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.
Legends’ wife Chrissy Teigen got into the action and joined the paparazzi.
Best known for Sex and the City Cynthia Nixon, took home her second Tony for her portrayal of Birdie in The Little Foxes.
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.
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.
Gavin Creel proved he could be the Best Supporting Actor for his role in Hello Dolly!