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6/15/08

New York Daily News

Our theater critic's Tony predictions
Everything's coming up Tonys Sunday, and peering into my crystal ball (actually, at the ballot), I see an enchanted evening for musicals set on islands, writes Joe Dziemianowicz.

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New York Journal-News

The wills and shoulds of Tony night

Hartford Courant

Commercial Producers Aim For The "Heights"
It wasn't supposed to turn out this way at the Tony Awards. "In the Heights," which began on Wesleyan University's campus and was first seen as the Broadway season's dark horse, turned out to be the front-runner for Tony's big prize.

Washington Post

Broadway Recast!
Onstage and in the Seats, People of Color Are Showing Producers New Ways to See Green
These days, the Great White Way is looking a lot more off-white....

Philadelphia Inquirer

Tonys to honor best of a strong field tonight
Two remarkable evenings of theater - August: Osage County, an engrossing play about a beyond-dysfunctional family, and In the Heights...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Commentary: Tony Awards' sure winners ... maybe

Baltimore Sun

No Tony wallflower, this 'Baby' can dance
For slightly less than four minutes tonight, Charm City, circa 1954, will grab the spotlight -- and possibly try to fence it.

Boston Globe

Broadway has something to sing about
With "August: Osage County" (left) looking like a sure thing for Best Play, the races to watch in this year's Tony Awards are mostly in the musical categories.

Orlando Sentinel

Broadway's best will take a bow
Spectacular production numbers! Hollywood celebrities! Historical salutes! With all that going on during tonight's Tony telecast, will there be enough time to give out any awards?

Miami Herald

High hopes: A skinny Latino dreamer, with an assist from Miami's deep theater talent pool, creates a Tony Awards heavyweight
At the start of another scorching July day, the guy who runs the corner bodega perfumes the air with the scent of café con leche...

3 names familiar to South Florida will be heard at Tonys

Sun-Sentinel

Tony Handicapping: On a clear day you can see from "In the Heights" to "South Pacific"

[Visit ATWClips for links to all of the articles in the Sun-Sentinel Tony section]

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

New voices join old pros at 62nd Tony Awards

Milwaukee Journal-News

Dark ‘August’ looks to roar through Tonys

Dallas Morning News

Productions in the top four categories are expected to dominate theater's Tony Awards

Denver Post

What's tony in Tony-town?

San Diego Union-Tribune

Tonys get spiced up by two singular sensations

Workers of world, unite! (for 'Working')
A reimagining of a durable and widely produced musical will fill the final slot of the Old Globe Theatre's 2008-09 subscription season.

Cleveland Plain Dealer - Onstage Blog

In 'Jersey Boys,' the Four Seasons get busted in Cleveland; here's the real story

Detroit Free Press

The lure of Stratford
The gas alone ran $50; the border crossing, $4.25. Decent seats cost $70-$110, not counting taxes and a U.S.-to-Canadian exchange rate that often dips below par.

'Hamlet' to 'The Music Man': Reviews of 4 shows

The Observer

Making waves on the Great White Way
Ahead of tonight's Tony theatre awards, we look at the shows that are rocking New York, from a searing drama to classic revitalised musicals

The Independent

Thirty-nine steps to an unlikely theatrical triumph
Play that began life in draughty Yorkshire church halls with four actors, a stuffed dog and a very large sheet, takes Broadway by storm

The Times UK

Biteback: What will theatre critics think of reviews by the public?

Are you ready for Mamma Mia the movie?
London’s mega-musical Mamma Mia! has signed up the biggest names in Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan for the movie