But the biggest surprise of the night came when Robert De Niro, appearing on stage to introduce Springsteen, used the "F-bomb" against U.S. President Donald Trump. It was censored for the TV audience, but De Niro's lips were easy to read. Once again relegated to backstage where she was clearly having more fun than everyone else, Rachel Bloom, patron saint of Tony fans, was a rock, including asking Amy Schumer if the Tony nominee was Jewish.
Given that show's success on the evening, it wasn't a huge shock that Frozen did not win Best Musical at the Tony Awards.
De Niro made his comments at a groundbreaking for a new restaurant and hotel complex in Toronto.
"Harry Potter", a record-setting $69 million two-part production set 19 years after the last of J.K. Rowling's best-selling novels about the boy wizard, won a total of six Tonys including best new play and best director.
Nadal-del Potro, Thiem-Cecchinato in French Open semifinals
Backed by fans who loudly chanted her first name between games, Halep went ahead 3-0 with the help of only one victor . The 16th-seeded Gauff, who is 14 years old, beat 15th-seeded Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3.
Its major award was Best Revival, meaning that Tony Kushner got to speak, both urging voters to heal our democracy, and wishing a happy birthday to Judy Garland.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Glenda Jackson, "Three Tall Women".
Robert De Niro introduces a performance by Bruce Springsteen at the 72nd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 10, 2018, in NY.
Punctuated by a crowd pleasing performance from Bruce Springsteen himself, the otherwise overall pretty lively Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosted annual celebration of American theatre also saw not a lot of ratings change from past year.