14 posts categorized "TONY AWARDS"

Mar 24 2020
Terrence McNally, Bard Of The American Theater, Felled By COVID-19; Dead @ 81 Comments (0)

Terrence-Mcnally_GifEvery word. (GIF via GIPHY)

Such a huge loss. 

Terrence McNally, the brilliant playwright and librettist behind everything from The Ritz to Master Class, Corpus Christi to The Full Monty, and — of course — Love! Valour! Compassion!, has died after battling COVID-19. He was 81.

Love-valour-compassion-gay-lgbt-lgbtq-terrence-mcnally-boycultureFrom the original production of the Broadway classic (Image by Martha Swope)

Full obit is here.

Mayor Bill de Blasio took time out to remember McNally in his presser:

 
Dec 27 2019
Broadway Legend Jerry Herman Dies @ 88 — Wrote HELLO, DOLLY!, MAME, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comments (0)

JerryHermanBday-e1499698558865(Images via head shot & show posters)

The word “legendary” is overused, but it's an understatement when applied to Jerry Herman, the gay Broadway icon who died Thursday at 88 ...

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Jun 12 2019
Mama POSE: When Do Tickets Go On Sale? Comments (0)

Billy-Porter-TonysMama Rose, can you hear me? (Image via CBS)

She didn't come to work? She came to work ...

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Jun 10 2019
Average Guys Strip For Calendar + Gay Man Murdered In Georgia + Tan Mom At Death's Door + BOYS IN THE BAND Wins Tony + MORE! —12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Always follow Gr8erDays for past blasts and hot guys.

BELOW: Keep reading for naked average joes, a tragic loss for LGBTQ people in Philly, Tony Award winners ...

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Aug 08 2018
Out Tony Winner John Glines Dies @ 84 Comments (0)

24796432_10214664457152150_5890207068622218630_nGlines (in the center in plaid) with his Torch Song cohorts (Image via Facebook)

John Glines, a playwright and producer who won a Tony for Torch Song Trilogy and thanked his male partner — a first on TV — died at 84 Wednesday morning in Bangkok, Broadway World reports.

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Jun 11 2018
Men Of Moschino + Nolan Gould's Revealing Insta + The Gang's All QUEER AS FOLK + Troye Sivan BLOOMs (Just For You) + IHOP —> IHOB + Garfield & Parkland Survivors At The Tonys + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

Above: Charles Laurent is perfection — more here.

Below: Moschino madness, Nolan Gould's VPL, Queer as Folk reunion, new Troye Sivan, meat the new IHOB, Garfield & Parkland survivors steal the Tonys, and more ...

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Tony Awards 2018 Complete Winners List, Plus F You, Trump Comments (0)

Tony-awards-825x580Josh Groban & Sara Bareilles, the hosts with the most (Image via CBS)

Yeah, he was talkin' to you, Trump!

Aside from Robert De Niro's entertainingly vulgar salutation to Trump, who is currently in Singapore kissing Kim Jong-un's ring and helping to normalize that utterly irredeemable despot, the rest of the Tony winners were as follows:

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Jun 12 2017
6-PACK — Nobody Watched The Tonys + I Hope Nobody Watches Megyn Kelly Normalize Alex Jones + 49 Angels + McCain: Obama > Trump + Sponsors Freak Over JULIUS CAESAR Comments (0)

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 10.59.49 AMTonys ratings were almost at an all-time low! (Image via TonyAwards.com)

WIDGETEW: Tonys have some political oomph, Spacey me-me-me-ness, that epic Midler speech: “Bette Midler for president!” List of winners.

WIDGETSalon: Alex Jones, Sandy Hook denier and full-fledged nut, given prime-time Q&A by “cold” “sociopath” Megyn Kelly, who says, hey, Trump legitimized him first

WIDGETTwitter @KaraDuffyCBS12: 49 people dressed as angels stood vigil outside Pulse last night to commemorate today's anniversary.

WIDGETBloomberg: Will Trump testify? This guy sued Trump — and got him to admit to 30 lies while under oath. So bring it on.

WIDGETJoe.My.God.: John McCain says America was better off under his old rival Obama.

WIDGETNew York Daily News: Caving to Fox News noise machine, Delta and Bank of America defund Public Theater over Trumped-up Julius Caesar.

Trump-Julius-CaesarThe Trump-like characters in this production rattled corporate backers. (Image via Joan Marcus)