The Tonys: Winners, Highlights And Upsets!

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Neil Patrick Harris kicked off the 2013 Tony Awards with a musical medley to end all awards—complete with magic tricks, a chorus line and representatives from every musical on the Great White Way. This year the Tonys were a success: Funny as hell and The 67th Annual Tony Awards - Red Carpetfar more entertaining that the Oscars, with humorous turns by Liam Neeson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jane Krakowski, Scarlet Johannson, Tom Hanks, Alan Cumming, Oliver Platt and more.

And we’re not gone lie—we screamed out loud when Cyndi Lauper and Andrea Martin won. But what was up with Cicely Tyson’s dress?

BELOW, THE WINNERS!

Best Play

The Assembled Parties
Lucky Guy
The Testament of Mary
* Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike [WINNER]

Best Musical

Bring It On: The Musical
A Christmas Story, The Musical
* Kinky Boots [WINNER]
* Matilda The Musical

Best Book of a Musical

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A Christmas Story, The Musical
Joseph Robinette

Kinky Boots
Harvey Fierstein
* Dennis Kelly [WINNER]
Matilda: The Musical

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Douglas Carter Beane

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

A Christmas Story, The Musical
Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Hands on a Hardbody
Music: Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics: Amanda Green
Kinky Boots
Music & Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper
Matilda The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Best Revival of a Play

Golden Boy
Orphans
The Trip to Bountiful
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Best Revival of a Musical

Annie
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Pippin
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

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Lucky Guy
Nathan Lane
The Nance
* Tracy Letts [WINNER]
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
David Hyde Pierce
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Tom Sturridge
Orphans

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

Laurie Metcalf
The Other Place
Amy Morton
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Kristine Nielsen
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Holland Taylor
Ann
* Cicely Tyson [WINNER]
The Trip to Bountiful

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Bertie Carvel
Matilda The Musical
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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Rob McClure
Chaplin
* Billy Porter [WINNER]
Kinky Boots
Stark Sands
Kinky Boots

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Stephanie J. Block
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Carolee Carmello
Scandalous
Valisia LeKae
Motown The Musical
* Patina Miller [WINNER]
Pippin
Laura Osnes
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

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

 * Courtney B. Vance [winner]
Lucky Guy
Danny Burstein
Golden Boy
Richard Kind
The Big Knife
Billy Magnussen
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Tony Shalhoub
Golden Boy

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

Carrie Coon
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Shalita Grant
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Judith Ivey
The Heiress
* Judith Light [WINNER]
The Assembled Parties
Condola Rashad
The Trip to Bountiful

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Charl Brown
Motown The Musical
Keith Carradine
Hands on a Hardbody
Will Chase
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
* Gabriel Ebert [WINNER]
Matilda The Musical
Terrence Mann
Pippin

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

Annaleigh Ashford
Kinky Boots
Victoria Clark
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
* Andrea Martin [WINNER]
Pippin
Keala Settle
Hands on a Hardbody
Lauren Ward
Matilda The Musical

Best Direction of a Play

* Pam MacKinnon [WINNER]
Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Nicholas Martin
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Bartlett Sher
Golden Boy
George C. Wolfe
Lucky Guy

Best Direction of a Musical

Scott Ellis
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
* Diane Paulus [WINNER]
Pippin
Matthew Warchus
Matilda The Musical

Best Choreography

Andy Blankenbuehler
Bring It On: The Musical
Peter Darling
Matilda The Musical
*Jerry Mitchell [WINNER]
Kinky Boots
Chet Walker
Pippin

Best Orchestrations

Chris Nightingale
Matilda The Musical
* Stephen Oremus [WINNER]
Kinky Boots
Ethan Popp & Bryan Crook
Motown The Musical
Danny Troob
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Scenic Design of a Play

John Lee Beatty
The Nance
Santo Loquasto
The Assembled Parties
David Rockwell
Lucky Guy
Michael Yeargan
Golden Boy

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

* Rob Howell [WINNER]
Matilda The Musical
Anna Louizos
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Scott Pask
Pippin
David Rockwell
Kinky Boots

Best Costume Design of a Play

Soutra Gilmour
Cyrano de Bergerac
* Ann Roth [WINNER]
The Nance
Albert Wolsky
The Heiress
Catherine Zuber
Golden Boy

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes
Kinky Boots
Rob Howell
Matilda The Musical
Dominique Lemieux
Pippin
* William Ivey Long [WINNER]
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Lighting Design of a Play

* Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer [WINNER]
Lucky Guy
Donald Holder
Golden Boy
Jennifer Tipton
The Testament of Mary
Japhy Weideman
The Nance

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kenneth Posner
Kinky Boots
Kenneth Posner
Pippin
Kenneth Posner
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
* Hugh Vanstone [WINNER]
Matilda The Musical

Best Sound Design of a Play

John Gromada
The Trip to Bountiful
Mel Mercier
The Testament of Mary
* Leon Rothenberg [WINNER]
The Nance
Peter John Still and Marc Salzberg
Golden Boy

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm
Pippin
Peter Hylenski
Motown The Musical
* John Shivers [WINNER]
Kinky Boots
Nevin Steinberg
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Bernard Gersten
Paul Libin
Ming Cho Lee

Regional Theatre Award

Huntington Theatre Company

Isabelle Stevenson Award

Larry Kramer

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

NYC Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg
Career Transition For Dancers
William Craver
Peter Lawrence
The Lost Colony

The four actresses who created the title role in Matilda The Musical on Broadway : Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro