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“Kinky Boots” Wins Big At Tony Awards
By LaDale Anderson
Jun 11, 2013 - 5:43:58 AM

NEW YORK—The 67th Annual Tony Awards were held on Sunday, June 9 at the famed Radio City Music Hall.  Actor Neil Patrick Harris returned as host to the ceremony for his fourth time in a row and delivered the goods once again.  If there is one thing Harris can do, its HOST. 

 

He delivers in more ways than one can imagine.  He’ll next host the Primetime Emmy’s in a few weeks.  Just on a side note: producers of the Golden Globes and Academy Awards if you’re looking for a host, here’s your guy. The big winner of the night was the musical “Kinky Boots” with a total of six awards including Best Musical.  The play “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” took home the award for Best Play. 

 

Other notable winners from the ceremony are below.

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Neil Patrick Harris performing his opening number.

 

-Best Play
“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” by Christopher Durang

 

-Best Musical
“Kinky Boots”

 

-Best Book Of A Musical
“Matilda, The Musical” Dennis Kelly

 

-Best Revival Of A Play
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

 

-Best Revival Of A Musical
“Pippin”

 

-Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre
“Kinky Boots” Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper

 

-Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Play
Tracy Letts, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

 

-Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Play
Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful”

 

-Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical
Billy Porter, “Kinky Boots”

 

-Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Musical
Patina Miller, “Pippin”

 

-Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Play
Courtney B. Vance, “Lucky Guy”

 

-Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Play
Judith Light, “The Assembled Parties”

 

-Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Musical
Gabriel Ebert, “Matilda, The Musical”

 

-Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Musical
Andrea Martin, “Pippin”

 

-Best Scenic Design Of A Play
John Lee Beatty, “The Nance”

 

-Best Scenic Design Of A Musical
Rob Howell, “Matilda, The Musical”

 

-Best Costume Design Of A Play
Ann Roth, “The Nance”

 

-Best Costume Design Of A Musical
William Ivey Long, “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

 

-Best Lighting Design Of A Play
Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, “Lucky Guy”

 

-Best Lighting Design Of A Musical
Hugh Vanstone, “Matilda, The Musical”

 

-Best Sound Design Of A Play
Leon Rothenberg, “The Nance”

 

-Best Sound Design Of A Musical
John Shivers, “Kinky Boots”

 

-Best Direction Of A Play
Pam MacKinnon, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

 

-Best Direction Of A Musical
Diane Paulus, “Pippin”

 

-Best Choreography
Jerry Mitchell, “Kinky Boots”

 

-Best Orchestrations
Stephen Oremus, “Kinky Boots”



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