On June 11, 2023, Sunday night, the Tony Awards were presented for the current year. Each year, the best in theatre are recognised with the Tony Awards. The United Palace in New York City hosted the 76th Tony Awards.
For those of you who are unaware, let us inform you that Ariana DeBose, the West Side Story actress and Oscar winner, hosted the ceremony for the second year in a straight. Continue reading to learn who won the 2023 Tony Awards.
Table Of Content
- 1 Who was the big winner of the night?
- 2 Tony Awards 2023 winners list is here
- 3 Best Revival of a Play
- 4 Best Revival of a Musical
- 5 Best Book of a Musical
- 6 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
- 7 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
- 8 Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
- 9 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
- 10 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
- 11 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
- 12 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
- 13 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
- 14 Best Scenic Design of a Play
- 15 Best Scenic Design of a Musical
- 16 Best Costume Design of a Play
- 17 Best Costume Design of a Musical
- 18 Best Lighting Design of a Play
- 19 Best Lighting Design of a Musical
- 20 Best Sound Design of a Play
- 21 Best Sound Design of a Musical
- 22 Best Direction of a Play
- 23 Best Direction of a Musical
- 24 Best Choreography
- 25 Best Orchestrations
Who was the big winner of the night?
Kimberly Akimbo is the correct response to the earlier query. Victoria Clark was named lead actress in the musical, and it won five prizes in all, including best musical, best book of a musical, and best original score.
Leopoldstadt won the award for best play on Sunday night, and Topdog/Underdog by Lori Parks was voted best revival of a play. The prize for the finest musical revival went to Parade.
When it comes to the main acting categories, Jodie Comer won for Prima Facie’s finest actress performance in a play. J. Harrison Ghee, an openly nonbinary actor, made history by taking home the award for best actor in a musical for his outstanding work in the production of Some Like It Hot.
Sean Hayes won the prize for best actor in a play for his performance in Good Night, Oscar, but Victoria Clark won the prize for best actress in a musical for her role as Kimberly Akimbo. While Bonnie Milligan won best actress in a featured role in a musical for Kimberly Akimbo, Brandon Uranowitz won best actor in a featured role in a play for Leopoldstadt.
Deadline reported that eleven Tony Awards were given out during the two-hour preshow. Additionally, 15 more awards were given during primetime.
Tony Awards 2023 winners list is here
Producers of “Best Musical” and “Juliet” include Max Martin and Tim Headington, Theresa Steele Page, Jenny Petersson, Martin Dodd, Eva Price, Lukasz Gottwald, 42nd.club, Jack Lane, Library Company, Shellback, Shivhans Pictures, and Independent Presenters Network. Barry Weiss, Kim Szarzynski, Taylor/Riegler, Tenenbaum/Keyes, John Gore Organisation, Sing Out, Louise!
Kimberly Akimbo was awarded.
Producers include David Stone, James L. Nederlander, LaChanze, John Gore, Patrick Catullo, and Aaron Glick of the Atlantic Theatre Company.
Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy, Wendy Federman, and Heni Koenigsberg are the producers. Playing Field, Crossroads Live, and Ambassador Theatre Group, Waiting in the Wings Productions, Stephanie P. McClelland, Colin Callender, Peter May, Rileyfan, Silverhopkins+/Hunter Johnson, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Eric Passmore, Thomas Swayne, Elliott Cornelious/SunnySpot Productions, Gilbert and DeeDee Garcia/Sue Vaccaro, Craig Balsam, Richard Batchelder, Santino DeAngelo/Cynthia Tong, Concord Theatricals, and Creative Partners Productions, Jessica R. Jenen, Marguerite Hoffman, MGM on Stage, John Gore Organisation James L. Nederlander, Linda B. Rubin, Shivhans Pictures, 42nd.club/Beards on Broadway, Seriff Productions, Brad Blume of AGL Productions, Hunter Arnold of Red Mountain Theatre, Roy Putrino of Cue to Cue Productions, Jamie deRoy of Janet and Marvin Rosen, and Edgewood of Silva Theatrical Group, Henry R. Muoz III and Dale Franzen Chris Mattsson/Deborah Green, Branden Grimmett/DMQR Productions, NETworks Presentations/Lamar Richardson, Ron Simons/Adam Zell, Chartoff-Winkler, Christen James, Gregory Carroll
Producers of Shucked include Mike Bosner, Jason Owen, AEG Presents’ Jay Marciano and Gary Gersh, EST’s Emily Tisch, Sony Music Entertainment’s DudaAllen, David W. Busch, Karen Fairchild, Gordon-Helfner, John Gore Organisation, Madison Wells Live, S&Co., Terry Schnuck, Jimi Westbrook, and ZKM Media.
