De Niro said of Springsteen: "Bruce, you can rock the house like nobody else and even more importantly in these perilous times, you rock the vote, always fighting for, in your own words, truth, transparency and integrity in government".
Veteran actress Chita Rivera and British musical impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber received lifetime achievement awards, while actor, writer and comedian John Leguizamo was given a special Tony for his one-man show, "Latin History for Morons". David Cromer was named best director of a musical for "The Band's Visit, " and John Tiffany won for best direction of a play for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child".
"Thanks for making me so welcome on your block", Springsteen said, accepting his award for his phenomenally successful solo show.
Worst Sia Cover: Hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles returned to the stage for a Broadway-themed take on Sia's song, "Chandelier".
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Ripert was the one who would find Bourdain hanged in his hotel bathroom the following morning. Bourdain, she said "did much for overlooked causes and cuisines, including that of Vietnam ".
Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia in October for Invictus Games
Harry and Meghan's first major tour as husband and wife will be in October as part of Harry's Commonwealth Youth Ambassador role. British Royal Air Force Red Arrows pilots have performed a fly-past in London during the annual Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser
On Fox News Sunday, White House Director of Trade Policy Peter Navarro also defended the president with adversarial language. But then Trump pulled out of a joint statement while citing "false statements " by Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau .
"Hey Trump - I'm talkin' to you!"
In one of the ceremony's most mesmerizing moments, Melody Herzfeld, the heroic drama teacher who nurtured numerous young people demanding change following the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, was honored from the Tony Award stage. So this is for the people who lose.
Best Recap of Mean Girls: Fey was on hand to introduce the musical version of her film Mean Girls, which she described as a play about "the vicious gifts of teenage girls and how we have to stop emulating them". To win, "The Band's Visit" prevailed over three brand-name franchises: "Frozen, " "Mean Girls, " and "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical". However, "Carousel" choreographer Justin Peck won the Tony, and cast member Lindsay Mendez won the the Tony for best supporting actress. Mendez, who plays millworker Carrie Pipperidge in "Carousel, " said that at the beginning of her career "I was told to change my name from Mendez to Matthews or I wouldn't work". The Tonys didn't specifically address that, but did touch on gun violence, depression, politics and inclusion. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.