Tony Awards 2016

Last night was the Tony Awards, a celebration of theatre, talent and tradition over the past year. Presided over by James Corden, the show was dedicated in memory of those who died in the tragic and senseless mass shooting in Orlando.

While it didn’t quite break the record for most wins (that record is still held by The Producers), Hamilton did pretty much a clean sweep of the musical category. Cynthia Erivo won Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. She Loves Me won Best Scenic Design of a Musical.

…Hamilton won the other 11!

Below are the results from the evening and be sure to check back later in the week, when I’ll be giving my thoughts on the winners and looking at some of my favourite moments from the show.

 

RESULTS:

Best Musical- Hamilton
Bright Star
School of Rock
Shuffle Along

Waitress

Best Play- The Humans
Eclipsed
The Father
King Charles III

Best Revival of a Musical- The Colour Purple
Fiddler on the Roof
She Loves Me
Spring Awakening

Best Revival of a Play- A View From a Bridge
Blackbird
The Crucible
Long Day’s Journey into Night
Noises Off

Best Book of a Musical- Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Bright Star, Steve Martin
School of Rock, Julian Fellowes
Shuffle Along…, George C. Wolfe

Best Original Score- Hamilton, Lin Manel Miranda (Music and Lyrics)
Bright Star- Music: Steve Martin, Lyrics: Edie Brickell
School of Rock– Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics: Glenn Slater
Waitress– Musc and Lyrics: Sara Bareilles

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Actor in a Play- Frank Langella, The Father
Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey into Night
Jeff Daniels, Blackbird
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play- Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey into Night
Laurie Metcalf, Misery
Lupita Nyong’o, Eclipsed
Sophie Okonedo, The Crucible
Michelle Williams, Blackbird

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical- Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
Christopher Jackson – Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical- Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
Danielle Brooks,The Color Purple
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play- Reed Birney, The Humans
Bill Camp, The Crucible
David Furr, Noises Off
Richard Goulding, King Charles III
Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey into Night

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play- Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Andrea Martin, Noises Off
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Scenic Design in a Musical- David Rockwell, She Loves Me
Es Devlin and Finn Ross, American Psycho
David Korins, Hamilton
Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along

Best Scenic Design in a Play- David Zinn, The Humans
Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin
Christopher Oram, Hughie
Jan Versweyveld, A View from the Bridge

Best Costume Design in a Musical- Paul Tazewell, Hamilton
Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting
Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along

Best Costume Design in a Play- Clint Ramos, Eclipsed
Jane Greenwood,  Long Day’s Journey into Night
Michael Krass, Noises Off
Tom Scutt, King Charles III
Best Lighting Design in a Musical- Howell Binkley, Hamilton
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho

Best Lighting Design in a Play- Natasha Katz,  Long Day’s Journey into Night
Justin Townsend, The Humans
Jan Versweyveld, The Crucible
Jan Versweyveld, A View from the Bridge

Best Direction of a Musical- Thomas Kail, Hamilton
Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
John Doyle, The Colour Purple
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along

Best Direction of a Play- Ivo van Hove, A View from the Bridge
Rupert Goold, King Charles III
Jonathan Kent, Long Day’s Journey into Night
Joe Mantello, The Humans
Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed
Best Choreography- Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet!

Best Orchestrations-Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton
August Eriksmoen, Bright Star
Larry Hochman, She Loves Me
Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along

 

 

 

 

 

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