2017 Tony Awards

The 71st annual Tony Awards will present their annual awards to the best of Broadway. This year’s awards presentation is hosted by “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey.

After an opening performance by Spacey and a cast of dancers, Scarlet Johannson presented the first award of the night for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play to Michael Aronov for his role in “Oslo”.

The award for Best Costume Design of a Play went to Jane Greenwood for Lillian Hellman’s “The Little Foxes”.

The award for Best Costume Design of a Musical went to Santo Loquasto for “Hello Dolly!”.

The award for Best Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical went to Gavin Creel for his role in “Hello Dolly!”.

The award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play went to Cynthia Nixon for her role in Lillian Hellman’s “Little Foxes”.

The award for Scenic Design of a Play went to Nigel Hook for “The Play That Goes Wrong”.

The award for Best Design of a Musical went to Mimi Lien for “The Great Comet”.

Actor James Earl Jones receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award for Best Score went to Benji Pasek and Justin Paul for “Dear Evan Hansen”.

The award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play went to Kevin Kline for his role in “Present Laughter”.

The award for Best Lighting Design of a Play went to Christopher Akeal for “Indecent”

The award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical went to Bradley King for “The Great Comet”.

Bette Midler presented the award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play to Laurie Metcalf for her role in “A Doll’s House, Part 2”.

The award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical went to Rachel Bay Jonesor her role in “Dear Evan Hansen”.

For the first time in over a decade the Radio City Rockettes perform on the Tony Awards stage. Leslie Odem Jr and Cynthia Erivo performs “New York, New York”.

The award for Best Direction of a Play went to Rebecca Taichman for “Indecent”.

The award for Best Direction of a Musical went to Christopher Ashley for “Come From Away”.

The award for Best Book of a Musical went to Steven Levenson for “Dear Evan Hansen”.

The award for Best Revival of a Play went to August Wilson’s “Jitney”.

The award for Best Orchestrations went to Alex Lacamoire for “Dear Evan Hansen”.

The award for Best Choreography went to Andy Blankenbuehler for “Bandstand”.

The award for Best Play went to “Oslo”.

The cast from “Bandstand” gave a performance.

Special Tony Awards presented earlier in the evening went to:

Gareth Fry and Peter Malkin
Baayork Lee
The Dallas Theater Center

The award for Best Revival of a Musical went to “Hello Dolly!”.

Mark Hamil led the In Memorium segment of the show. Five men of Broadway performed an A’ Cappella version of the Boyz II Men song “It’s so Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday”.

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role went to Ben Platt for his role in “Dear Evan Hansen”.

The award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical went to Bette Midler for her role in “Hello Dolly”.

Hamilton” creator and Tony Award winner Lin Manuel-Miranda presented the award for Best Musical to “Dear Evan Hansen”.

Host Kevin Spacey, Patti LuPone, and the 2017 Tony Award winners gathered on stage for a final musical number to close out the evening.


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