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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Alfred Drake (October 7, 1914 - July 25, 1992) was an American actor and singer.
The Ambassador Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 219 West 49th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
José Antonio Domínguez Bandera (born 10 August 1960), known professionally as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish actor, singer, and producer.
Anything Goes is a 1934 musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia.
Bajour is a musical with a book by Ernest Kinoy and music and lyrics by Walter Marks.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Ben Vereen (born October 10, 1946) is an American actor, dancer, and singer who has appeared in numerous Broadway theatre shows.
Bring Back Birdie is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse.
Broadway: The Golden Age is a 2003 documentary film by Rick McKay, telling the story of the "golden age" of Broadway by the oral history of the legendary actors of the 1940s and 1950s, incorporating rare lost footage of actual performances and never-before-seen personal home movies and photos.
Bye Bye Birdie is a stage musical with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams and music by Charles Strouse.
Call Me Madam is a musical based on a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin.
Can-Can is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, and a book by Abe Burrows.
Carol Elaine Channing (born January 31, 1921) is an American actress, singer, dancer and comedian.
Chicago is a 2002 American musical crime comedy-drama film based on the stage-musical of the same name, exploring the themes of celebrity, scandal, and corruption in Chicago during the Jazz Age.
Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse.
Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life is a musical revue based on the life of Chita Rivera, with a book by Terrence McNally and new songs by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens as well as songs from various other composers.
The clarinet is a musical-instrument family belonging to the group known as the woodwind instruments.
Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.
Daniel Simone (born in New York City) is an American author who specializes in writing about sensational crimes in collaboration with one of the perpetrators or investigators of the actual event.
Dear World is a Broadway musical with a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Disney Channel (originally called The Disney Channel from 1983 to 1997 and commonly shortened to Disney from 1997 to 2002) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship property of owner Disney Channels Television Group, itself a unit of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The Drama Desk Awards are presented annually and were first awarded in 1955 to recognize excellence in New York theatre productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway.
The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions.
The Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical is an annual award presented by Drama Desk in recognition of achievements in the theatre among Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway productions.
The Drama League Awards, created in 1922, honor distinguished productions and performances both on Broadway and Off-Broadway, in addition to recognizing exemplary career achievements in theatre, musical theatre, and directing.
Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008) was an American singer, actress, dancer, activist and comedian, known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of "C'est si bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby", which were both US Top 10 hits.
Flower Drum Song was the eighth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004) was an American musical theatre lyricist who had many successful collaborations with composer John Kander.
George Balanchine (born Georgiy Melitonovich Balanchivadze; January 22, 1904April 30, 1983) was a choreographer.
George Hearn (born June 18, 1934) is an American actor and singer, primarily in Broadway musical theatre.
Goodman Theatre is a professional theater company located in Chicago's Loop.
Graciela Daniele (born December 8, 1939) is an Argentine-American dancer, choreographer, and theatre director.
Grand marshal is a ceremonial, military, or political office of very high rank.
Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.
Gwyneth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American actress and dancer.
He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin' is a 1983 documentary film directed by Emile Ardolino about Jacques d'Amboise, a noted former American ballet star who had dancing roles in such films as Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and Carousel, and who later became a New York dancing instructor.
Hello, Dolly! is a 1964 musical with lyrics and music by Jerry Herman and a book by Michael Stewart.
The term Hispanic (hispano or hispánico) broadly refers to the people, nations, and cultures that have a historical link to Spain.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Irma la Douce is a 1963 romantic comedy starring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine, directed by Billy Wilder.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Janet Leigh (born Jeanette Helen Morrison; July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and author.
Jerry Herman (born July 10, 1931) is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater.
Jerry's Girls is a musical revue based on the songs of composer/lyricist Jerry Herman.
John Doyle (born 1953) is a Scottish stage director of musicals and plays, as well as operas.
John Harold Kander (born March 18, 1927) is the American composer of a number of musicals as part of the songwriting team of Kander and Ebb.
