News - Tony Awards Winners


The winners of the Tony Awards have been announced...

Before Broadway’s biggest night 36 productions had opened on Broadway in the 2015-16 season. Of those productions, 18 were nominated for Tony Awards this year. In a ceremony last night that was dedicated to those affected in the Orlando tragedy, the winners were announced. The big winner was Hamilton, winning 11 of its 16 nominations. Best actor in a play went to Frank Langella for The Father and Best actress in a play went to Jessica Lange for Long Day's Journey into Night.

The full list is below.

Best Play
The Humans

Author: Stephen Karam
Producers: Scott Rudin, Barry Diller, Roundabout Theatre Company, Fox Theatricals, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Roy Furman, Daryl Roth, Jon B. Platt, Eli Bush, Broadway Across America, Jack Lane, Barbara Whitman, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, Amanda Lipitz, Peter May, Stephanie P. McClelland, Lauren Stein, The Shubert Organization, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy, Sydney Beers


Best Musical
Hamilton

Producers: Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman, The Public Theater


Best Revival of a Play
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

Producers: Scott Rudin, Lincoln Center Theater, Eli Bush, Robert G. Bartner, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, Roy Furman, Peter May, Amanda Lipitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Scott M. Delman, Sonia Friedman, John Gore, Ruth Hendel, JFL Theatricals, Heni Koenigsberg, Jon B. Platt, Daryl Roth, Spring Sirkin, Joey Parnes, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, The Young Vic


Best Revival of a Musical
The Color Purple

Producers: Scott Sanders Productions, Roy Furman, Oprah Winfrey, David Babani, Tom Siracusa, Caiola Productions, James Fantaci, Ted Liebowitz, Stephanie P. McClelland, James L. Nederlander, Darren Bagert, Candy Spelling, Adam Zotovich, Eric Falkenstein/Morris Berchard, Just for Laughs Theatricals/Tanya Link Productions, Adam S. Gordon, Jam Theatricals, Kelsey Grammer, Independent Presenters Network, Carol Fineman, Sandy Block, Menier Chocolate Factory Productions


Best Book of a Musical
Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda


Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Hamilton

Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Frank Langella, The Father


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Jessica Lange, Long Day's Journey Into Night


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Reed Birney, The Humans


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton


Best Scenic Design of a Play
David Zinn, The Humans


Best Scenic Design of a Musical
David Rockwell, She Loves Me


Best Costume Design of a Play
Clint Ramos, Eclipsed


Best Costume Design of a Musical
Paul Tazewell, Hamilton


Best Lighting Design of a Play
Natasha Katz, Long Day's Journey Into Night


Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley, Hamilton


Best Direction of a Play
Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge


Best Direction of a Musical
Thomas Kail, Hamilton


Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton


Best Orchestrations
Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton


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Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Sheldon Harnick
Marshall W. Mason


Special Tony Award
National Endowment for the Arts
Miles Wilkin


Regional Theatre Tony Award
Paper Mill Playhouse
Millburn, NJ


Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell


Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Seth Gelblum
Joan Lader
Sally Ann Parsons

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