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Tony Awards 2017: Bette Midler, 'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Oslo' Win Big


Bette Midler accepts the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for " Hello, Dolly! " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. "Revival is an interesting word", she continued about the show, which also won for Best Revival of a Musical . " Oslo " playwright Rogers, making his Broadway debut, thanked "The ladies and gentlemen who believed in democracy, who believed in peace, who believed in seeing their enemies as humans, I give this ... Read More »

Alison Brie Remembers a Horrifying Entourage Audition


Brie recounted how, as she was working on the show, she would send Franco videos of her wrestling moves "which progressively got cooler". "I've gone through auditions for Marvel movies and auditioned a million times for roles with three lines and you are begging for them", she said . Read More »

Keith Urban wins big at 2017 CMT Music Awards

And you guys are the ones that buy our music and come see us play and support us in every single way. Underwood, who has won video of the year six times, is also nominated for collaboration of the year (" The Fighter " with Urban) and female video of the year (" Church Bells "). Read More »

Orange Is The New Black Season 6 Is Confirmed


She first covers herself with a pile of books - many of them culled from Poussey's personal stash - but Taystee quickly pulls them off. There's a pregnancy announcement, an engagement, and pure mayhem. "In a day or two, or whenever this is over, it's gonna be my word against a bunch of criminals who are rotting away in max". And you all are going to hear me. Read More »

'Oslo,' 'Dear Evan Hansen' take top honors at the Tonys

Kevin Spacey arrives at the 71st annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. - Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Kevin Kline, "Present Laughter ". Rachel Bay Jones took best actress in a featured role and the show also won best original score and best book for a musical. "It's such a great season for musicals", said Astrid Van Wieren, who stars in " Come From Away ", a show based on real events about how a Canadian town opened its arms to stranded ... Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards

Spacey was named as Tony host after several other celebrities turned the job down. As if her earlier speeches weren't enough, Midler also took to Twitter to thank her Hello, Dolly! cast. Spacey opened proceedings with a musical number that climaxed with him tap dancing in top hat and tails. "You taught me that I have to be a good person in order to be a good artist", Platt said to his father, producer Marc Platt. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best musical Tony


Broadway enjoyed a record-breaking season this year thanks to last year's Tony victor and pop culture juggernauts " Hamilton ", and musicals like " Sunset Boulevard ", starring Glenn Close, and " Hello Dolly ", with Bette Milder. "My victories mean nothing unless I'm sharing them with you", the actor said. Blanchett was bypassed for a best actress award for her debut Broadway performance of the Sydney Theatre Company's production of The Present. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at Tonys

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical: Bette Midler for " Hello, Dolly! ". Among the many people she thanked was Natasha Katz, her lighting designer, for making her look younger than she is. Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Cynthia Nixon, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes ". The play, which garnered a total of seven Tony nominations, also saw Michael Aronov win the Tony Award for featured actor in a play. Read More »

Bill Cosby Declines To Testify During His Trial

Constand testified last week that she made the calls because of her job at Temple, where Cosby was a trustee and a famous alumnus. McMonagle focused on Constand's shifting story, pointing out that she changed her estimate of when the alleged assault occurred several times in speaking with police in 2005. Read More »

Taylor Swift music returning to Spotify

Only Apple Music was allowed to stream the music when it made a decision to pay royalties to artists during a free three-month trial. Taylor Swift , long recognized as one of the great streaming service holdouts, allowed her music back onto all major streaming services just after midnight Thursday. Read More »

Oddball musical Dear Evan Hansen wins six Tony awards

Alex Lacamoire poses in the press room with the award for best orchestrations for " Dear Evan Hansen " at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. As the orchestra tried to cut her hilarious speech short and cue her to head offstage, Midler just kept going as the music got louder and louder. Read More »

America's Cup: Japanese to help Defender

The capsize meant Land Rover BAR won the race, giving them some hope of recouping some of their deficit against New Zealand who are now leading 3-1 in the best-of-nine race series. Crucially, Outteridge and Artemis appear to have built momentum at the business end of the competition, and the 31-year-old 2012 Olympic gold medalist promised no let up against New Zealand. Read More »

