THE SCREENING ROOM: Performances From the 2013 Tony Awards, Including Kinky Boots, Matilda and More
By Michael Gioia
The 67th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, featured performances that highlighted the entire 2012-13 Broadway season, including high-flying cheerleaders, "Revolting Children" from Matilda, A Christmas Story and Annie, fabulous drag queens and more. Which performance was your favorite?
Performances from this season's musicals included a medley from Matilda, including "Revolting Children"; "It's All Happening" from Bring It On: The Musical; "In My Own Little Corner" and "Impossible" from Cinderella; a medley of hit songs from Motown; "It's the Hard Knock Life" and "Little Girls," featuring Jane Lynch, from Annie; "You'll Shoot Your Eye Out" from A Christmas Story, the Musical; a medley from Pippin; and "Everybody Say Yeah" from Kinky Boots.
Other performances at the 2013 ceremony included a spoof on Broadway stars taking to television, featuring Andrew Rannells, Megan Hilty and Laura Benanti; a reappearance from last year's big winner, Once; a look at The Rascals; "True Colors" from Tony winner Cyndi Lauper; and more.
Watch (or re-watch) your favorites from the night.
The 2013 opening number:
Matilda the Musical medley:
"It's All Happening" from Bring It On: The Musical:
"In My Own Little Corner" and "Impossible" from Cinderella:
"It's the Hard Knock Life" and "Little Girls" from Annie:
Neil Patrick Harris, Megan Hilty, Andrew Rannells and Laura Benanti sing about being on television:
The Rascals' performance:
"You'll Shoot Your Eye Out" from A Christmas Story, the Musical:
The Phantom of the Opera's performance, celebrating its 25th anniversary and introduced by Harold Prince:
The "In Memoriam" segment, featuring a performance of "True Colors" by Tony winner Cyndi Lauper:
"Everybody Say Yeah" from Kinky Boots:
The closing number, featuring Harris and Audra McDonald:
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