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Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys

17 Juin 2017

Some award winners, such as Nixon and Rebecca Taichman, who took home the trophy for Best Play Directing for her work on "Indecent", a play looking at an obscenity case bringing about the arrest of a troupe of actors.

"To all young people watching at home, don't waste any time trying to be like anybody but yourself, because the things that make you odd are the things that make you powerful", Platt, 23, said while accepting his award on Sunday. Through an accidental encounter between the two right before Connor's death, the Murphy family is led to believe that Evan was one of their son's best friends, when in reality Connor and Evan barely knew each other.

Best Revival of a Play: "August Wilson's Jitney".

Everyone from fans to fellow Broadway stars and critics have hailed Dear Evan Hansen for giving teen issues like suicide, anxiety and bullying a voice.

Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical - Gavin Creel for Hello, Dolly!

So did actress Rachel Bay Jones, who plays Evan Hansen's mother.

The producers made an attempt to cut her lengthy speech off by drowning her out with music.

"It seems like it might have a real run in NY", he added.

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The White House did not immediately respond to requests for that information and the Justice Department declined to comment. We need the courts to give us back our rights. "That's what I wanted to do in the first place", he added.

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Platt, now 23, said he dreamed of singing in a Broadway musical since he was six years old.

"We've had some exciting young performers this season".

Bette Midler presents during the Tony Awards.

This year's TV audience marked a more than 30 per cent drop from 2016's television audience of 8.7 million viewers - a 15-year high for the annual awards show celebrating the best of American theatre. However, when she got only a fraction of the way though her thanks, the music to signal she's run out of time began to chime.

"We discussed Dolly's history and the spine of her story. This has the ability to life your spirits in these bad, awful times". She won three Emmy Awards for her role as Jackie Harris on "Roseanne" and thanked her children. Dear Evan Hansen took home Best New Musical, while Come From Away, which was neck-in-neck for the big prize, got Best Direction of a Musical. Come From Away played at Seattle Rep before going to Broadway. Worldwide flights heading to the United States landed in Newfoundland and other Canadian airports instead.

"To the ladies and gentlemen of the Oslo Accords who believed in democracy, who believed in seeing peace, seeing their enemies as humans, I give this up to them", said the playwright, J.T. Rogers.

Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys