7 things you didn’t see on TV at the 2018 Tony Awards
12 June, 2018, 00:34 | Author: Courtney Perry
Its major award was Best Revival, meaning that Tony Kushner got to speak, both urging voters to heal our democracy, and wishing a happy birthday to Judy Garland.
But musical Mean Girls, based on the 2004 film, went away empty-handed after receiving 12 nominations. However, "Carousel" choreographer Justin Peck won the Tony, and cast member Lindsay Mendez won the the Tony for best supporting actress.
Garfield dedicated the award, his first Tony, to the LGBTQ community, for a "spirit that says no to oppression".
The intimate show, "Springsteen on Broadway" - or as De Niro referred to it, "Jersey Boy" - features the Boss performing his music and sharing stories from his 2016 autobiography "Born to Run". Other than Best Musical, the winners were David Cromer for direction, Itamar Moses for book, Jamshied Sharifi for orchestrations, Tyler Micoleau for lighting, Kai Harada for sound design, and three acting awards: Ari'el Stachel for Featured Actor, Tony Shalhoub for Leading actor, and Katrina Lenk for Leading Actress in a Musical.
LIndsay Mendez, who won the Tony for best featured actresses in a musical for Carousel, said in her acceptance speech, "When I moved to NY, I was told to change my last name from Mendez to Matthews or I wouldn't work".
In a paean to the LGBT community, actor Andrew Garfield encouraged the audience at the 72nd annual Tony Awards to "bake a cake for everyone who wants a cake to be baked". "May we, their descendants, never lose sight of what they taught us", he said.
Lane's co-star Garfield won for his work as Prior Walter; the original Prior, Stephen Spinella, won Best Featured Actor in a Play for Millennium Approaches in 1993 and Best Leading Actor in a Play for Perestroika the following season.
"Look at the man who is in the White House right now".
Bruce Springsteen, the recipient of a special Tony Award and perhaps the most famous name inside Radio City Music Hall, was introduced by his friend Billy Joel. Further uptown, a deep roster of stars made appearances at DKC/O&M's annual bash at the Carlyle Hotel, which included famed composer and lifetime achievement honoree Andrew Lloyd Webber manning the turntables for a so-called "Disco Lloyd Webber". The revival of Angels in America had 11 and the two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child had 10. To all artists out there, she said: "Just be your true self and the world will take note".
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. Viewership spiked in 2016 due to "Hamilton, " only to drop sharply past year.
And with the pressure mostly on the Tottenham man, Rashford could emerge as an unexpected hero, as he did for Manchester United . He said: "I got away to the Maldives to just sit on a beach, relax and not have a care in the world".
Martin then acknowledges that Williams, on stage, was "a master", but "off stage, it felt like he was holding himself together". A look at the life of the late and great comedian, the documentary delves into Robin Williams's private struggles.
We greatly appreciate his vital role on the board & all that he has done to help build a strong foundation for our future success. He added: "David has never wanted anything for himself that he hasn't earned, as his sole desire has always been to contribute".
Her husband and business partner, Andy Spade , was in the apartment at the time , while their daughter was at school. They began by selling handbags before expanding to include clothing, jewelry, bedding, legwear and fragrances.
The company's chief privacy officer shared a very brief statement, "We'd like to apologize for this mistake". However, it appears that the company didn't change the settings back to what the users had set until May 27.
To date, Facebook has ended 22 such partnerships with technology companies. "We are not aware of any abuse by these companies". In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal , Facebook's app clean-up may end up being more hard than we think.
Trump called the summit a "one time shot" for Kim, but expressed optimism at the beginning of talks with the North Korean regime. And at the same time , the U.S. president seems more at home with autocrats than with Washington's traditional allies.
Crocodile attacks are common in Africa, the paper reported, with numerous victims being women washing clothes. A crocodile killed a pastor during an 80-person baptism ceremony at a lake in southern Ethiopia.
Argentina's Lionel Messi and teammates celebrate at the end of the match. Argentina's friendly match versus Israel is reportedly canceled.
As G7 summit begins Russia's Putin meet China's Xi
Donald Trumps's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal also demonstrated his reluctance to toe the line of his allies. On May 8, Trump officially withdrew the USA from the UN-endorsed nuclear agreement and plans to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
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The report also shows more than half of those who died by suicide did not have a known diagnosed mental health condition. How are you coping with what's been happening in your life? I really understand.' But mostly are listening and empathic.
Muguruza thrashes Sharapova to reach French Open semi-finals
Muguruza isn't giving he opponent many chances to breathe, and that's the reason for her quick success in these recent matches. Watching her ranking rise is "somewhat of a reward for the efforts, whether they are small or large", she said.
Petrol prices hit four-year high
While the price of oil passed the $80 a barrel mark (£60) - the price which equates to 4% of GDP - two times during May. Diesel will increase by 85 cents a litre, while the price of illuminating paraffin will rise by 82 cents a litre.
Sears at Lakeside Mall to close this fall
Sales at Sears stores open at least one year, a closely watched industry metric, fell 13.4 percent during the most recent quarter. Also on the chopping block are stores at Genesee Crossing mall in Flint and Cherryland Center shopping complex in Traverse City.