Tony’s Preview: Podcast

Amanda Pyle and Alex Sumas

In this podcast, Hi’s Eye staff writers Alex Sumas and Amanda Pyle give a preview of this year’s 72nd annual Tony Awards. This awards show will take place on Sunday at the historic Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan, NY, and will be televised live on CBS starting at 8 p.m. It will be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban this year. Sumas and Pyle cover the major award categories including (but not limited to) Best Musical, Best Play, Best Revival of a Musical, Best Leading Actor/Actress in both a Play and a Musical and Best Original Score. The standout shows of the season such as Mean Girls, SpongeBob Squarepants, The Band’s Visit, Angels in America, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Carousel will all be skillfully dissected in order to provide sufficient reviews for listeners. Everything from costumes and set design, to choreography and exceptional actors is discussed, with personal anecdotes and memories from the nominated shows they’ve seen. The two use their individual Broadway experiences to predict award outcomes and review outstanding shows. In this 50 minute podcast, the 2017-2018 Broadway season is highlighted to help guide listeners through what to expect in this years Tony Awards.