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'Book Of Mormon' Wins Big At The Tonys: Full List, Videos

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The Book of Mormon scooped up a total of nine trophies at tonight's Tony Awards, including Best Musical. War Horse took best play. The Normal Heart won best revival of a play and sent John Benjamin Hickey and Ellen Barkin to the stage to pick up acting awards. Anything Goes took best revival of a musical.

Full list of winners, AFTER THE JUMP...

A few performances from tonight's show including one from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Book of Mormon, Neil Patrick Harris and Huck Jackman as "Dueling Hosts", and the show's opening number, AFTER THE JUMP...

The show's fantastic opening:

How to Succeed in Business:

The Book of Mormon - "I Believe"

WINNERS:

The Book of Mormon - WINNER
Catch Me if You Can
The Scottsboro Boys
Sister Act

Best Play
Good People
Jerusalem
The Motherf—er With the Hat
War Horse - WINNER

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Nina Arianda, Born Yesterday
Frances McDormandGood People - WINNER
Lily RabeThe Merchant of Venice
Vanessa RedgraveDriving Miss Daisy
Hannah Yelland, Brief Encounter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sutton FosterAnything Goes - WINNER
Beth LeavelBaby It’s You!
Patina MillerSister Act
Donna MurphyThe People in the Picture

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Brian BedfordThe Importance of Being Earnest
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf—er With the Hat
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Al PacinoThe Merchant of Venice
Mark RylanceJerusalem - WINNER

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Norbert Leo ButzCatch Me If You Can - WINNER
Josh GadThe Book of Mormon
Joshua HenryThe Scottsboro Boys
Andrew RannellsThe Book of Mormon
Tony SheldonPriscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott and Tom MorrisWar Horse - WINNER
Joel Grey & George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart
Anna D. ShapiroThe Motherf—er With the Hat
Daniel SullivanThe Merchant of Venice

Best Direction of a Musical
Rob AshfordHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Kathleen MarshallAnything Goes
Casey Nicholaw and Trey ParkerThe Book of Mormon - WINNER
Susan StromanThe Scottsboro Boys

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Ellen BarkinThe Normal Heart - WINNER
Edie FalcoThe House of Blue Leaves
Judith Light, Lombardi
Joanna LumleyLa Bête
Elizabeth RodriguezThe Motherf—er With the Hat

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Mackenzie Crook, Jerusalem
Billy CrudupArcadia
John Benjamin HickeyThe Normal Heart - WINNER
Arian MoayedBengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Yul VázquezThe Motherf—er With the Hat

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Laura BenantiWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Tammy BlanchardHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Victoria ClarkSister Act
Nikki M. James, The Book of Mormon - WINNER
Patti LuPoneWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Colman DomingoThe Scottsboro Boys
Adam GodleyAnything Goes
John LarroquetteHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - WINNER
Forrest McClendonThe Scottsboro Boys
Rory O’MalleyThe Book of Mormon

Best Revival of a Play
Arcadia
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Merchant of Venice
The Normal Heart - WINNER

Best Revival of a Musical
Anything Goes - WINNER
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Book of a Musical
Alex TimbersBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt StoneThe Book of Mormon - WINNER
David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys
Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter BeaneSister Act

Best Orchestrations
Doug BestermanHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Larry HochmanThe Scottsboro Boys
Larry Hochman and Stephen OremusThe Book of Mormon - WINNER
Marc Shaiman & Larry BlankCatch Me If You Can

Best Original Score Written for the Theater
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt StoneThe Book of Mormon - WINNER
John Kander and Fred EbbThe Scottsboro Boys
Alan Menken (music) and Glenn Slater (lyrics), Sister Act
David YazbekWomen on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Choreography
Rob AshfordHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Kathleen MarshallAnything Goes - WINNER
Casey NicholawThe Book of Mormon
Susan StromanThe Scottsboro Boys

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Peter HylenskiThe Scottsboro Boys
Steve Canyon KennedyCatch Me If You Can
Brian RonanAnything Goes
Brian RonanThe Book of Mormon - WINNER

Best Sound Design of a Play
Acme Sound Partners & Cricket S. MyersBengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Simon BakerBrief Encounter
Ian Dickinson for AutographJerusalem
Christopher ShuttWar Horse - WINNER

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jess GoldsteinThe Merchant of Venice
Desmond HeeleyThe Importance of Being Earnest - WINNER
Mark ThompsonLa Bête
Catherine Zuber, Born Yesterday

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Tim Chappel and Lizzy GardinerPriscilla Queen of the Desert - WINNER
Martin Pakledinaz, Anything Goes
Ann RothThe Book of Mormon
Catherine ZuberHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Todd RosenthalThe Motherf—er With the Hat
Rae SmithWar Horse - WINNER
Ultz, Jerusalem
Mark Wendland, The Merchant of Venice

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Beowulf BorittThe Scottsboro Boys
Derek McLaneAnything Goes
Scott PaskThe Book of Mormon - WINNER
Donyale WerleBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ken BillingtonThe Scottsboro Boys
Howell BinkleyHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Peter KaczorowskiAnything Goes
Brian MacDevittThe Book of Mormon - WINNER

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule ConstableWar Horse - WINNER
David LanderBengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Kenneth PosnerThe Merchant of Venice
Mimi Jordan SherinJerusalem

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  1. Opening number by NPH was GREAT!!!! The show, overall was really good. IMHO very entertaining.

