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Who Was the First Person to Ever Thank a Same-Sex Partner on a Nationally Televised Awards Show? (AUDIO/VIDEO)

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A screen grab of the historic Tony Awards broadcast in which John Glines became the first person in the United States (and perhaps the world) to ever thank a same-sex partner on a nationally televised awards show.

John Glines, the producer who won the 1983 Tony Award for Best Play (Torch Song Trilogy), explains how he came to produce the show and take it to Broadway in this extensive interview on my podcast, Nicholas Snow Live, a daily, global conversation "connecting the circuitry of humanity." Learn how the shows Captain Kangaroo and Sesame Street funded a renaissance of gay theater in New York! Plus, you'll never believe who named the Muppet Elmo!

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