The big victor was a show about outsiders - "Dear Evan Hansen", which featured a lonely 17-year-old who gets caught in a web of lies.
(For free - I've got no financial interest in the show, unlike another Toronto theatre critic who actually invested in it.) But I'm not hugely surprised that the musical only won one Tony Award Sunday night.
The gong was Midler's first Tony in a competitive category and comes half a century after the famed, Grammy-winning singer and songwriter made her Broadway debut. But, spending a few days in NY leading up to the Tony Awards, I've been reminded how friendly it is down here, too.
"Most of all, I'd like to accept this on behalf of the people of Newfoundland and all of the first responders and their families in NY ... who gave their lives", Ashley said in his acceptance speech.
Midler delighted the crowd at Radio City Music Hall by refusing to let the orchestra play her off, telling them to shut up as she continued her many thank-yous.
While a hit revival of "Hello, Dolly!" starring Bette Midler, and shows boasting Kevin Kline and Glenn Close have helped drive business, teen-angst driven "Dear Evan Hansen", a musical with no stars which is set in motion by a suicide, is the favorite for the top prize at Sunday's awards show.
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The play has won rave reviews and a Hollywood movie adaptation is also in the works, planned by Marc Platt, producer of "La La Land", which won six Oscars at this year's Academy Awards. "I still have you on there", Biden said, and quipped, "I probably ruined your reputation". It also beat "Come From Away" for best original score, best book of a musical and best featured actress in a musical.
But despite huge opposition to Trump in the United States entertainment industry in general and NY in particular, there were only oblique political references during the singing-and-dancing production.
Colbert prefaced his introduction of this year's nominees by talking about another revival, down in Washington, of an off-Broadway show from the '80s that had massive production values.
"Underwood", the voice said, introducing Spacey as Frank Underwood, who paraded toward Miranda, with Claire (Robin Wright) and Doug Stamper (Michael Kelly) in tow, to the tune of "Hail to the Chief".
Actors Cynthia Nixon, Kevin Kline and Laurie Metcalf all won Tonys for performances in plays.
"Most of all, I'd like to accept this on behalf of the people of Newfoundland and all of the first responders and their families in New York", Ashley said.
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