At least he gets mentioned in literally the same sentence as Kevin Kline. Too bad. He wuz robbed.
And who's this Sondheim fellow to whom they're giving a lifetime achievement award?
Bobo got to vote (as a member of the American Theater Critics Association, la-dee-dah) on the regional theater award, which went to the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. It can be revealed now, after the fact (they're very secretive about such stuff), that unlike the previous 4-5 years, there really wasn't much competition this year: CST had it in the bag.
So *August: Osage County* got seven noms (two leading actresses up against each other), but the big news is *In the Heights* getting 13 and *South Pacific* getting 11.
Four name actors competing in Actor-Play! Can Kelli O'Hara knock off Patti LuPone for Actress-Musical? Director-Musical pits Seattle's Bart Sher vs. Arthur Flippin' Laurents! Tune in a month from now!