Whether or not you tuned into The 69th Annual Tony Awards, there are a few things you should know about what went down that night. And by things, we mean shows. And by shows, we mean shows you could potentially go see tonight or in the near future. We’ve highlighted three of these shows that dominated the night, and are a must-see on Broadway this season: The King and I, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and Something Rotten! P.S. If you’re not in New York, we’ve got you covered too. From Broadway to L.A. there’s no easier way to get theater tickets (even at the last minute) than the Razorgator app: Book of Mormon, Lion King, Wicked and many more all digitally delivered right to you!
The King and I
A revival of the beloved Rogers & Hammerstein classic, the King and I stood out as a clear frontrunner in the 2015 Tony Awards. With stars like Kelli O’Harra (six-time Tony nominee), Ruthie Ann Miles (Avenue Q, Sweeney Todd, Annie) and Ken Watanabe (Academy Award nominee), it seemed like a clear choice for numerous nominations and wins.
Nominations: Best Revival of a Musical, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Best Costume Design of a Musical. Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Wins: Best Revival of a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Featured Actress, Best Costume Design of a Musical
Where to See it: The Vivian Beaumont Theatre (New York, NY) from 7/1-12/18 Find King and I Tickets
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
This thrilling play is an adaption by Simon Stephens of a mystery novel written by author, Mark Haddon. Between the murder of a poodle, a pitchfork, and the sharp sluething skills of young Christopher Boone,”The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be a memorable night out for the whole family.
Nominations: Best Actor in a Play, Best Direction of a Play, Best Scenic Design of a Play, Best Lighting Design of a Play
Wins: Best Actor in a Play, Best Direction of a Play, Best Scenic Design of a Play, Best Lighting Design of a Play
Where to See It: The Barrymore Theatre (New York, NY) from 7/2-12/18 Find Curious Incident Tickets
Having only premiered in April of this year, Something Rotten! had a strong presence at The Tony Awards this year. With wins like, Featured Actor in a Musical (Christian Borle), and nominations like Best Direction of a Musical (Casey Nicholaw), Something Rotten! is having an awesome opening season. If you feel like a night out and a good laugh, don’t miss this musical comedy.
Nominations: Best Musical, Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Costume Design of a Musical, Best Orchestrations
Win: Featured Actor in a Musical
Where to See It: St. James Theatre (New York, NY) from 7/1-12/18 Find Something Rotten Tickets