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This year WNYC's Leonard Lopate spoke with the stars, writers and directors of 14 Tony nominated Broadway productions! As the June 7th awards ceremony approaches we're releasing one conversation a day.




A New Production of "The King and I" on Broadway

We're taking a look at the new Lincoln Center production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” with star Kelli O’Hara! The show was recently nominated for nine Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical; Sher was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical. The show is running at The Vivian Beaumont Theater. Click here to check out all of our conversations will 2015 Tony nominees!

Duration: 00:15:52

"The Elephant Man" Returns to Broadway

The Elephant Man, based on the real life of Joseph Merrick, is the story of a 19-century British man who became a star of the traveling freak show circuit. When the renowned Dr. Treves takes Merrick under his care, he is astonished by the man’s brilliant intelligence, unshakable faith and resounding desire for love and understanding. Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola, stars of The Elephant Man on Broadway.

Duration: 00:26:55

An Unexpected Visit Leads to Conflict, and Desire in "Skylight"

ActorsCarey MulliganandBill Nighy, along with writerDavid Hare, talk about the new Broadway production of “Skylight.” On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Carey Mulligan) receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant (Bill Nighy), a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship, only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of...

Duration: 00:29:26

"On The Town" is a 'Helluva'Show!

DirectorJohn Rando, choreographerJoshua Bergasse, and actressAlysha Umphresstalk about the new Broadway revival ofOn the Town, which was nominated for a 2015 Tony for Best Musical Revival.The Bronx is up, the Battery's down, and three sailors are hoping to get just a little bit lucky on their one day of leave in the Big Apple. Umphress plays Hildy, the taxi driver, who can cook, too. Created by the legendary creative team of Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jerome...

Duration: 00:16:04