The legendary performer took home the Tony Award for best lead actress in a musical for her performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello, Dolly! during Sunday night's telecast, and she wasn't about to let anyone cut her moment short. "Oslo", a three-hour meditation on diplomacy, was named best play.
Hello, Dolly! won four awards in total on the night, including "Best Revival of a Musical". "Don't waste any time trying to be anyone but yourself because the things that make you odd are what make you powerful.thank you", Platt said in his acceptance speech, speaking directly to the young people. Gavin Creel won his first Tony for featured actor in a musical in Bette Midler's big return to Broadway in "Hello, Dolly!"Broadway producers will be thankful this year that the telecast won't have to compete with any NBA Finals games, but there will be a Stanley Cup playoff contest and a soccer game pitting the US and Mexico.They'll also be keeping their fingers crossed that they avoid any technical or human snafus that have marred previous awards shows this year, including the wrong victor announced at the Oscars and sound issues at the Grammys".
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Kevin Kline, "Present Laughter".
King wasn't the only Baltimore-area native up for recognition at the 2017 Tony Awards - Andy Karl, who grew up in Timonium and attended Towson High School, was nominated for best leading actor in a musical for "Groundhog Day".
Last night's award marks Midler's first ever Tony - she has won multiple Golden Globes, Emmys, and Grammys - and for that she was thankful. Still, outside of the Great White Way many are wondering just what this buzzy new musical is about.
La République en marche! décroche une victoire décisive au 1er tour
En fin de soirée électorale, quatre députés seulement (dont deux pro-Macron) avaient été élus au premier tour , contre 36 en 2012. La rivalité entre les deux formations a toutefois abouti dans plusieurs circonscriptions à leur élimination au second tour.
"Thank you so much, how was that show?" Before announcing that "Hello, Dolly!" had won the award, he described one of the nominees, "Miss Saigon", as "the only pageant whose locker room our president hasn't walked in on".
Overwhelmed with emotion, she said: 'I'm so privileged, I'm so honored.
Left: Kevin Spacey, from left, Michael Kelly and Robin Wright appear as their characters from "House of Cards" as they present Lin-Manuel Miranda with the envelope for best musical at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY.
The star-studded award show also featured celebs including host Kevin Spacey, Sally Field, Danny DeVito, Cynthia Nixon, and more! Later, he and Patti LuPone closed the show with a lovely duet of "The Curtain Falls" by Bobby Darin, a role he played onscreen.
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