The 72 Tony Awards saw big wins for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and The Band's Visit last night on CBS, as well as a short but censored bout of swearing from Robert De Niro against Donald Trump.
Tony voters delivered another surprise by giving the award for Best Revival of a Musical to "Once on This Island".
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Filipina Broadway star Lea Salonga returned to the Tony Awards stage on Sunday (Monday in Manila) as she joined the rest of the cast of "Once On This Island" to perform an excerpt from the nominated show.
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They last won a knockout tie in 2006, against Ecuador, when they reached the quarter-finals. It was Costa Rica's only threat in a dominant first-half display by England .
Radio City Music Hall was awash in tears when the drama students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS in Parkland, Fla., sang "Seasons of Love" from "Rent", a show written by Jonathan Larson, who, like the kids caught up in the February massacre at the school, died far too young. The night's first big victor, Andrew Garfield, best actor in a play for "Angels in America", earned hearty cheers when he declared, "Let's just bake a cake for everyone who wants a cake to be baked". They made fun of their particular musical niches (music you'd hear in a Starbucks, songs you'd put on a mixtape labeled "emotional"), and delightfully underplayed the visual gag of appearing in each other's most recent Broadway costumes. In other acting awards, Nathan Lane won his third Tony - his first in a dramatic role - for playing Roy Cohn in "Angels in America". " ... So we have to keep working until the change that we want to see happens".
Many critics have tapped The Band's Visit as their odds-on favourite to be crowned best new musical.
The two-part stage play written by Jack Thorne, based on the original story by author JK Rowling, collected gongs for best play, book, lighting, sound design, orchestrations and director for John Tiffany.
In her acceptance speech, telling Tony hopefuls to be true to themselves, Mendez said that when she had first moved to NY, she had been told she would need to change her name. The artists and producers of this year's telecast rightly understand that this event is a vital homing beacon for theater people around the world, people who think differently and dream beyond their so-called limitations. Nathan Lane, a victor for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance as Roy Cohn in Angels in America, follows in the footsteps of original Broadway Roy Cohn Ron Liebman, who won in the leading category for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches in 1993.
Airing on Sunday, the awards show will recognize the best of Broadway's 2017-18 season. Spacey's ceremony last year drew 6 million viewers, which represented a drop of approximately 31 percent in total viewers from the previous year.