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Tony award It's Broadway's biggest night.

That's when Broadway stars and fans alike gather to applaud the year's best live stage performances. This year, the 2018 Tonys were broadcast live on Sunday, June 10, 2018 on CBS at 8PM ET from the great stage at Radio City Music Hall.

2018 Tony nominees (also see winners, below) were announced on May 1, 2018 on CBS This Morning,

Leading the pack were Broadway musicals "Mean Girls" and "SpongeBob SquarePants" with 12 nods each, followed by "The Band's Visit" and "Angels in America" with 11. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" received 10 Tony nominations.

Big Hollywood names received their fair share in the limelight this year with nods to "Mean Girls" co-creator Tina Fey as well as actors Denzel Washington (“The Iceman Cometh”), Amy Schumer (“Meteor Shower”), Michael Cera (“Lobby Hero”), Tony Shalhoub (“The Band’s Visit”), Laurie Metcalf and Glenda Jackson (both of “Three Tall Women”), Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane (both from “Angels in America”) and Lauren Ambrose and Diana Rigg (for “My Fair Lady”). Bruce Springsteen also received a special nod for his Broadway mega-hit, “Springsteen on Broadway”.

Hosting on awards night for the first time ever was Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, who made their mark on Broadway last season, with Sara Bareilles' debut as a songwriter/singer in "Waitress" while Groban took the lead in the musical "Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812."

Bruce Springsteen, recipient of a special Tony, performed live on the big night along with more performances by the casts of The Band’s Visit, Carousel, Disney’s Frozen, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Once on This Island, Nickelodeon’s Spongebob SquarePants, SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical, and a special performance by the cast of Dear Evan Hansen.

Presenters at the 2018 Tony Awards were Tina Fey, Amy Schumer, Robert De Niro, Kerry Washington, Uzo Aduba, Matt Bomer, Claire Danes, Arnie Hammer, Tatiana Maslani, Leslie Odom Jr., Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, and Andrew Rannells. Also presenting will be Christine Baranski, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Erich Bergen, Rachel Bloom, Rachel Brosnahan, Titus Burgess, Jeff Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon, Christopher Jackson, Billy Joel, Patty LuPone, Katharine McPhee, Glee’s Matthew Morrison, Kelli O’Hara, Bernadette Peters, Ming-Na Wen, Marissa Jaret Winokur, John Leguizamo, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Broadway veteran Chita Rivera.

Just up ahead, check out the ultimate winners as they were announced at the 72nd edition of the Tony Awards.

 



2018 Tony Award Nominees & * Winners



Best Play:
* “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
“The Children”
“Farinelli and The King”
“Junk”
“Latin History for Morons”

Best Musical:
* “The Band’s Visit”

“Frozen”
“Mean Girls”
“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Revival of a Play:
* “Angels in America”

“Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”
“Lobby Hero”
“Travesties”

Best Revival of a Musical:
* “Once On This Island”
“My Fair Lady”
“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”

Best Book of a Musical:
* “The Band’s Visit,” Itamar Moses

“Frozen,” Jennifer Lee
“Mean Girls,” Tina Fey
“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical,” Kyle Jarrow

Best Original Score:
* “The Band’s Visit”
“Angels in America”
“Frozen”
“Mean Girls”
“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:
* Andrew Garfield, “Angels in America”

Tom Hollander, “Travesties”
Jamie Parker, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Mark Rylance, “Farinelli and The King”
Denzel Washington, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:
* Glenda Jackson, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”

Condola Rashad, “Saint Joan”
Lauren Ridloff, “Children of a Lesser God”
Amy Schumer, “Meteor Shower”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:
* Tony Shalhoub, “The Band’s Visit”
Harry Hadden-Paton, “My Fair Lady”
Joshua Henry, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Ethan Slater, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:
* Katrina Lenk, “The Band’s Visit”
Lauren Ambrose, “My Fair Lady”
Hailey Kilgore, “Once On This Island”
LaChanze, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”
Taylor Louderman, “Mean Girls”
Jessie Mueller, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play”
* Nathan Lane, “Angels in America”
Anthony Boyle, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Michael Cera, “Lobby Hero”
Brian Tyree Henry, “Lobby Hero”
David Morse, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:
* Laurie Metcalf, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”
Susan Brown, “Angels in America”
Noma Dumezweni, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Deborah Findlay, “The Children”
Denise Gough, “Angels in America”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:
* Ari’el Stachel, “The Band’s Visit”
Norbert Leo Butz, “My Fair Lady”
Alexander Gemignani, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Grey Henson, “Mean Girls”
Gavin Lee, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:
* Lindsay Mendez, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Ariana DeBose, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”
Renée Fleming, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Ashley Park, “Mean Girls”
Diana Rigg, “My Fair Lady”

Best Scenic Design of a Play:
* Christine Jones, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Miriam Buether, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”
Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and The King”
Santo Loquasto, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”
Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, “Angels in America”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
* David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”
Dane Laffrey, “Once On This Island”
Scott Pask, “The Band’s Visit”
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, “Mean Girls”
Michael Yeargan, “My Fair Lady”

Best Costume Design of a Play:
* Katrina Lindsay, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and The King”
Nicky Gillibrand, “Angels in America”
Ann Roth, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”
Ann Roth, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”

Best Costume Design of a Musical:
* Catherine Zuber, “My Fair Lady”
Gregg Barnes, “Mean Girls”
Clint Ramos, “Once On This Island”
Ann Roth, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Lighting Design of a Play:
* Neil Austin, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Paule Constable, “Angels in America”
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”
Paul Russell, “Farinelli and The King”
Ben Stanton, “Junk”

Best Sound Design of a Play:
* Gareth Fry, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Adam Cork, “Travesties”
Ian Dickinson for Autograph, “Angels in America”
Tom Gibbons, “1984”
Dan Moses Schreier, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”

Best Sound Design of a Musical:
* Kai Harada, “The Band’s Visit”

Peter Hylenski, “Once On This Island”
Scott Lehrer, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Brian Ronan, “Mean Girls”
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best Direction of a Play:
* John Tiffany, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Marianne Elliott, “Angels in America”
Joe Mantello, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”
Patrick Marber, “Travesties”
George C. Wolfe, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh”

Best Direction of a Musical:
* David Cromer, “The Band’s Visit”
Michael Arden, “Once On This Island”
Tina Landau, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”
Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”
Bartlett Sher, “My Fair Lady”

Best Choreography:
* Justin Peck, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”
Christopher Gattelli, “My Fair Lady”
Christopher Gattelli, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”
Steven Hoggett, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”
Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”

Best Orchestrations:
* Jamshied Sharifi, “The Band’s Visit”
John Clancy, “Mean Girls”
Tom Kitt, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”
Annmarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, “Once On This Island”
Jonathan Tunick, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”

Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre:
Chita Rivera
Andrew Lloyd Webber

Special Tony Awards:
John Leguizamo
Bruce Springsteen

 

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