Monday, 8 June 2015

Brits triumph at 2015 Tony Awards; full winners list

The 2015 Tony Awards were held last night (7th June) in a ceremony hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming at the Radio City Music (full winners list below).

Fun Home won five awards, the most of any show at the 69th Annual Tony Awards. Brits celebrated a triumphant evening, with the National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens winning four Tonys, including Best Play. British performer Alex Sharp won Best Actor in a Play for his performance in the show.

Six-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara won her first Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for playing Anna Leonowens in The King and I, which also won Best Revival of a Musical, Best Costume Design (Catherine Zuber) and Best Performance by a Featured Actress (Ruthie Ann Miles).

Elsewhere Skylight, which transferred to Broadway from the West End, was named Best Revival, Christopher Oram won Best Costume Design of a Play for the RSC's Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two and Helen Mirren won Best Actress in a Play for her portrayal of The Queen in The Audience, a role which previously won her an Olivier Award. Former Legally Blonde and Kinky Boots star Annaleigh Ashford won Best Supporting Actress in a Play for You Can’t Take It With You.

BEST MUSICAL
An American in Paris
Fun Home -- WINNER
Something Rotten!
The Visit

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
Leanne Cope, An American in Paris
Beth Malone, Fun Home
Kelli O’Hara, The King and I -- WINNER
Chita Rivera, The Visit

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Michael Cerveris, Fun Home -- WINNER
Robert Fairchild, An American in Paris
Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!
Ken Watanabe, The King and I
Tony Yazbeck, On the Town

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY
Steven Boyer, Hand to God
Bradley Cooper, The Elephant Man
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
Bill Nighy, Skylight
Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- WINNER


BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
The King and I -- WINNER
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
The Elephant Man
Skylight -- WINNER
This Is Our Youth
You Can’t Take It With You

BEST PLAY
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- WINNER
Disgraced
Hand to God
Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Victoria Clarke, Gigi
Judy Kuhn, Fun Home
Sydney Lucas, Fun Home
Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I -- WINNER
Emily Skeggs, Fun Home

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
Stephen Daldry, Skylight
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- WINNER
Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take It with You
Jeremy Herrin, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Hand to God

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Sam Gold, Fun Home -- WINNER
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
John Rando, On the Town
Bartlett Sher, The King and I
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris 

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You -- WINNER
Patricia Clarkson, The Elephant Man
Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
Sarah Stiles, Hand to God
Julie White, Airline Highway

FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Christian Borle, Something Rotten! -- WINNER
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
Brad Oscar, Something Rotten!
Brandon Uranowitz, An American in Paris
Max von Essen, An American in Paris

FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Matthew Beard, Skylight
K. Todd Freeman, Airline Highway
Richard McCabe, The Audience -- WINNER
Alessandro Nivola, The Elephant Man
Nathaniel Parker, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
Micah Stock, It’s Only a Play

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
Helen Mirren, The Audience -- WINNER
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulligan, Skylight
Ruth Wilson, Constellations

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Craig Lucas, An American in Paris
Lisa Kron, Fun Home -- WINNER
Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten!
Terence McNally, The Visit

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, Fun Home -- WINNER
Sting, The Last Ship
Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Something Rotten!
John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Visit


BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- WINNER
Paule Constable and David Plater, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
Natasha Katz, Skylight
Japhy Weideman, Airline Highway

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Donald Holder, The King and I
Natasha Katz, An American in Paris -- WINNER
Ben Stanton, Fun Home
Japhy Weideman, The Visit

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
Christopher Gattelli, The King and I
Scott Graham and Steven Hogget, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris -- WINNER

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY
Bunny Christie and Finn Ross, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time -- WINNER
Bob Crowley, Skylight
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two
David Rockwell, You Can’t Take It with You

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions, An American in Paris -- WINNER
David Rockwell, On the Twentieth Century
Michael Yeargan, The King and I
David Zinn, Fun Home

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century
Catherine Zuber, The King and I -- WINNER

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY
Bob Crowley, The Audience
Jane Greenwood, You Can’t Take It with You
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two -- WINNER
David Zinn, Airline Highway

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky, Bill Elliott, An American in Paris -- WINNER
John Clancy, Fun Home
Larry Hochman, Something Rotten!
Rob Mathes, The Last Ship

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