He continued his speech with: "Now I'll get to my introduction".
Although most of the speakers at the Tony Awards avoided mentioning Trump by name, many sporting "Times Up" pins and highlighting left-leaning organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union.
As he took to the stage in NY to introduce a performance by Bruce Springsteen, the Oscar winning screen icon began a furious attack on the US President.
An emotional high point arrived early in the ceremony when members of the drama department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., site of a mass shooting in February, sang "Seasons of Love" from "Rent".
The victor for best featured actress in a musical was Lindsay Mendez for her work in the revival of "Carousel". Two expletives earned him a standing ovation and a shower of admiration from the liberal crowd.
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Jackson, 82, returning to Broadway after 30 years and a lengthy term as a British politician, was named best actress for her tour-de-force performance in Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women".
De Niro is one of the most respected actors in the United States with two Oscar wins for Raging Bull and The Godfather: Part II. He also looked touched, but mostly that he wanted to use a little of that Harry Potter magic to disappear.
"What makes this fourth time special is that this is the first time I'll actually be on the Tony stage with my cast representing our Tony-nominated show!"
Springsteen, whose show started as a limited 8-week run in October 2017 will play for 236 performances before year's end, said appearing on Broadway has been "one of the most exciting things I've ever experienced". Anyone want to chip in for bail money?
Most Frustrating Beep: Robert DeNiro took the stage and then let loose with ...something that was vehemently beeped out by the producers before sullying the ears of the at-home audience.