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Lyndon B. Johnson

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  • 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....
  • Tony Awards Backstage: Bryan Cranston Compares Stage Acting to Crystal Meth

    The winners of the 2014 Tony Awards converged backstage with their glittering new hardware in hand. Here's a look at the emotional outbursts, moments of hilarity and off-the-cuff confessions from the press room on Broadway's biggest night. Best Leading...
  • Obama delivers message of optimism to UCI graduates

    Obama delivers message of optimism to UCI graduates
    President Obama's commencement address, delivered to thousands of UC Irvine graduates Saturday, focused on the aspirations of the current generation and the need for optimism when dealing with future problems. More than 8,000 graduates and their...
  • Tony Awards 2014: Bryan Cranston wins best actor in a play

    Bryan Cranston won the Tony Award for lead actor in a play on Sunday for his performance as President Lyndon B. Johnson in the historical drama "All the Way" by Robert Schenkkan.  Cranston, former star of TV's "Breaking Bad" and "Malcolm in the Middle,"...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • No, 12-year-old evildoers aren't 'adults'

     
    Friday's print column, expanding on a recent blog post Almost as shocking as the accusation that two 12-year-old girls from near Milwaukee stabbed a friend nearly to death Saturday was the news that authorities are charging the girls as adults.......
  • Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking

    Tony Awards 2014: 'Gentleman's Guide' shows big rewards in risk-taking
    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder," the musical with no marquee names or obvious marketing hook, won big at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, proving that a droll Edwardian tale of homicide, a few murderously clever patter songs and the killingly funny...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' drives New Yorkers wild

    "IT'S LIKE a big Italian wedding here tonight!" That's what actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio exclaimed at the premiere of Clint Eastwood's screen version of Broadway's "Jersey Boys." Indeed, inside the Paris Theater there was a more than the...