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Women Made History at Tony Awards 2015 - See How!

It was a historic night for women at the 2015 Tony Awards, which were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 7) in New York City.

For the first time ever, the Best Musical winner was written solely by women – Fun Home‘s Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, who also won the awards for Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical. This year also marked the first time that an all-female writing team won the award for Best Original Score.

In addition to this big wins, it seems this year may have had more wins by women overall than any other year!

The King and I‘s Kelli O’Hara and The Audience‘s Helen Mirren won in the leading acting categories while The King and I‘s Ruthie Ann Miles and You Can’t Take It With You‘s Annaleigh Ashford were victorious in the supporting categories.

To learn more about women making history in theater, visit The-Interval.com!


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Neil Patrick Harris Parodies His Oscars Joke at Tony Awards 2015 (Video)

Neil Patrick Harris smiles wide while backstage at the 2015 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 7) in New York City.

The 41-year-old actor, who won a Tony last year for his work in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, skipped the red carpet and was one of the final presenters of the night.

Neil started off by parodying one of his big jokes from the Oscars earlier in the year.

“Before I present the next award, earlier in the night I made some predictions in that locked box over there,” Neil joked.


Neil Patrick Harris Parodies His Oscars Joke at Tony Awards 2015

FYI: Neil is wearing a dunhill tuxedo.

10+ pictures inside of Neil Patrick Harris at the Tony Awards… More Here! »

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Watch Kelli O'Hara's Crazy Fast Tonys Quick Change! (Video)

Tony winners Kelli O’Hara and Michael Cerveris pose together in the press room following their wins at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The two Broadway legends picked up awards for their work in the musicals The King and I and Fun Home, respectively.

WATCH: The super cute speech Kelli O’Hara gave after winning!

During the show, Kelli performed with the cast of her show and had to do a super fast, 40-second quick change backstage in the middle of the performance. Lucky for us, it was all documented on video and you can see the amazing work being done below!


Kelli O’Hara’s Crazy Fast Tonys Quick Change!

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Michael is wearing Armani.

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There Was a Bradley Cooper Gay Joke on the Tonys (Video)

Bradley Cooper was the victim of one of the first jokes of the night made by hosts Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming during the 2015 Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 7) in New York City.

The 40-year-old actor was the first presenter of the night and the two hosts referenced a rumor that he is gay while introducing him to the stage.

“I’m so excited to introduce our first presenter because he’s someone I’ve slept with,” Kristin said.

“Me too!” Alan replied.

“No, I just wanted to get the rumor out!” Kristin then said while giving her co-host a stern look.


Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Make Bradley Cooper Gay Joke
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Harry Connick Jr. & Debra Messing Celebrate Broadway at the Tony Awards 2015!

Debra Messing strikes a pose on the red carpet at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The 46-year-old actress was joined at the event by Harry Connick Jr., who brought along his daughter Georgia, Jim Parsons, Gretchen Mol, Marg Helgenberger, Corey Stoll with his fiancee Nadia Bowers and more!

Harry and Debra met up on the red carpet and later, Harry and his fellow American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez took photos together backstage at the show.

FYI: Gretchen is wearing a Sophie Theallet dress. Jim is wearing an Ermenegildo Zegna suit and Louis Leeman shoes. Marg is wearing a Marchesa dress.

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'An American in Paris' Stars Perform Beautiful Ballet at Tony Awards 2015! (Video)

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope perform a beautiful ballet during their performance at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The two An American in Paris stars were nominated for Best Leading Actor in a Musical and Best Leading Actress in a Musical, respectively, for their work in the musical!

Fellow nominees from the show, Max Von Essen and Brandon Uranowitz, also were featured in the performance. Watch the full clip below.

While An American in Paris didn’t win Best Musical, it did win four awards – Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Scenic Design of a Musical, and Best Lighting Design of a Musical.

“An American in Paris” – Tony Awards 2015
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Kelli O'Hara Wins 1st Tony Award After 6 Nominations Over the Years - Watch Her Acceptance Speech!

Kelli O’Hara does a dance on stage after giving her acceptance speech at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress won the Best Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her work in The King & I. This was Kelli‘s first win after getting six nominations over the years and the crowd gave her a standing ovation when she arrived on stage to give her speech!

Kelli‘s speech was so cute – at the end, she danced off stage and told the audience she was going to do the worm. Watch below!

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Ruthie is wearing a Giulietta gown.

See photos of Kelli O’Hara during the show and on the red carpet…More Here! »

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