Some people favour it The Dalgleish Library Company Group, Sheboygan Conservatory Partners, Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, The Shubert Organisation, Neil Meron, MGM on Stage, Roy Furman, Robert Greenblatt, James L. Nederlander, Kenny Leon, Hunter Arnold, John Gore Organisation The Araca Group, Concord Theatricals, Janet and Marvin Rosen, Bob Boyett, Cue to Cue Productions, Independent Presenters Network’s Marc Howard Jujamcyn Theatres, Juanita Jordan Ostar, Mariah Carey, D.S. Moynihan, Henry R. Muoz III,
Best Revival of a Play
Piano Lesson by August Wilson
Producers include Hunter Arnold, Playing Field, The Factor Gavin Partnership, FBK Productions/42nd.club, Sonia Friedman, Tom Kirdahy, Kandi Burruss, and Todd Tucker. Alia Jones-Harvey, Marguerite Steed Hoffman, Mark Gordon Pictures, Stephanie McClelland, Moore Delman, James L. Nederlander, Seriff Productions, The Shubert Organisation, Jay Alix & Una Jackman, Creative Partners Productions, Harris Rubin Productions, Moore Delman, Stephanie McClelland, Brad Blume/Cliff Hopkins, Jean Doumanian/Fakston Productions, Edgewood/DMQR Productions, Salman Al-Rashid/Jamie deRoy, Caiola Productions, Jay & Cindy Gutterman Erik A. King/Finewomen Productions, Van Kaplan/Lu-Shawn Thompson, Marc Syrinda Paige/Kevin Ryan & Diane Scott Carter, David Levine/William Frisbie, Silva Theatrical Group/Tilted, Constanza Romero-Wilson, Cynthia J. Tong, and Thomas Swayne
New Version of A Doll’s House by Amy Herzog
the Los Angeles Media Fund, Stephanie P. McClelland, Tilted, Jessica Chastain, Caitlin Clements/Francesca Moody Productions, Caiola Productions/Amanda Lee, Ted & Richard Liebowitz/Joeyen-Waldorf Squeri, Richard & Cecilia Attias/Thomas S.
The Message on the Window of Sidney Brustein
producers include Audible, Sony Music Masterworks, Seaview, Sue Wagner, John Johnson, and Phil Kenny. Kevin Ryan, The Shubert Organisation, Willette and Manny Klausner, Marco Santarelli, Be Forward Productions, Concord Theatricals, Creative Partners Productions, Invisible Wall Productions, Jillian Robbins, Jeremy O. Harris, Larry Hirschhorn and Ricardo Hornos, Shields Smedes Stern Ltd., Ido Gal, HarrisDonnelly, Sally Cade Holmes, Stella LaRue, LAMF Protozoa, Kati Meister, and John Sorkin, as well as Salman and Moudhy Al- Rashid, TodayTix Group, OHenry Productions, Plate Spinner Productions, Runyonland Productions, Mad Gene Media, Scrap Paper Pictures, Meredith Lynsey Schade, Catherine Schreiber, Dennis Trunfio, MCM Studios, 42nd.club, BAMM Productions, CarterMackTaylorWilliam, HK-Undivided Productions, MAJIKK Theatricals, Tanker Kollev Productions, Douglas Denoff, Gina Duncan, David Binder, Elizabeth Moreau, Joi Gresham, BAM, and
“Topdog/Underdog” by Suzan-Lori Parks (WINNER)
Producers include Marc Platt, Debra Martin Chase, Rashad V. Chambers, David Stone, LaChanze, and The Shubert Organisation.
