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Comics rally around Kathy Griffin amid Trump photo controversy

Comics rally around Kathy Griffin amid Trump photo controversy

First lady Melania Trump called the image "disturbing" and said it "makes you wonder about the mental health of the person who did it". The Associated Press reports that during her press conference , Griffin both pledged to keep making fun of Trump , and, as the AP report says, Griffin "tearfully predicted her career is over and said Trump 'broke me'".


Outsider tale 'Dear Evan Hansen' proves popular with Tony Award voters

Outsider tale 'Dear Evan Hansen' proves popular with Tony Award voters

It also won best score when the song-writing duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul added the Tony to their trophy cabinet which contains their recent Oscar for the City Of Stars song from La La Land . Kevin Klein, who won the Tony for leading actor in a play for " Present Laughter " mixed his thanks with a shout out for the National Endowment for the Arts, which the Trump administration wants to shut down.


Kevin Spacey to lead Tonys Awards with gentle humor

Kevin Spacey to lead Tonys Awards with gentle humor

Best play went to Oslo , a three-hour show about diplomatic meetings between Israel and Palestine which will head to London in September. 'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, ' the most nominated show of the season, won just two awards, for set and lighting design.



Timely shows, big stars vie for top honors at Broadway's Tony Awards

Four dramas by American playwrights were vying for best play: " Oslo , " inspired by the little-known role played by a Norwegian married couple in facilitating the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that led to the 1993 Oslo Accords; " Sweat , " by Lynn Nottage, which anatomizes the damaging impact of economic decline on the lives and friendships of factory workers in a struggling Pennsylvania city; " Indecent , " by Paula Vogel, which tells the back story of a 1923 NY production of the ...



Cosby's accuser present as comedian's trial continues

She has previously testified that she did not immediately share her allegations with police or her family. "Just getting started", defense attorney Angela Agrusa told reporters as she left the Montgomery County Courthouse on Tuesday after she spent a couple of hours cross-examining Andrea Constand .