Live Tweeting the 2014 Tony Awards

Tony FinaleOn Sunday, June 8, Broadway recognized the high achievers of the year with its Tony Awards. As is my custom, I “live tweeted: the show and posted the results below. Like most Twitter streams, it is posted in reverse chronological order, so get to the full entry and start reading from the bottom up.

  • Fitting end to the Tony Awards, On Broadway! Live tweeting the Tonys will return June 2015 cia
  • Best Musical winner A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love & Murder! Yes!
  • Oh, a coming attraction #Neverland
  • Best performance by an Actress in a musical Jessie Mueller who’s performance has floored critics and fans alike
  • Glad Hedwig won for best revival. Never saw the original but had the pleasure of attending a one night only performance 5 yrs ago…
  • Wow, a rare public appearance by @Carole_King
  • And, as expected, a great acceptance speech by Neil Patrick Harris @ActuallyNPH
  • In all truth, any of the nominees in this category were good enough to win.
  • Leading Actor in a Musical winner Neil Patrick Harris! @ActuallyNPH And well deserved, too!
  • I saw Wicked 10 yrs ago and from that night onward my life “theme song” has been ‘Defying Gravity’ @WICKED_Musical
  • Best Revival of a Play winner A Raisin in the Sun. Great story, great director, great cast and Denzel too
  • Sutton Foster @sfosternyc is a true Broadway Baby. I’d pay to see her in any musical, anytime
  • Best Play All the Way About LBJ with Bryan Cray (OK, Cranston) but also a large cast of great actors
  • I absolutely LOVED Hedwig and Neil Patrick Harris @ActuallyNPH is amazing in it!Tony NPH
  • Lead Actor Play Winner – Bryan Cranston Never in doubt, way to go Mr White/Heisenberg
  • Best Lead Actress Play goes to Audra McDonald who wins Tony #6! Saw her this season in ltd Sweeney Todd run as the crazy woman
  • Jefferson Mays was a-Mays-ing in his Tony winner role in I Am My Own Wife, and hilarious in A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love & Murder
  • Featured Actress in a Play – Sophie Okonedo for Raisin in the Sun. A self-described Jewish Nigerian Brit#notthattheresanythingwrongwiththat
  • For Cabaret, the entire cast is beautiful
  • The great @allencumming is the ultimate Cabaret MC – Have tix for July
  • Hah! Great “praise shout” by James Monroe Igelhart
  • Featured Actor Musical Winner – James Monroe Igelhart (Aladdin) (told ya so)
  • The buzz around Rocky the Musical has been uniformly positive
  • Best Director of Play winner Kenny Leon – Raisin In the Sun
  • Gentlemen’s Guide to Love & Murder wins best director, the first of many tonight? This show is a delightful night at the theater
  • Alladin You’re also looking at the winner (trust me) of Best Actor in Featured Role in a Musical– James Monroe Iglehart (Genie)
  • Featured actress in a musical goes to Lena Hall! She is *brilliant* in Hedwig and the Angry Inch! #happyhugh jackman
  • Confession: I am in love with @emmyrossumoh, and I loved this revival of LesMiz
  • Mark Rylance the night’s first winner for his role in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
  • Nice #WTF joke from @RealHughJackmantowards @ActuallyNPH
  • After Midnight seems more like Smokey Joe’s Cafe part deux
  • Hugh Jumping-Jackman leads off the 2014 Tony Awards

 

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