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The Tony Awards!

Dear Friends,

In just a few short weeks will be the night that Broadway lives for:

The Tony Awards

This year will be hosted by Kevin Spacey and we cannot wait!  It will be aired on Sunday, June 11th at 8pm Eastern Standard time on CBS.

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Here are the top nominees in plays and musicals this year (click on the shows to see their websites):

Best Play 
A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath
Indecent by Paula Vogel
Oslo by J.T. Rogers
Sweat by Lynn Nottage

Best Musical
Come From Away  
Dear Evan Hansen 
Groundhog Day The Musical 
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play 
Denis Arndt, Heisenberg 
Chris Cooper, A Doll’s House, Part 2 
Corey Hawkins, John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation 
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter 
Jefferson Mays, Oslo 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play 
Cate Blanchett, The Present 
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo 
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie 
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes 
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical 
Christian Borle, Falsettos 
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical 
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly! 
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical 
Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 
Christine Ebersole, War Paint 
Patti LuPone, War Paint 
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly! 
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon 

It appears Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 lead the nominations with 12, followed closely by Hello Dolly! with 10 nominations and Dear Evan Hansen with 9 nominations.  For more nominees and to read more about this year’s Tony Awards, click here!

Best regards,
Philip & Marilyn Langner

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Playing Shakespeare Celebration

Dear Friends,

We wanted to let you know about an event here in New York City tomorrow evening, May 23rdPlaying Shakespeare Celebration, A Benefit for The Shakespeare Society.

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This celebration is The Shakespeare’s Society most significant fundraising events and joining the festivities will be Michael Cumpsty, Hamish Linklater, Byron Jennings, Laura Linney, Carolyn McCormick, Lily Rabe, Jay O. Sanders, James Shapiro, Stephen Spinella, and John Douglas Thompson.

The evening will honor director Daniel Sullivan with The Shakespeare Medal and actor Chukwudi Iwuji with the Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award.

It will be at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) starting at 6pm.  To purchase tickets, make a donation to this incredible society, or bid in their silent auction, click here.

Best regards,
Philip & Marilyn

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