As theatre fans gathered in anticipation to find out who would win on Broadway’s biggest night, the stars themselves took to social media to share their enthusiasm for the celebration of theatre and their community. From photos at exclusive after-parties to reactions to the winners, Playbill presents the 25 tweets that exemplify the outpouring of love for art onstage.
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Dad & Son Platt.
How about that. pic.twitter.com/bPum9H0eBX
— josh groban (@joshgroban) June 12, 2017
In all the pandemonium tonight I neglected to thank the brilliant ensemble of "Hello Dolly", whom I adore. Please forgive me kids! I'm old!
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) June 12, 2017
— Jonah Platt (@JonahPlatt) June 12, 2017
Happy @TheTonyAwards day!!! To the wonderful performers and creators--thank you for your dedication. Can't wait to cry in public about it.❤️
— Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles) June 11, 2017
— Rachel Bloom (@Racheldoesstuff) June 11, 2017
— Jennifer Tepper (@jenashtep) June 12, 2017
— Javier Muñoz (@JMunozActor) June 12, 2017
Now my wife AND my husband are Tony winners!!!!! GAAAAVINNNNN!!!!! ❤❤❤
— Alex Boniello (@AlexBoniello) June 12, 2017
My summer aesthetic is Glenn Close handing things to Bette Midler.
— Tim Federle (@TimFederle) June 12, 2017
I love Gavin Creel #Tonys2017
So happy for @LaurieMetcalfe
— Tracie Thoms (@traciethoms) June 12, 2017
— Gareth Fry (@garethfrysound) June 12, 2017
I love theater, I love people who make theater, I love people who love theater. Theater paints in empathy and that's what we need.Goodnight!