Kevin Spacey and the writers of tapped danced into the hearts of Broadway as he and the lovers of theatre became Broadway Bound.
There were upsets galore and this was not your typical Tony Awards.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
“I was championing Danny DeVito, so it was a surprise but I am thrilled. We offer peace and hope besides truth. My mom and dad were there tonight. Mom and dad do everything for us so it’s nice to do something for them.”
*Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Thanked the University of Michigan. He encouraged the Tony audience to create a scholarship for deserving artists.” I will never forget this moment and getting the award from Sutton Foster was special and surreal.” To young theatre actors get off your social media and off your phones and act.”
*Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
*Best Scenic Design of a Play
*Best Scenic Design of a Musical
*Best Costume Design of a Play
*Best Lighting Design of a Play
“Young lighting designers Christopher Akerland’s advice to you is “To develop your curiosity about the world. This was a collaborative effort. truth works.”
*Best Lighting Design of a Musical
* means the shows we predicted
Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories
Excellence in Theatre Education: Rachel Harry of Hood River, Oregon has been named the third recipient of the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, which is presented by the Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Harry, a drama teacher at Hood River Valley High School.
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
James Earl Jones
Special Tony Award
Gareth Fry & Pete Malkin, Sound Designers for The Encounter
Regional Theatre Tony Award
Dallas Theater Center, Dallas, TX
Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre