The World’s Their Stage

Through Shakespearean monologues or jukebox musicals, these actors and creatives have perfected their crafts via live theater — just as they like it.

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Celebrity

Emilia Clarke Remembers Her Broadway Debut As A “Catastrophic Failure”

“I was definitely not ready.”

By Stephanie Topacio Long
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At 28, Rachel Dratch Was Mingling With Steve Carell & Inhaling Secondhand Smoke

As part of the storied Second City improv troupe in Chicago, Dratch got a crash course in comedy from the future 'Office' star.

By Samantha Leach
Celebrity Style

15 Spiciest Looks From The 2022 Tony Awards

Broadway did not come to play.

By Dominique Norman

The EGOT Winners List: Only These 17 Artists Have Ever Reached EGOT Status

Jennifer Hudson is the newest member of this exclusive club after winning a Tony in 2022.

By Radhika Menon and Marina Watts
Beauty

10 Jaw-Dropping Beauty Looks From The 2022 Tony Awards

The stars brought the (good kind of) drama with their hair and makeup.

By Audrey Noble
Celebrity

Jennifer Hudson Becomes An EGOT Winner At The 2022 Tony Awards

The star won a Tony as a producer on A Strange Loop, making her only the 17th person to EGOT.

By Jake Viswanath
Theater

In 'Paradise Square,' Tony Nominee Joaquina Kalukango Tells A New Civil War Story

“[It’s] literally the same rhetoric we’re hearing now,” she says of the musical’s 1863 discourse.

By Kate Dwyer
Celebrity

Jesse Williams Is “Not Down” Despite Leaked Images Of His Broadway Nude Scene

Some of his co-stars, however, are outraged.

By Brad Witter
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At 28, Lea Salonga Faced A “Rude Awakening”

The Broadway hotshot and two-time Disney princess opens up about her late 20s.

By Alyssa Lapid
Celebrity

'Rocketman's Taron Egerton Has Quit His West End Play Over “Personal Reasons”

The Welsh actor’s short-lived stint in Cock has been marred with setbacks.

By El Hunt
Theater

In Broadway’s 'Wicked,' Brittney Johnson Is Making History. Again.

“If you literally think about going through a glass ceiling, it hurts,” Johnson says.

By Emma Carey
TV & Movies

Sheryl Lee Ralph Was Always A High Achiever

The 'Abbott Elementary' teacher got real about attending integrated schools and knowing her worth.

By Shannon Barbour
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At 28, Kelly Bishop Was Wearing Hot Pants & Preparing To Leave Her First Husband

The 'Gilmore Girls' star recalls finding the courage to change her life.

By Alyssa Lapid
TV & Movies

'West Side Story' Will Be Available On Two Streaming Platforms So Soon

Have you met my good friend, María?

By Alyssa Lapid
Theater

Chanté Adams On Working With Phylicia Rashad & Representing Detroit

“When I think about who I want to see this show, it isn't high-profile people or celebrities.”

By Charlotte Owen
Theater

At 28, Sutton Foster “Went Through A Goldfish Phase”

The two-time Tony winner reflects on her entry into the Broadway big leagues.

By Eliza Thompson