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Best Of Broadway On The TONY Awards

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created image of Tony Awards logo with dateSunday June 9th on CBS will be the 67th Tony Awards. The Tonys recognize the best of Broadway for the season. I like the award show because you get a taste of the plays and musicals playing that year. I also like that Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting for the fourth time. He always brings an energy to the telecast. In honor of the Tony Awards I decided to post a video from the 2000 awards. It is the third part of the musical ‘Contact’ also subtitled ‘Contact’ to the tune ‘Simply Irresistible‘ by Robert Palmer.
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For A Poor Man, The Tony Awards Are Great Fun

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screencap of Sutton Foster singing in 2011 Tony Awards
Sutton Foster singing in 2011 Tony Awards

I don’t get to see Broadway shows in person and I’ve never been to the actual Broadway – yet. But each year I check out the Tony awards shown on CBS. It is my chance to sample the best of Broadway from my couch. I have some favorite performances and hope that the 2012 edition will add to them.
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“Get Over It” is a nice little gem

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Poster for the 2001 comedy Get Over It Late night movies on TV usually consist of years old blockbusters or straight to DVD crap. The other night WGN America showed the 2001 high school romantic comedy “Get Over It” and afterward I wondered how I missed this when it came to the theaters. From the funny title sequence to the musical number before the end credits the cast of then relatively unknowns make “Get Over It” a fun time.
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The return of the original High School Musical

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On July 8th a sing-along version of the 1978 movie “Grease” will be released in selected cities for two weeks. The film will be shown with the lyrics to the songs on screen. I don’t know why they need the lyrics on the screen. If you have seen the movie as many times as I have, shouldn’t you have the lyrics memorized… right? Did I say that out loud? *sigh*

Grease – Summer Nights (1978)