CELEBRITY BUZZ: Tony Award Nominations, Ramin Karimloo, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Julie Andrews, Idina Menzel, Neil Patrick Harris and More

By Jared Clough
03 May 2014

Check out the latest celebrity interviews, features, news and multimedia from Playbill.com this week.



THE TONY PORTRAITS: Intimate Candid Moments at the 2014 Nominee Reception

WATCH:  2014 Tony Nominees Ramin Karimloo, Jefferson Mays, Andy Karl and More Talk Broadway

The 2014 Tony Award Nominees React: Harvey Fierstein, Neil Patrick Harris, Sutton Foster, Nick Cordero, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara, Chris O'Dowd and More
Playbill.com reached out to the 2014 Tony Award nominees on April 29, shortly after they learned that they were nominated for Broadway's biggest award.

PLAYBILL PICKS: Breakout Performances of the 2013-14 Broadway Season

WATCH: 2014 Tony Nominees Idina Menzel, Sutton Foster, Jessie Mueller, Kelli O'Hara and More Talk Broadway

Calculated, But Not Capricious: How the Number of Tony Play/Musical Nods Are Decided
Playbill.com looks at the rules, and resulting math, behind the Tony Award nominations.

Egregiously Overlooked: Top Ten Broadway Musical Performances That Should Have Been Tony-Nominated

I Want to Be a Smash: Top Ten Show Tunes to Make the Pop Charts Since 1964

Julie Andrews and Idina Menzel Discuss "The Sound of Music," "Frozen" on Broadway, Wicked on Film and More on "Watch What Happens Live" (Plus Video)

Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick Will Return to Broadway in Terrence McNally Play

Broadway's Leading Ladies Go Commercial, Part 3: Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Michele, Liza Minnelli and More in Ads, 1990s-2014

DIVA TALK: Catching Up With 2014 Beautiful Tony Nominees Anika Larsen and Jessie Mueller

Bryan Cranston, Matt Bomer, Sarah Jessica Parker Among Upcoming Guests for "Jimmy Fallon" and "Seth Meyers"

Kinky Boots Will Take Eight-Performance Hiatus May 8-13

THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Tony Award Winner Lillias White Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Killer Two-Show Day at A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with Tony Nominee Lauren Worsham

WATCH: Highlights From Harvey Fierstein's Casa Valentina

Lear deBessonet to Helm Workshop of Steven Sater-Duncan Sheik Musical Alice By Heart; Phillipa Soo, Mike Faist, Noah Galvin Among Cast

STAGE PORTRAIT: Hedwig and the Angry Inch's Neil Patrick Harris

Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Director Nicholas Martin

Schools of the Stars: Where the 2014 Tony Nominees Went to College – The Directors

Highlights From Cabaret Starring Alan Cumming and Michelle Williams

From Ragtime to Rocky, Terence Archie Packs a Mean Punch With Scene-Stealing Role in Broadway's Most Macho Musical

New Musical The Bridges of Madison County, Starring Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, to Close on Broadway

PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Emily Skinner, Jason Graae, Stephen Cole and Inventing Mary Martin Cast Pick Martin Favorites

PLAYBILL POLL: What Performance Do You Think Was Egregiously Overlooked For A Tony Award Nomination?

Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Four Contestants Remain

The Verdict: Reviews for Off-Broadway Return of Here Lies Love at the Public Theater

Randy Harrison Will Join Sara Gettelfinger, Jeremy Kushnier and Euan Morton in New Musical Atomic Off-Broadway

PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, April 25-May 2: Tony Nominations Kick Off Awards Season

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