“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

“No One Person is Bigger Than The Whole, It Takes a Village” – And Other Words of Wisdom From This Year’s Tony Nominees

The 2019 Broadway season has been filled with theatre that speaks directly to the culturally relevant shifts shaping our world.  From diversity and inclusion to feminism and politics, this season’s shows have tackled some tough subjects telling the stories that need to be told.  I had the pleasure of speaking with a few of the Tony award nominees on June 3rd at the 2019 Honors for Excellence in the Theater and 2019 Special Awards recipients about the power of theatre to affect change, both personally and culturally.

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Dear Tony Voters, Please Don't Forget Bonnie Milligan

Dear Tony Voters, Please Don't Forget Bonnie Milligan

As with most shows that close early on, months before the award season starts, they are typically forgotten by award voters. I certainly hope that isn’t the case for Head Over Heels.

While I don’t expect it to break into the Top 4 for a Best Musical nod, I do think it will get some love in the design categories. But most of all, I’m hoping Tony voters don’t forget about Bonnie Milligan’s incredible performance as Princess Pamela. Because it was one of the best performances I’ve seen in recent years.

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