Most Talented (At Least at Cedar Shoals High School): Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt star Tituss Burgess hit the stage alongside his high school yearbook title and a glorious photo of his first role in the theater.
The 34-year-old actor won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play for his work in the two-part play Angels in America.
Best Skill to Add to Your LinkedIn Profile: According to Nathan Lane, Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner is such "an adorable genius" that "even his emails are Pulitzer worthy". To win, "The Band's Visit" prevailed over three brand-name franchises: "Frozen, " "Mean Girls, " and "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical".
The Tony Awards will offer a limited number of student tickets for its annual telecast on Sunday, June 10, at Radio City Music Hall.
Cohosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban and presented by the American Theater Wing and the Broadway League, the Tonys were televised on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in NY. Stachel triumphed in the Best Featured Actor in a Musical category for his performance as Haled in The Band's Visit.
Although most of the speakers at the Tony Awards avoided mentioning Trump by name, many sporting "Times Up" pins and highlighting left-leaning organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union. 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".
Billy Joel gave his friend Bruce Springsteen a special Tony Award. Check out show clips from The Band's Visit below.
In an upset, "Once on This Island" beat out "My Fair Lady" and "Carousel" for best revival of a musical. And before you knew it, almost everyone in the audience at Radio City Music Hall was on their feet. To all artists out there, she said: "Just be your true self and the world will take note".