    Posted by: CB | Jun 13, 2011 2:24:51 AM


  2. Wow, Book of Morman looks great! I am so looking forward to seeing that show.

    Posted by: Lewis Payton | Jun 13, 2011 4:23:56 AM


  3. Daniel Radcliffe was born to be a comedic actor - not that what he did here was so funny, more that he just oozes charisma and presence when he's out there having fun. I can't wait to see what movies and other projects he does now that he can get away from being Harry Potter. Clearly... a musical is in the cards, if he wants it, but whatever he does, I hope it's something funny. :p

    Posted by: Ryan | Jun 13, 2011 4:59:18 AM


  4. If anyone doubted Neil Patrick Harris' talent his closing "rap" which could not have been rehearsed much since it incorporated many of the winners was amazing. All in all a terrific show.

    Posted by: Richard | Jun 13, 2011 7:21:52 AM


  5. OK, so the Tonys are pretty gay to start with. But seeing Jackman and NPH argue over who was the "top" and dancing with each other brought a whole new level of gay. Luckily a funny one.

    Posted by: Paul R | Jun 13, 2011 7:43:54 AM


  6. There is only one Broadway, and only one Neil Patrick Harris what an unbelievable talent . . .Sondheim must write him a show, that is just too much talent to waste on the little screen !

    A great evening for all !

    Posted by: EJ | Jun 13, 2011 8:01:17 AM


  7. This opening number manages to top the classic closing number he did in 2009. Brilliantly written and impeccably performed. Who else but NPH could have done this number, the piece with Hugh Jackman, hosted the show, pulled off the closing rap, AND perform his number from "Company." The guy is just amazing!!!

    Posted by: gr8guyca | Jun 13, 2011 8:13:09 AM


  8. Neil PAtrick Harris is a GOD. Best in-joke of the night---NPH and Jackman singing in duet "But if baby I'm the bottom you're the top!"

    Posted by: Really? | Jun 13, 2011 10:28:28 AM


  9. "It's a two hour, live-action, barely affordable, un-lip synced version of Glee" hahahahahaha. I'd love to see NPH's character come back to Glee. Totally agree with gr8guyca about him.

    Would love to see "War Horse", "Book of Mormon" and "The Normal Heart" but it'll probably have to be the touring versions that come to Los Angeles. I hope Rory O'Malley is in TBOM, he's way hot.

    Posted by: Henry Holland | Jun 13, 2011 10:29:33 AM


  10. Overall... I thought it was the best Tony Awards show I can remember! NPH is truly a gifted and talented performer; a great host! Musical numbers were very good, skits songs (like the opening, closing, and the songs with NPH and H. Jackman, were witty and entertaining. Danielle Radcliffe PROVED that he deserves to be on a Broadway stage; case closed! I thought the weakest moments were some of the acceptance speeches by the "non" musical actors. Some just plain weird and out of place. But... I loved the show... NPH should get another Emmy for hosting!

    Posted by: Jim | Jun 13, 2011 10:33:19 AM


  11. I like NPH. He is not however a Broadway singer capable of singing Bobby in Company. I say this after having seen him attempt the role live. Mr Rad liff is just plain bad in a musi cal. I felt sorry for the boy eveen more so than in Equus.
    Oh Broadway you can b so horrible(Sister Act and that very amatuer Production of Pris cilla!) uggh

    Posted by: Kevin Thor | Jun 13, 2011 10:41:12 AM


  12. Does anyone know what Frances McDormand's weird-ass behavior when accepting her award was all about? She seemed to be rushing off the stage in her jean jacket to get somewhere.

    Posted by: MichaelJ | Jun 13, 2011 11:01:21 AM


  13. NPH's end rap was written by Lin Manuel Miranda, not improvised. Wish they would still let PBS broadcast the other awards CBS doesn't care about. Athol Fugard deserves more than a 12 second clip.

    Posted by: Ronny | Jun 13, 2011 11:10:22 AM


  14. I am really not into these award shows at all. I don't even watch the Oscar's. However, the tv happened to be on this channel for the opening number and I never changed the channel. Very entertaining Neil Patrick Harrison was terrific! Who knows I may even go see a m****r f******g Broadway show now! I also loved Robin Williams line about having the only beard in the room. The only gay slur I remember all night was from Chris Rock.

    Posted by: rinca | Jun 13, 2011 11:34:31 AM


  15. NPH is brilliant, probably not the best singer, but very good. Hugh Jackman is good looking, funny, open minded....

    Posted by: Matt26 | Jun 13, 2011 2:11:24 PM


  16. loved the tony's and did see most of the shows...saw book of Mormon on a fluke and sat in the front row. Josh Gad should have one best actor award...he was truly remarkable and so underrated as a talented actor...he does it all sings and dances and acts...amazing!! Andrew was great, but that was expected, Josh was a surprise. but like most award shows...the awards are given based on the person's body of work, rather than the actual performance. Book of Mormon swept the awards and younger actors are usually overlooked.

    Posted by: paul | Jun 13, 2011 2:57:29 PM


  17. NPH opening number was an instant classic. They really should have him host the Oscars next year.

    Posted by: jaragon | Jun 13, 2011 6:08:32 PM


  18. NPH is just awesome.What a great gay role model as talented,likeable and accesible.He seems so comfortable in who he is.bravo! I hope somone will give him a show after this.The only problem is that this overall performance was so great.How go you top this? He should be very proud of himself.

    Posted by: Bob | Jun 13, 2011 6:48:22 PM


  19. NPH, Huge Ackman and Daniel Radcliffe are all fantastic, because they keep their egos in check and never act like "victims of fame."

    I watched the first Harry Potter film a few months ago and got teary-eyed, they've all grown up so well. It's great watching Radcliffe stretch and challenge himself. I'm sure I'll be watching him for a long time to come.

    Posted by: SteveDenver | Jun 15, 2011 11:28:36 AM


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