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2019 Tony Awards: And the Winners Were…

Musical 'Hadestown' Tops Night With 8 Tonys

Musical “Hadestown” was the top winner at the 2019 Tony Awards last night, with eight Tonys, including Best Musical. The other musicals did not go home empty-handed: Santino Fontana won as best actor in a musical for “Tootsie,” and the show’s book writer, Robert Horn, won in his category. “Ain’t Too Proud” picked up an award for Sergio Trujillo’s choreography and “Oklahoma” was cited for Best Revival of a Musical. 

“The Ferryman” was named Best Play, with “The Boys in the Band” cited for Best Revival of Play. In the acting categories for a play were wins for Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Play for Bryan Cranston in “Network” and Elaine May in “The Waverly Gallery.” Best Featured Actor and Actress in a Play were Bertie Carvel in “Ink” and Celia Kennan-Bolger in “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

What follows are the complete list of winners:

Best Musical: “Hadestown”

Best Play: “The Ferryman”

Best Revival of a Musical: “Oklahoma!”

Best Revival of a Play: “The Boys in the Band”

Best Book of a Musical: “Tootsie,” Robert Horn

Best Original Score: “Hadestown,” music and lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell

Best Direction of a Play: Sam Mendes, “The Ferryman”

Best Direction of a Musical: Rachel Chavkin, “Hadestown”

Best Leading Actor in a Play: Bryan Cranston, “Network”

Best Leading Actress in a Play: Elaine May, “The Waverly Gallery”

Best Leading Actor in a Musical: Santino Fontana, “Tootsie”

Best Leading Actress in a Musical: Stephanie J. Block, “The Cher Show”

Best Featured Actor in a Play: Bertie Carvel, “Ink”

Best Featured Actress in a Play: Celia Keenan-Bolger, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Best Featured Actor in a Musical: André De Shields, “Hadestown”

Best Featured Actress in a Musical: Ali Stroker, “Oklahoma!”

Best Scenic Design of a Play: Rob Howell, “The Ferryman”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical: Rachel Hauck, “Hadestown”

Best Costume Design of a Play: Rob Howell, “The Ferryman”

Best Costume Design of a Musical: Bob Mackie, “The Cher Show”

Best Lighting Design of a Play: Neil Austin, “Ink”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Bradley King, “Hadestown”

Best Sound Design of a Play: Fitz Patton, “Choir Boy”

Best Sound Design of a Musical: Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz, “Hadestown”

Best Choreography: Sergio Trujillo, “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations”

Best Orchestrations: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, “Hadestown”

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater: Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally, Harold Wheeler

Isabelle Stevenson Award: Judith Light

Regional Theater Tony Award: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Special Tony Award: Marin Mazzie, Jason Michael Webb, Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company

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