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Tony clip of the day

We've complied the B-sides and rarities of the Tony Awards celebrating the quirkier side of the award show—the good, the bad and the campy

As the Tony Awards loom on the horizon, what's an obsessive to do? Dig into the past, of course, to relive some of the most memorable moments from past telecasts. We've already compiled a list of the top 25 performances by Best Musical nominees over the years—the Tonys' greatest hits. Now we turn our attention to the B-sides and rarities: a new video each day, all celebrating the quirkier side of the Tonys—the good, the bad and the campy.

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Tony Clip 11: Michael Jeter in Grand Hotel

Musical theater doesn't get better than Michael Jeter's breathtakingly joyful and soulful performance in this 1990 number from Grand Hotel, and acceptance speeches don't get more touching than Jeter's either.

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Tony Clip 10: Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

Garrett Morris, a go-go dancer, a giant phallic rat, a gruesomely extended death scene and a voodoo curse on the audience: Put them all together and you get the most shocking performance in the history of the Tonys. 

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Tony Clip 8: Carol Channing in Lorelei (1974)

Carol Channing gleamed her way to stardom singing "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" in 1949's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, but it was rhinestones all the way in the 1974 musical Lorelei.

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