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Meet The Nominees – ROBIN DE JESÚS – BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

ROBIN DE JESÚS

NOMINATIONS/WINS:

TONY Awards – Nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Drama Desk Awards – Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical 

Mr. Jesús also has been nominated for a TONY in 2008 for Best featured actor in a musical and won the Dram Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble Performance for IN THE HEIGHTS.  

 

LINKS:

IMDB.com: www.imdb.com/RobinDeJesus

TheaterMania.com:  www.theatermania.com/RobinDeJesus

Wikipedia.org: www.wikipedia.org/RobinDeJesus

Production Website: www.LaCage.com

Production Twitter Page: www.Twitter.com/LaCageBroadway

Production Facebook Page: www.Facebook.com/LaCageBroadway

Youtube Page: www.Youtube.com/LaCageBroadway


BIOGRAPHY:

ROBIN De JESÚS (Jacob). In the Heights (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award); Rent; Lonnie/Jake; All About Us; Captain Louie; Zorba; Godspell; Nilo Cruz’s  A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings and more. Film and TV: Camp, Fat Girls, “How to Make it in America,” Elliot Loves. Proud member of AEA.

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Broadway montage

Read ‘Whats up ROBIN DE JESÚS?’ from Broadway.com: CLICK HERE


PRODUCTION PHOTO:

[Pictured: Robin De Jesús (Jacob)]

www.LaCage.com

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Meet The Nominees – LA CAGE AUX FOLLES – BEST REVIVAL of a MUSICAL

PRODUCTION:  LA CAGE AUX FOLLES


NOMINATIONS/WINS:

TONY AWARDS

* Best Revival of a Musical

* Best Direction of a Musical – Terry Johnson

Best Choreography – Lynne Page

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical – Kelsey Grammer

* Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical – Douglas Hodge

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical – Robin De Jesus

Best Scenic Design of a Musical – Tim Shortall

Best Costume Design of a Musical – Matthew Wright

Best Lighting Design of a Musical – Nick Richings

Best Sound Design of a Musical – Jonathan Deans

Best Orchestrations – Jason Carr


LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won THE DRAMA DESK AWARDS for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Robin de Jesús), Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson), Outstanding Choreography (Lynne Page), Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical (Jonathan Deans).

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES has won four OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS for Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Terry Johnson), Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge) and Outstanding Costume Design (Matthew Wright).

DRAMA LEAGUE AWARDS has nominated LA CAGE AUX FOLLES for Distinguished Revival of a Musical and two Distinguished Performance Awards (Kelsey Grammer & Douglas Hodge).


LINKS:

Production Website:  http://www.lacage.com/
Twitter Page: www.twitter.com/LaCageBroadway
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/LaCageBroadway
YouTube.com Page: www.youtube.com/LaCageBroadway
Wikipedia.org: www.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaCageauxFolles
Broadway.com: www.broadway.com/LaCageauxFolles

BLURB ABOUT SHOW:

Georges (Kelsey Grammer) is the suave owner of a glitzy drag club on the French Riviera. Partnered romantically with his high-strung star performer, Albin (Douglas Hodge), the pair live a charmed life—until Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a conservative right-wing politician who’s coming to dinner. The 1983 Broadway production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES won 6 Tony Awards. The 2004 revival won 2 Tony Awards.

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Broadway Montage

Watch ‘Live! with Regis & Kelly’ April 29, 2010. The Cagelles perform and Regis finds his inner Regina. CLICK HERE

Watch Kelsey Grammer on ‘Late Night with David Letterman,’ as he talks about returning to the theatre. CLICK HERE

Watch Douglas Hodge talk about LA CAGE AUX FOLLES on WB11. CLICK HERE

“Terry Johnson’s inspired production delivers the unexpected lesson that in theater, shabby can be not just chic but redemptive.” –Ben Brantley, The New York Times READ HERE

“ Has Broadway ever had a harder-working chorus? The six men who make up Les Cagelles perform Lynne Page’s complicated and satisfyingly theatrical choreography as if they were born to it.” –Hilton Als, The New Yorker READ HERE

“HODGE is SIMPLY SENSATIONAL! He STEALS YOUR HEART WITH HIS QUIRKY AND TOUCHING STAR TURN.” –Joe Dziemianowicz, Daily News READ HERE

