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Memorable Moments From the 2018 Tony Awards

Memorable Moments From the 2018 Tony Awards

"America", the famously frank Jackson said, graciously, "is always great".

Metcalf's award marked the second consecutive Tony for the actress, who past year won for best lead actress in a play for her performance in "A Doll's House, Part 2". The revival of Angels in America had 11 and the two-part play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child had 10.

Co-hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles kicked the show off with a self-parodying duet on piano for all the losers out there - including them. Tragic for those of us who can't afford tickets to his show, but on the plus side, it was significantly shorter than the E Street Band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction speech. However, "Carousel" choreographer Justin Peck won the Tony, and cast member Lindsay Mendez won the the Tony for best supporting actress. She told the crowd how early in her career, she'd been encouraged to change her last name to Matthews to better her chances of playing non-minority roles. Her presence at the podium proved that was lousy advice.

Actor Robert De Niro repeatedly declared "F- Trump" while speaking onstage at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, and promptly received a standing ovation.

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The cast and producers of "The Band's Visit" pose backstage with their awards, which include the Tony for Best Musical.

Robert De Niro's over coming up with clever ways to insult President Trump - he's now sticking with "F*** Trump", which he just blurted out at the Tony Awards. twice. He was bleeped out.

"We are all sacred and we all belong", Garfield said. "So let's just bake a cake for everyone who wants a cake to be baked".

Tony Kushner's landmark drama about gay life and the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, also had a strong showing, earning the Tony for best revival of a play while stars Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane were honored as best leading actor and best featured actor in a play, respectively. He continued, "I want any kid who is watching to know that your biggest obstacle may turn into your objective". Even Springsteen could be seen nodding his head in time with the music.