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Here Are the 2019 World Choreography Award Nominees

We love any event that puts the spotlight on choreographers, especially since the entertainment world all-too-frequently sidelines their achievements. So, naturally, we’re big fans of the World Choreography Awards. For nearly a decade, the annual event has recognized dance produced for movies, TV shows/specials, music videos, and digital media. This year’s World Choreography Awards nominees […]

Congrats to the 2019 Chita Rivera Award Winners

Last night, longtime theater legends (including Chita Rivera herself!) as well as rising stars gathered to celebrate one of Broadway’s danciest events: the third annual Chita Rivera Awards. The evening paid tribute to this season’s dancer standouts, fabulous ensembles, and jaw-dropping choreography—on- and off-Broadway and on film. As usual, several of our faves made it […]

The Tonys Aren’t Everything

We’re seeing the excitement mount for the Tonys, but for dancers, the Fred and Adele Astaire Awards are just as major. These awards have honored dancers and choreographers in Broadway musicals since 1982, but get very little media attention. As a member of the Astaire Awards committee, I try to see nearly all the new […]

Life is Still a Cabaret

Director and choreographer Rob Marshall returns to his landmark production.     Here we go again. Trailing scads of Tonys and Oscars and other glittering prizes in its wake, the classic 1966 Kander and Ebb musical Cabaret is back. And it’s bringing Rob Marshall back to Broadway, too—at least for now. Interrupting his postproduction work […]

On Broadway: Evita's Way

Elena Roger brings a dancer’s flair to the show’s tango moves.     Argentine style: Elena Roger, center, leads the ensemble in “Buenos Aires,” in Evita’s hit London production. Photo by Johan Persson, Evita/London.     Eva Duarte grew up in rural Argentina in the 1920s and ’30s, dreaming of movie stardom in Buenos Aires. […]