Best Revival of a Musical
Producers include Kevin Ryan, Michael Cassel Group, Nicole Eisenberg, Jessica R. Jenen, Hunter Arnold, Concord Theatricals, Armstrong, Gold & Ross, Nicole Kastrinos, Jordan Roth, New York City Centre, Daryl Roth, and Nicole Eisenberg.
Producers of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot include Naomi Grabel, André Bishop, Adam Siegel, and Lincoln Centre Theatre.
Seaview and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions are the producers. Interscope & Immersive Records, Eric & Marsi Gardiner, Alex Levy, Kevin Ryan, Marcia Goldberg, Cynthia Stroum, Tom Tuft, Benjamin Simpson, Nathan Vernon, Brian and Nick Ginsberg, Ruth and Stephen Hendel, Creative Partners Productions, Erica Lynn Schwartz, At Rise Creative, Caiola Jenen Productions, Coles Achilles, deRoy Brunish Productions, Fakston Productions, Federman Batchelder, Level Forward, Pencil Factory Productions, Roth-Manella Productions, Chutzpah Productions, 42nd.club, Ahava 72 Productions, The Andryc Brothers, The Array, Mike Isaacson, Bee Carrozzini, Renard Lynch, Robin Merrie, Rubin Stuckelman, Runyonland Sussman, Kristin Caskey,
The Fleet Street Demon Barber, Sweeney Todd
Eastern Standard Time, Roy Furman, Thomas Kail, Jim Kierstead/Benjamin Leon IV, TourDForce Theatrical, Maggie Brohn, Andy Jones, and Plate Spinner Productions/Aaron Glick are among the producers.
Juliet & The Best Musical Book
Read by David West
Winner: Kimberly Akimbo David Lindsay-Abaire
The city of New York
Sharon Washington & David Thompson
discarded Robert Horn
Certain Like It Hot
Amber Ruffin and Matthew Lopez
Best Book of a Musical
Tom Kitt’s “Almost Famous,” written for the stage
Lyrics by Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe
Jeanine Tesori provided the winning song for Kimberly Akimbo. David Lindsay-Abaire wrote the lyrics
Helen Park and Max Vernon’s KPOP Music and Lyrics
Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally are the authors of the song “Shucked.”
Marc Shaiman is a member of Some Like It Hot.
Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman wrote the lyrics.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, “Topdog/Underdog” by Suzan-Lori Parks
Suzan-Lori Parks’ “Topdog/Underdog” stars Corey Hawkins.
Good Night, Oscar by Sean Hayes
Between Riverside and Crazy, by Stephen McKinley Henderson
Wendell Pierce, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
A Doll’s House, Jessica Chastain
Prima Facie’s Jodie Comer was the winner.
