'Harry Potter,' Andrew Garfield win top Tony Awards
'Harry Potter,' Andrew Garfield win top Tony Awards
Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. CREDIT Rex Shutterstock
11 June, 2018, 08:18
Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro issued an expletive-laden denunciation of US President Donald Trump during the live television broadcast of the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday. Lane's Tony was his third, the actor having previously won for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and "The Producers".
Jackson, 82, returning to Broadway after 30 years and a lengthy term as a British politician, was named best actress for her tour-de-force performance in Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women". One production number after another, from "My Fair Lady" to "Carousel" (with Justin Peck's choreography) to "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" tapped that current.
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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. Broadway's big night was hosted by musicians-turned-stars of Broadway Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, and even with threats of having the frightening angel from the revival of Angels in America swoop in and scare the tuna salad out of anyone who dared go over time, the awards show was still longer than most Broadway plays. Members of Herzfeld's drama department took the Tony stage to serenade her with "Seasons of Love" from the musical "Rent".
Special Awards: The Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to Chita Rivera and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
"And especially that of the LGBTQ community". She concluded: "To all the artists out there, be your true self and the world will take note".
He also praised "a cast of actors who never believed they would be able to portray their own races".
Cohosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban and presented by the American Theater Wing and the Broadway League, the Tonys were televised on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in NY.
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