Broadway musical "The Band's Visit" sweeps 2018 Tony Award

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"For so many years of my life I pretended I was not a Middle Eastern person", he said, addressing his parents in the audience.

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Shalhoub, best known for his role on Monk, exited The Band's Visit earlier this year. "It is a spirit that says we are all made perfectly". In the coming months, Sasson Gabai, the veteran Israeli actor who portrayed the lead role of Tawfiq in the film, will be taking on the role on Broadway as well.

Ari'el Stachel, accepting for his featured performance in The Band's Visit, fought back tears explaining that he hid his Middle Eastern identity following September 11, encouraging people to embrace who they are: "Your biggest obstacle may be your greatest objective".

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Best Revival of a Play: "Angels in America".

Legendary actress Jackson, 82, meanwhile is virtually sure to win her first Tony for her star turn in Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women".

"I never dreamed that one day I, a Brit of all things, would be honoured with the same lifetime award that my idol won, by my peers and the true home of the musical, Broadway".

"Let's not forget that 90% of us leave empty-handed tonight". He also dedicated the honour to "the countless LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) people who have fought and died for the right to live and love as we are created to". Bareilles and Groban will try to do that while also eviscerating any memory of last year's Tony host, Kevin Spacey, who since then has been accused by at least 24 men of sexual misconduct or assault. In the hours that followed, every nominated musical got a chance to show off, including Best Musical victor The Band's Visit and Best Revival of a Musical victor Once On This Island. She accepted in tears, recounting that when she moved to NY, she was told to change her last name to Matthews or she wouldn't work. The stage adaptations of the Lindsay Lohan film and the Nickelodeon cartoon are both up for 12 prizes, including the coveted Best Musical.

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