Garfield, who in "Angels in America" plays Prior Walter, a gay man coping with AIDS and abandonment by his boyfriend, dedicated his award to "the countless LGBTQ people who have fought and died for the right to live and love" as they choose.
Neither Bareilles nor Groban have won a Grammy or a Tony despite selling millions of albums and appearing on Broadway.
In one of the ceremony's most mesmerizing moments, Melody Herzfeld, the heroic drama teacher who nurtured numerous young people demanding change following the February school shooting in Parkland, Florida, was honored from the Tony Award stage.
Worst Bruce Springsteen Concert: Billy Joel opened for Bruce Springsteen, presenting his friend with a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater. However, "Carousel" choreographer Justin Peck won the Tony, and cast member Lindsay Mendez won the the Tony for best supporting actress. He got a huge standing ovation from the room, and continued with.
Best Harry Potter Cosplay: While Sara Bareilles cast an excellent, if somewhat delayed Incendio spell, Josh Groban turned himself into Harry Potter (or at Least Jamie Parker, who plays him in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) without any Polyjuice Potion. His admission letter to Hogwarts is undoubtedly on its way.
In other wins, Glenda Jackson added to her impressive resume with a Tony Award for best actress in a play for her work in a revival of Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women".
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It is also the only US diplomatic installation in China authorized to process immigrant visas and handle adoptions. Aled Williams, a British teacher at a kindergarten said Thursday that the reports sounded "sci-fi-ish".
The Oscar-winning actor has been a frequent, and sometimes coarse, critic of Trump. Viewers at home weren't able to hear what he said as he was bleeped!
Darkest Confession: John Leguizamo won a Special Tony Award and gave a heart-warming speech about the impact of theater on his life, "I'm a living example of how theater can change you. Happy birthday, Judy Garland!"
"The Band's Visit, " an intimate musical about unexpected connections in the Middle East, harvested a whopping 10 Tonys, including best musical, while "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, " at $68 million the most expensive non-musical production ever mounted on Broadway, won six awards, including best play.
The audience then erupted in cheers and stood clapping.