The Tony Award show rant was actually dialed back a bit for Robert De Niro, who had previously said he wanted to punch Donald Trump in the face. Follow along to get a behind-the-scenes look at the show and to see what producers, creative teams and actors are saying after their big wins. "It's F*** Trump!" De Niro added.
"Boy, do we need that now".
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.
De Niro, a respected Oscar-winning actor, opened his introduction of rocker Bruce Springsteen with a brief quip: "I'm gonna to say one thing".
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".
The CBS live broadcast of the ceremony in New York's Radio City Music Hall managed to bleep out the swear words after running on a slight delay, but the outburst was reportedly not censored in other countries.
Most Famous Goat: Once On This Island won best musical revival, meaning that its resident goat is now the most famous goat on Broadway.
The 2007 film, The Band's Visit, was critically acclaimed when it was released in Israel, receiving 8 Ophir Awards, including best film, best director, best lead actor for Gabbai and best lead actress for the late Ronit Elkabetz. Members of Herzfeld's drama department took the Tony stage to serenade her with Seasons of Love from Rent.
The highlight of the Tony Awards, aside from the heartfelt speeches of the winners, is the performances from each year's nominees.
"I don't care what he likes".
The crowd's reaction was a standing ovation.