Backstage At "The 62nd Annual Tony Awards"

by Rachelle Hruska · June 16, 2008

Host Whoopi Goldberg with Carlos Falchi clutch bag; “Legally Blonde” star Laura Bell Bundy and “Pushing Daisies” star Kristen Chenowith at Lierac Paris; “Lipstick Jungle” Brooke Shields at Pureology; Harry Connick Jr. and daughter Georgia with Vera Bradley duffle-bag; [Photos via Wire Image]

Host Whoopi Goldberg with Carlos Falchi clutch bag; “Legally Blonde” star Laura Bell Bundy and “Pushing Daisies” star Kristen Chenowith at Lierac Paris; “Lipstick Jungle” Brooke Shields at Pureology; and Harry Connick Jr. and daughter Georgia with Vera Bradley duffle-bag.

Last night The Tony Awards broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall. Marking 62 years of excellence on Broadway, the 2008 Tony Awards were presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing. Not only did talented artists walk away with awards, but a bunch of fabulous gifts at the Official Presenter Gift Lounge Produced by On 3 Productions.

Some stars backstage included Michael Cerveris, Whoopi Goldberg, John Waters, Adam Duritz, Jack Klugman, John Lithgow, Julie Chen, Kristen Chenoweth, Brooke Shields, Marisa Tomei, Gabriel Byrne, Mary-Louise Parker, The Original cast of “RENT,” Daniel Radcliffe, Richard Griffiths, Glenn Close, Mandy Patinkin, Lily Tomlin, David Hyde Pierce, Alec Baldwin, Stephen Baldwin, Harry Connick Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Barry Bostwick, Duncan Sheik and Sierra Boggess.

The designers and brands that participated in the Gift Lounge included Vera Bradley, Arm + Hammer, Carlos Falchi, Crunch Fitness, Lierac Paris, Fendi Eyewear distributed by Marchon, Nespresso, Pureology, The Skorcher, UGG® Australia and Ziamond.