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The Tony Awards: Act Two The Winners

The Tony Awards: Act Two The Winners

Act One started off the night, but at 8pm Ariana DeBose hosted The 75th Annual Tony Awards, from Radio City Music Hall in New York. In addition to its usual In Memoriam segment, the Tonys also paid respects to the swings and understudies who made this Covid-plagued Broadway season possible.

Robert E. Wankel received the Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. Wankel, the chair and chief executive officer of the Shubert Organization and is being recognized for his involvement and leadership in multiple organizations. He serves as president of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, chair of the board of The Actors Fund Housing Development Corporation, is a member of The Actors Fund Chairman’s Council and is the chair of The Shubert Foundation. He also serves on the Board of Governors and Executive Committee of the Broadway League and is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors of the Times Square Alliance.

The Court Theatre of Chicago received the 2022 Regional Theatre Tony Award. Founded in 1955, Court Theatre is the professional theater company associated with the University of Chicago. It began as an outdoor summer theater before building the Abelson Auditorium in 1981, where it is currently based.Texas educator Roshunda Jones-Koumba is the 2022 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award recipient. Jones-Koumba teaches at G. W. Carver Magnet High School in Houston. In addition, she serves as a director at the G. W. Carver Theatre, where the Panther Players have earned national recognition, including multiple Tommy Tune Awards.

Best Play

The Lehman Trilogy, by Stefano Massini and Ben Power

Best Direction of a Play

Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy

Best Musical

A Strange Loop

Marianne Elliott

Marianne Elliott

Best Direction of a Musical

Marianne Elliott, Company

Take Me Out

Take Me Out

Best Revival of a Play

Take Me Out

Chris Martin who pays Patti LuPone’s Pay Check

Chris Martin who pays Patti LuPone’s Pay Check

Best Revival of a Musical

Company

Myles Frost

Myles Frost

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Myles Frost, MJ

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Joaquina Kalukango, Paradise Square

Matt Doyle

Matt Doyle


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Matt Doyle, Company

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Simon Russell Beale, The Lehman Trilogy

Deirdre O’Connell

Deirdre O’Connell


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Deirdre O’Connell, Dana H.

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Patti LuPone, Company

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Phylicia Rashad, Skeleton Crew

Michael R. Jackson

Michael R. Jackson

Best Book of a Musical

A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

SIX: The Musical, Music and Lyrics by Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Es Devlin, The Lehman Trilogy

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Bunny Christie, Company

Best Costume Design of a Play

Montana Levi Blanco, The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gabriella Slade, SIX: The Musical

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Jon Clark, The Lehman Trilogy

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Natasha Katz, MJ

Best Sound Design of a Play

Mikhail Fiksel, Dana H.

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Gareth Owen, MJ

Best Choreography

Christopher Wheeldon, MJ

Best Orchestrations

Simon Hale, Girl From The North Country

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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