THE 1999 TONY AWARDS
This is a prestigious award
show, perhaps most familiar for the yearly controversy surroundingthe
The Miller clan helms it, and having come from a theatrical
it is always a "must-watch" for
This year GROVER ZUCKER
was the FLASHCARDS employee
who represented us.
ceremony was held in the Gershwin Theatre, and featured stellar
and appearances by the brightest lights on Broadway.
To inject a personal
note here, which is probably somewhat inappropriate,
I wish that the powers-that-be would take heed of the popularity of the
British imports, and strive to match the quality of them rather than
time and money in defending the over-produced, outrageously expensive,
mass-audience-targeted musicals that
America seems determined to open
and subsequently close due to an inability to profit from them.
2+ hours cost well over $100, and tickets must be purchased months and
sometimes years in advance in order to ensure an acceptable seat,
going to hesitate to attend theatre on an ongoing basis?
said, my recommendation is that no
matter what the play, no matter where the venue,
don’t ever miss a show that features
This is an actress whose luminescence will not soon
leave your memory;
she is a modern day Laurette Taylor . . . a young Julie
Harris . . . an American treasure.