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Who won? The 2016 Tony Awards Winners

Published on June 13th, 2016 | Updated on June 13th, 2016 | By FanFest

Last night the 70th Annual Tony Awards were presented on the stage of the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

The Tony Award recognizes achievement and excellence in live theater. The awards are presented by The American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League. The awards recognize not only the performances on stage, but those backstage as well.

So without further adieu, here are last night’s winners-

Best Play:

The Humans

Best Musical: 

Hamilton

Best Revival of a Play:

Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Revival of a Musical: 

The Color Purple

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

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

 

And while last night was full of recognition, celebration and smiles, with James Corden keeping the mood light, the crowd couldn’t help but feel a heavy sorrow as they honored the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.

Congratulations to all of the winners and performers!

Go to tonyawards.com  for more on last night’s ceremony.

 

What was your favorite performance from last night?

source: broadwaydirect.com

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