Last night in New York city, the Tony Awards are handed out. Ivo van Hove’s work was nominated as the director of the ‘Network’ will not redeem it, though, it was lead actor Bryan Cranston, known best actor. The musical ‘Hadestown’ was eight times the price.
‘Hadestown’ is a modern adaptation of the tragic love story of Orpheus and Eurydice. It won both the award for best musical, as well as for best director, Rachel Chavkin and composer (Anaïs Mitchell). This is the fourth time that a woman wins the prize for being the best musicalregisseur. In addition, it is also the first time that a female director and a female composer, are both awarded for the same show.
‘Oklahoma,’ which won the Tony Award for best musical revival’. Actress Ali Stroker has been awarded as the best female supporting actor in a musical. Stroker is the first one ever to be in a wheel chair. “This award is for each and every child with a disability, or a disability, that, tonight, watching, and waiting to be represented are,” she said.
Broadway is breaking records
The Tony Award (for the best of course was not going to, but Ivo van Hove is britain’s Sam Mendes for his direction of ‘the Ferryman’. The play, which takes place during the ‘troubles’ in Ireland, and was also chosen as the best play. Jan Versweyveld, the partner of that director Ivo van Hove, and was also nominated for best set design for ‘the Network’, but it is also going to go away empty-handed.
Actor Bryan Cranston, known to the wide audience of ‘Breaking bad’ should be victorious, he won his second Tony Award for his starring role in “Network”. In this context, he nieuwspresentator, Howard Beale, who announced live during the broadcast of the live stage.
During the party, it was also announced that the Broadway record-breaking. As the number of visitors increased by 10 per cent. Together, the Broadway theatres in New York, about 14.8 million tickets.