'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards

'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards

'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello Dolly' Win Big at Tony Awards

Bette Midler stole the show at last night's Tony Awards in NY, where she won the "Best Actress in a Musical" prize for her role in Hello, Dolly! on Broadway. Best Costume Design and Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role also went to 'Hello, Dolly!' with the latter being won by Gavin Creel.

"The View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg joined Spacey onstage to offer him advice about helming the show, and the duo engaged in tongue-in-cheek banter with a nod to Newfoundland. Nope, there was no slowing Bette as she finally shut down the orchestra by saying, "Shut that crap off!"

Bette Midler won the Tony for the Best Leading Actress in a Musical for Hello, Dolly! It was just the second Canadian-written show in the 71-year history of the Tonys to vie for the top musical honour, following 2006's "The Drowsy Chaperone", which won five awards. But the ultimate insider was first-time host Kevin Spacey, who danced, joked and sang his way through the telecast easily.

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Fowler, who shared the 36-hole lead at the Masters in April, never came seriously close to bogey because he was never in trouble. For players like Jordan Spieth (73) and Johnson , it was a matter of not making enough putts.

"Dear Evan Hansen" was the big victor at the 2017 Tony Awards, taking home the award for Best Musical.

Now their soundtrack for "Dear Evan Hansen" has soared to number after the Tony Awards win last night. She had been expected to win, and she started off amusingly by thanking the Tony voters, "many of whom I've actually dated".

Best new play went to Oslo, directed by Bartlett Sher, Seattle's former Intiman Theatre artistic director.

UK to target 'deep partnership' with EU in Brexit talks: Johnson
The U.K. will have to pay a bill for leaving the European Union, but according to the EU's negotiator this "is not a punishment". If so, it could have to be ratified by up to 38 national and regional parliaments, with any of them effectively holding a veto.

Kevin Kline picked up Best Leading Actor In A Play for his portrayal of a preening actor in a revival of Noel Coward's Present Laughter.

Australian actress Cate Blanchett and musician Tim Minchin both missed out on awards for their roles in Platonov and Groundhog Day respectively. Having recently won the Oscar for La La Land, the songwriting team (previously nominated for A Christmas Story The Musical) picked up their first Tony Award for writing the pop-driven score to Dear Evan Hansen.

"Come From Away", about Canadians from Newfoundland who provided refuge to almost 7,000 airline passengers on September 11, 2001 when U.S. air space closed, also won one Tony for best direction of a musical.

Trump decries 'witch hunt' as his lawyer insists there is no probe
But legal analysts say few criminal investigations begin with an identified target. Sekulow says that Trump hasn't been notified of any investigation .

Now that Hamilton has a national tour and has opened in theaters across the country, the cultural musical phenomenon has made some room on Broadway for another show to become the one that everyone's scrambling to see.

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