• 5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette Midler alone
5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette Midler alone

It also won best score for its young composers, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, already Oscar winners for the movie " La La Land ". It stars Ben Platt . Spacey opened proceedings with a musical number that climaxed with him tap dancing in top hat and tails. Dressed as Glenn Close, who stars in that revival, Spacey sang, "I'm coming out." and then ...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards

Bette Midler won best actress in a musical while an edgy new tale of millennial angst scooped six awards including best musical at Broadway's equivalent of the Oscars for United States theater. Kevin Spacey hosted the 71st Annual Tony Awards in New York City on Sunday night, and used his opening number to poke fun at the gay rumours tha...

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"Dear Evan Hansen", Bette Midler, "Oslo" win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

Michael Aronov was a surprise victor in the featured actor category for his kinetic performance as an Israeli negotiator in " Oslo ", a behind-the-scenes look at the 1993 Middle East peace accords. Kline, who was seen as a shoo-in for his lead actor turn as the egocentric actor in Noel Cowards' play " Present Laughter ", said "I want to thank every...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards

Jones spoke of her many lean years in the business, and thanked her "Nana" for selling her engagement ring so she could come to NY and pursue her dreams. Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Cynthia Nixon, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes ". Kevin Spacey , from left, Michael Kelly and Robin Wright appear as their cha...

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  • Bill Cosby Won't Testify as Defense Team Rests in Criminal Trial
Bill Cosby Won't Testify as Defense Team Rests in Criminal Trial

Judge Steven O'Neill asked Cosby a series of questions created to make sure he was aware of his right to testify and wasn't pressured into deciding against it. Cosby did not testify in his own defense at his trial. His count includes times he said he brushed her leg or cupped her face in his hands. Cosby's lawyers have pointed to dozens of phone...

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  • Photos and winners: 71st annual Tony Awards
Photos and winners: 71st annual Tony Awards

The top prizes for leading actor and actress in a play went to Present Laughter actor Kevin Kline and A Doll's House, Part 2's Laurie Metcalf , who beat Cate Blanchett. He also shared that this show has couple of problems, "The main character is totally unbelievable and hair and makeup: Yeesh". "This revival is supposed to have a four-ye...

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  • Grande visits Manchester terror attack victims in hospital
Grande visits Manchester terror attack victims in hospital

Ariana was joined at the concert by Take That , Katy Perry , Pharrell Williams , Coldplay , Justin Bieber and Liam Gallagher . The singer closed the concert with emotional renditions of her song One Last Time and the classic movie tune Somewhere Over the Rainbow .

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  • Taylor Swift's Full Song Catalog Returning to Streaming Platforms Friday
Taylor Swift's Full Song Catalog Returning to Streaming Platforms Friday

The posts explain that Swift's music is returning in celebration of her most recent album selling 10 million albums worldwide, plus, RIAA's 100 Million Song Certification. The announcement by Swift may ramp up rivalry with Perry, 32, who released her new album's first single, " Swish Swish ", last month. In any event, tonight the choice bet...

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  • Tony winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! sweep
Tony winners: Dear Evan Hansen, Hello, Dolly! sweep

The boisterous "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812", which had 12 nominations, ended up winning just two technical awards, for best set and lighting. It is real life in one theater. Hello, Dolly! was named Best Revival of a Musical Sunday and also earned the accolade for Best Costume Design.

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  • Ardmore Native Benj Pasek Wins Tony For 'Dear Evan Hansen'
Ardmore Native Benj Pasek Wins Tony For 'Dear Evan Hansen'

Bette Midler made sure her first competitive Tony Award win got the attention it deserved with a show-stealing acceptance speech at last night's awards show in New York (June 11). Facing Whoopi, he asked: 'How long have you been in the closet?', before she smugly replied 'Well Kevin, it depends on who you ask'. Tonys host Kevin Spacey...

