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2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Live at Radio City Music Hall

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Get a Fascinating Look Behind the Scenes of the Tony Awards Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’

Get a Fascinating Look Behind the Scenes of the Tony Awards Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’

Make It Bigger,” the showstopping opening number at the 2013 Tony Awards, was a huge hit—and if you’re like us, you’ve re-watched it on YouTube at least a dozen times since the big night. If you thought the choreography onstage was complicated, wait until you see what director Glenn Weiss and the camera crew are doing behind ...

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New York Theaters Now Eligible for Regional Tony Award

New York Theaters Now Eligible for Regional Tony Award

Good news, New York! The Tony Awards Administration Committee announced on June 13 that as of the 2013-2014 season, theater companies in New York (including New York City) will be eligible to win the Regional Theater Tony Award.

The Tonys have never before awarded the honor to a New York-based theater company. The award, which this year went to Boston ...

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Cyndi Lauper, Patina Miller, Tracy Letts & More Take Their Place in the Tony History Book

Cyndi Lauper, Patina Miller, Tracy Letts & More Take Their Place in the Tony History Book

At the 2013 Tony Awards, Patina Miller and Cyndi Lauper were among the night’s big winners—but do these ladies know that their victories also made Tony history? Before the ceremony, we hypothesized some of the ways the Tonys could set records this year, and sure enough, our analysis came true with wins for Miller, Lauper, Tracy Letts and ...

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Tony Poll Results! Billy Porter Wowed Fans with His Emotional Acceptance Speech

Tony Poll Results! Billy Porter Wowed Fans with His Emotional Acceptance Speech

The Tony Awards honored a bevy of first-time winners at the 2013 ceremony, and you know what that means…tons of tearful acceptance speeches! From Lucky Guy winner Courtney B. Vance’s dedication to his “mommy,” to Pippin winner Patina Miller’s emotional tribute to her stepfather, this year’s speeches were so heartfelt, we had to get out our ...

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Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

Tony Poll Results! Fans Name Dazzling Opening Number ‘Make It Bigger’ the Best Performance of the Night

The 2013 Tony Awards were jam-packed with stunning live performances—not only from Tony-nominated musicals like Kinky Boots and Matilda, but long-running hits like Once and The Phantom of the Opera. Host Neil Patrick Harris and his Broadway friends also stole the show with three original numbers, “Make it Bigger,” “Television Sucks” and a Broadway-themed parody of Jay-Z’s “Empire ...

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Squigs Pens a Super-Sized Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2013 Tony Winners

Squigs Pens a Super-Sized Portrait of Neil Patrick Harris and the 2013 Tony Winners

The 2013 Tony Awards are history, but the memories live on in this gorgeous group portrait by Justin “Squigs” Robertson. Broadway.com’s resident artist honored the winners and host Neil Patrick Harris in all their Tony night finery, from Billy Porter’s scarlet cravat to Patina Miller’s strapless gown. Savor this portrait of (clockwise from top) Courtney B ...

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Tony Awards Post Best Ratings in Four Years, Big Bump from 2012

Tony Awards Post Best Ratings in Four Years, Big Bump from 2012

Neil Patrick Harris’s fourth stint hosting the Tony Awards pulled in big numbers for CBS, earning the largest audience since the 2009 telecast.

According to Neilsen’s preliminary live plus same day ratings, the June 9 ceremony was the night’s second highest-rated program in households, scoring 7.24 million viewers for the 67th annual awards show. The telecast ...

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Hot Links! All the Broadway.com 2013 Tony Awards Coverage in One Place

Hot Links! All the Broadway.com 2013 Tony Awards Coverage in One Place

Just because the Tony Awards are over doesn’t mean we have to stop obsessing about them, right? Get your ongoing Tony Awards fix with a complete roundup of all Broadway.com’s coverage from theater’s biggest night. Browse  photo galleries, watch the stars sound off in our red-carpet video and learn something with Lessons of the Tony Awards ...

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Tracy Letts Is a Teddy Bear, Megan Hilty Ain't Too Proud to Beg & More Lessons of the Tony Awards!

Tracy Letts Is a Teddy Bear, Megan Hilty Ain't Too Proud to Beg & More Lessons of the Tony Awards!

Every Friday, we look forward to bringing you Broadway.com’s 10 lessons of the week—but we learned so much at the 2013 Tony Awards, we think they deserve their own lessons! June 9 was packed with dazzling performances, touching speeches and of course, Mike Tyson (what?). What important facts did we learn this year's ceremony? Read below ...

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Drag Queens, Revolting Children and Motown Legends: We Rate All of the Dazzling 2013 Tony Telecast Performances

Drag Queens, Revolting Children and Motown Legends: We Rate All of the Dazzling 2013 Tony Telecast Performances

Sure, it's fun to see which stars take home Tony Awards on Broadway's biggest night, but for many viewers, the most exciting time comes when casts from the competing musicals take the stage. These performances provide a golden opportunity for ticket buyers across the country to get a sneak peek at the best Broadway has to offer. Not ...

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