Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-06-21
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

'Evan Hansen' prevails at Tonys
2017-06-14

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


With no juggernaut like Hamilton sweeping the Tonys this year, the awards were dispersed among more productions during this year's ceremony, held June 11 at Radio City Music Hall.

Dear Evan Hansen was the night's biggest winner, with six awards. Among them were Best Musical, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Ben Platt, and Best Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for Rachel Bay Jones.

Some of the night's other winners included out actress Cynthia Nixon ( for The Little Foxes ), Michael Aronov ( for Oslo ), August Wilson's Jitney and Laurie Metcalf ( for A Doll's House, Part 2 ).

However, it was Bette Midler ( who won for best actress in a musical ) who might have stolen the ceremony. Although she did not perform, her acceptance speech amused many; at one point during the four-minute-plus speech, Midler told the orchestra "Shut that crap off!" when the music started to swell.

Kevin Spacey hosted the show. Poking holes at the rumors about his sexuality, he made a few coming-out jokes—but did not officially do so.


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

The Golden Girls, The Lot Episodes, extended through Aug. 26 2017-06-21 - CHICAGO ( June 20, 2017 ) — Thank you for being a friend, indeed! Due to popular demand Hell in a Handbag Productions' ...


Gay News

Kathy Bates to headline Oct. 2 event 2017-06-21 - Kathy Bates, an Academy Award-winning actress ( Misery ) and two-time cancer survivor, will headline the 2017 Fall Benefit Luncheon hosted by the ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW Bette Davis Ain't for Sissies 2017-06-21 - Playwright: Jessica Sherr. At: Velvet Fox Productions at the Athenaeum, 2936 N. Southport Ave. Tickets: $24-$34. Runs through: July 2 It was ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW Native Gardens 2017-06-21 - Playwright: Karen Zacarias. At: Victory Gardens Theater at the Biograph, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: $15-$60. Runs through: July 2 History ...


Gay News

THEATER REVIEW The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes 2017-06-21 - Written by: David Cerda. Directed by: Shade Murray. At: Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. Tickets: HandbagProductions.org: $16-20. Runs through: July 12 ...


Gay News

CRITICS'PICKS 2017-06-21 - Great Expectations, Silk Road Rising and Remy Bumppo Theatre at Chicago Temple, through July 2. Victorian Brits may all look alike to us ...


Gay News

NUNN ON ONE: THEATER 'The King and' Kavin Panmeechao 2017-06-21 - Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I continues to captivate audiences decades after premiering back in 1951. The classic musical tells the story ...


Gay News

LGBTQ drama through July 16 2017-06-21 - Cor Theater will present the Midwest premiere of the LGBTQ drama Late Company through July 16 at The Buena ( Pride Arts Center ...


Gay News

'Nuns in Charge' through July 16 2017-06-21 - Vicki Quade—the creator and co-author of Late Nite Catechism—is bringing back the comedy Put the Nuns in Charge! through July 16 at the ...


Gay News

Lookingglass ED Kraft to exit 2017-06-21 - Lookingglass Theatre Company announced that Rachel Kraft has decided to step down as executive director after 12 years with the company. She ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.