiplatinum pop star. But with Groban, all of Tolstoy’s wildest melancholy dreams have come true: Pierre’s philosophical pain seethes and shines in every note sung, every key played, every touch deflected. (Plus, he learned the accordion!)

Andy Karl, “Groundhog Day”
A stage adaptation of a beloved film starring a beloved comedian about a (somewhat) beloved holiday could easily have turned into something akin to six more weeks of winter. But Karl’s enthusiastic, inventive, athletic, evolving portrayal of doomed weatherman Phil Connors makes it easy to watch the same day again (and again and again and again).

David Hyde Pierce, “Hello, Dolly!”
Despite years of musical theater character work (and a Tony Award to boot), the gentle Pierce may not at first seem the best fit for Horace Vandergelder, Yonkers’ grumpiest penny-pinching bachelor. But the actor claims and conquers the role: Horace’s indignation is farcical yet meaningful, with just a touch of heartache.

Ben Platt, “Dear Evan Hansen”
If you’re still kicking yourself for not nabbing “Hamilton” tickets when you could, don’t let history repeat itself—get one to see Platt perform ASAP. The young talent imbues a high school outcast with enough tragic relatability to elevate the character to totemic embodiment of anyone who’s ever felt isolated.

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Kate Baldwin, “Hello, Dolly!”
A performer could easily shrink in the shadow of the Divine Miss M, but Baldwin renders her Irene Molloy with a potent yearning that is anything but negligible. When she sings the sorrowful “Ribbons Down My Back,” her ache becomes yours. So, too, will her eventual exultation.

Stephanie J. Block, “Falsettos”
Portraying devastated divorcée Trina in the wrenching “Falsettos” revival, Block elicited roars with her Act 1 showstopper “I’m Breaking Down,” and as easily induced tears in the scenes that followed. That she held a 15-second note with a piece of banana tucked inside her cheek is Tony-worthy all on its own.

Jenn Colella, “Come From Away”
Colella has carried several short-lived Broadway shows on her back. It’s fitting, then, that she earned her first Tony nomination for “Come From Away,” in which she plays Beverley Bass, the real-life pilot who on Sept. 11, 2001, carried dozens to refuge. The actor’s solo, “Me and the Sky,” has audiences soaring—and weeping—nightly.

Rachel Bay Jones, “Dear Evan Hansen”
Are we ever glad that Jones is back on Broadway—and in such a stellar role! From her guttural rock vocals in Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s “Good for You” to the gut-wrenching picture she paints in “So Big/So Small,” it seems the single mother of our titular Evan was written especially for this actor.

Mary Beth Peil, “Anastasia”
From the moment she enters the spotlight at the top of “Anastasia,” all eyes are on Peil as the inimitably glamorous Dowager Empress. First nominated 32 years ago for “The King and I,” Peil naturally brings the stoicism required of her regal role, but wisely sharpens her emotional edges as a grandmother in grief and leads with the precision of a true stage and screen vet.

FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Gavin Creel, “Hello, Dolly!”
A three-time nominee, Creel has proven himself equally adept at leading-man gravitas and quirky character work. Although his goofily charming Cornelius Hackl falls into the latter category, it’s fun to imagine what Creel—with that angelic voice!—could do with a meatier part.

Mike Faist, “Dear Evan Hansen”
Though centrally Evan’s story, it’s Faist’s troubled Connor Murphy who sets into motion the chain of events, drastically altering the lives of every character in “Dear Evan Hansen.” Faist, as a pivotal foil, conjures internal warfare that’s both dimensional and universal.

Andrew Rannells, “Falsettos”
Rannells mastered cheeky arrogance with just the right pinch of pathos in “The Book of Mormon” and on six seasons of “Girls.” He got to fully flaunt those devices as the tragic Whizzer in this revival. His co-star Borle told us himself: Rannells is “so damn charming and he sings like a dream; it’s very easy to fall in love with him.”

