Broadway celebrates the biggest night with the annual Tony Awards for the 73rd time with late night talk show host James Corden as this year’s host from Radio City Music Hall.

Corden gets the night started with a musical number that includes some help from dancers and various cast members.

The first award of the night goes go Celia Keenan-Bolger for her role in “To Kill a Mockingbird” as Best Featured Actress in a Play.

Cast members from “Ain’t Too Proud” perform.

The award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play went to Bertie Carvel for his role in “Ink”.

The award for Best Leading Actress in a Play went to Elaine May for her role in “The Waverly Gallery”.

Cast members from “Tootsie” perform.

The award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical went to Andre De Shields for his role in Hadestown”.

The cast of “Oklahoma” perform.

The award for Best Direction of a Musical went to Rachel Chavkin for “Hadestown” for her first directorial Tony Award.

Members from the cast of “Beetlejuice” perform.

The award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical went to Ali Stroker for her role in “Oklahoma”. Ali becomes the first person who uses a wheelchair to win a Tony Award.

Cast members of “The Prom” perform.

The award for Best Revival of a Play went to “The Boys in the Band”.

The cast of “Choir Boy” perform.

Host James Corden sings from the Tony’s bathroom with Josh Groban and Sara Baerillis.

The award for Best Direction of a Play went to Sam Mendes for “The Ferryman”.

The cast of “Hadestown” perform.

The award for Best Original Score written for the Theatre went to Anais Mitchell for “Hadestown”.

Members of the cast from “Kiss Me, Kate” perform.

The award for Best Revival of a Musical went to “Oklahoma” by Rodgers and Hammerstein.

The cast of “The Cher Show” perform.

The award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play went to Bryan Cranston for his role in “Network”.

The award for Best Play went to “The Ferryman”.

Cynthia Erivo performed for the In Memoriam segment.

The award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical went to Santino Fontana for his role in “Tootsie”.

The award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical went to Stephanie J Block for her role in “The Cher Show”.

Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban present the award for Best Musical to “Hadestown”!

Awards not presented during the live television broadcast:
Best Book of a Musical: “Tootsie”
Best Scenic Design of a Play: Rob Howell for “The Ferryman”
Best Scenic Design of a Musical: “Rachel Hauck for “Hadestown”
Best Costume Design of a Play: Rob Howell for “The Ferryman
Best Costume Design of a Musical: Bob Mackie for “The Cher Show”
Best Lighting Design of a Play: Neil Austin for “Ink”
Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Bradley King for “Hadestown”
Best Sound Design of a Play: Fitz Patton for “Choir Boy”
Best Sound Design of a Musical: Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz for “Hadestown”
Best Choreography: Sergio Trujillo for “Ain’t Too Proud”
Best Orchestrations: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickofoose for “Hadestown”

Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement:
Rosemary Harris
Terrence McNally
Harold Wheeler

Special Tony Awards:
Marin Mazzle
Sonny Tilders and the Creature Technology Company
Jason Michael Webb

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award: Judith Light
Regional Theatre Tony Award: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, CA

Tony Honours for Excellence in the Theatre:
Broadway Inspirational Voices with Michael McElroy Founder
Peter Entin
FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, and Battalion 9
Joseph Blakely Forbes

 

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