De Niro eventually did go on to introduce Springsteen, who was being presented with a special Tony Award for his sold-out Broadway show, Springsteen on Broadway, as well as performing "My Hometome" later in the night.
President Donald Trump's, 71, approval ratings may be creeping up these days, but he's still the most hated man on Broadway!
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Trump attacked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a set of tweets sent after departing the summit ahead of schedule. Trump added that the meeting was a "one-time shot" but he thought it would "work out very well".
"Boy, do we need that now".
It's the latest-and certainly the most explicit-example of an entertainer using the microphone at an awards ceremony to express derision for Trump.
Sensational Simona Halep hits back to win first Grand Slam in style
When Stephens is keeping the ball in play and aggressive defensively, she's one of the tougher players on tour to beat. Simona Halep has leveled at one-set all in the French Open final against Sloane Stephens , winning the second set 6-4.
Biggest Losers: "Did you know neither one of us has ever won anything?" admitted Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, kicking off the Tony Awards with a song "for the people who lose!" which they apparently know a lot about. F*ck Trump." The audience cheered and applauded as he added: "It's no longer down with Trump.
The highlight of the Tony Awards, aside from the heartfelt speeches of the winners, is the performances from each year's nominees.
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There are also apps available in the United States for ESPN, Fox Now, Showtime, Starz, PlayStation Vue, CBS All Access, and NBC. For convenience, Amazon will bundle the Fire TV Cube with an IR signal extender in case you have a peripheral inside a cabinet.
Garfield won best actor in a play for his acclaimed performance in "Angels in America", which also won Nathan Lane his third Tony, as closeted conservative lawyer Roy Cohn, who died of AIDS. She accepted in tears, recounting that when she moved to NY, she was told to change her last name to Matthews or she wouldn't work. But later, students in her drama department surprised the audience by appearing onstage to sing "Seasons of Love" from the musical "Rent". The crowd responded with thunderous applause and a standing ovation. The musical also won Best Revival, Best Choreography, and Best Leading Actress in a Musical, among others.