Johnny and the Sprites is an American musical television show aimed for preschoolers that airs every weekend on the "Playhouse Disney" block on Disney Channel.
The Jones-Haywood School of Ballet, now known as The Jones-Haywood Dance School, was founded in 1941 by Doris W. Jones and Claire Haywood in Washington D.C. to teach young dancers of color classical ballet.
Julia Ann Harris (December 2, 1925 – August 24, 2013), was an American stage, screen, and television actress.
Kalamazoo? is a 2006 American comedy film, directed by David O'Malley and starring Josie Davis, Mayim Bialik and Joanna Clare Scott, who also wrote the screenplay.
Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).
The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual honor given to those in the performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture (although recipients do not need to be U.S. citizens).
Kiss Me, Kate is a musical written by Samuel and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.
Kiss of the Spider Woman is a musical with music by John Kander and Fred Ebb, with the book by Terrence McNally.
Leonard Bernstein (August 25, 1918 – October 14, 1990) was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist.
Lisa Mordente (born July 30, 1958) is an American actress, singer, and dancer.
This is a list of notable Puerto Ricans who were awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
This is a list of notable people from Puerto Rico which includes people who were born in Puerto Rico (Borinquen), people who are of full or partial Puerto Rican background.
Liza May Minnelli (born March 12, 1946) is an American actress and singer.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Lyceum Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 149 West 45th Street near Times Square between Seventh and Sixth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Merlin was a musical based on a concept by popular illusionist Doug Henning and Barbara De Angelis, written by Richard Levinson and William Link, with music (and incidental music) written by Elmer Bernstein and lyrics by Don Black.
Michele Lee (born June 24, 1942) is an American actress, singer, dancer, producer and director.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nine is a musical, initially created and written by Maury Yeston as a class-project in Lehman Engel's BMI Music Theatre Workshop in 1973.
Ninth Avenue, known as Columbus Avenue between West 59th and 110th Streets, is a southbound thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
Once Upon a Brothers Grimm is a 1977 American made-for-television musical fantasy film starring Dean Jones and Paul Sand, directed by Norman Campbell.
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013.
Onna White (March 24, 1922 – April 8, 2005) was a Canadian choreographer and dancer, nominated for eight Tony Awards.
Pippin is a 1972 musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson.
The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal—the highest civilian award of the United States.
The Puerto Rican Day Parade (also known as the National Puerto Rican Day Parade) takes place annually in the United States along Fifth Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York.
Puerto Ricans (Puertorriqueños; or boricuas) are people from Puerto Rico, the inhabitants and citizens of Puerto Rico, and their descendants.
Rita Moreno (born December 11, 1931) is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer and singer.
Roger Rees (5 May 1944 – 10 July 2015) was a Welsh actor and director, widely known for his stage work.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
The School of American Ballet (SAB) is an American classical ballet school and is the associate school of the New York City Ballet, a ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Shinbone Alley (sometimes performed as archy & mehitabel) is a musical with a book by Joe Darion and Mel Brooks, lyrics by Darion, and music by George Kleinsinger.
Shirley MacLaine (née Beaty; born April 24, 1934) is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.
Signature Theatre is a Greater Washington D.C. Area regional theater company based in Arlington, Virginia.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
The Special Tony Award category includes the Lifetime Achievement Award and Special Tony Award.
Stage Door Records is a UK-based label founded in 2007 that specializes in cast recordings and vocalist albums from stars of stage and screen.
Studio 54 is a former nightclub and currently a Broadway theatre, located at 254 West 54th Street, between Eighth Avenue and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
A supper club is a traditional dining establishment that also functions as a social club.
Sweet Charity is a musical with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon.
Sweet Charity (full title: Sweet Charity: The Adventures of a Girl Who Wanted to Be Loved) is a 1969 American musical comedy-drama film directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse, written by Neil Simon, and featuring music by Cy Coleman and Dorothy Fields.