Lucas Steele, “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812”
As one of the only cast members who’s been with “Great Comet” since its 2012 run at Ars Nova, Steele has been living and breathing the hedonistic Anatole Kuragin for five years. And it shows. Steele’s portrayal of the callous, swaggering suitor-soldier is the perfect combination of rock star and playboy. After all, “Anatole is hot.”

Brandon Uranowitz, “Falsettos”
Playing the less-than-white-knight psychiatrist Mendel who comes to Trina’s aid in “Falsettos,” the charming Uranowitz brought a nuance to his performance that (thankfully) did not go unnoticed by the nominating committee. Arriving in media res, it’s Uranowitz who welcomed audiences warmly into the narrative and ushered them through to its agonizing end.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

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7 Divas Who Should Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and the One Who Probably Will

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7 Divas Who Should Replace Bette Midler in ‘Hello, Dolly!’ and the One Who Probably Will
Written by Alexander Kacala on May 26, 2017

Bette Midler is slaying audiences every night as Dolly Levi in Broadway’s recent revival of the classic musical comedy Hello, Dolly! Well, not every night, as Donna Murphy fills in on Tuesdays.

There’s been no word from production on who will replace Midler when she leaves after a year, but here are eight divas we think could fill her shoes. We’ve ranked them in terms of likeliness, ending with a rumor that has been circulating and which seems very probable (and very … country).

Barbra Streisand

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When Barbra Streisand was cast in the film version, she was way too young — only 27 — to play the middle-aged widow. At 75, she’s now the perfect age to take on the part again.

This is very unlikely, but it would be everything to see Babs back on Broadway. She already knows the lines and lyrics!

Likeliness: 1/10

 

Patti LuPone

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Yes, Patti LuPone is currently on Broadway in War Paint. She’s even nominated for a Tony in the same category as Midler. But War Paint hasn’t quite been slaying at the box office, so we doubt it will stay open past the new year. That would be the perfect timing for LuPone to transition as Bette Midler’s Hello, Dolly! replacement.

Likeliness: 2.5/10

 

Meryl Streep

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The talented Meryl Streep has been in quite a bunch of Broadway adaptations for the screen, including Into the Woods and Mamma Mia! The last time she was on Broadway was in the 1977 musical Happy End with Christopher Lloyd.

However, with The Devil Wears Prada slated to come to Broadway in the near future, Streep’s Broadway comeback may already be booked.

Likeliness: 3/10

 

Megan Mullally

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Everyone knows Mullally for playing Karen Walker on TV’s Will & Grace, but many don’t know long before that she was a well-established Broadway talent.

Mullally made her Broadway debut as Marty in the 1994 revival of Grease, and subsequently appeared as Rosemary in the hit 1995 revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying opposite Matthew Broderick.

Mullally would be hilarious in the role, but since she’s tied up currently with the revival of Will & Grace, we doubt it will happen.

Likeliness: 4.66/10

 

Bernadette Peters

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This is an obvious choice. It also wouldn’t be the first time Midler and Peters shared a role. Midler starred as Mama Rose in the 1993 made-for-TV adaptation of Gypsy, a role Peters revived on the Broadway stage 10 years later. But we’re not sure Peters has the mainstream recognition needed for Midler’s Hello, Dolly! replacement.

Likeliness: 5.25/10

 

Patti LaBelle

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In an interview with WWD.com, LaBelle says she’s ready for her shot at Dolly Levi. LaBelle claims she was offered the role four years ago but turned it down.

“That was something else I said no to. Now [Bette Midler] is doing it. I’m going to check it out, and I think I might do it when she leaves — I mean, I would like to” LaBelle tells WWD.

Kind of tacky to mention she was asked first, no?

Likeliness: 6/10

 

Dolly Parton

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Rumors have been circulating that Dolly Parton is slated to replace Midler. “Bette has signed on for one year. The entire run is almost sold out, and now producers are looking for life after she leaves,” sources tell Straight Shuter. “The person that they all agree would be perfect to follow Bette is Dolly Parton. The show would literally be, Hello, Dolly!”

