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Whoopi Tony mistake

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Whoopi Tony mistake#1
Posted: 7/3/08 at 3:37pm
I would have made this earlier but I forgot. If there has already been a thread about this please tell me. Did anyone notice when Whoopi was presenting Best musical she said In the Heightsing strange instead of Passing Strange.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#2
Posted: 7/3/08 at 3:38pm
Yes, there has been a thread about it.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#2
Posted: 7/3/08 at 4:17pm
I didn't read the other thread, but to me it sounded like she was just reading the nominees underneath the voiceover.

But if she accidently did announce the winner early, it wasn't a mistake. It's not like she said the wrong show. And when she actually announced it, the reactions showed that if there was a premature mistake, no one at Radio City really heard it.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#3
Posted: 7/3/08 at 5:06pm
I think when they read the nominees it is prerecorded. I don't know why they would do that, but the sound is different from when they read the nominees. So with that, I think the sound mixer overlapped her saying Passing Strange and In the Heights.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#4
Posted: 7/3/08 at 6:40pm
I was at the Tonys this year and the presenters read the nominees to the people in the audience but the people on tv heard a pre-recorded version on the nominees. So it just may not have been synced properly.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#5
Posted: 7/3/08 at 8:06pm
Who won again? I forgot already.
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re: Whoopi Tony mistake#6
Posted: 7/3/08 at 8:55pm
In The Heights.
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