Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro
Hope and Restraint at the Tonys. Then Came Robert De Niro
‘Just Bake a Cake’: Andrew Garfield Slams SCOTUS and Dedicates His Tony Award to the LGBTQ Community
11 June, 2018, 08:15
On Sunday, Angels in America actor and newly minted Tony Award victor Andrew Garfield used his speech to advocate for LGBT rights.
And - in something of a surprise - Steppenwolf Theatre ensemble member and "Roseanne" star Laurie Metcalf capped off an extraordinary career renaissance by winning a Tony for best featured actress in a play for her illuminative work at the core of Joe Mantello's widely acclaimed revival of Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women".
Actor Robert De Niro repeatedly declared "F- Trump" while speaking onstage at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, and promptly received a standing ovation.
Robert DeNiro stunned the crowd at the Tony Awards Sunday by sending a profanity-filled message to President Donald Trump. Lane's Tony was his third, the actor having previously won for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and "The Producers".
Most Famous Goat:Once On This Island won best musical revival, meaning that its resident goat is now the most famous goat on Broadway. Also shut out was "Frozen, " the stage adaptation of the blockbuster Disney film. The musical is about the interactions among Arabs and Jews when a snafu causes musicians in an Egyptian police band to become stranded overnight in a village in the Israeli desert. Garfield's early victory allowed the TV broadcast to begin with a familiar face from the movie "Spider-Man", ideal for younger viewers who then got to see both Fey and a scene from her nominated musical, "Mean Girls".
The revival of "Carousel" won two awards - choreography and for Lindsay Mendez, who won best featured actress in a musical.
"Your biggest obstacle", said Stachel of "The Band's Visit", addressing young artists all across the nation, "may turn out to be your goal".
Later, Tony Awards hosts John Groban and Sara Bareiles walked out wearing beards. Lane, Glenda Jackson, the lifetime-achievement winners Chita Rivera and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and, in spirit, Donna Summer.
Garfield won his first Tony, for best leading actor in a play, dedicating the win to the LGBTQ community, who he said fought and died for the right to love. Garfield, who won for his performance as Prior, made a plea for equality and empathy, stating, "We are all sacred and we all belong so let's just all bake a cake for everyone who wants a cake to be baked". She concluded: "To all the artists out there, be your true self and the world will take note".
Flaunting an attractive hat from Philip Treacy, the 36-year-old swapped her signature messy bun with a shiny blowout. Queen Elizabeth recently named Harry as Commonwealth Youth Ambassador and the couple has a busy few months ahead.
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