Monday, June 16, 2008

And The Winners Are...

Congratulations to this year's Tony Award winners. The two shows I saw last month, August: Osage County and Gypsy, did very well!

Musical: In The Heights
Play: August: Osage County
Revival of a Musical: South Pacific
Revival of a Play: Boeing-Boeing
Direction of a Musical: Bartlett Sher, South Pacific
Direction of a Play: Anna D. Shapiro, August: Osage County
Leading Actor in a Musical: Paulo Szot, South Pacific
Leading Actress in a Musical: Patti LuPone, Gypsy
Leading Actor in a Play: Mark Rylance, Boeing-Boeing
Leading Actress in a Play: Deanna Dunagan, August: Osage County
Featured Actor in a Musical: Boyd Gaines, Gypsy
Featured Actress in a Musical: Laura Benanti, Gypsy
Featured Actor in a Play: Jim Norton, The Seafarer
Featured Actress in a Play: Rondi Reed, August: Osage County
Scenic Design of a Play: Todd Rosenthal, August: Osage County
On my next trip to NYC, I'll have to see In The Heights, South Pacific, and Boeing-Boeing!


cb said...

Why won't South Pacific die already??

Todd E. said...

I liked your rant on joemygod about gays getting off their butts and doing something instead of always bitching about it. You are so right on the money. I know this has nothing to do with the Tony's, but I had to let you know what I thought.

But, speaking of the Tonys...I was a little over Whoopi...and I usually get a kick out of her. I used to live in NYC and miss having access to shows!

Love your blog, by the way.

Y | O | Y said...

Todd--Thanks for the supportive comments...and don't be a stranger around here!

I missed every one of Whoopi's acts. I was flipping between the Tony's and the Lakers vs Celtics. I was beginning to wonder if she was even actually on it!

michael sean morris said...

"South Pacific" is an abomination; that's the island France should test its nukes on! Nice to see "Gypsy" doing so well, and also "Boeing-Boeing", which is a bit obscure - not one of those shows that's been revived to death.

Anyway, it should see us through until the revival of "The Producers".

(BTW, you may be the only person I know who double-teams the Tony Awards and the NBA - kinky!)