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The 10 Best and Worst Moments From the 2014 Tonys

From a glam Neil Patrick Harris to rap stars tackling ‘The Music Man,’ here’s a breakdown of the show’s highlights and missteps

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One night a year, Broadway takes its best and brightest talents uptown for a tip of the top hat to the old-school hoofers and New-Hollwyood celebrities that have tripped the lights along the Great White Way. The 68th Annual Tony Awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall does double duty, however — namely, by giving TV viewers a chance to see what New York's theatrical crème de la crème have been doing for the past 12 months.  

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For many of us, watching the Tonys on TV are the closest we'll get to experiencing a smapler platter of Broadway, and last night's broadcast certainly gave us a taste of what we've been missing. But the show also delivered a number of, shall we say, questionable moments as well — some of which may or may not have involved copious tap-dancing, gleeful glam-rock and the gratuitous exploitation of rap stars. Here's a quick look at the highs and lows of the Tonys.


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