Awards Watch - The Tony Awards

Last night’s Tony Awards recognized the best of Broadway with a glamorous ceremony chuck full of stars and guest performances.  Held at the Beacon Theater in New York City, awards were presented to stage actors, directors, and designers from all areas of production.  Broadway stars and other celebrities walked the red carpet before the event, showing off stylish fashions.

The Book of Mormon cast opened the show with Broadway hit “Hello,” pulling host Neil Patrick Harris on stage for the last few notes.  Highlights of the night included cast performances from The Newsies, Godspell, Leap of Faith, Ghost, Follies and more.  Neil Patrick Harris’ classic Broadway songs mash-up was a hit for the showtune-loving crowd and his musical recap of the night after all of the awards had been presented concluded the broadcast.  Singer Sheryl Crow was one of the many celebrity presenters, notably making her first public appearance since announcing she has a benign brain tumor.  Play of the year went to Clybourne Park, while musical of the year was snatched up by Once.

Continue reading for the full list of winners from The Tony Awards:

Musical: “Once.”

Play: “Clybourne Park.”

Revival of a Play: “Death of a Salesman.”

Revival of a Musical: “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.”

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: James Corden, “One Man, Two Guvnors.”

Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play: Nina Arianda, “Venus in Fur.”

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Steve Kazee, “Once.”

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical: Audra McDonald, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.”

Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Christian Borle, “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Judith Light, “Other Desert Cities.”

Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Michael McGrath, “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”

Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Judy Kaye, “Nice Work If You Can Get It.”

Book of a Musical: Enda Walsh, “Once”

Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: “Newsies.”

Direction of Play: Mike Nichols, “Death of a Salesman.”

Direction of a Musical: John Tiffany, “Once.”

Choreography: Christopher Gattelli, “Newsies.”

Orchestration: Martin Lowe, “Once.”

Sound Design of a Play: Darron L. West, “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

Sound Design of a Musical: Clive Goodwin, “Once.”

Costume Design of a Play: Paloma Young, “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

Costume Design of a Musical: Gregg Barnes, “Follies.”

Scenic Design Play: Donyale Werle, “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Scenic Design of a Musical: Bob Crowley, “Once.”

Lighting Design of a Play: Jeff Croiter, “Peter and the Starcatcher.”

Lighting Design of a Musical: Natasha Katz, “Once”

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