Tonys: 11 out of 23, with three to goSunday, 10 June 2012 10:28 PM Written by Chris Rawson
This is embarassing: normally just about anyone can get 2/3 or 3/4 of them right, and here I am holding on, hoping to break even. . . . Congratulations to Michael Kahn whose Shakespeare Theatre in D.C. was the deserved winner of the regional theater Tony, which is awarded based on a recommendation by my group, the American Theatre Critics Association. We can be proud of this one, it's a worthy choice, as with 90% of our picks over the years. . . . Was Hugh Jackman really surprised when his wife slipped out to go to the loo and suddenly appeared on stage to give him a special Tony? Really? And yet he gave such a lovely speech, without missing a beat? Is he really that articulate and smart, in addition to being so handsome? The rest of us better give up.