A bridge back to sanity: Hours after the Orlando shootings, the Tony Awards gave comfort and joy

June 13, 2016 10:31 AM

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“History has its eyes on you,” Christopher Jackson’s George Washington sang in one of the most anticipated moments of the highly anticipated Tony Awards on Sunday night.

The general was facing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Alexander Hamilton, but he could have been addressing the nation he and Hamilton helped form. Reeling from the news of the deadliest shooting in our history, many had spent the previous hours wondering what was to be done in this time of seemingly endless ...

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