But we don’t see this happening. While we would love to say, “Hello, Dolly Parton,” it would be a pretty big commitment to an idol who enjoys her life out of the spotlight.

Likeliness: 7.7/10

 

Reba McEntire

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Other rumors have hinted that Reba McEntire will be stepping into the role when Midler bows out. McEntire did see the show a few weeks ago and was photographed backstage with Midler afterwards.

McEntire’s musical abilities, acting chops and star power are all components of a great formula that points to us thinking, yes, she’s the one. She’d also draw in middle-America’s tourist dollar when they come to the Big Apple for a long weekend, something many musicals (Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and The Lion King) thrive off of.

Humorist and pop culture pundit Michael Musto tells us, “Reba triumphed years ago when she replaced Bernadette Peters in Annie Get Your Gun. I think she’s a great choice.”

Likeliness: Ding ding ding!

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It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA

“It’s been ten years since I lived here in LA, and I have to tell you something. From the bottom of my heart, I’ve really missed you assholes. You superficial assholes!” (Bette Midler thanks the audience at the close of her triumphant return to Los Angeles in her hit show Kiss My Brass, March 2004)

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How Trudie Styler’s Experience Being Bullied Inspired Her Directorial Debut ‘Freak Show’

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How Trudie Styler’s Experience Being Bullied Inspired Her Directorial Debut ‘Freak Show’
By Brent Lang
Senior Film and Media Editor
MAY 25, 2017

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Trudie Styler, best known as Sting’s better half, doesn’t like an audience. As she sits down at the rooftop restaurant of a Cannes hotel to discuss “Freak Show,” her feature film directorial debut, she gently asks if her publicist can grab a coffee, saying she gets nervous talking in front of several people.

“I’ll make sure we don’t talk about tantric sex,” she jokes, a nod to the much-picked over aspects of her love life with Sting.

At 63, Styler is elegant and regal, every inch a rock star’s wife, but she connected with the story of “Freak Show” because of her own sense of being an outsider. The film follows Billy, a gay teenager, who struggles to fit in after being transplanted to a high school in the deep South. Despite facing harassment, he decides to run for homecoming queen. It’s based on a book by James St. James, best known for his involvement in New York City’s club scene in the 1980s and ’90s. “Freak Show” will be released in the U.S. by IFC later this year.

“Every teenager feels like a freak,” Styler said. “It’s part of being a teenager, part of the individuation from child to adult — those teenage years are who am I? What am I? Where am I going? We all struggle to find our place and schools can be cruel to kids who aren’t part of a pack.”

For Styler, finding a safe haven as a child was difficult. An accident with a truck when she was two and a half, and subsequent surgeries, left her face lined with deep, red scars. She remembers having a group of kids stand in a circle around her, calling her “scarface.”

“That wasn’t great,” Styler said. “That didn’t do a lot for my self esteem, but as the scars faded, and I became an older teenager and started to date, things got better.”

Styler said she became an actress in order to experience other lives, to play queens and powerful women, as a way of coping with that childhood trauma.

“It let me get away from me,” she said. “Becoming an actor let me escape the me that I had in my heart, which was I’m a loser.”

Styler had been thinking about directing for a while, but she only decided to slide behind the camera after the filmmaker that had originally been hired for “Freak Show” left at the eleventh hour. A relative novice, she decided to concentrate heavily on assembling her case, imploring Bette Midler, a friend, to take the part of Billy’s mother, and tapping Alex Lawther from “The Imitation Game” to play the main role. She had met Lawther at a film premiere and was impressed with his way with a bon mot.

The project was shot before Donald Trump was elected president, but Styler believes that his election gives the picture and its message of tolerance and compassion greater resonance. It also hits as North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” which states transgender people must use the bathroom corresponding to the sex on their birth certificate, continues to be a hot button issue.

“We’re marching backward,” Styler said. “The environment has changed since Obama has left. It’s become meaner. It’s become, for people who are figuring out gender issues, terrifying.”

