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Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in new articles, News | 0 comments

And the winners are…

And the winners are…

The star-studded Tony Awards were held last night hosted by Neil Patrick Harris!  The telecast was of course long, but entertaining!  Did your favorites win?

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play

WINNER: Tracy Letts, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Other nominees: Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy; Nathan Lane, The Nance; David Hyde Pierce, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Tom Sturridge,Orphans


Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play

WINNER: Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

Other nominees: Laurie Metcalf, The Other Place; Amy Morton, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Kristine Nielsen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Holland Taylor, ANN


Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical

WINNER: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots

Other nominees: Bertie Carvel, Matilda The Musical; Santino Fontana, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Rob McClure, Chaplin; Stark Sands, Kinky Boots

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical

WINNER: Patina Miller, Pippin

Other nominees: Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Carolee Carmello,Scandalous; Valisia LeKae, Motown: The Musical; Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella


Best revival of a play

WINNERWho’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Other nominees: Golden BoyOrphansThe Trip to Bountiful


Best play

WINNERVanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Other nominees: The Assembled PartiesLucky GuyThe Testament of Mary


Best musical

WINNERKinky Boots

Other nominees: Bring It On: The MusicalA Christmas Story, The MusicalMatilda The Musical


Best revival of a musical

WINNER: Pippin

Other nominees: AnnieThe Mystery of Edwin DroodRodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella


Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play

WINNER: Courtney B. Vance, Lucky Guy

Other nominees: Danny Burstein, Golden Boy; Richard Kind, The Big Knife; Billy Magnussen,Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Tony Shalhoub, Golden Boy


Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play

WINNER: Judith Light, The Assembled Parties

Other nominees: Carrie Coon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Shalita Grant, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Judith Ivey, The Heiress; Condola Rashad, The Trip to Bountiful


Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical

WINNER: Gabriel Ebert, Matilda The Musical

Other nominees: Charl Brown, Motown: The Musical; Keith Carradine, Hands on a Hardbody; Will Chase, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Terrence Mann, Pippin


Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical

WINNER: Andrea Martin, Pippin

Other nominees: Annaleigh Ashford, Kinky Boots; Victoria Clark, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella; Keala Settle, Hands on a Hardbody; Lauren Ward, Matilda The Musical


Best direction of a play

WINNER: Pam MacKinnon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Other nominees: Nicholas Martin, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Bartlett Sher, Golden Boy; George C. Wolfe, Lucky Guy


Best direction of a musical

WINNER: Diane Paulus, Pippin

Other nominees: Scott Ellis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots;Matthew Warchus, Matilda The Musical


Best book of a musical

WINNERMatilda The Musical, Dennis Kelly

Other nominees: A Christmas Story, The Musical, Joseph Robinette; Kinky Boots, Harvey Fierstein ; Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Douglas Carter Beane

Best original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the theater

WINNERKinky Boots, music & lyrics: Cyndi Lauper

Other nominees: A Christmas Story, The Musical, music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul; Hands on a Hardbody, music: Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green; Lyrics: Amanda Green; Matilda The Musical, music & lyrics: Tim Minchin

Best scenic design of a play

WINNER: John Lee Beatty, The Nance

Other nominees: Santo Loquasto, The Assembled Parties; David Rockwell, Lucky Guy; Michael Yeargan, Golden Boy

Best scenic design of a musical

WINNER: Rob Howell, Matilda: The Musical

Other nominees: Anna Louizos, The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Scott Pask, Pippin;David Rockwell, Kinky Boots

Best costume design of a play

WINNER: Ann Roth, The Nance

Other nominees: Soutra Gilmour, Cyrano de Bergerac; Albert Wolsky, The Heiress;Catherine Zuber, Golden Boy

Best costume design of a musical

WINNER: William Ivey Long, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Other nominees: Gregg Barnes, Kinky Boots; Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical;Dominique Lemieux, Pippin

Best lighting design of a play

WINNER: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy

Other nominees: Donald Holder, Golden Boy; Jennifer Tipton, The Testament of Mary; Japhy Weideman, The Nance

Best lighting design of a musical

WINNER: Hugh Vanstone, Matilda The Musical

Other nominees: Kenneth Posner, Kinky Boots; Kenneth Posner, Pippin; Kenneth Posner, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best sound design of a play

WINNER: Leon Rothenberg, The Nance

Other nominees: John Gromada, The Trip to Bountiful; Mel Mercier, The Testament of Mary; Peter John Still and Marc Salzberg, Golden Boy

Best sound design of a musical

WINNER: John Shivers, Kinky Boots

Other nominees: Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm, Pippin; Peter Hylenski, Motown: The Musical; Nevin Steinberg, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best choreography

WINNER: Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots

Other nominees: Andy Blankenbuehler, Bring It On: The Musical; Peter Darling,Matilda The Musical; Chet Walker, Pippin

Best orchestrations

WINNER: Stephen Oremus, Kinky Boots

Other nominees: Chris Nightingale, Matilda The Musical; Ethan Popp & Bryan Crook,Motown: The Musical; Danny Troob, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Bernard Gersten

Paul Libin

Ming Cho Lee

Regional Theatre Award

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston

Isabelle Stevenson Award

Larry Kramer

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre

Career Transition For Dancers

William Craver

Peter Lawrence

The Lost Colony

The four actresses who created the title role of Matilda The Musical on Broadway — Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro


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