“Jessica Hecht,” 1976 summer
Murders at Ohio State, Audra McDonald
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Some Like It Hot, Christian Borle
Some Like It Hot by J. Harrison Ghee (WINNER)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Josh Groban
Into the Woods by Brian d’Arcy James
Parade Colton Ryan, New York, New York; Ben Platt
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Annaleigh Ashford
Into the Woods, Sara Bareilles
Kimberly Akimbo, Juliet Micaela Diamond, Lorna Courtney, and Victoria Clark (WINNER), Parade
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
No more, Jordan E. Cooper
Samuel L. Jackson, The Piano Lesson by August Wilson
A Doll’s House, by Arian Moayed
Leopoldstadt’s Brandon Uranowitz (WINNER)
Cost of Living by David Zayas
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Fat Ham, Nikki Crawford
Clare Lucas-Perry, Not Any More
Judith Silverman Sidney Brustein’s Window Sign (WINNER)
Cost of Living, Katy Sullivan
Cost of Living, Kara Young
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Shucked Kevin Cahoon
Kimberly Akimbo and Justin Cooley
Aguila, Kevin, Some Like It Hot
Camelot by Lerner & Loewe, Jordan Donica
Shucked by Alex Newell (WINNER)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Into the Woods, Julia Lester
Ruthie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Ann Miles
Kimberly Akimbo and Bonnie Milligan (WINNER)
Williams, NaTasha Yvette, Some Like It Hot
Juliet, Betsy Wolfe, and
Best Scenic Design of a Play
Prima Facie, Miriam Buether
Life of Pi by Tim Hatley and Andrzej Goulding (WINNER)
Oscar, good night, Rachel Hauck
Leopoldstadt, Richard Hudson
Lucy Mackinnon and Dane Laffrey, An Advent Carol
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
New York, New York’s Beowulf Boritt (WINNER)
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Mimi Lien
Camelot by Lerner & Loewe, produced by Michael Yeargan & 59 Productions
Shucked Scott Pask Scott Pask, Some Like It Hot
Best Costume Design of a Play
Life of Pi, Tim Hatley, Nick Barnes, and Finn Caldwell
Fat Ham, Dominique Fawn Hill
Leopoldstadt’s Brigitte Reiffenstuel was the winner.
Emmanuel Sosa There is no more Emilio Sosa. Sleep well, Oscar
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Some Like It Hot by Gregg Barnes (WINNER)
Parade, Susan Hilferty
Jennifer Moeller, Camelot by Lerner & Loewe
Sophia Choi, Juliet, KPOP Paloma Young, and Clint Ramos
New York, New York Donna Zakowska
Best Lighting Design of a Play
Leopoldstadt, Neil Austin
Judith Chivers, First Facie
Clark, Jon It’s a Doll House
King Bradley, Fat Ham
Lutkin, Tim Life of Pi (GOLD MEDAL)
Jennifer Schriever The Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
To Ben Stanton An Advent Carol
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
New York, New York; Ken Billington
Lap Camelot by Chi Chu, Lerner & Loewe
Heather Gilbert, Juliet, and Parade Howard Hudson
Some Like It Hot, Natasha Katz
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Natasha Katz (WINNER)
Best Sound Design of a Play
Taylor Williams and Jonathan Deans, Not Any More
Downing, Carolyn Life of Pi (GOLD MEDAL)
Jeremy D. Reid An Advent Carol
Max and Ben Ringham, It’s a Doll House
Max and Ben Ringham, First Facie
Best Sound Design of a Musical
New York, New York Kai Harada
Scott Lehrer, Alex Neumann, and John Shivers, “Shucked,” in “Into the Woods
Juliet, Gareth Owen, and
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Nevin Steinberg (WINNER)
Best Direction of a Play
Sami Ali, Ham, Fat
jo b o n e y Living expenses
Mr. Jamie Lloyd It’s a Doll House
Leopoldstadt’s Patrick Marber is the winner.
To Stevie Walker-Webb Not Any More
Life of Pi, Max Webster
Best Direction of a Musical
Parade’s Michael Arden (WINNER)
Into the Woods by Lear deBessonet
Some Like It Hot, Casey Nicholaw
Shuck Jack O’Brien
Kimberly Akimbo and Jessica Stone
Casey Nicholaw, Some Like It Hot Steven Hoggett, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (WINNER)
New York, New York Susan Stroman
Juliet, Jennifer Weber, and
KPOP, Jennifer Weber
Bill Sherman, Dominic Fallacaro, Kimberly Akimbo, Juliet John Clancy, and
Shuck, Jason Howland
Using Bryan Carter and Charlie Rosen “Some Like It Hot”
Sam Davis and Daryl Waters, from New York, New York
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