Nell Tiger Free Reveals Original 'Game Of Thrones' Season 5 Death Plans


One thing to keep in mind here is that this isn't the first time the death scene of some character has been changed in Game of Thrones . You may recall that in the Season 5 finale, titled "Mother's Mercy", Jaime goes to retrieve Myrcella from Dorne, and once safely on the ship back to King's Landing, he reveals to her that he is her real father. Read More »

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man,' mother tells sex-assault trial

Much of the cross-examination focused on 16 March, 2004 - the date Ms Constand initially told police the alleged assault occurred. "I don't know what that means", Constand said. Some 60 women have come forward to allege that Cosby sexually violated them, but the statute of limitations for prosecution had run out in almost every case. Read More »

Katy Perry opens up on livestream about suicidal thoughts


She's seriously ready to be done with the Taylor Swift feudShe insinuated as much on a recent episode of "Carpool Karaoke," but still seemed a little salty, calling the whole thing "B.S." and not giving entirely straightforward answers when asked if she was ready to "take the beef off the grill". Read More »

Kevin Spacey Kicks of Tonys

Producer Scott Rudin, upon accepting the Best Revival award, said, "I saw ( 'Hello, Dolly!' ) 50 years ago when I was 8 and sat in the last row of the balcony at the St. Rachel Bay Jones won her first Tony for her work in the musical, capping a long career onstage with plenty of zigs and zags. The other nominees were Sally Field (The Glass Menagerie), Laura Linney ( Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes ) and Jennifer Ehle ( Oslo ). Read More »

Penguins strike late to repeat as Stanley Cup champs


Crosby had one goal and six assists in the matchup against Nashville Predators. Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby is keeping the Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year. Pekka Rinne stopped 27 shots in defeat. "We went through a lot of adversity and we were able to overcome each challenge thrown our way", Murray said. Read More »

Chinese President Calls for Solidarity, Cooperation with SCO Members

Its two-day summit, which kicked off on Thursday in Astana , focuses on issues related to cooperation in the fight against worldwide terrorism, security, and the situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan . It's understood that where India-China have differences they should not become disputes. The leaders also exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan, the Middle East and North Africa as well as Ukraine, stressing that regional conflicts can only be resolved through political and ... Read More »

Peacock trashes liquor store, causes $500 in damage


He said at one point she began flying directly toward him and then up on to a top shelf of the store. "I didn't know they could actually fly high, but it flew up above the countertop and it landed right here, on top of the ice cream freezer", he added, pointing. Read More »

TBS To Air 'Injustice 2' Esports Tournament With DC Characters


The tournament will be broadcasted on TBS . It will also mark the conclusion to the Injustice 2 Pro Series, Gamestop Injustice 2 Hometown Heroes, Injustice 2 Path to Pro and Injustice 2 Liga Latina tournaments. With eSports surging in popularity, Turner and IMG continue to invest in the category - aiming to broaden the appeal of video-game competitions as a spectator sport. Read More »

Cosby joined by wife Camille at 6th day of trial

The case could reach the jury early this week. Cosby, 79, is on trial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted former Temple University employee Andrea Costand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. She received an unknown amount of money from a civil case she filed. Cosby has pleaded not guilty to three charges of aggravated indecent assault. Prosecutors in their response, say Cosby's age old tactic of victim shaming is clear, adding defendants maneuvering flies in face of Penna's ... Read More »

Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' wins big at the Tony's

Dear Evan Hansen , the musical about young outsiders, became very popular at the Tony Awards on Monday, winning statuettes for best musical , best book, score, best actor for Ben Platt , orchestrations and best featured actress. Broadway enjoyed a record-breaking season thanks to last year's Tony victor, pop culture juggernaut Hamilton , and musicals like Hello, Dolly! and Come From Away , which won a Tony for director Christopher Ashley . Read More »