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Correct Morning, Broadway! Customary ‘Hairspray’ Solid Reunites for 2021 Tonys

Correct Morning, Broadway! Customary ‘Hairspray’ Solid Reunites for 2021 Tonys

Original Hairspray Cast Reunites Tony Awards 2021 Matthew Morrison Marissa Jaret Winokour

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Matthew Morrison and Marissa Jaret Winokur
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You shall be in a position to’t quit Broadway! Matthew Morrison, Marissa Jaret Winokur and more of the new forged of Hairspray kicked off the 2021 Tony Awards with a stellar homage to musical theater.

The Glee alum, 42, and the former Dancing With the Stars contestant, 48, returned to their roles as Link Larkin and Tracy Turnblad, respectively, to perform “You Can’t Cease the Beat” on Sunday, September 26, on the Chilly weather Backyard Theatre in New York Metropolis. The pair originated the characters in the 2002 Broadway manufacturing, which earned the Valuable particular person Tall Brother alum her first Tony Award for Fully Actress in a Musical.

Morrison and Winokur were joined by Kerry Butler, Chester Gregory and Darlene Be pleased before host Audra McDonald took the stage to officially originate up the tell.

“I hold repeatedly regarded as the Tonys as Broadway’s prom night nonetheless tonight feels more fancy a homecoming,” McDonald, 51, acknowledged in her emotional monologue, giving credit to all these that worked racy to perform Sunday’s celebration trusty for performers and viewers individuals amid the COVID-19 disaster.

The six-time Tony winner is internet internet hosting the live awards presentation, honoring nominees from the 2019/2020 season. In a while Sunday, Leslie Odom Jr. is preserving the occasion going with a two-hour live performance occasion with performances from Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Freestyle Be pleased Supreme, the forged of Fully Musical nominee Jagged Miniature Pill and more.

While the Tony Awards on the total get location in the spring, the tell became as soon as majorly postponed due to the the coronavirus pandemic. Broadway reveals were build on withhold in March 2020 and are slowly starting up to reopen their doorways, with even more productions anticipated to resume in October.

On the crimson carpet, Tom Hiddleston unfolded about what makes this year’s occasion feel even more special than years prior.

“I own it’s [camaraderie],” the 40-year-outdated British actor, nominated for Fully Leading Actor in a Play for his work in Betrayal, informed CBS New York. “I own the fellowship of the community is what I’m making an strive forward to most.”

Hiddleston went on to reward the multitalented artists nominated alongside him, gushing, “There are performers in there who I am in awe of, who cease issues that I’m able to’t cease and they cease them every day of the week. Eight reveals a week. I own it’ll be a if truth be told perfect celebration of live theater. … We’ve missed it.”

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Correct Morning, Broadway! Customary ‘Hairspray’ Solid Reunites for 2021 Tonys