• Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys
Jewish stars, directors and shows clean up at Tonys

Dear Evan Hansen , a show that centres on a lonely teenager who fabricates a former friendship with a classmate who killed himself, won best musical as well as best musical actor with Ben Platt and Rachel Bay Jones , who scooped best actress in a featured role.

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  • 'Holy S***!': Man Films Massive Great White Thrashing In Shallow Water
'Holy S***!': Man Films Massive Great White Thrashing In Shallow Water

A great white shark swims past a diving cage off Gansbaai about east of Cape Town, South Africa, Jan. 17, 2000. Dale Pearson, the co-owner of Pearson Brothers Winery , which makes fruit and other flavoured wines in southern California, was at his local beach last month when he caught site of the shark in the water and filmed it.

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  • Find Out What Happened Between Camilla And Jonny AFTER That Kiss
Find Out What Happened Between Camilla And Jonny AFTER That Kiss

Earlier in the night Camilla admitted that she was "still a little bit nervous, but more excited nervous than apprehensive nervous" about her coupling with Jonny. A red-faced Camilla blushed: "No". Amber Davies quizzed her on whether there'd be a kiss between them though she said it was too soon. The shy star locked lips with Jonny Mitchell ...

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  • Prosecutors rest their case in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial
Prosecutors rest their case in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

That means jurors will only hear from him through the deposition from Constand's civil lawsuit and a prior police interview. "Quaaludes happen to be the drug that kids, young people were using to party with and there were times when I wanted to have them just in case", Cosby said.

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  • Tony Awards Shine on New Stars
Tony Awards Shine on New Stars

Comedian Stephen Colbert joined Spacey on stage to riff on Groundhog Day , while former Tonys host Whoopi Goldberg was on hand to help him with his Come From Away parody. Bette Midler , a victor for Hello, Dolly! He also played with speculation about his sexual orientation as he sang the Andrew Lloyd Webber song "As If We Never Said Good...

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  • John Legend Wins Tony Award, Now Just an Emmy Shy of EGOT
John Legend Wins Tony Award, Now Just an Emmy Shy of EGOT

The singer took home Best Revival for co-producing the play Jitney on Broadway. The iconic EGOT honor is earned when any performer has won an Emmy, a GRAMMY, an Oscar and a Tony. There are just 12 stars who have achieved all four awards competitively, including Whoopi Goldberg and the late Audrey Hepburn. Teigen joked about being one of "Broa...

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  • Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out
Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

As the orchestra tried to cut her hilarious speech short and cue her to head offstage, Midler just kept going as the music got louder and louder. Midler then went on to thank her many female role models before expressing gratitude for a whole host of others.

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  • 'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical
'Dear Evan Hansen': 5 things to know about the Tony-winning musical

Chrissy Teigen has joked she is Broadway's "biggest star" as she attended the Tony Awards on Sunday (06.11.17). The big victor was a show about outsiders - "Dear Evan Hansen ", which featured a lonely 17-year-old who gets caught in a web of lies.

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  • Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public
Attorney general wants his testimony to Senate intelligence panel open to public

Sessions , an early Trump supporter, recused himself in March from oversight of the FBI's probe into possible cooperation between the Trump campaign and the Russians when his meetings with Kislyak became known. "Totally illegal?" Trump said in a tweet. "I'm not the FBI director, but I was the chief federal law enforcement officer in Manhattan wit...

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  • Cosby won't testify at his sexual assault trial
Cosby won't testify at his sexual assault trial

If convicted, Bill Cosby faces 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine. Page Six reports that Camille Cosby was spotted smiling as she arrived with arms interlocked with her husband at the Montgomery County Courthouse in suburban Philadelphia.

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  • Tony Awards 2017: Bette Midler, 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Oslo' Win Big
Tony Awards 2017: Bette Midler, 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Oslo' Win Big

The TV broadcasts have tried a lot of ways to present plays - scenes don't really work - and this year's solution, having the playwrights describe their plays, wasn't a great way to get the flavor of the work, but it at least gave often unknown artists a chance to be seen and heard, and to frame their nominated pieces the way they wanted to.

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  • 'Wonder Woman' Director Shares Adorable List Of Children's Reaction To Her Film
'Wonder Woman' Director Shares Adorable List Of Children's Reaction To Her Film

Upon discovering her first ever man, and reeling from his tales of the Great War against Germany, she steps up to try and save the world from the nefarious General Erich Ludendorff (Danny Huston) and his evil scientist Isabel Maru - known as "Doctor Poison" (Elena Anaya) who plan to win World War I with their new gas weaponry.

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  • Ben Platt's advice for future Evan Hansen actors
Ben Platt's advice for future Evan Hansen actors

The other big victor on the musical side was the blockbuster revival of Hello Dolly , which won four awards, including best revival of a musical , best featured actor ( Gavin Creel ) and best costumes. Like many other winners, he made a pitch for the National Endowment for the Arts, which is facing funding cuts under the Trump administration, say...

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  • Dancing Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony awards
Dancing Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony awards

Sally Field, a nominee for "The Glass Menagerie", delivered a brief history of the service work done since the World War I era by "the women of the Wing" - the American Theater Wing, which administers the Tony Awards . Spacey, dressed as Close, sang "I'm coming out." and then paused, tantalizingly. Some of his most successful bits, judging by ...

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  • Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood Win Big at 2017 CMT Awards
Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood Win Big at 2017 CMT Awards

Keith Urban racked up at the 2017 CMT Music Awards . "Danny and I are huge country fans, and we're not the only ones", Kutcher shared. Miranda Lambert wears black sandals with crystal detail on the red carpet at the 2017 CMT Music Awards.

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  • Outsider tale 'Dear Evan Hansen' proves popular with Tony Award voters
Outsider tale 'Dear Evan Hansen' proves popular with Tony Award voters

In addition to appearing on stage with the " Jitney " team, Legend also joined last year's "Color Purple" Tony victor Cynthia Erivo in presenting the Best Score award to " Dear Evan Hansen " composers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul . THE PERIL OF LEADING: After the Tony nominations in May, the smart money must have been on "Natasha, Pierre & the Gre...

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  • Tony Awards TV audience slumps without 'Hamilton'
Tony Awards TV audience slumps without 'Hamilton'

This has been one of the greatest professional experiences in my entire life. The whole thing is worth watching, but this is the quote that leaps off the screen: "Dallas knows that a great city needs a great theater to shine a light on who we are and light a beacon guiding the way to who we can become".

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  • Pirates 5 Wins Memorial Day Weekend Box Office with $77 Million
Pirates 5 Wins Memorial Day Weekend Box Office with $77 Million

This is a surprising turn of events considering the films that were released this past week. It is the fifth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series and the sequel to On Stranger Tides (2011). Baywatch , Paramount's R-rated adaptation of the classic TV show drowned with a -day gross of $23-M. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead ...

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  • Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case
Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case

Gordon said at the end of Friday's hearing that he would take the request under consideration and did not issue an immediate ruling. Ending it, either by sentencing Polanski in absentia or dropping it entirely, would be "an act of mercy to myself and my family", The Hollywood Reporter quotes her as saying .

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  • Katy Perry opens up on livestream about suicidal thoughts
Katy Perry opens up on livestream about suicidal thoughts

She said that Mayer was the best, Bloom was runner-up and Diplo was her least favorite of the three. It's open and honest, and you have to give her credit for sharing these intense feelings when most of us would keep them hidden. In response, Perry told Huffington "there are bigger fish to fry". "Look at Katy Perry - she's so glamorous, she...

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