The Tony Awards: List Of Winners

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Big winners tonight included "Memphis," which won for Best Musical and "Red," which won five Tonys including Best Play. Hollywood stars were big winners this year - Denzel Washington, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Scarlet Johansson all took home awards.

Also, as The New York Times notes, it was the first time in Tony history that black performers won best actor and best actress (Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in “Fences”) in a play for the same theater season. 

Sean Hayes managed to poke fun at the Newsweek controversy of last month by kissing Kristin Chenoweth on stage for a prolonged amount of time. He quipped afterward: "I know what you're thinking...she's too short for me."

Full list of winners AFTER THE JUMP.

BEST PLAY: "Red."
BEST MUSICAL: "Memphis."
BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL: "Memphis."
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATER: "Memphis."
BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY: "Fences."
BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL: "La Cage aux Folles."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY: Denzel Washington, "Fences."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Viola Davis, "Fences."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Douglas Hodge, "La Cage aux Folles."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Catherine Zeta-Jones, "A Little Night Music."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: Eddie Redmayne, "Red."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Scarlett Johansson, "A View From the Bridge."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Levi Kreis, "Million Dollar Quartet."
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Katie Finneran, "Promises, Promises."
BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Michael Grandage, "Red."
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Terry Johnson, "La Cage aux Folles."
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Bill T. Jones, "Fela!"
BEST ORCHESTRATIONS: Daryl Waters and David Bryan, "Memphis."
BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY: Christopher Oram, "Red."
BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Christine Jones, "American Idiot."
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY: Catherine Zuber, "The Royal Family."
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Marina Draghici, "Fela!"
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY: Neil Austin, "Red."
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Kevin Adams, "American Idiot."
BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY: Adam Cork, "Red."
BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Robert Kaplowitz, "Fela!"
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SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATER: Alan Ayckbourn and Marian Seldes.
REGIONAL THEATER TONY AWARD: The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Conn.
ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD: David Hyde Pierce.
TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATER: B.H. Barry and Tim Viola.

Posted June 14, 2010 at 12:39am ETC by Steve Pep
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