Jonathan Groff Gets Emotional Over Daniel Radcliffe's Win at the 77th Tony Awards

The co-stars in the Broadway revival of 'Merrily We Roll Along' show their close bond when the 'Harry Potter' star is named as the winner of Best Performance by an Actor category.

AceShowbiz - The 77th Tony Awards was a night of inspiration and emotion, with one moment of pride and friendship shining brighter than most. Jonathan Groff and Daniel Radcliffe, co-stars in the Broadway revival of "Merrily We Roll Along", showcased their close bond throughout the evening.

Radcliffe took home the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his portrayal of Charley Kringas, marking his first-ever Tony win. As he delivered his acceptance speech, cameras captured Groff in the audience, beaming with tears in his eyes while watching his friend celebrate. Radcliffe thanked Groff and Lindsay Mendez for their exceptional performances, crediting them for helping him access the emotions needed for his role.

The pair later shared another sweet moment when Groff won the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. Radcliffe rushed across the room to hug his co-star as he approached the stage. Groff dedicated his award to his parents, who supported his passion for theater from a young age.

In a poignant acceptance speech, Groff described the life-changing impact that "Spring Awakening" had on him, where he first met Lea Michele and came out as gay. He also thanked his "Merrily We Roll Along" co-stars for inspiring him to reach deep into his own past for his performance.

The bond between the cast of "Merrily We Roll Along" was evident throughout the evening. The revival also won the Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical. Radcliffe had previously expressed his excitement and nervousness about the show's Tony nominations, praising the incredible performances of his co-stars.

The 2024 Tony Awards celebrated the resilience and creativity of the theater community, with Daniel Radcliffe and Jonathan Groff's wins serving as a testament to the power of friendship and the transformative nature of performance.

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