HOST: Take a sip for every Neil Patrick Harris costume change Any time Neil Patrick Harris says 'bro,' drink! (Via @maggielevine) Drink when Neil Patrick Harris mentions his partner or twins. (via @tblondiefairy) TONY SPEECHES/ WINNERS: Take a drink when a winner breaks down and cries during his/her speech. Take a drink when a Tony is accepted by anyone still in costume from his or her previous performance. Drink if a winner thanks their high school dance/music/drama teacher (via @misslizrichards) Raise a toast (and drink) to any winner who thanks a same-sex partner in his/her acceptance speech! Drink whenever someone continues to talk, even after the orchestra begins. (via @ValNova) Take a sip any time someone thanks The American Theatre Wing. (via @1AbbyRoad) Take a sip when Book of Mormon wins any award! (via @jmallo)
PRESENTATIONS: Drink when Jim Parsons presents! (via @maggielevine) Drink every time an award presenter comes on who has never been on Broadway before. (via @david2587) Any time someone encourages people to support the arts & arts education, drink! (via @JMICHELLEmusic)
PERFORMANCES: Pour a little out for the homies, whenever a performance is given by a show that's already closed. Drink if Hugh Jackman makes a surprise singing/ dancing appearance.
GLEE/SMASH: Take a sip whenever a Glee cast member is shown. Drink any time a Broadway actor campaigns for a role on Glee. Any time the new show SMASH, Steven Spielberg's upcoming musical TV show, is mentioned -- drink!
MISC: Whenever a Spider-Man joke is made, drink. (via @ryanbloomquist) Drink anytime someone makes a self-depricating reference to NOT getting a nomination this year (drink twice if it's Kathy Griffin!). Drink whenever anyone gets hit by a set piece, a la Bret Michaels. (via @treykblackburn) Drink anytime someone mentions that Rent is coming back to New York. Drink twice if a song from Rent is performed! Take a sip anytime someone stumbles over the title of 'The Motherfucker with the Hat'. (via @AppleCoreTheate)
TWITTER: Drink when I (@BroadwayGirlNYC) accidentally tweet a crazy typo (since I'll be live-tweeting the Tonys AND taking part in this drinking game!). Drink twice if any presenter, winner, or performer mentions Twitter. Finish the bottle if anyone mentions @BroadwayGirlNYC or the 2011 Tonys Drinking Game!
(Drinking game for entertainment purposes only. BroadwayWorld and BroadwayGirlNYC in no way endorse #tonysdrinkinggame alcohol poisoning.)
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