Robert De Niro Yells ‘F*** Trump’ at Tony Awards, Gets Standing Ovation

11 June, 2018, 14:27 | Author: Julian Swanson
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The 72nd annual Tony Awards take place Sunday night at 8 p.m. Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles will host the show at Radio City Music Hall, where we can expect performances from all nominated musicals, as well as from "Summer", "Dear Evan Hansen" and Bruce Springsteen. Follow along to get a behind-the-scenes look at the show and to see what producers, creative teams and actors are saying after their big wins.

Pete Souza, White House photographer for President Barack Obama, is using his vast image archives to throw some more shade on President Donald Trump. That show also yielded the featured actress win to Rosanne star Laurie Metcalf.

She charmed Broadway by appearing at all the events leading up to the Tonys and by being a good sport about posing for selfies with Tony voters. They turned that into a playful song.

The David Yazbeck-composed musical swept the awards ceremony with 10 prizes - including best musical, best actress (Katrina Lenk) and best actor (Tony Shalhoub).

But when Itamar Moses, one of those little-known people, beat Tina Fey for his book for "The Band's Visit", you knew something was up.

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".

In an upset, "Once on This Island" beat out "My Fair Lady" and "Carousel" for best revival of a musical. "If he walked into a restaurant I was in - I'd walk out", he told the news outlet. What's so wonderful about the Tony Awards, by contrast, is how seamlessly it blends a celebration of the august and rarified art of theater with the exuberant, zero-chill joy of being a theater geek. She concluded: "To all the artists out there, be your true self and the world will take note".

For most of the previous awards season, shows like the Oscars and Golden Globes have acknowledged the issue of sexual misconduct and abuse of power. In other acting awards, Nathan Lane won his third Tony - his first in a dramatic role - for playing Roy Cohn in "Angels in America". Viewership spiked in 2016 due to "Hamilton, " only to drop sharply past year.

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