Posts tagged "tony awards"

Audra McDonald Makes Tony Awards History

Audra McDonald made history at the Tony Award's last night by taking home her sixth Tony award. She's currently appearing on Broadway as the singer Billie Holiday in "Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill." Check out that and more Tony highlights in the video above! [Yahoo] A psychiatrist analyzes the characters of "Orange I…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 9, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris Denies Saying The N-Word At The Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris denies using the N-word while performing with Mike Tyson at the Tony Awards last night. I'm inclined to believe him. Not psyched about him appearing with Tyson, though. [Crushable] Please, please, do not give Amanda Bynes a hip hop record deal. [Page Six] "Glee" star Jane Lynch and her wife of three…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2013

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: 2013 Tony Awards

The 67th Annual Tony Awards were held Sunday night, with the inimitable Neil Patrick Harris hosting. Kinky Boots, the new musical from Cindy Lauper, based on the movie of the same name, took home six awards, and Pippin was named best musical revival. I am not a fan of thespians (So showy! So attention-starved! So…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 10, 2013

The Good, The Bad & The WTF At The 2012 Tony Awards

The Tony Awards were last night, and Once was the big winner, taking home eight of the 11 awards it was nominated for, including Best Musical. Audra McDonald, who stars in Porgy and Bess, won top honors as Best Actress -- her fifth Tony award. Peter and the Starcatcher received five awards, and Clybourne Park

By: Julie Gerstein / June 11, 2012

Neil Patrick Harris Rocks The 2011 Tony Awards

I would like to make a case for Neil Patrick Harris hosting, well, every awards show ever. Last night, he helmed the 2011 Tony Awards. Trey Parker and Matt Stone's "Book Of Mormon" cleaned up, taking home nine awards over the course of the night—but that wasn't the spectacular part. No, the highlight was Neil'…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 13, 2011

Catherine Zeta-Jones Feels The Need To Apologize For Tony Acceptance Speech

Catherine Zeta-Jones has apologized after her Tony win for Best Actress in "A Little Night Music." Jones isn't sorry that screen actors swept the awards, but instead for the crassness of her acceptance speech. If you didn't see it, the speech was a normal mix of surprise, modesty and frantic name listing, while trying to…

By: Kelli Bender / June 15, 2010

Sean Hayes Gives Kristin Chenoweth The Best Hetero Kiss Of Her Life

When I heard actor Sean Hayes was going to host last night's Tony Awards, I wondered whether he would address that homophobic Newsweek article, which claimed that gay actors are incapable of playing straight characters convincingly. Oh, he addressed it. Check out the clip above, in which Hayes plants an extremely passionate kiss on hi…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2010

10 Things We’re Hoping For At The Tony Awards

The 2010 Tony Awards are this Sunday, and everyone is abuzz, gossiping about who will be there and what will happen. The laundry list of stars and guest appearances is out and after taking a look, we cannot wait to watch. After the jump, check out our list of 10 things we hope will happe…

By: Lauren Gold / June 8, 2010

Bret Michaels (Almost) Loses His Head

The highlight of last night's Tony Awards? Bret Michaels, lead singer of Poison and the star of "Rock Of Love," performed with the "Rock Of Ages" cast and was almost beheaded. Clip above!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 8, 2009

Q&A: Theo Stockman Talks About “Hair” On Broadway And Down There

This Sunday, the Broadway revival of the sexy ‘60s musical "Hair" is up for eight Tony Awards. You know they must be doing everything right! So, we decided to ask the hottest hippie in the show, young stud Theo Stockman, all about free love, pubic hair, and what it was like to shove his crotch…

By: Simcha / June 5, 2009