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Squigs Pens a Special Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2012 Tony Award Winners

Squigs Pens a Special Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2012 Tony Award Winners

Like the rest of us, Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs” Robertson was glued to his TV during the 2012 Tony Awards telecast, and less than 16 hours later, he had produced a detailed portrait of the eight acting winners (clockwise from top: Judy Kaye and Michael McGrath of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Judith Light of Other ...

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Huh? Interpretive Dance & Digital Jesus Are Among the WTF Moments of the 2012 Tony Awards

Huh? Interpretive Dance & Digital Jesus Are Among the WTF Moments of the 2012 Tony Awards

OK, theater fans. You saw them, we saw them. Now we have to talk about them. Read on to find out our favorite double-take-worthy WTF moments during the 2012 Tony Awards telecast.

Best Plays Expressed Through Interpretive Dance
There’s not much dancing in Clybourne Park, Other Desert Cities, Peter and the Starcatcher and Venus in Fur. So it was ...

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Patti LuPone Can Steal Any Show, Audra McDonald Will Make Your Mascara Run & More Lessons of the 2012 Tony Awards!

Patti LuPone Can Steal Any Show, Audra McDonald Will Make Your Mascara Run & More Lessons of the 2012 Tony Awards!

We love sharing our 10 lessons of every week with you here at Broadway.com, but we think the Tony Awards deserve lessons of their own! The stars were all out at the Beacon Theatre on June 10, and the evening was chock full of fun facts, from red carpet to closing ballad. Read below to learn our top 10 ...

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From Smooching Andrew Garfield to Wearing Chicken Poop: 70 Juicy Tidbits About the 2012 Tony Nominees

From Smooching Andrew Garfield to Wearing Chicken Poop: 70 Juicy Tidbits About the 2012 Tony Nominees

Before Broadway’s brightest stars take the stage at Beacon Theatre on June 10 for this year's Tony Awards, Broadway.com is looking back at the many fun facts and shocking secrets we've learned about the eclectic group of nominated actors. From secret superhero crushes to obsessions with drag queens and childhood pageant experiences, this year's Tony ...

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Celebrating Broadway Abs, Onstage Kink and Male Lingerie: Tony Awards We'd Love to See

Celebrating Broadway Abs, Onstage Kink and Male Lingerie: Tony Awards We'd Love to See

On June 10, a select group of theater professionals will get to take home Broadway's biggest honor: a Tony Award. Although we're eager to congratulate the Best Actors and Best Featured Actresses, Broadway.com's editors feel it's high time to bestow awards in some less-obvious categories! Below is our list of 25 fictional Tonys we ...

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Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2012 Tony Awards Ceremony

Tony Awards FAQ! Everything You Need to Know About the 2012 Tony Awards Ceremony

It’s almost time to sit back, relax and enjoy the excitement of the 2012 Tony Awards telecast! We’ve pulled together some frequently asked questions about this celebration of Broadway’s best productions and performances so that you can find all of your answers in one place.

When are the 2012 Tony Awards happening?
Sunday, June 10, 2012, at ...

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Coconut Water and 10-Inch Heels: 2012 Tony Nominees Share Awards Season Survival Tips

Coconut Water and 10-Inch Heels: 2012 Tony Nominees Share Awards Season Survival Tips

Broadway’s brightest stars make waltzing down the red carpet look easy, but it’s tough to stay healthy (and gorgeous!) during awards season while playing a Newsie, the president of Argentina, a psychic or Judy Garland eight times a week. Now that the pre-Tony events are in full swing, even new nominees have become old pros at attending lavish ...

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End of the Rainbow's Michael Cumpsty Marvels at the 'Energy and Intensity' of Co-Star Tracie Bennett

End of the Rainbow's Michael Cumpsty Marvels at  the 'Energy and Intensity' of Co-Star Tracie Bennett

About the author:
Since making his Broadway debut in 1989, first time Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty has appeared in 15 Main Stem shows (including Copenhagen, The Heiress, La Bete and 1776) and won raves for his off-Broadway performances in Hamlet, Richard III, Twelfth Night and more. Cumpsty finally received long-deserved Tony recognition for his heartfelt performance as Judy Garland’s ...

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Weekend Poll: Which First Time Tony Nominee Most Deserves to Win?

Weekend Poll: Which First Time Tony Nominee Most Deserves to Win?

It’s almost Tony time and as the theater industry gears up for the glamorous and exciting June 10 ceremony, many eyes are on the talented crop of first time Tony nominees who made a splash this season. From the Guy (Steve Kazee) and Girl (Cristin Milioti) making beautiful music in Once, to two mega-talented Brits (James Corden and Tracie ...

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Tony Nominee James Earl Jones on Four Decades of Great Performances, from Othello to The Best Man

Tony Nominee James Earl Jones on Four Decades of Great Performances, from Othello to The Best Man

What could be better than hearing the great James Earl Jones ruminate on six of his favorite roles? At age 81, Jones just picked up his fourth Tony nomination for his sly performance as former U.S. President Arthur Hockstader in The Best Man. It’s not easy to edit the reflections of a titanic talent like Mr. Jones, so ...

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