The night before the Tony Awards were announced, Phillipa Soo was feeling a bit anxious and unable to fall asleep. She planned to get up at the crack of dawn. But as the Hamilton actress shared, "I woke up to my lovely fiancé (Steven Pasquale) saying 'good morning my Tony Nominee' -- that's how I found out."
Yes, "Hamilton" received the most nominations this year.
And yes, Lin-Manuel Miranda is one letter away from PEGOT-ing.
When the Tony awards are presented June 8, the names of many dazzling actresses will be announced. As for women behind the scenes? Not so much.
The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.
There's plenty of old-fashioned magic in the current Broadway production of Cinderella, which just nabbed nine Tony noms -- enough to make all the little girls in the audience sigh and swoon and stare enraptured, and their parents too.