tonys

Rachel Bloom's Response To Neil Patrick Harris Not Knowing Who She Was Is Perfection

Apparently, even if you've had a super successful career running your own show and you've been tapped to host backstage interviews at the Tony Awards, some people still won't know who you are. On Sunday night, Rachel Bloom had to call out Neil Patric…
By Nicole Pomarico

Here's What Robert De Niro Was Actually Saying When He Was Censored At The Tony Awards

Bruce Springsteen performing at the Tony Awards is surprising enough for theatre enthusiasts, but another moment during the June 10 telecast was even more unexpected. What did Robert De Niro say at the Tony Awards? Part of his presentation was comple…
By Leah Thomas

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students' Passionate Tony Awards Performance Will Make You Sob

After suffering immeasurable tragedy, one must move on and heal. It's not easy, but it's necessary in order to go forward. To commemorate both the struggle and the hope that's come since, the Tonys honored the Parkland students of Marjory Stoneman Do…
By Lindsay Denninger

Andrew Garfield's Moving Tonys Speech About The LGBTQIA+ Community Will Make You Cheer

Andrew Garfield may no longer be Spider-Man, but he's one step closer to an EGOT. Sunday, Andrew Garfield won Best Actor in a Play at the Tony Awards for Angels In America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika at the top of the June 10 ceremony. His…
By Leah Thomas

Here's How To Watch All The Performances From The 2018 Tony Awards

Every award show has its share of theatrics — musical numbers, comedy sketches, monologues — but the Tony Awards are an entirely different animal. The 2018 Tony Awards performances are bound to be impressive, but they might be a little difficult to f…
By Taylor Maple

Why You Might Not See Josh Groban With A Date At The 2018 Tony Awards

Josh Groban got his start as a singer, but in the last couple years he's transformed into a bona fide Broadway star. He's diving deeper into the theater world this weekend as he hosts the 2018 Tony Awards along with Sara Bareilles, and given the fact…
By Taylor Maple

Andrew Garfield Is Keeping His Love Life Low Key, For Good Reason

Andrew Garfield has gone from superhero fledgling to box office and stage powerhouse, and he's stolen his fair share of hearts along the way. He'll be making an appearance at the 2018 Tony Awards this weekend, where he's nominated for his role in Ang…
By Taylor Maple

Theater Enthusiasts May Already Recognize Sara Bareilles' Boyfriend

Sara Bareilles is basically a gift from the heavens, and she'll be showcasing her musical talents on Sunday at the 72nd Annual Tony Awards. She's hosting the night of Broadway festivities along with Josh Groban, and there just may be a special someon…
By Taylor Maple

This Year's Tony Nominees Are Celebrating All Your Favorite Childhood Shows & Movies

On Tuesday morning, the 2018 Tony Awards' nominations came out, and the leading nominees all happen to be based on the shows, movies, and books that ruled our childhoods. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child scored 10 nominations, and Mean Girls and Spo…
By Angelica Florio

Tina Fey Fits Right In On Broadway

Ahead of Mean Girls The Musical's Broadway debut, Tina Fey presented at the Tony awards and joked about the nominees in a simple, perfect way. Her sense of humor is always on point at awards shows. But despite working with some Broadway greats, this …
By Leah Thomas

The Underwoods Appear At The Tonys With Lin-Manuel Miranda

Kevin Spacey's first go at hosting the Tonys was a little uneven, cratered by a few awkward impressions and a slightly strange show overall. But like the ceremony itself, Spacey saved his biggest bit for the final moment, when Frank and Claire Underw…
By Kayla Hawkins

Bette Midler Wouldn't Be Played Off At The Tonys

Once a legend, always a legend, I guess — when accepting the award for best actress in a musical at the Tonys on Sunday night, Bette Midler refused to be played off the stage. She had an acceptance speech, dammit, and she wasn’t going to let a little…
By Lindsay Denninger

Jill Biden Gets A Standing Ovation At The Tonys

Politics at the 2017 Tonys were largely relegated to an occasional joke from host Kevin Spacey and an early, rousing speech from winner Cynthia Nixon. But it was no surprise that Jill Biden received a standing ovation at the Tonys when she appeared o…
By Kayla Hawkins

Kevin Spacey Pulled Out Some Dated Impressions At The Tonys

So I get that Kevin Spacey hosting the Tonys was really out of left field for most people — he’s known as Keyser Soze, Lester Burnham, and Frank Underwood, not as a musical comedy actor. But Spacey actually won a Tony in 1991 for Best Featured Actor …
By Lindsay Denninger

These Tony Performers Are Looking Pretty Accident-Prone

Sometimes there are trends in popular culture, but one recurring theme at the 2017 Tony Awards is partially the result of an accident. Why are people wearing casts at the Tony Awards? Kevin Spacey wore a cast on his arm and his leg as kind of a Broad…
By Leah Thomas

Why Rachel Bloom Needs To Host The Tonys Next Year

As a lyric in Lin-Manuel Miranda's Emmy-winning song for the 2013 Tony Awards said, "There's a kid in the middle of nowhere who's sitting there living for Tony performances ... all of us up here tonight, we were that kid." At the 2017 Tony Awards, Ra…
By Leah Thomas

Cynthia Nixon Urges Viewers To Resist In Her Tonys Speech

Award shows and their acceptance speeches are ripe nowadays for political commentary (which I highly support), and the Tonys were no exception — when accepting her award for Best Featured Actress In A Musical, Cynthia Nixon's Tonys speech encouraged …
By Lindsay Denninger

Kevin Spacey Tapped Some Celeb Friends For His Opening Tonys Number

The 2017 Tony Awards got off to a fittingly theatrical start with host Kevin Spacey's opening musical number, which took a tour of the best musicals and plays of the year. Meanwhile, Spacey worried — in song — that he might not be a good enough host …
By Kayla Hawkins

How To Stream The Tonys This Year

This ceremony is going to feature kickass musical numbers from some of Broadway's finest, and it's hosted by national treasure Kevin Spacey. The Tony Awards are airing on CBS on June 11 at 8 p.m., and you won't want to miss it. You actually have a co…
By Rosie Narasaki

Kevin Spacey's Not-So-Secret Musical Past

Kevin Spacey is a man of many talents. He's an acclaimed actor, most recently in the spotlight for his Emmy-winning role of Frank Underwood on the Netflix Whitehouse drama House Of Cards, and has been in the business since the '80s. Still, many were …
By Hannah Shapiro