Tony Awards: Tweets from and about the show
Broadway’s biggest night became the Twitterverse’s trendiest topic on Sunday evening, drawing 140-letter shout-outs from industry stars behind-the-scenes, in the audience and on their couches.
David Burtka (Neil Patrick Harris’ partner)
So excited for the Tony Awards tonight. I am usually way more nervous than NPH. Right before he goes on he is usually cool as a cucumber.
Josh Groban (he introduced the musical number from “Once”)
Front row?? Are you kidding me?! I’m not worthy, but very grateful for the view. #TonyAwards
Audra McDonald (nominee for “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”)
@AudraEqualityMc: Im gonna eat a thin crust pizza tonight at 11:35pm & no one can or should attempt to stop me.
Robert Lopez (co-writer and composer of last year’s Tony winning musical “Book of Mormon”)
@lopezbobby : So psyched to turn on the #tonyawards tonight and watch my song! And I had to do no work 4 it, it was all accomplished by elves. :)
Ben Vereen (he introduced and then tweeted the actor who plays Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar”)
@JoshPaulYoung, wail, baby, wail. That kid can sing.
Congratulations Hugh Jackman on your 2012 special Tony Award!
Andrew Keenan-Bolger (a member of the “Newsies” cast; his sister Celia Keenan-Bolger was nominated as a featured actress in “Peter and the Starcatcher”
I have no words. Tonight was supposed to be our closing night. Now we are TONY award winners. And SO proud of my sis and her show’s wins!!
Wow you guys thanks for all the @TheTonyAwards tweets!! I had a blast performing there tonight!! @Newsies!!!!!!!!!!!#GRATEFUL!!!!!
@Rosie Mike Nichols - witty n wonderful at 80!!
Suzy Welch (writer and wife of businessman Jack Welch)
If you want to feel really really almost freakishly untalented, I suggest watching the Tony Awards.
Alice Ripley (2010 Tony award winner for"Next to Normal”)
Alright Bernadette Peters You Have Now Become The Most Beautiful Woman To Ever Grace The Stage. Amazing. I Really Look Up To You BP!!
Michael Cerveris (nominated for"Evita”)
Mis compañeros!!!! That was glorious! Amor de su Presidente XOX@Elena_Roger @ricky_martin @MaxizPad @evitabroadway #EVITA
Porgy & Bess (the Tony winning revival of a musical)
We won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical!!!!!!
JudithLight (winner for best featured actress in a play)
Wow!!! So Grateful -- it actually happened!! #TonyAwards
Michael Urie (actor)
Yay @JudithLight you are now a tony winner, lady! #shestheboss
NYTW @NYTW79 (New York Theater Workshop, where both “Once” and “Peter and the Starcatchers” had their pre-Broadway runs)
Delayed tweet because we’re crying and shrieking and dancing and just crazy loving @SteveKazee #TonyAwards @OnceMusical
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