NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Tony Awards (all times local): 11:10 p.m. “Hadestown,” the brooding musical about the underworld, has reason to smile broadly: It’s the best new musical Tony Award winner. Singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s folk-opera intertwines the myths of Orpheus and Eurydice, and Hades and Persephone. It marks Mitchell’s Broadway debut. “Hadestown” began as a series of songs presented in a community center in Vermont in 2006. In 2010, it was a concept album; then, in 2016, it was presented at the New York Theatre Workshop. It went to Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre in 2017 and to London’s National Theatre in 2018. Mitchell, who grew up on a sheep farm in Vermont, has put out the albums “Hymns for the Exiled,” ″The Brightness” and the collaboration with fellow singer/songwriter Rachel Ries on “Country E.P.” It beat out “Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and … [Read more...] about The Latest: ‘Hadestown’ wins Tony Award for best new musical
Bank of America’s LGBT+ Ally Network’s India chapter has won the “New Employee Resource Group (ERG) Chapter of the Year” award by the Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. Kaku Nakhate, India president & country head, Bank of America, along with Bank of America’s LGBT+ Ally chapter leaders, received the award at an event held in Washington DC a few weeks back. The award commends the advocacy work by Bank of America´ India LGBT+ Ally Network’s within and outside the bank in India in terms of building diverse and inclusive workplaces in the country. And this recognition is popularly called as the Outie Award. “I am delighted to receive this award on behalf of my colleagues and members of the India LGBT+ Ally Network, whose immense contribution and hard work has helped us win this prestigious award,” Nakhate said, accepting the award. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to achieving lesbian, … [Read more...] about Bank of America boss Kaku Nakhate bags ‘Outie Award’, thanks her LGBT+ Ally chapter buds
TV personality Sophie Monk has enjoyed a long and varied career in showbusiness. And while there is no mention of an Oscar on her extensive resumé, she does have one accolade to her name. The blonde beauty appeared on Talkin' About Your Generation on Wednesday to reveal she once won an award for 'Hottest Naked Chick' in a DVD - low-budget horror film The Hills Run Red. 'It went straight to DVD': Sophie Monk, 39, revealed she won an award for the 'Hottest Naked Chick' in a movie on Wednesday... a role she turned down blockbuster The Hangover for. She is pictured on Talkin' Bout Your Generation, with comedian Andy Lee 'I just remember my agent ringing me and going, "You won an award: the Hottest Naked Chick in a DVD'," said Sophie. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Sophie Monk has 'no idea' when Love Island will return for a... 'They're out of control!' Sophie Monk reveals her cleavage... 'If they're fake, I want my money back!' Sophie Monk laughs... A … [Read more...] about ‘It went straight to DVD’: Sophie Monk, 39, reveals she won an award for the ‘Hottest Naked Chick’ in a movie… a role she turned down blockbuster The Hangover for
2019 has been an exceptional year for Mammootty, the megastar of Malayalam cinema. The senior actor is currently on a high with the back to back successes at the box office which have put him right back on the track. Most of the recent films of the megastar also went on to receive rave reviews from both the audiences and critics. As per the latest reports, Mammootty has now set a new record. Interestingly, the megastar has emerged as the first actor in the history of Filmfare Awards to receive 3 nominations for the Best Actor trophy in the same year, for the films from 3 different languages. Mammootty has been nominated for the Best Actor award in Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu languages, for his performances in the movies Unda, Peranbu, and Yatra, respectively. The exciting news was revealed by Ajai Vasudev, the director of Mammootty's much-awaited upcoming project Shylock, through his official Facebook page. The megastar has won 12 Filmfare Awards South trophies in the Best Actor … [Read more...] about Mammootty Sets A New Record With Filmfare Award Nominations!
The five-time Oscar winner Francis Ford Coppola accepted the 2019 Lumière Award earlier this month. It was another accolade for the prized director of landmark films including The Godfather and Apocalypse Now. Coppola's name joins a succession of big names who have been honoured since the prize was first awarded in 2009, including Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino. But he was not the only attraction at this year's Lumière Film Festival in Lyon, with Ken Loach and Donald Sutherland among the star names present. Thierry Frémaux, the director of the festival, said the prize for Coppola was a well-designated honour. "He's a giant, a huge personality, because he's a great director and producer. He's also a winemaker, someone who alternates between extreme independence and the incarnation of great Hollywood adventures. "We live in a time when the person who made the three Godfathers, and Apocalypse Now, and so many other movies, can come and be here with … [Read more...] about Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola praised as he wins Lumière Award
By Chris Mottram - November 16, 2019 09:49 am EST Share 0 Comments 0 Gwen Stefani shared her excitement over her boyfriend Blake Shelton winning the Country Music Award for Single of the Year on her Instagram account. “So happy for Blake Shelton,” she wrote alongside a series of photos of Shelton and her. She added the hashtags #singleoftheyear #datenight, #proudgirlfriend and #godscountry. He won the award for his hit “God’s Country.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Gwen Stefani (@gwenstefani) on Nov 14, 2019 at 1:34pm PST Fans reacted in the comments, with one writing, “I just love the way you look at each other (of course who could blame either one of you).” “Love Blake’s music, been a fan of yours for 25 years. You two make a beautiful couple,” another said. “You two are adorable. Also Congratulations to him, he deserved it,” a third commented. “This … [Read more...] about Blake Shelton’s ‘Proud Girlfriend’ Gwen Stefani Congratulates Him on CMA Awards Win