“The songs ooze charm, romance and melodies that are impossible to get out of your head. Try not singing ‘The Best of Times’ in the shower. Impossible.” Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press READ HERE

“Les Cagelles of the affair make a prime sextuplet; each and every one of them enhances the evening’s entertainment value. Choreographer Lynne Page keeps them amusingly busy, whipping the title song to a delightful frenzy!” –Steven Suskin, Variety READ HERE

“FIVE STARS! SUPERB! Tuneful, touching and bedazzling!” –Adam Feldman, Time Out NY READ HERE

“Grammer and Hodge are SENSATIONAL TOGETHER!” –Roma Torre, NY1 READ HERE


PRODUCTION PHOTOS:

[Pictured: La Cagelles of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES]

[Pictured: The cast of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES]

www.LaCage.com/

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2009-2010 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS

2009-2010 TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS

Nominations for the 64th annual Antoinette Perry Tony Awards, celebrating excellence on Broadway, were announced this morning.

A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Christopher Walken).

COLLECTED STORIES has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Linda Lavin).

EVERYDAY RAPTURE has been nominated for Best Actress in a Musical (Sherie Rene Scott) and Best Book of a Musical (Dick Scanlan & Sherie Rene Scott).

FENCES has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Denzel Washington), Best Performance by a Leading Actresss in a Play (Viola Davis), Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play, (Stephen McKinley Henderson), Best Direction of a Play (Kenny Leon), Best Scenic Design of a Play (Santo Loquasto), Best Costume Design of a Play (Constanza Romero), Best Lighting Design of a Play (Brian MacDevitt), Best Sound Design of a Play (Acme Sound Partners), and Best Original Score (Branford Marsalis).

HAMLET has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play (Jude Law) and Best Lighting Design of a Play (Neil Austin)

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Terry Johnson), Best Choreography (Lynne Page), Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (Kelsey Grammer), Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (Douglas Hodge), Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Robin De Jesus), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Tim Shortall), Best Costume Design of a Musical (Matthew Wright), Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Nick Richings), Best Sound Design of a Musical (Jonathan Deans) and Best Orchestrations (Jason Carr).

LEND ME A TENOR has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell), and Best Costume Design of a Play (Martin Pakledinaz).

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Catherine Zeta-Jones), Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (Angela Lansbury) and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen).

LOOPED
has been nominated for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Valerie Harper).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
has been nominated for Best Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis) and Best Book of a Musical (Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux).

NEXT FALL
has been nominated for Best Play and Best Direction of a Play (Sheryl Kaller).
 
PRESENT LAUGHTER has been nominated for Best Scenic Design in a Play (Alexander Dodge).

RAGTIME
has been nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical (Marcia Milgrom Dodge), Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical (Christiane Noll), Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Bobby Steggert), Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Derek McLane), Best Costume Design of a Musical (Santo Loquasto) and Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Donald Holder).
 
RED has been nominated for Best Play, Best Actor in a Play (Alfred Molina), Best Featured Actor in a Play (Eddie Redmayne), Best Director of a Play (Michael Grandage), Best Set Design (Christopher Oram), Best Lighting Design (Neil Austin) and Best Sound Design (Adam Cork).
 
THE ROYAL FAMILY has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Jan Maxwell), Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Rosemary Harris), Best Scenic Design of a Play, (John Lee Beatty), and Best Costume Design of a Play (Catherine Zuber).
 
SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM has been nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical (Barbara Cook) and Best Sound Design of a Musical (Dan Moses Schreier).
 
TIME STANDS STILL has been nominated for Best Play and Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Laura Linney).
 
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE has been nominated for Best Revival of a Play, Best Direction of a Play (Gregory Mosher), Best Actor in a Play (Liev Schreiber), Best Actress in a Play (Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Hecht) and Best Sound Design of a Play (Scott Lehrer).
 
Not for profit company nominations:
 
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB productions have been honored with eight Tony Award nominations including five for THE ROYAL FAMILY, two for TIME STANDS STILL and one for COLLECTED STORIES.

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY productions have been honored with five nominations including two for EVERYDAY RAPTURE, two for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM and one for PRESENT LAUGHTER.
 
TO READ THE COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES, VISIT: WWW.TONYAWARDS.COM 

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