“Smash” Star Leslie Odom Jr. Wins 2012 Astaire Awards

Leslie Odom Jr.

The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, established in 1982, recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was designed to honor Fred Astaire his sister, Adele. The two starred in ten Broadway musicals together between 1917 and 1931. This year’s nominees included Hugh Jackman, Elena Roger, Jan Maxwell, Ricky Martin […]

Astaire Awards Nominations are in—Hugh Jackman and Ricky Martin amongst nominees

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The Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, formerly known as The Astaire Awards,  were established in 1982. They recognize outstanding achievement in dance on Broadway each season. The award was established with the cooperation of Fred Astaire to honor him and his sister, Adele, who starred with her brother in ten Broadway musicals between […]

Follies starring Bernadette Peters opens on Broadway – Review/Twittter Roundup

Bernadette Peters in Follies

Follies, Stephen Sondheim’s complex, difficult and ultimately brilliant musical, opened on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre last night.  The musical revival stars Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Ron Raines and Danny Burstein. When it originally  opened in 1971, directed by Hal Prince and Michael Bennet, the show was universally panned by critics.  This time […]