75th Annual Tony Awards: Pulitzer and now top Tony, ‘A Strange Loop’ makes history
Jackson also won for best book. “A Strange Loop” beat “MJ,” a bio musical of the King of Pop’s biggest hits, for the top prize, although the other Jackson musical nabbed four Tony Awards including for best choreography. Patti LuPone won best featured actress in a musical for her work in the revival, thanking COVID-19 safety officials in her acceptance speech. And the Tonys ushered in the latest EGOT winner: Jennifer Hudson, who has an Emmy, Grammy and Oscar, and joined that elite group Sunday when “A Strange Loop” won best musical — she’s a producer. The season — with 34 new productions — represents a full return to theaters after nearly two years of a pandemic-mandated shutdown.mlive.com
'A Strange Loop’ makes history at Tonys; ‘Company’ wins 5
“A Strange Loop,” an irreverent, sexually frank work about Blackness and queerness took home the best new musical crown at the Tony Awards on Sunday, as voters celebrated Broadway’s most racially diverse season by choosing an envelope-pushing Black voice.
How to Watch “The Queen Family Singalong” airs November 4th
Enjoy some of Queen’s most beloved hits in “The Queen Family Singalong” tonight at 8/7c on ABC. “The Queen Family Singalong” is the next installment of ABC’s Singalong series. Where to watchYou can watch “The Queen Family Singalong” for free when you register for FuboTV (7-day free trial). You don’t want to miss “The Queen Family Singalong” tonight at 8/7c on ABC. ABC has announced ‘The Queen Family Singalong,’ the fourth installment of its successful ‘Singalong’ franchise, with Emmy® Award-winning actor and singer-songwriter Darren Criss set to host, airing THURSDAY NOV 4 8/7c.mlive.com
Actress Naya Rivera, who rose to fame in 'Glee,' dies at 33
NEW YORK Naya Rivera, a singer and actress who played a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy Glee, was found dead Monday in a Southern California lake. What a force you were, wrote Glee co-star Jane Lynch on Twitter. She is survived by her parents, Yolanda and George; a younger brother, Mychal; a sister, Nickayla; and her 4-year-old son. Naya Rivera was a fierce talent with so much more to do and this is such a terrible tragedy. In the preface to her autobiography, Rivera wrote that motherhood had changed her life and given it perspective.