Two amazing female directors have been recognized tonight. That makes me extra proud to be a woman in theatre.
Best Director of a Play goes to... PAM MCKINNON for
DIANE PAULUS just won BEST DIRECTOR for
@PippinMusical! Nominated for HAIR & Porgy & Bess... IMHO, this award represents all three. #Tonys
@MarthaPlimpton looks goregous and dare I say REGAL in a long red dress!!! #TonyAwards
"You haven't lived until you've seen
@MikeTyson in a pair of Kinky Boots." -- @ActuallyNPH #TonyAwards
It's no wonder William Ivey Long won for Best Costume Design of a Musical (awarded during commercial). The
@CinderellaBway gowns are #magic!
"You'd be surprised how many beautiful gowns have crazy women in them" -- VIctoria Clark as "Crazy Marie,"
@RockOfAges think they're introducing the 80s band CINDERELLA. Har har har!! Instead it's a @CinderellaBway performance!!!
GABRIEL EBERT wins for
@MatildaBroadway, Best Featured Actor in a Musical!! Presented by (non-nominees) Scarlett Johansson and @AlanCumming.
...I think I overdid it with the
#TonysDrinkingGame. Next year, lots fewer rules :-/ http://bitly.com/19crN6s #YouMightWantToStopDrinkingNow
@ryannreds Totally missed you in the @BringItOn performance!! Wherever you are I hope you're doing something AMAZING!! #TonyAwards
How could I forget how fabulous La Cienega from
@BringItOn was/is?! @GHaney22 better work!!!! #TonyAwards
Time for a performance by the high-flying
@BringItOn cast -- need I see #BringItBACK?! So great to see you all up there again!! #TonyAwards
Judith Light: "The women in this category have made this a celebration, not a competition"
JUDITH LIGHT wins
@TheTonyAwards for the second year in a row!!!! #TonyAwards
Tom Hanks announcing the nominees for Featured Actress in a Play. LOVING the
#BlackStache, btw, @TomHanks!! #TonyAwards
Did I make "a
@JustinBeiber mention" a reason to drink for the #TonysDrinkingGame? No? Well it makes me want to drink anyway. #TonyAwards
Alternate w/ H2O, silly!! RT
@ArtWineWhimsy Anyone playing #TonysDrinkingGame has already been sent to the hospital with alcohol poisoning
At this moment I'm really glad I already have tix to see
@MatildaBroadway for the 3rd & 4th times bc that shiz is gonna sell out for years.
Who knew that "a little bit naughty" was actually spelled NORTY?
@MatildaBroadway #TonyAwards @TimMinchin #revolting
MATILDA PERFORMANCE!! No secret that
@MatildaBroadway is my favorite show of the season. Been waiting for this one. #TonyAwards
@CourtneyBVance: "I'd like to thank George C. Wolfe, George C. Wolfe, and George C. Wolfe" #TonyAwards @LuckyGuyPlay
@TheTonyAwards for Best Featured Actor in a Play goes to... @CourtneyBVance!!!!! #TonyAwards His first Tony, third nomination!!!
Audra McDonald and Zach Quinto announce nominees for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
NPH referred to "8 shows a week" AND there was a
@LesMiserables mention AND there was a standing ovation -- THREE DRINKS! #TonysDrinkingGame
BEST OPENING NUMBER EVER AT
@THETONYAWARDS?!?!? OMG can I please buy this on #itunes RIGHT NOW?!?!?
@Newsies in the aisles -- "about 150 of those punks" according to NPH! @TheTonyAwards #TonyAwards
Mike Tyson just tried to bite
@ActuallyNPH's ear off in @TheTonyAwards opening number! And now a million kids dancing in unison! #TonyAwards
"You could bounce a quarter/ off the ass of Billy Porter!" - Opening Number
Did everyone take their (ONE) drink to celebrate
@ActuallyNPH's hotness?! #TonysDrinkingGame #TonyAwards
@TheTonyAwards have officially begun!!!!!!!!!!
ARE!! YOU!! READY!!!!!!!!!!!
I may want to come back in my next life as
@ANALEIGHASHFORD. Hers is one of my fave performances of the season and DAMN does she look hot!!
@_CicelyTyson!!! Hot bangs and purple satin dress with huge ruffly detail!!! #TonyAwards
Hard not to be blinded by
@AndrewRannells' gorgeous smile, even when he's in the background while someone else gets interviewed #TonyAwards
@HarveyFierstein & @CyndiLauper on the red carpet together - Cyn has hot, newly dyed dark red locks (which match Harvey's tie)! #TonyAwards
Is anyone in the whole world as beautiful as
@Matt_Morrison: "Most people know me from @GLEEonFOX, but my heart is here on #Broadway and I can't wait to be back on the New York stage."
I swoon a bit every time I see
@PasekAndPaul, as they continue to live their @TheTonyAwards dreams. Happy bday, @BenjPasek! You're OUR gift.
Looking like a true
#prince & #princess... @LauraOsnes & @SantinoFontana are lighting up @TheTonyAwards red carpet. Only missing the crowns!
@MikeTyson "Tonight I'm doing something very exhilarating [on @TheTonyAwards]. You'll have to tune in to find out" #TonyAwards
David Hyde Pierce: "The longer I'm in
@VanyaSonia, the more I identify with my character. I think maybe I'm turning into Christopher Durang"
Kristine Nielsen on Maggie Smith: "She sent me a lovely birthday card that said, 'I wish I could be there to see you being me!'"
Victoria Clark wearing a red carpet dress by William Ivey Long -- who also designed her incredible gown(s) in
Victoria Clark, Jane Krakowski, Richard Kind, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson all hugging & kissing in the background on
@TheTonyAwards red carpet!!
Jerry Mitchell: "These are my 7th & 8th nominations. I've surpassed
@HarveyFierstein by 1! Then again, I only have 1 Tony, so..." @jammyprod
@ValisiaLeKae is a vision in purple!!! She & Charl Brown singing impromtu "My Girl" to @FDilella on @TheTonyAwards red carpet!!
Tom Hanks: "No definite plans to take
@LuckyGuyPlay to #London, but the idea's in our hearts if not in our pocketbooks - yet." #TonyAwards
Tom Hanks: "I'd never read a play that captured this essence of journalism before Nora Ephron's
@LuckyGuyPlay." #TonyAwards cc @TomHanks
TRACY LETTS & CARRIE COON ARE ENGAGED!!! They met in
@WoolfonBroadway!!!! I love love. #TonyAwards
Laurie Metcalf on
@TheTonyAwards red carpet with her daughter Zoe, beautiful in black! #TonyAwards
Christopher Durang and
@LauraBenanti on the carpet. Laura looking INCREDIBLE in royal blue. Durang looking healthy & happy! #TonyAwards
I never get tired of seeing those cutie
@Newsies boys. #amiright? #TonyAwards
Judith Light: "This [
#Broadway] community always makes me feel that I am coming home. So welcoming, so wonderful, so kind." #TonyAwards