See full list of winners from theatre's biggest award show

The event was hosted by 2012 Best Actor Tony winner and Late Late Night Show host, James Corden, who kicked off the ceremony by paying tribute to victims of the Orlando shooting.

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The 2016 Tony Awards, arguably one of theatre's biggest award shows, held yesterday Sunday, June 12th at New York City's Beacon Theatre.

Expectedly, the event drew some of Broadway and Hollywood's top guns including nominees Lupita Nyong’oand Sophie Okonedo,media mogul, Oprah Winfrey, Orange is the New Black actress Uzo Abuda, amongst others.

The event was hosted by 2012 Best Actor Tony winner and Late Late Night Show host, James Corden, who kicked off the ceremony by paying tribute to victims of the Orlando shooting.

Leading the pack with 11 wins was Grammy and Pulitzer-award winning play, "Hamilton", which had previously set the record for highest number of nominations with 16 nods.

British-Nigerian actress, Cynthia Erivo, also nabbed the Best Actress in a Leading Role award for "The Colour Purple".

See the full list of winners:

Best Play

Eclipsed The Father The Humans(WINNER)King Charles IIIBest Musical

Bright Star Hamilton(WINNER)School of Rock – The Musical Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed WaitressBest Revival of a Play

Arthur Miller's The Crucible Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge(WINNER)Blackbird Long Day's Journey into Night Noises OffBest Revival of a Musical

The Color Purple(WINNER)Fiddler on the Roof She Loves Me Spring AwakeningBest Book of a Musical

Steve Martin, Bright Star Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton(WINNER)Julian Fellowes, School of Rock – The Musical George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That FollowedBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Bright StarHamilton(WINNER)School of Rock – The MusicalWaitressBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Gabriel Byrne, Long Day's Journey into Night Jeff Daniels, Blackbird Frank Langella, The Father(WINNER)Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III Mark Strong, Arthur Miller's A View from the BridgeBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Laurie Metcalf, Misery Lupita Nyong'o, Eclipsed

Jessica Lange, Long Day's Journey into Night(WINNER)Sophie Okonedo, Arthur Miller's The Crucible Michelle Williams, BlackbirdBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Alex Brightman, School of Rock – The Musical Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof Zachary Levi, She Loves Me Lin-Manuel Miranda, HamiltonLeslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton(WINNER)Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Laura Benanti, She Loves Me Carmen Cusack, Bright Star Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple(WINNER)Jessie Mueller, Waitress Phillipa Soo, HamiltonBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Bill Camp, Arthur Miller's The Crucible David Furr, Noises OffRichard Goulding, King Charles III Michael Shannon, Long Day's Journey into NightReed Birney, The Humans(WINNER)

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

Pascale Armand, Eclipsed Megan Hilty, Noises Off Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans(WINNER)Andrea Martin, Noises Off Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

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