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NEWS: The 2017 Tony Award Winners

The cast of Come From Away performing “Welcome to the Rock” at the 2017 Tony Awards.

Here are the 2017 Tony Award Winners. In a surprise upset, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 received only two wins in design categories (best sound and best lighting design).

  • Best Play: 
    Oslo (Book: J.T. Rogers)
  • Best Musical:
    Dear Evan Hansen (Book: Steven Levenson; Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul)
  • Best Revival of a Play:
    August Wilson’s Jitney
  • Best Revival of a Musical:
    Hello, Dolly!
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:
    Kevin Kline, “Present Laughter”
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:
    Laurie Metcalf, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:
    Ben Platt, “Dear Evan Hansen”
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:
    Bette Midler, “Hello, Dolly!”
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:
    Michael Aronov, “Oslo”
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:
    Cynthia Nixon, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:
    Gavin Creel, “Hello, Dolly!”
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:
    Rachel Bay Jones, “Dear Evan Hansen”
  • Best Scenic Design of a Play:
    Nigel Hook, “The Play That Goes Wrong”
  • Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
    Mimi Lien, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
  • Best Costume Design of a Play:
    Jane Greenwood, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”
  • Best Costume Design of a Musical:
    Santo Loquasto, “Hello, Dolly!”
  • Best Lighting Design of a Play:
    Christopher Akerlind, “Indecent”
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical:
    Bradley King, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
  • Best Direction of a Play:
    Rebecca Taichman, “Indecent”
  • Best Direction of a Musical:
    Christopher Ashley, “Come From Away”
  • Best Choreography:
    Andy Blankenbuehler, “Bandstand”
  • Best Orchestrations:
    Alex Lacamoire, “Dear Evan Hansen”
  • Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre:
    James Earl Jones
  • Special Tony Award:
    Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, sound designers for “The Encounter”
  • Regional Theatre Tony Award:
    Dallas Theater Center in Dallas, Texas
  • Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award:
    Baayork Lee

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