Though Styler didn’t originally intend to direct “Freak Show,” her move behind the camera is in keeping with her work in recent years. In 2011, she joined with “The Kids Are All Right” producer Celine Rattray to form Maven Pictures, a company dedicated to promoting female talent. Together they’ve backed Andrea Arnold’s “American Honey,” Maggie Betts’ “Novitiate,” and Kasi Lemmons’ “Black Nativity,” acclaimed works by women. The push to close the gender gap comes as female filmmakers account for just 7% of directors on top-grossing films and 24% of producers.

“When you look at the majority of narratives in most movies, they are male-driven narratives because in almost every aspect of the entertainment industry, from the exhibitors backwards to distributors and financiers, it’s a male-driven society,” Styler said.

Maven, she hopes, will be part of a larger change.

“We are a small company, but we’re making our mark,” Styler said. “I hope when people see that female-led production companies are working, there will be more of us.”

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Friday, May 26, 2017

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James ReisBette, you're the best. Love ya! 🙂

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Tom LammeBette, PLEASE sing something from Dolly at the Tony Awards on the 11th. Please??? Don't let the producers tell you what you should or shouldn't do. Your fans want to see you as Dolly as some of us can't make it to NYC. Please do not disappoint us. We Love You!

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Elissa Leebaw GeorgeBeen listening to the CD. Fantastic! I've always loved the music from Hello Dolly! and it's even better with Bette!

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John David A. GriffinWhy Dolly Levi, how radiant you look!!! Thank you Ms. Midler, just simply beautiful

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Remy GonzalezI love this part when Bette was enjoying her dinner!

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Jackie IbbotsonGreat photo Bette love it xxx

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Jackie IbbotsonLove that film one of my favourite you are sssooo funny and an amazing actress and a true artist Bette xxx

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Jack McbrayerI wish they could make a sequel.....I watch this movie every time it is on tv.....Love it!!!

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Linda RushingI have it on tape but still watch it when ever i see it is on.

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James ChesteenI say this to you with love compassion and full sisterhood You are full of shit!

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Francis HearnHow random>Literally watched this film now! Up to the 'You climb and you climb, but you don't get anywhere' bit! haha

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James ReisLove love love you girls in this movie! 🙂 especially you Bette, I'm kind of feisty like your character, Brenda, was

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Jeanie BaxterA classic movie that you can laugh at everytime you see it !!

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Gerardo Pallares PeñaGoldie, now too much bótox and surgery

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Stephanie PeaceOne of my favorite movies that I own.

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Deanie BuckleyJust finished watching it, again!

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Annalise BrittonOne of my favorite movies

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Madison KafferFav scene in the whole movie 😂❤️

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Molly MeyerGreat movie.

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Leticia OlivaresI want to watch it now...❤

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Marilyn RopeleskiSequel please...we boomers love you lovely ladies!!

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Keith TugerOnly if cleopatra was as gorgeous as you are Divine Ms M. 😘😘😘

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Jackie IbbotsonYou are absolutely stunning Bette I love that photo xxx

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Boy ScorpiooNice post your glamorous ms Bette Midler!💜💜💜

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Kerryanne BurnsBeautiful Ms M 😘

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Carlos BetancourtYES! 😉

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Robert DiamantI did not know that Cleo had a cat!

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Jackie IbbotsonYou are absolutely gorgeous Bette I love your close ups thank you xxx

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Jim Alfieri Jr.You are my all-time favorite for almost 50 years.

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Ellen KinigsonStunning as ever!!!

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Carlos BetancourtLovely and sexy as ever!

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Gail RobertsWith one look. . . she'd be great in Sunset Boulevard!😎😎

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Margret Leeyour beauty that shines great pictures Bette.

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Amy MargolinHave the best day ever ms.Bette

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Jackie IbbotsonHi Bette hope you and your family had a great day too xxx

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Ellen KinigsonYou as well.

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James ReisThe personification of beauty, lady. Love you, Bette 🙂

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