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Red Wins Big at Tony Awards

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Red topped the 64th annual Tonys, taking home six trophies, including one for best play. Memphis won four awards, including best musical.

Check out all the stars on the Tonys red carpet

It was a star-friendly night, hosted by Promises, Promises star Sean Hayes. Sunday night's ceremony began with Broadway newbie Scarlett Johansson winning best performance by a featured actress in a play for her role in ... read more

Matt's Weekend Picks: June 11-13

Anna Paquin

Robert Klein: Unfair and Unbalanced (Saturday, 10/9c, HBO)
The trailblazer who starred in HBO's first-ever solo comedy special 35 years ago returns for his ninth one-man show. Accompanied by the 47-piece Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Klein performs a set of original music and topical humor embracing politics and pop culture... read more

Sean Hayes to Host the Tonys

Sean Hayes

Will & Grace star Sean Hayes will host the 64th Annual Tony Awards.

Kristin Chenoweth calls Newsweek article "homophobic"

Hayes, who earned an Emmy Award and four SAG Awards for Will & Grace, is also up for ... read more

Glee's Jane Lynch: Murphy and Chenoweth's Newsweek Statements "Heroic"

Jane Lynch

Glee's Jane Lynch says show creator Ryan Murphy and guest-star Kristin Chenoweth were "heroic" to denounce a Newsweek article about gay actors, but adds that everyone is entitled to an opinion.

Flip through our gallery of stars who have come out

In a recent Newsweek article, writer Ramin Setoodeh called Glee star Jonathan Groff an "average theater queen" and said Sean Hayes was too "wooden" to pass as Kristin Chenoweth's love interest in Broadway's Promises, Promises. Chenoweth released a statement criticizing the piece shortly after, followed by Murphy, who called for a boycott of Newsweek. GLAAD President Jarrett Barrios echoed Murphy's call for a boycott.

Kristin Chenoweth calls Newsweek article "homophobic"

"The thing is, actors are actors: You can't ... read more

Glee Creator to Meet with Newsweek Writer Over Article on Gays

Ryan Murphy

Glee creator Ryan Murphy will meet with the writer of the Newsweek article he called a "hurtful bigoted diatribe."

In a new open letter released Thursday to Entertainment Weekly, Murphy said that Ramin Setoodeh contacted him earlier that day to accept his offer — posed in his first open letter on Tuesday — to visit the Glee writers' room to discuss why they took offense at the piece and for Seetodeh to see an example of what Murphy called an inclusive show. Murphy also said Setoodeh can observe ...
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GLAAD: Newsweek Article Sends a "Damaging" Message

Jarrett Barrios, Ryan Murphy

GLAAD has joined Glee creator Ryan Murphy in seeking an apology from Newsweek after a recent article argued that gay actors aren't believable playing straight men.

"Whether he intended it to or not, Ramin Setoodeh's article in Newsweek sends a false and... read more

Glee Creator Ryan Murphy Calls for Newsweek Boycott After "Bigoted" Article

Ryan Murphy

Glee creator Ryan Murphy is calling for a boycott after a recent Newsweek article that argues gay actors aren't believable playing straight men.

In an open letter released Tuesday, he called the Newsweek column a "damaging, needlessly cruel and mind-blowingly... read more

Kristin Chenoweth Calls Newsweek Article "Homophobic"

Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth

In answer to a Newsweek article that maintains gay actors aren't believable playing straight men, Kristin Chenoweth has written a letter to the editor rebuking the author's comments.

Flip through our gallery of stars who have come out

In a Newsweek column titled "Straight Jacket," openly gay writer Ramin Setoodeh argues that gay actors rarely can pull off a convincing straight role. Setoodeh calls Sean Hayes' performance as a straight man in the Broadway musical Promises, Promises ... read more

Angela Lansbury Goes for Historic Sixth Tony Award Trophy

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury will get the chance to make Tony Award history as she goes for her record sixth trophy next month.

On Tuesday, the actress earned a featured actress in a musical nomination — her seventh overall — for her role as Madame Armfeldt in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music. The former Murder, She Wrote star, who's been 0-for-18 at the Emmys, tied Julie Harris last year as the winningest Tony performer when she picked up featured actress in a play for Blithe Spirit.

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Lansbury's Little Night Music co-star, Catherine Zeta-Jones, earned her first Tony nomination for lead actress in a musical.

Zeta-Jones wasn't the only high-profile nominee: The lead actor in a play race pits ...
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Will & Grace's Sean Hayes: "I Was Never In"

Sean Hayes

Four years after Will & Grace ended its run on NBC, Sean Hayes has something to say about his sexuality.

"I am who I am. I was never in, as they say. Never," he tells The Advocate in a recent interview.

But, Hayes says, his sexuality isn't anybody's business... read more

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