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Tony Awards 2017 Whoopi Goldberg joins Kevin Spacey at the 71st edition of ceremony

Another big winner of the night were two different “Hello, Dolly!” and “Dear Evan Hansen”  that carted away several plaques.

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The 71st edition of the Tony Awards held amidst pomp and glee at the Radio City Music Hall in New York on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Hosted by Kevin Spacey, the ceremony marked a big night for Ben Platt and Laurie Metcalf who won Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Leading Role in a Play respectively.

Another big winner of the night were two different “Hello, Dolly!” and “Dear Evan Hansen”  that carted away several plaques.

Kevin Spacey at the 2017 Tony Awards play

Kevin Spacey at the 2017 Tony Awards

(Vanity)

 

While “Dear Evan Hansen” won the big prize for best musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, “Hello, Dolly!” won lead actress and best revival of a musical.

Other big winners of the night include “Oslo” for best play and “August Wilson’s Jitney” for best revival of a play. 

See a full winner’s list below.

Best Play:
“Oslo”

Best Musical:
“Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Book of a Musical:
“Dear Evan Hansen” — Steven Levenson

Best Original Score:
“Dear Evan Hansen” — Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Best Revival of a Play:
“August Wilson’s Jitney”

Best Revival of a Musical:
“Hello, Dolly!”

Kevin Spacey play

Kevin Spacey

(AP)

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:
Kevin Kline, “Present Laughter”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:
Laurie Metcalf, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Ben Platt, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Bette Midler, “Hello, Dolly!”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:
Michael Aronov, “Oslo”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:
Cynthia Nixon, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Gavin Creel, “Hello, Dolly!”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Rachel Bay Jones, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Scenic Design of a Play:
Nigel Hook, “The Play That Goes Wrong”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
Mimi Lien, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

Best Costume Design of a Play:
Jane Greenwood, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

Best Costume Design of a Musical:
Santo Loquasto, “Hello, Dolly!”

Best Lighting Design of a Play:
Christopher Akerlind, “Indecent”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical:
Bradley King, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

Best Direction of a Play:
Rebecca Taichman, “Indecent”

Best Direction of a Musical:
Christopher Ashley, “Come From Away”

Best Choreography:
Andy Blankenbuehler, “Bandstand”

Best Orchestrations:
Alex Lacamoire, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre:
James Earl Jones

Special Tony Award:
Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, sound designers for “The Encounter”

Regional Theatre Tony Award:
Dallas Theater Center in Dallas, Texas

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award:
Baayork Lee

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre:
Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser

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