Sunday was speculated to be the 74th Tonys.
The primary broadcast was on WOR in 1947. First on TV was in 1967, on ABC, from the Shubert Theatre.
For the primary time ever, they’re postponed indefinitely. So no Radio Metropolis, no lengthy speeches, no lengthy robes, no pink carpet, no p.r. man Rick Miramontez’s conventional late-night Carlyle social gathering.
“The fabulous invalid,” because it was as soon as referred to as, shut down mid-March. The fabulous Broadway might be again.
Some exhibits barely had a gap, however listed below are some coulda shoulda woulda wins I’m listening to:
Greatest Musical: “Woman From the North Nation” Ought to’ve won: “Diana: A True Musical Story”
Greatest Play: “Slave Play.” Ought to’ve won: “The Lehman Trilogy”
Greatest Revival Musical: “West Facet Story”
Greatest Revival of a Play: “Betrayal” Ought to’ve won: “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”
Greatest Actress Musical: Adrienne Warren in “Tina”
Greatest Actor Musical: Isaac Powell in “West Facet Story” Ought to’ve won: Rob McClure in “Mrs. Doubtfire”
Greatest Featured Actor in a Musical: Danny Burstein in “Moulin Rouge!”
Greatest Featured Actress in a Musical: Mare Winningham in “Woman From the North Nation” Might’ve won: Patti LuPone in “Firm”
Greatest Actress in a Play: Mary-Louise Parker in “The Sound Inside” Ought to’ve won: Laurie Metcalf in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”
Greatest Actor in a Play: Tom Hiddleston in “Betrayal”
Competitors twixt “West Facet Story” and “Firm,” each Sondheim exhibits, coulda/shoulda/woulda been fierce.
Our metropolis has confronted a lot …
New York Metropolis’s had police brutality incidents that created unrest earlier than. Abner Louima? Amadou Diallo? One ’90s state of affairs was so poisonous that to get a good trial, the case was moved to upstate New York. There the three law enforcement officials had been acquitted. Why?
Al Sharpton got here as much as Albany with busloads of demonstrators, and the locals sharply remembered sharp Sharpton’s manipulations in an earlier Tawana Brawley case. Due to him, these upstaters moved that jury to a fast acquittal.
Coming this month: Father’s Day, commencement day, marriage ceremony days. Meals specialist Ellen Easton provides 1972’s Waldorf tab for such feeds: Eggs a la Russe/iced strawberries and lichee nuts/pate in Port wine aspic/King crabmeat and avocado — or — cream of asparagus/hen consomme with pea pods MAIN DISH: Boneless Cornish hen filled with rice and spinach/York ham candy sauce and rhubarb compote/rack of spring lamb/Connecticut shad and roe/new potatoes/asparagus. DESSERT: Violet blossom coupe, strawberry nest, kirsch layer torte (no matter all that’s) and Waldorf Astoria cake. $10 per particular person. Simply letting you already know.
In my dwelling
To not undercut the anguish of fellow New Yorkers, simply to present a private peek: Many corporations have introduced leniencies with bill-paying. The accountant, dealing with my accounts 25 years, couldn’t come. So Spectrum, busy on adverts for how we should always belief them, canceled my service, though I’d already despatched my very own test. Immediately, my Web stopped. My TV stopped. For unknown causes, Verizon sympathized. Telephones went off. And a printer and fax additionally stopped.
As a consequence of heavy rain, a military of ants was coming in. And an enormous pane of glass window cracked. I look ahead to Spectrum’s subsequent industrial. The final one mentioned: “Spectrum: Preserving us all related.”
To Spectrum’s CEO: Presumably your earnings exceeds your IQ. Nonetheless, irrespective of the place you could be, that might not be evident solely in New York, children, solely in New York.