The Tony Awards 2015

Helen Mirran, Elisabeth Moss and Carey Mulligan are all up for leading actress in a play.

tony-award-nomineesWhen they recently announced the nominees for the Broadway awards named for one Antoinette Perry, to be broadcast on Sunday, June 7 on CBS-TV, I posted that I was one of maybe three dozen people who cared. The Tonys, in terms of TV audience, is paltry, compared with the Oscars, Grammys and Emmys It has only two things going for it:

1) It is the most entertaining program of the four
2) When these shows go on tour, and come to my neck of the woods – i.e., Proctors Theatre in nearby Schenectady, NY – I’ll be familiar with them. Not incidentally, I’m seeing Pippin in May and Kinky Boots in June at Proctors.

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