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Stephen Colbert slyly slams Trump in Tony Awards bit

Cynthia Nixon won her second Tony, this time for her work in Lillian Hellman's "The Little Foxes ". Broadway enjoyed a record-breaking season thanks to last year's Tony victor, pop culture juggernaut " Hamilton ", and musicals like " Hello, Dolly! " and " Come From Away ", which won a Tony for director Christopher Ashley .


'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

'Dear Evan Hansen,' Bette Midler, 'Oslo' win big at Broadway's Tony Awards

A giddy Pasek, in accepting the award on the Radio City Music Hall stage, praised those who brought " Dear Evan Hansen " to life at the Music Box Theater in NY. Rebecca Taichman won best directing play honors for " Indecent ". And in choreography , Andy Blankenbuehler joined his " Hamilton " colleague Lacamoire with a repeat win this year, this time for " Bandstand ".



Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

The Divine Miss M, who won best actress for " Hello, Dolly! " was not going to be denied and signaled she was in a feisty mood early: "I'd like to thank all the Tony voters - many of whom I've actually dated", she joked. " Bette Midler for President!" Michael Greif has now helmed two Best Musical champs ("Rent" and " Dear Evan Hansen ") without winning Best Director.



Cosby defense rests after calling one witness

Cosby, 79, arrived at court on Monday accompanied by his wife and business manager, CamilleCosby, who had not previously made an appearance at the trial. Prosecutors wanted 13 other accusers to give evidence at the trial, but the judge allowed just one, an assistant to his agent at the William Morris Agency.


Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

Tverskaya Street, known in Soviet times as Gorky Street, is one of Moscow's main thoroughfares. Despite a harsh police crackdown that saw Navalny among 1,000 people detained in Moscow , fresh demonstrations are planned for Monday. Petersburg where a protest was taking place at the Field of Mars park, where protesters were chanting "shame". Navalny's spokeswoman Kira Yarmish, said power at their office had been cut by authorities.



Dancing host Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony Awards

Dear Evan Hansen , the teen-angst driven musical about a high school outsider, won the top prize at Sunday's Tony Awards , Broadway's highest honours, while J.T. Later in the show, Kevin was joined by his " House of Cards " co-star Robin Wright as they dressed in character as President Frank Underwood and his wife Claire to hand the Best Musical nominees envelope to Lin-Manuel Miranda.