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  • America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate
America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate

The Kiwis made it to the start line in time and passed Land Rover BAR late in the race to win by 2 minutes, 10 seconds. However, legendary British yacht designer Hugh Welbourn was quick to criticize, telling the New Zealand Herald that helmsman Peter Burling and Team New Zealand "shot themselves in the foot" with its over-aggressive start.

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  • Myrcella's 'Game of Thrones' death was supposed to be way more gross
Myrcella's 'Game of Thrones' death was supposed to be way more gross

However, one Lannister family member (technically a Baratheon) did save herself the ugliness (an nearly rarity in Game of Thrones )-Myrcella, who died by poison, but only looked like she fell asleep with dark makeup. "I don't like gore but, like, I knew they were just like bananas, so I was okay with it". And then [SPOILER ALERT] blood runs out he...

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  • Over 10000 'false claims' made for free Manchester benefit concert tickets
Over 10000 'false claims' made for free Manchester benefit concert tickets

Ariana will be offering free tickets to those who went to her gig on the 22nd May and those who would like to go should apply through this website . Besides Grande, One Love Manchester will see a host of other big-name stars performing, such as Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Katy Perry , Usher , Robbie Williams and Pharrell Williams .

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  • Bill Cosby to accuser Andrea Constand's mother: 'Mom, she had an orgasm'
Bill Cosby to accuser Andrea Constand's mother: 'Mom, she had an orgasm'

At one point, Gianna Constand, of Ontario, Canada, covered her eyes with her hands and wept, telling the hushed courtroom, "I just got to get my composure" before she could continue with her testimony. "He was in a white shirt and trousers", Constand said, slightly annoyed. Prosecutors sought to rehabilitate Constand's credibility by showing ju...

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen,' Ben Platt win top Tony Awards
'Dear Evan Hansen,' Ben Platt win top Tony Awards

Platt fought off tough competition from stars in Groundhog Day and Falsettos to win Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical , too. "My victories mean nothing unless I'm sharing them with you", the actor said. But Ben, you know who you bumped off that list? The Rockettes arrived to dance with the cast of " Come From Away "...

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  • Katy Perry ranks sex with Orlanda Bloom, John Mayer
Katy Perry ranks sex with Orlanda Bloom, John Mayer

Over the weekend, she even allowed them to watch a therapy session in which she revealed that she's struggled with suicidal thoughts. "You can be right or you can be loved". However, others believe Swift meant to overshadow Perry's album release. Despite originally being friends, their bitter fallout is believed to have begun back in 2012 after...

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  • Alison Brie's Entourage audition was the sexist nightmare you'd expect
Alison Brie's Entourage audition was the sexist nightmare you'd expect

Just to make a frightful situation worse, Brie was instructed to go into the Entourage audition wearing a bikini or short shorts. Brie explained. "Or like shorts and the tiniest shorts". "The audition process has not changed that much". " Nurse Jackie " alum Gilpin said that after auditioning for a room full of men, one of them asked her to l...

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  • Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'
Gilman grad wins Tony Award for lighting design of 'The Great Comet'

Moments later, the show's story writer, Steven Levenson, won the Tony for best book, and Alex Lacamoire earned one for best orchestations. It was the first Tony for King, a 2002 Gilman alumnus. "Well Kevin, it depends on who you ask". Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 entered the night with 12 nominations, the most of any other show.

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  • Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup
Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

For a time - especially after a lethargic first round exit in 2015 - there was talk as to whether Crosby would win another Cup, and whether the best years for the Penguins were in fact behind them. 1 defenseman and, per Sportsnet , became the first team to ever win a Cup with a blueline comprised of guys that had never received a Norris vote. A ...

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  • WONDER WOMAN Smashing Box Office With Captain In Tow
WONDER WOMAN Smashing Box Office With Captain In Tow

The first ever big screen adventure for Wonder Woman finally hit theaters, and yes, it is every bit as good as you've heard. Or maybe Wonder Woman 2 is still completely in flux. But as DC and Warner Bros . look ahead to the future of the character, there's already a flurry of confusion surrounding the potential sequel. Despite that, commen...

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