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.

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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.

Ricky Martin ‏


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!!

Alex Wong ‏


Wow you guys thanks for all the @TheTonyAwards tweets!! I had a blast performing there tonight!! @Newsies!!!!!!!!!!!#GRATEFUL!!!!!

Rosie O’Donnell‏

@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