Broadway is in danger of becoming a theme park, but Tony voters staged a revolution Sunday night, saying, in effect: No more shows based on famous movies or cartoons.
The two-part spectacle Harry Potter and the Cursed Child had captured six, including best play, book, lighting, sound design, orchestrations and director John Tiffany, who asked the crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his boyfriend.
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In a social media post ahead of the awards show, she said the first time was in 1991 when she was won Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for "Miss Saigon". Lane, who won for best featured actor in a play, said "Angels" still speaks to society in the midst of "political insanity".
Worst Bruce Springsteen Concert: Billy Joel opened for Bruce Springsteen, presenting his friend with a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater. Garfield ended his speech with an reference to the recent Supreme Court ruling, which found that a Colorado bakery was legally permitted to deny service to customers attempting to order a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding.
For Ari'el Stachel, starring in the musical "The Band's Visit" was part of a coming out journey of sorts. Check out show clips from The Band's Visit below.
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Keller told the Times that Wilde was sacked immediately after the Inspector General's Office concluded she had been negligent . Publix quickly succumbed to the pressure and suspended its corporate political donation to Putnam and every other candidate.
Second Best Triple Crown: Glenda Jackson was an actress and quit her day job to be a member of Parliament and then returned to Broadway in Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, for which she won the Tony Award.
"F*** Trump!" he exclaimed. She accepted in tears, recounting that when she moved to NY, she was told to change her last name to Matthews or she wouldn't work. And before you knew it, almost everyone in the audience at Radio City Music Hall was on their feet. She concluded: "To all the artists out there, be your true self and the world will take note".
This charming show beat back stiff challenges from two revivals of American musical-theater classics: "Carousel" and "My Fair Lady". Viewership spiked in 2016 due to "Hamilton, " only to drop sharply previous year.
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