Sydney Biddle Barrows (born January 14, 1952) is an American businesswoman who became known as an escort agency owner under the name Sheila Devin; she later became known as the Mayflower Madam. She has since become a management consultant and writer. In October 1984, her escort service was disbanded, and after pleading guilty for promoting prostitution, Barrows wrote a 1986 autobiography, Mayflower Madam: The Secret Life of Sydney Biddle Barrows. A TV movie based on the book starring Candice Bergen was broadcast in 1987 under the title Mayflower Madam.
Taiwan News was founded 6 June 1949 by James Wei as China News, offering news reports and editorials printed on a stencil press.
Tenth Avenue, known as Amsterdam Avenue between 59th Street and 193rd Street, is a north-south thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City.
Terrence McNally (born November 3, 1938) is an American playwright, librettist, and screenwriter.
"The Bellero Shield" is an episode of the original The Outer Limits television show.
The Carol Burnett Show (also Carol Burnett and Friends in syndication) is an American variety/sketch comedy television show starring Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Lyle Waggoner.
The Judy Garland Show is an American musical variety television series that aired on CBS on Sunday nights during the 1963–1964 television season.
The Marcus-Nelson Murders is a 1973 television film written by Abby Mann from a book by Selwyn Raab, directed by Joseph Sargent, and starring Telly Savalas, Marjoe Gortner, José Ferrer and Ned Beatty.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens.
The New Dick Van Dyke Show is an American sitcom starring Dick Van Dyke that aired on CBS from 1971 to 1974.
The Outer Limits is an American television series that was broadcast on ABC from 1963 to 1965 at 7:30 PM Eastern Time on Mondays.
The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. As a symbol of the U.S. military, The Pentagon is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense.
The Rink is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, the tenth Kander and Ebb collaboration.
The Threepenny Opera (Die Dreigroschenoper) is a "play with music" by Bertolt Brecht, adapted from a translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann of John Gay's 18th-century English ballad opera, The Beggar's Opera, with music by Kurt Weill and insertion ballads by François Villon and Rudyard Kipling.
The Visit is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.
The Theatre World Award is an American honor presented annually to actors and actresses in recognition of an outstanding New York City stage debut performance, either on Broadway or off-Broadway.
The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Award, recognizes excellence in live Broadway theatre.
The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical is awarded to the best actress in a musical, whether a new production or a revival.
The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical has been presented since 1950.
Tony Mordente (born December 3, 1935) is an American dancer, choreographer, actor, and television director.
The United States Navy Band, based at the historic Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., has served the United States of America as the official musical organization of the United States Navy since 1925.
The University of Florida (commonly referred to as Florida or UF) is an American public land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant research university on a campus in Gainesville, Florida.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
West Side Story is a 1961 American romantic musical tragedy film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.
Will & Grace is an American sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.
Zenda is a musical with a book by Everett Freeman, lyrics by Lenny Adelson, Sid Kuller, and Martin Charnin, and music by Vernon Duke.
Zorba is a musical with a book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.
1491 is a musical centered around Christopher Columbus before hs voyage to discover the New World.
The year 1969 in film involved some significant events, with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid dominating the U.S. box office and becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time and Midnight Cowboy, a film rated X, winning the Academy Award for Best Picture.
The year 1971 involved some significant events in television.
The year 1973 in television involved some significant events.
For the American TV schedule, see: 1974–75 United States network television schedule. The year 1974 involved some significant events in television.
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The year 1978 in film involved some significant events.
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The following is an overview of events in 1983 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.
For 1987 in television, see.
The year 2002 in film saw the release of significant sequels take place between The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones, Men in Black II, Analyze That, Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, Stuart Little 2 and Blade II.
The year 2003 in film involved some significant events.
The following is an overview of events in 2006, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths.
The following tables list films released in 2012.
42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.
The 72nd Annual Tony Awards were held on June 10, 2018, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2017–18 season.
86th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan.