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04/19/2007


Rosie O'Donnell to Receive Special Tony Award

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Rosie O'Donnell is set to receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award at this year's Tony Awards, presented annually to a theater community member for humanitarian, social service or charitable contributions, according to the Hollywood Reporter:

O'Donnell was chosen for the 2014 award in recognition of her commitment to arts education for New York City public school children and her establishment of the nonprofit arts education foundation Rosie's Theater Kids (originally known as Rosie's Broadway Kids), which provides students with training in dance, music and drama, mentoring programs and exposure to professional theater.

"Rosie exemplifies the spirit and the generosity of the Broadway community through her "pay it forward" mentality within the arts community and beyond," said Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing.

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Hugh Jackman to Host Tony Awards: VIDEO

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Yesterday afternoon, Hugh Jackman announced that he would be announcing the Tony Awards on June 8 at Radio City Music Hall.

Last year's host, Neil Patrick Harris, who is busy preparing for the leading role in the revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, took the news in stride, despite some taunting from Jackman.

Tweeted NPH: "I'm so proud of @RealHughJackman for hosting this year's Tony Awards and for calling me an hour ago to say, 'Suck it!'"

Watch Jackman's video, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Here are All the Musical Numbers from the 2013 Tony Awards: VIDEO

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Last night we posted Neil Patrick Harris's showstopping opening number from the Tonys. Check it out here.

The show did go on, and the Oscars could learn a few things from how to entertain. Check out every performance from last night's show including Matilda, Kinky Boots, Pippin, Cinderella, Annie, Motown: The Musical, Bring It On, and Cyndi Lauper, AFTER THE JUMP...

And check out the complete winners' list HERE.

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Cyndi Lauper Accepts 'Best Score' Tony Award, is First Woman to Win: VIDEO

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One of the many highlights of last night's Tony Awards was watching Cyndi Lauper bring home an award for her score for Kinky Boots. Lauper was the first woman ever to win in the category.

Watch her accept, AFTER THE JUMP...

She later tweeted: "I won!!"

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