Glenda Jackson and Andrew Garfield took home acting prizes and rocker Bruce Springsteen received a special Tony, while a revival of the AIDS drama "Angels in America" was named best play revival and "Once On This Island" won best musical revival.
"I'm gonna say one thing: F-k Trump", De Niro shouted, raising his arms into the air as the crowd cheered for almost half a minute.
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He also praised the North Koreans, saying they have been "really working very well with us" during preparations for the summit. The president truly believes that Kim Jong Un, in the president's words, wants to do something great for his people...
"The Band's Visit, " an intimate musical about unexpected connections in the Middle East, harvested a whopping 10 Tonys, including best musical, while "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, " at $68 million the most expensive non-musical production ever mounted on Broadway, won six awards, including best play. It's a sentiment that certainly applies to the kids from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School theater department, whose performance of Rent's "Seasons of Love" earned the most genuine standing ovation of the night and left the A-list crowd wiping away tears.
The show also won best actor and best actress for its stars, Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk, and best original score for David Yazbek.
De Niro's comments brought the cheering crowd at Radio City Music Hall to its feet but were bleeped for USA television audiences.
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Play was suspended due to fading light, with Russian Daria Kasatkina leading 7-6 (5) 3-3 against second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki. The French Open quarterfinals have started on an overcast day with rain in the forecast.
In a social media post ahead of the awards show, she said the first time was in 1991 when she was won Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for "Miss Saigon".
But The Band's Visit wasn't the only Israel presence at the awards ceremony. Before launching into a brief speech in which he sang the praises of longtime friend Springsteen, De Niro wanted to make one thing very clear: FDT, no YG included.
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Continued the actor, "I dedicate this award to the countless LGBTQ people who have fought and died to protect that spirit, to protect that message".
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