"It's no longer 'down with Trump.' It's 'f**k Trump!'" he added.
The legendary actor urged the audience to vote in November and lauded Springsteen for his own political commitment before the singer sat at a piano for a moving performance based on his Springsteen on Broadway show that had him singing his classic hit, My Hometown.
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.
Herzfeld, the one-woman drama department at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was cheered by the crowd at Radio City Music Hall. However, "Carousel" choreographer Justin Peck won the Tony, and cast member Lindsay Mendez won the the Tony for best supporting actress.
In our awards-show glutted culture, there's nothing unusual about ceremonies that work tirelessly to convince us that they don't take themselves too seriously.
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"Inarticulate, Low IQ Robert DeNiro screams "F- Trump" on The Tony Awards and gets a standing ovation". The 82-year-old star of her show, the veteran British actress and government official Glenda Jackson, also found herself on the winner's podium at Radio City Music Hall. Winning all but one of the 11 categories it was nominated for, the musical also took the prizes for best featured actor, for Ar'iel Stachel, as well as best book by Itamar Moses, best director, orchestration, sound design and lighting. He also looked touched, but mostly that he wanted to use a little of that Harry Potter magic to disappear.
"For so many years of my life I pretended I was not a Middle Eastern person", he said, addressing his parents in the audience.
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". And then he admitted in front of many, many witnesses that his dramatic skills killed famed acting coach Lee Strasberg.
Biggest Missed Opportunity: Tony Shalhoub won for his performance in The Band's Visit, but not for Best Mustache on Broadway.