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Tony Awards 2016 – Winners & Best Dressed

The 70th annual Tony Awards took place Sunday night at The Beacon Theatre in New York.

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The Tony Awards take place on an annual basis honouring the hard work and dedication of those who have worked on Broadway. This years diverse ceremony was held at the Beacon Theatre in New York after previously being held at Radio City Music Hall for three consecutive years.

The 2016 ceremony was hosted by UK star and The Late Late Show on CBS presenter, James Corden. He remembered the victims of the tragedy that had unfolded in Orlando the previous day, as did many who took the stage.

Hamilton the musical was the biggest winner on the night with a record of 16 nominations and a total win of 11 awards including Best Musical. The plot centres around the life of Alexander Hamilton, the American Founding Father with Lin-Manuel Miranda serving as playwright and lyricist. Other winners at the Tonys can be viewed below.

Hamilton
Best Musical
The Humans
Best Play
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Hamilton
Best Original Score
A View From the Bridge
Best Revival of a Play
The Color Purple
Best Revival of a Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Best Book of a Musical
Jessica Lange
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Best Lead Actress in a Play
Reed Birney
The Humans
Best Featured Actor in a Play
Andy Blankenbuehler
Hamilton
Best Choreography
Ivo van Hove
A View From the Bridge
Best Direction of a Play
Thomas Kail
Hamilton
Best Direction of a Musical
Alex Lacamoire
Hamilton
Best Orchestrations
Daveed Diggs
Hamilton
Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Paul Tazewell
Hamilton
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Clint Ramos
Eclipsed
Best Costume Design of a Play
David Zinn
The Humans
Best Scenic Design of a Play
David Rockwell
She Loves Me
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley
Hamilton
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Natasha Katz
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Best Lighting Design of a Play
Renée Elise Goldsberry
Hamilton
Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Cynthia Erivo
The Color Purple
Best Lead Actress in a Musical
Frank Langella
The Father
Best Lead Actor in a Play
Jayne Houdyshell
The Humans
Best Featured Actress in a Play
Leslie Odom Jr.
Hamilton
Best Lead Actor in a Musical
Miles Wilkin
Special Tony Award
National Endowment for the Arts
Special Tony Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Isabelle Stevenson Award
Paper Mill Playhouse
Regional Theatre Award
Sally Ann Parsons
Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre
Seth Gelblum
Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre
Joan Lader
Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre
Marilyn McCormick
Excellence in Theatre Education
Marshall W. Mason
Tony Lifetime Achievement
Sheldon Harnick
Tony Lifetime Achievement
Best Dressed
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Image Credits: Getty Images, Vogue.co.uk


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