Monday, June 11, 2012

Top quotes from Tony Awards

The Tony Awards would've been a bit more fun, for me, at least, to see the Asolo Rep alumni who were members of the "Bonnie & Clyde" team pick up trophies.

But host Neil Patrick Harris proved highly entertaining again, as did the winners.

Even I if had never met/interviewed any of them recently in Sarasota.

Many gave great speeches worth quoting.

Here's my favorite, from Mike Nichols, accepting the award for best director of a play for "Death of a Salesman."
There's not a person in this theater that doesn't know what it is to be a salesman - to be out there in the blue riding on a smile and a shoeshine. As we know, a salesman has got to dream. It goes with the territory.
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Photo: Mike Nichols accepts the Tony for Best Direction of a Play during the 66th Annual Tony Awards at the Beacon Theater in New York, June 10, 2012. Nichols won for his work in "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman." / Sara Krulwich/AP

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