I’m watching the Tony Awards, hosted by the phenomenal Neil Patrick Harris, and as always I am blown away by his ability to do it all. Sing. Dance. Tell a joke. Perform magic. And, most importantly…
Have a sense of humor about it all.
But once the Tony winners start taking the stage, that goes right out the window.
Take the lovely Judith Light, who won the Tony for Best Featured Actress in a Play.
She graciously thanked everyone in the American Theatre Wing, the voters, her cast and crew, the box office workers, her family, her manager and agent, etc, etc.
And then she started talking to the theatre community. Got all hyper-earnest and intense. You could see sweat start to glisten on her upper lip, and veins pop out on her forehead.
And I just wanted to say, “Judith, chill. Let’s get some perspective here.”
I mean, I had a letter to Sports Illustrated published in the mailbag of the June 10th issue, and you don’t see me standing on a street corner making speeches about it.
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