Tony Nominees Speak! The Week in New York Theater

Within the next few days, the winners of four New York theater awards will be announced, and more than half a dozen new plays will open.  Here is the schedule of May theater openings and awards.

Below — the list of Tony nominations, comments from Tony nominees, the April theater quiz, and my last remaining review of the Broadway season.

2015 Tony nominations for best play
2015 Tony nominations for best play

Tony Nominations

The hosts of this year’s Tony Awards will be Alan Cumming and Kristen Chenoweth

Nine Tony nominees on the show that changed my life:

Tony-nominated playwright Robert Askins of Hand to God on why he’s not quitting his bar tending job:


April 2015 New York Theater Quiz


Week in New York Theater Reviews

Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan


He’s a rich restaurateur, she a poor schoolteacher. …their values are so different that the only thing they clearly have in common in director Stephen Daldry’s first-rate Broadway revival of David Hare’s 1995 play “Skylight” is how extraordinary the performances of the two actors who portray them, Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan. They perform with an unusual combination of subtlety and intensity, in a play that is itself a rare combination of comedy and drama, love story and political commentary.


Full review of Skylight

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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