15 posts categorized "TONY AWARDS"
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.
Mayor Bill de Blasio took time out to remember McNally in his presser:
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pays tribute to Terrence McNally, who died from coronavirus— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 24, 2020
“Someone who wrote some of the greatest plays of recent memory, but also someone who worked so hard for a better NYC and a better America” https://t.co/YvBtdfFD6U pic.twitter.com/ATUqqqChok
The word “legendary” is overused, but it's an understatement when applied to Jerry Herman, the gay Broadway icon who died Thursday at 88 ...
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.
Above: Charles Laurent is perfection — more here.
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: