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  • Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play

    Tony Awards 2014: 'All the Way' wins best play
    "All the Way," a nearly three-hour historical drama about the early months of the Lyndon B. Johnson presidency, took home the Tony Award for new play on Sunday. The play, written by Robert Schenkkan and starring Bryan Cranston, opened in March at the Neil...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston equates win he 'stole' to blue meth

    Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston equates win he 'stole' to blue meth
    Bryan Cranston won a Tony Award on Sunday for his portrayal of the charismatic 36th president, Lyndon B. Johnson, in "All the Way," and the television and stage actor brought his own charisma backstage when talking to reporters after clinching the honor....
  • Obama administration has shown a blatant disregard for the truth

    Professor Charles Lipson rather daintily remarks that there is a growing perception that "the White House maintains an arms-length relationship with the truth" ("Downward spiral of Obama's presidency," June 17). I wouldn't be so kind. An active follower...
  • Tony Awards: 'Hedwig,' 'Raisin in the Sun,' Audra McDonald win big

    Tony Awards: 'Hedwig,' 'Raisin in the Sun,'  Audra McDonald win big
    Hosting the Tony Awards on Sunday night, Hugh Jackman cracked the Broadway season had something for everyone, from cross dressers to drag queens. His words proved prophetic as "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" — about a rock singer who had a botched...
  • Tonys 2014: Magical moments on the red carpet, backstage

    Tonys 2014: Magical moments on the red carpet, backstage
    There was the TV telecast that millions watched. And then there were backstage and red carpet moments at the Tony Awards that you might have missed — like James Monroe Iglehart revealing his plans to celebrate his win for featured actor, musical for...
  • 'Gentleman's Guide' kills at Tony Awards, claims four

    The main character in the Broadway show "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder" spends much of the musical mystery knocking off those he believes stand in the way of his big score. At Sunday's Tony Awards, the production landed its own loot: the top...
  • Let Dad fire up the grill for a rib feast everyone will love this Father's Day

    Let Dad fire up the grill for a rib feast everyone will love this Father's Day
    It's funny how we seem to know automatically the history and dates of some holidays. Thanksgiving, Presidents Day and the Fourth of July have obvious historical significance. Christmas, Hanukkah, Passover and Easter, are, of course, linked to religious...
  • Will the Tony Awards be a 'Beautiful' night?

    Will the Tony Awards be a 'Beautiful' night?
    NEW YORK — Especially in this weirdest of Broadway seasons, this year's Tony Awards (June 8 at Radio City Music Hall) really are two separate contests. There is the public contest, where presenters hand out the trophies, packs of producers race...
  • In UC Irvine speech, Obama might want to channel LBJ

    In UC Irvine speech, Obama might want to channel LBJ
    Saturday will mark the second time a sitting U.S. president delivers an address at UC Irvine. The first was Lyndon Johnson, who dedicated the site of the future University of California institution on June 20, 1964. The University of California system...
  • Tonys 2014: What time are the Tony Awards?

    Tonys 2014: What time are the Tony Awards?
    Hit the lights, turn up the volume, cue the actors -- anddddd perfect.  The 2014 Tony Awards will air live Sunday, June 8, at 8 p.m. ET (and delayed to air at 8 p.m. PT) on CBS, from Radio City Musical Hall in New York City. This year, “A...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Many categories remain wide open

    A surprise? At an awards show? The forgone-conclusion nature that is increasingly endemic to entertainment awards shows doesn't hold true for this year's Tony Awards in New York. Many of the categories remain wide open, including the evening's biggest...
  • Schmoozing and Selfies on Tonys Red Carpet

    If Neil Patrick Harris was nervous about being up for a Tony Award, he didn't show it as he walked the red carpet outside Radio City Music Hall on Sunday. Harris was all smiles as he paused to take pictures with fans before stepping into the theater....