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‘The Band’s Visit’ Sweeps the Tony Awards

A full rundown of all of the winners.

Carla Loebenstein College Media Network

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The 2018 Tony Awards last night was full of surprising moments: Robert DeNiro cursed President Trump on stage, the survivors of the Parkland shooting performed “Seasons of Love” from Rent, and Andrew Garfield made an emotional tribute to the LGBTQ community.

Hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles at Radio City Music Hall, there were a few clear front-runners throughout the night. “The Band’s Visit,” a Broadway musical based on the film of the same name, took home multiple awards from several categories, more specifically, 10 out of 26. Here is a complete list of the 2018 Tony Award winners:

Best musical: “The Band’s Visit”

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical: Tony Shalhoub, “The Band’s Visit”

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical: Katrina Lenk, “The Band’s Visit”

Best play:  “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two” by Jack Thorne

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play: Andrew Garfield, “Angels in America”

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play: Glenda Jackson, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”

Best revival of a play: “Angels in America” by Tony Kushner

Best revival of a musical: “Once on this Island”

Best book of a musical:Itamar Moses, “The Band’s Visit”

Best original score: David Yazbek, “The Band’s Visit”

Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play: Nathan Lane, “Angels in America”

Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play:Laurie Metcalf, “Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women”

Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical: Ari’el Stachel, “The Band’s Visit”

Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical: Lindsay Mendez, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”

Best scenic design of a play: Christine Jones, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best scenic design of a musical: David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best costume design of a play: Katrina Lindsay, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best costume design of a musical: Catherine Zuber, “My Fair Lady”

Best lighting design of a play: Neil Austin, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best lighting design of a musical: Tyler Micoleau, “The Band’s Visit”

Best sound design of a play: Gareth Fry, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best sound design of a musical: Kai Harada, “The Band’s Visit”

Best direction of a play: John Tiffany, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best direction of a musical: David Cromer, “The Band’s Visit”

Best choreography:Justin Peck, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel”

Best orchestrations: Jamshied Sharifi, “The Band’s Visit”

 

Congratulations to all of the winners!

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Carla is a recent graduate of Touro College in New York City, where she developed a keen ability to joke her way out of anything. She has previously worked for the Mayor's Office of New York, as well as ABC7 Eyewitness News. She is currently the Senior Editor at CMN, and can be reached at carla@collegemedianetwork.com.

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