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“Never too late to start living!”—Six Words from Tony Winners

Monday, June 10th, 2013

“Congrats! What’s your Tony nomination story?” was the prompt we gave Tony Award nominees, and from actors to scenic designers, Broadway’s best scribbled out their six-word reaction to their Tony Nomination. We shared their six words, by their own hearts and indeed hands in a photo gallery—you can see some of Entertainment Weekly’s Popwatch favorite sixes in [...]

“Nora, Hope We Got it Right”—Six Words from Tony Nominees

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Regular readers and writers on the Six-Word Memoir project know that some of the best sixes come in moments that mean the most to us. So in 2010, when prolific sixer and Director of Communications at The Broadway League, Elisa Shevitz, (”Insomniac dreamer, a thousand times goodnight”; “I hear my inner Woody Allen”; “I do [...]

“Begged, Auditioned, Waited, Worried …. I’m here!” Six Words & The Tony Awards

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

One of the most wonderful things about the Six-Word Memoir project is how it can be used to encapsulate a feeling that’s often hard to express. For the last three years at a fancy lunch to honor the Tony Award nominees, some of the world’s most famous folks in the theater world have been doing [...]

“Mormon is clearly the new black.” Six Words at the Tony Awards

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Picture this: It’s the big luncheon to honor the Tony Award nominees at the InterContinental Times Square hotel. The place is wall to wall with some of the finest actors, directors, composers, and set designers of our time. The event is closed to the media, but we’ve got the inside track on how some [...]

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