Join Tony-nomiee Stephanie J. Block as she discusses her role in the Broadway hit "Falsettos." Falsettos follows Marvin, who struggles to create a tightknit family out of his eclectic array of core relationships (including his ex-wife, his new boyfriend, his adolescent son, his psychiatrist and his neighbors). Amidst a series of monumental life changes, he is forced to reckon with his own views on love, responsibility and what it means to be a man. Interview at 692 Broadway in NYC for BUILD Series. View Video
During our recent chat with Stephanie J. Block, the talented actress gave us a window into the creative process behind her Tony nominated performance as Trina in “Falsettos.” The limited run of this William Finn musical ended months ago, but lives on in the minds of audiences (and Tony nominators) thanks to the stellar cast. Listen to our exclusive interview above.
When discussing her “crazy scary” Act 1 showstopper ‘I’m Breaking Down,’ Block reveals that she expected her use of varied props (ranging from a butcher knife to a mouthful of banana) to be abandoned in the rehearsal room. “I kind of throw the kitchen sink at everyth...
Over 20 Broadway favorites, including Sara Bareilles, Gavin Creel, Lesli Margherita, and more, took part in the Fifth Annual Broadway Bakes. The week long fundraiser, presented by the New York gourmet cookie company Schmackary’s May 15–19, featured Broadway artists working behind the counter at Schmackary’s each day from 3–7 PM selling freshly baked cookies.
Half the proceeds from cookies sales and 100 percent of the tips generated went to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. In the past three years, Schmackary’s Broadway Bakes events have raised more than $38,000 for the organization. Read more
Welcome to BroadwayWorld's Tony Award Countdown: 30 Days of TONY, a loving look at some of the most memorable moments from Tony's history featuring today's nominees!
On day 19, we take a look at one of our Best Revival of a Musical nominees, Falsettos.
The musical Falsettos combines William Finn and James Lapine's 1981 musical March of the Falsettos with a 1990 sequel Falsettoland, to tell the story of a gay man named Marvin, his lover Whizzer, Marvin's wife Trina, and their extended family from the early '80s through the early days of the AIDS crisis.
The show was revived in spectacular fashion this season with an all-star cast...
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The Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Falsettos is readying to appear on your TV screen in an upcoming Live from Lincoln Center event. William Finn and James Lapine's musical, which won a pair of Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards on May 19, made us laugh and cry in its Broadway return at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Though the production's limited run starring 2017 Tony nominees Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Stephanie J. Block and Brandon Uranowitz may have ended a few months ago, this newly released footage of the upcoming broadcast has brought its moving performances back. There isn't a date yet for the Live from Lincoln...
ON THE RISE
Positioned quite strongly in the Featured-Actress-in-a-Musical race is Stephanie J. Block as Trina in Falsettos. Any leftover angst she might have had from that role she used on her next project, a guest spot as the mother of a star drama student on the first episode of Rise, an upcoming NBC series about a drama department in a small high school in Pennsylvania. Read more
Educational Travel Adventures and Believe NYC, organizations that educate and enrich the lives of young people through performance and travel opportunities, announced the return of Arts for Autism, hosted by Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara (The King and I). The one night concert will take place at the iconic Gershwin Theatre on Monday June 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Read more
O'Hara will be joined by an all-star lineup including Tony Award nominees Christopher Jackson (Hamilton) and Stephanie J. Block(Falsettos), Jennifer Laura Thompson (Dear Evan Hansen), Betsy Struxness (Hamilton), Abby Mueller (Beautiful), Libby Servais (Wicked),...
Nominees for the 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards came out to meet the press and celebrate at the Drama Desk nominee reception, held May 10 at the Marriott Marquis.
The Drama Desk Awards, which are presented annually, honor outstanding achievement by professional theater artists on Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off-Broadway. The awards are voted on by theater critics, journalists, editors, and publishers covering theater.
The 62nd annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony will be held at Town Hall on Sunday, June 4, and will be hosted by Michael Urie, who won a 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance in the solo show Buyer...