Spring Awakening

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Period Pieces Coast Through Tony Awards

Spring Awakening , Coast of Utopia make history at theater honors

(Newser) - The Coast of Utopia, Tom Stoppard’s marathon glance back at 19th-century Russia, became czar of the Tonys at last night's 61st annual ceremony in New York. The $7-million, 8-hour epic claimed more statuettes than any drama in history—including honors for best play and director—in a year when... More »

On Broadway, It Looks Like 'Spring'

Would-be best musical leads the pack with 11 Tony Award nominations

(Newser) - The rock musical Spring Awakening scored 11 Tony Award nominations today, including best musical, best book, and best original score for Steven Sater and pop musician Duncan Sheik. Tom Stoppard's 9-hour trilogy The Coast of Utopia (a best play competitor) and the musical Grey Gardens scored 10 nods apiece. The... More »

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