Inside the 2019 Tony Awards with Two Broadway Heavyweights

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards are to be held on June 9, 2019, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2018–19 season. Culture Connection has invited two Broadway insiders, Robert Viagas and David Chase, to give a colorful account of the Great White Way’s current nominees and players. There will be a Q&A with the audience.

Robert Viagas is an editor, author, manager, and journalist with more than thirty-five years’ experience. He is the founding editor of Playbill.com, Playbill’s theater news website. Mr. Viagas has published nineteen books on the performing arts, and served as a nominator for the Tony Awards.

David Chase has been music director and music supervisor and/or arranger for over 36 Broadway musicals, as well as numerous productions in London’s West End. This season includes dance music for Tootsie and the revival of Kiss Me, Kate. He was music director and arranger for NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and Peter Pan Live!, receiving Emmy nominations for Outstanding Musical Direction for both.











When: Mon., May 6, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Queens Library—Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
718-990-0700
Price: Free
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The 73rd Annual Tony Awards are to be held on June 9, 2019, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2018–19 season. Culture Connection has invited two Broadway insiders, Robert Viagas and David Chase, to give a colorful account of the Great White Way’s current nominees and players. There will be a Q&A with the audience.

Robert Viagas is an editor, author, manager, and journalist with more than thirty-five years’ experience. He is the founding editor of Playbill.com, Playbill’s theater news website. Mr. Viagas has published nineteen books on the performing arts, and served as a nominator for the Tony Awards.

David Chase has been music director and music supervisor and/or arranger for over 36 Broadway musicals, as well as numerous productions in London’s West End. This season includes dance music for Tootsie and the revival of Kiss Me, Kate. He was music director and arranger for NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! and Peter Pan Live!, receiving Emmy nominations for Outstanding Musical Direction for both.

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