"And especially that of the LGBTQ community".
"Angels in America" is "for anyone who has felt like they don't belong, who have felt ostracized by their culture, who have been told or indoctrinated by religion or by a society that somehow they were created wrong", Garfield adds. All three performers had moving speeches-Stachel talked about his former denial of his Middle Eastern heritage and the power of the musical's diversity ("I am part of a cast of actors who thought we'd never get to play our own races", he said).
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"At a moment in time, where maybe the most important thing that we remember right now is the sanctity of the human spirit, it is the profound privilege of my life to play Prior Walter in Angels in America because he represents the purest spirit of humanity", he said.
While there was clearly an undercurrent of resistance to the current administration in Washington, winners did not overtly attack President Donald Trump. And then he did it again.
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The court's decision essentially endorses "the very purging that Congress expressly sought to protect against", Sotomayor wrote. The state sends automatic notices to any registered voter who doesn't cast a vote during a two-year election cycle.
"That was the best part of the whole evening!" commented actor John Leguizamo later that night at the Plaza Hotel after-party. Its major award was Best Revival, meaning that Tony Kushner got to speak, both urging voters to heal our democracy, and wishing a happy birthday to Judy Garland. He also declared, "I'm an immigrant, and I'm not an animal" - referring to Trump's recent remarks that some people living in a country illegally or without legal permission are "animals".
Angels in America - a two-part play which lasts nearly eight hours - was first shown in 1991, but Andrew told Newsbeat previous year that the play's message is still relevant.
Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sang "Seasons of Love" from the musical "Rent". She later encouraged many of her pupils to lead the nationwide movement for gun reform.
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And as much as I love the Knicks, my favorite team, the front office shouldn't be trusted to put the proper pieces around LeBron. The Warriors know how to defend and attack him, just as they know how to defend and attack Korver.
This story has been corrected to show that the official after-party was at the Plaza Hotel, not the Ritz Hotel.