There's going to be a lot of "bounce" at tonight's Tony Awards, or so host Hugh Jackman is promising on Instagram. But what else do we know about the award ceremony?
The Tony Awards always promises to be a night of drama, stirring songs and as many celebrities as it is physically possible to pack into the Radio City Music Hall, New York. As it's always something of an occasion even for those who haven't tread the Broadway boards, here's what we know so far about tonight's award ceremony:
Hugh Jackman will host the awards for the fourth time.
Hugh Jackman - The Host
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A Gentleman's Guide To Love, Murder and Costume Design by Linda Cho - Bloomingdale's department store celebrates the 2014 Tony Awards with windows showcasing the costumes and sketches from the four best musical nominees and special Tony award recipient, costume designer Jane Greenwood. - New York, New York, United States - Wednesday 14th May 2014
Cicely Tyson picked up Best Actress at the Tony Awards 2013, though she divided critics with her gown.
Cicely Tyson caused quite the stir on Twitter Sunday night, though not for her Tony Award win for best actress. The Trip to Bountiful actress had turned heads by turning up to the bash in an Ursula-inspired dress that also resembled a giant.purple..scrunchy. Whatever, it looked pretty impressive and made Tyson look like some cool villainess. But nobody knew who designed it.
According to the Los Angeles Times, fashion houses quickly took credit everyone else's shoes, gowns and jewellery, though the press release owning up to Tyson's gown never came. Until Monday.
Finally, some 24 hours after the Tony Award, the design house B. Michael America took credit for the elaborate gown, confirming it was part of its pre-spring 2014 haute couture collection. The trumpet-shaped dress is apparently made from indigo blue silk and features "hand-draped ruffle seams." So there you go.
Continue reading: So THAT's Who Designed Cicely Tyson's Tony Awards Gown [Pictures]