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The Tony Awards Part 5: Jitney, John Legend, Cynthia Nixon, Rebecca Taichman, Oslo and More

The Tony Awards Part 5: Jitney, John Legend, Cynthia Nixon, Rebecca Taichman, Oslo and More
Jitney, John Legend

John Legend and producers of Jitney

Jitney, John Legend

John Legend along with Lynne Meadow

Jitney, John Legend

Jitney, John Legend

August Wilson’s Jitney won best revival of a play and was the last of Wilson’s 10 American Century plays to be produced on Broadway. Grammy-winning musician John Legend and his Get Lifted partner Mike Jackson were associate producers on the play. The is Legend’s first foray into Broadway and now he has a Tony.

 Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen

 Chrissy Teigen

Legends’ wife Chrissy Teigen got into the action and joined the paparazzi.

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon

Best known for Sex and the City Cynthia Nixon, took home her second Tony for her portrayal of Birdie in The Little Foxes.

Rebecca Taichman

Rebecca Taichman

Rebecca Taichman

Rebecca Taichman

Rebecca Taichman

One of the evening’s best surprises, was the win for Rebecca Taichman, for best direction of a play. Ms. Taichman, conceive of Indecent while she was a graduate student under the tutelage of Paula Vogel.

JT Rodgers

J.T. Rodgers

JT Rodgers

JT Rodgers

Oslo written by J. T. Rogers and produced by Lincoln Center Theater. Michael Aronov, was another surprise of the night winning  for featured actor, for his role as a cocky Israeli negotiator.

Michael Aronov

Michael Aronov

Oslo

The group from Oslo

Oslo

Gavin Creel

Gavin Creel

Gavin Creel proved he could be the Best Supporting Actor for his role in Hello Dolly!

Gavin Creel

Gavin Creel

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