Posts tagged "Tony Awards"

Watch Neil Patrick Harris Lick Samuel L. Jackson’s Glasses and Give Sting a Lap Dance While Performing at the Tonys

You can't say nothing unexpected has ever happened at the Tony Awards, which got a jolt of energy Sunday night when Neil Patrick Harris took the stage to perform "Sugar Daddy" from Hedwig and the Angry Inch. As the musical's titular East German transgender rockstar, Harris licked Samuel L. Jackson's glasses, gave Sting a la…

By: Robert Kessler / June 9, 2014

Tony Awards 2014 Nominees: Neil Patrick Harris, Idina Menzel and Chris O’Dowd Get Nods

The 2014 Tony Awards nominees were announced this morning and some famous names from both TV and film were among those being recognized for their work on Broadway this year. While How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston, Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids) and Idina Menzel (Frozen)were among the nominated, many actors from both the small…

By: Barbara DeFranco / April 29, 2014

Surprise: Neil Patrick Harris Will Be Hosting the Tonys Again

In what is sure to be the least surprising bit of news you'll read all day, Neil Patrick Harris is set to host this year's Tony Awards, his fourth year in a row. The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League confirmed the news this morning in a press release: “I’m very excited to be…

By: Robert Kessler / May 9, 2013

Here’s Who Didn’t Get a Tony Nomination This Morning

This morning's Tony nominations were kind of weird. Weird in the sense that a lot of the expected big names were ignored for the star of that Kathie Lee Gifford musical. To be fair, though, the Tony nominations are often weird. Some years, they go for Hollywood stars; other years, they honor industry veterans who…

By: / April 30, 2013

Giveaway Alert: Win The Official Tony Awards 2012 Gift Bag, Valued Over $1,400

THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING! Sunday night's Tony Awards celebrated the stage with an all-star gathering of multi-talented performers. Those lucky enough to be nominated had a chance to walk away with a coveted Tony in their hot little hands, but everyone scored a fabulous gift bag. Celebuzz is picking one…

By: Wes Ferguson / June 12, 2012

Daniel Radcliffe Performs at Tony Awards (VIDEO)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part II is nearly here, but in the meantime Daniel Radcliffe is breaking into song! The actor kicked off the 2011 Tony Awards by singing “Brotherhood of Man” from his play How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It was a big night for the show, with Daniel's costar i…

By: / June 13, 2011

Film Stars Win Big At 2010 Tony Awards (PHOTOS)

Even though it was theater's big night, movie stars were the big winners at the 2010 Tony Awards on Sunday night. Film stars like Scarlett Johansson (who managed to avoid getting kissed by a female star while she was on stage), Denzel Washington, and Catherine Zeta-Jones took home awards for their thespian turns on Broadway…

By: / June 14, 2010

BUZZINGS: Christina Aguilera Cancels Summer Tour

Christina Aguilera, no longer having the stamina of her teen idol days, has canceled her entire summer tour, saying that it would be too difficult to reherese for the tour and prepare for her new album's release. (PopEater) • Lovable scamp Jessica Simpson has successfully blocked the release of an old exercise video she…

By: / May 25, 2010

Tony Award Nominations Announced, Theater Geeks Everywhere Rejoice

What, did you think award season was over? The sun never sleeps on honoring the talented celebrities that occupy Earth. The Tony Award nominations were announced today, and with the recent wave of film stars taking their turn on the Broadway stage, it is no wonder that the nominations list is full of names that…

By: Alex Blagg / May 4, 2010

VIDEO: Bret Michaels Attacked by Stage Set at Tonys

Every rose has its thorn, but every stage set has its element of potential disaster. Rock of Love star and budding author Bret Michaels performed with his band Poison and the cast of Broadway's Rock of Ages at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, and he really brought the house down. Right on his head.

By: Celebuzz / June 8, 2009