Tony Awards 2016 full list of winners

Check out the full list of winners fr the 2016 Tony Awards, which took place at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, on the 12th of June 2016.

Cynthia Erivo at Tony Awards 2016

Cynthia Erivo from The Color Purple

Aside an amazing performance that won her a standing ovation at the 70th Annual Tony Awards, British singer-songwriter and theatre actress Cynthia Erivo was one of the most delighted individuals on the night as she won Best leading actress in a musical for her role in The Colour Purple.

The event is Broadway’s biggest night and “Hamilton” had already made history with 16 nominations.

Here is a list of the winners, marked by an asterisk, and the other nominees:

Best New Musical
Bright Star
Hamilton — WINNER
School of Rock
Shuffle Along
Waitress

Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Laura BenantiShe Loves Me
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
Cynthia ErivoThe Color Purple — WINNER
Jessie Mueller, Waitress
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

 

Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Alex BrightmanSchool of Rock
Danny BursteinFiddler on the Roof
Zachary Levi, She Loves Me
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
Leslie Odom Jr., Hamilton — WINNER

Best Revival of a Musical
Fiddler on the Roof
She Loves Me
Spring Awakening
The Color Purple — WINNER

Best Play
Eclipsed by Danai Gurira
King Charles III by Mike Bartlett
The Father by Florian Zeller
The Humans by Stephen Karam — WINNER

Best Revival of a Play
A View From the Bridge — WINNER
Blackbird
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Noises Off
The Crucible

Best Leading Actor in a Play
Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Jeff Daniels, Blackbird
Frank Langella, The Father — WINNER
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III
Mark Strong, A View From the Bridge

Best Leading Actress in a Play
Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night — WINNER
Laurie Metcalf, Misery
Lupita Nyong’o, Eclipsed
Sophie Okonedo, The Crucible
Michelle Williams, Blackbird

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Reed Birney for The Humans — WINNER
Bill Camp for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
David Furr for Noises Off
Richard Goulding for King Charles III
Michael Shannon for Long Day’s Journey Into Night

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

Best Direction of a Play
Rupert Goold, King Charles III
Jonathan Kent, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Joe Mantello, The Humans
Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed
Ivo van Hove, A View From the Bridge — WINNER

Best Original Score
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell, Bright Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton — WINNER
Glenn Slater & Andrew Lloyd Webber, School of Rock
Sara Bareilles, Waitress

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton — WINNER
Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

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

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans — WINNER
Andrea Martin, Noises Off
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Orchestrations
Bright Star
She Loves Me
Hamilton — WINNER
Shuffle Along

Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton — WINNER
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet!

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

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Michael Krass, Noises Off
Clint Ramos, Eclipsed — WINNER
Tom Scutt, King Charles III

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

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

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley, Hamilton — WINNER
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Natasha Katz for Long Day’s Journey Into Night — WINNER
Justin Townsend for The Humans
Jan Versweyveld for Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Jan Versweyveld for Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Beowulf Boritt for Thérèse Raquin
Christopher Oram for Hughie
Jan Versweyveld for Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge
David Zinn for The Humans — WINNER

 

 

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