Live Blog: 2015 Tony Awards

Coming to you LIVE from the 2015 Tony Awards, I will be live blogging and tweeting all the action from tonight’s 69th Annual Tony Awards. For more BTS fun, be sure to follow me on Snapchat and Instagram: Entertainista.

6:30pm: Press Room is starting to fill up as we get setup while watching the first ever live stream of the Tony Awards red carpet.

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7:34pm Pre-Telecast awards are currently being presented.  Tommy Tune received the Lifetime Achievement Tony Award and Hedwig and the Angry Inch creator John Cameron Mitchell is the recipient of a Special Tony Award.

8:11pm The cast of Something Rotten take over the Tony Awards opening to explain the origins of musicals.

8:13pm Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in Play goes to Helen Mirren for “The Audience”

8:20pm Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play goes to Richard McCabe for “The Audience”

8:25pm This The King and I performance is making me flashback to 1997 when my High School’s drama department did this musical. The song “Getting to Know You” is still annoying to me.

8:30pm Tony Award for Best Book goes to Lisa Kron for the musical Fun Home.

8:36pm Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical goes to Christian Borle for “Something Rotten”. This marks Christian’s second Tony Award win.

8:40pm Tony Award for Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play goes to Annaleigh Ashford for “You Can’t Take it With You.

8:50pm Dame Helen Mirren in the Tony’s Press Room stating that her after “The Audience” wraps, that will be the last time she will portray Her Majesty the Queen.

Dame Helen Mirren wearing Badgley Mischka.
Dame Helen Mirren wearing Badgley Mischka.

9:15pm Creator of Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell in the Tony Awards press room to discuss what is next Hedwig.

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9:28pm The Tony Award for Featured Actress in a Musical goes to Ruthie Ann Miles for “The King and I”.

9:45pm Tony Award for Best Play goes to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime.

10:12pm Tony Winner for “The King and I” Ruthie Ann Miles answering questions in the press room.

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10:15pm The Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical goes to The King and I.

10:28pm The Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play goes to Alex Sharp for “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”.

10:42pm The Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical goes to Michael Cerveris for “Fun Home”.

10:45pm The Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical goes Kelli O’Hara for “The King and I”.

10:53pm The Tony Award for Best Musical goes to Fun Home.

10:55pm Theatre Education Award winner Corey Mitchell giving us these words of wisdom to students everywhere “Listen to your inner voice, be yourself”

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11:22pm First time Tony Award Winner Alex Sharp celebrating his win in the press room.

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11:35pm After six nominations, the amazing Kelli O’Hara talks about how grateful she is for having this chance to play Anna.

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