'Jagged Little Pill' leads Tony Awards nominations with 15
This image released by Vivacity Media Group shows Elizabeth Stanley, left, and Celia Rose Gooding during a performance of "Jagged Little Pill." The musical leads the Tony Awards nominations with 15 nods in a pandemic-shortened season. The dozen nods make “Slave Play” the most nominated play in Tony history. The nominations were pulled from just 18 eligible plays and musicals, a fraction of the 34 shows the season before. The 2020 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast digitally and take place later this year, at a date still to be announced.
Rivera, Estefan, Miranda to star in digital benefit show
NEW YORK – Chita Rivera, Gloria Estefan, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Thalía will headline a benefit digital concert in October to celebrate Latino culture and achievement in theater. Hear Our Voices” will be held online Oct. 1 and will be hosted by Andréa Burns. It's going to pay attention to the present and look to the future,” said Trujillo, who said the themes will explore Latin representation, inclusion and diversity. Additional attendees include Lucie Arnaz, Melissa Barrera, Jaime Camil, Florencia Cuenca, Raúl Esparza, Mandy Gonzalez, Raúl Gonzalez, Ivan Hernandez, Ariana DeBose, Mauricio Martinez, Bianca Marroquín, Shereen Pimentel, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Philippa Stefani, Angélica Vale, Robin de Jesus and Ana Villafañe. The concert will be broadcast on Playbill.com, Playbill’s YouTube Channel and on The Broadway League’s Viva.Broadway website.