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2013 Tony Awards: Full list of winners

Great award show celebrating the best of the best in plays and musicals. See who took home the big award and who will have to wait for next year.

Neil Patrick Harris

Well, the 2013 Tony Awards have sung, danced, laughed and cried. Now it’s time to evaluate!

This year’s host, Neil Patrick Harris, was incredible as usual. There’s something about Harris’ charisma that makes it impossible to take your eyes off the screen. The big winner of the night was Cyndi Lauper’s Kinky Boots, which won seven out of the 13 awards it was nominated for, including Best Musical. Pippin also fared well last night, with director Diane Paulus picking up the Best Revival of a Musical award.

Here’s the full list of winners of the 2013 Tony Awards:

Best Play: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Best Revival of a Play: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf??
Best Revival of a Musical: Pippin
Best Musical: Kinky Boots
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Tracy Letts, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf??
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical: Patina Miller, Pippin?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Courtney B. Vance, Lucky Guy?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Andrea Martin, Pippin?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Gabriel Ebert, Matilda: The Musical?
Best Direction of a Play: Pam MacKinnon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Book of a Musical: Matilda: The Musical?
Best Original Score (music and/or lyrics) written for the Theatre: Kinky Boots?

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Best Direction of a Musical: Diane Paulus, Pippin?Cyndi Lauper
Best Choreography:
Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots?
Best Orchestrations: Stephen Oremus, Kinky Boots?
Best Scenic Design of a Play: John Lee Beatty, The Nance?
Best Scenic Design of a Musical: Rob Howell, Matilda: The Musical
Best Costume Design of a Play: Ann Roth, The Nance
Best Costume Design of a Musical: William Ivey Long, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella?
Best Lighting Design of a Play: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy?
Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Kenneth Posner, Kinky Boots
Best Sound Design of a Play: Leon Rothenberg, The Nance?
Best Sound Design of a Musical: John Shivers, Kinky Boots?
Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre: Bernard Gersten, Paul Libin, Ming Cho Lee?
Regional Theatre Award: Huntington Theatre Company?
Isabelle Stevenson Award: Larry Kramer?
Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre: Career Transition for Dancers — William Craver, Peter Lawrence, The Lost Colony; the four actresses who created the title role of Matilda: The Musical on Broadway — Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro

Congratulations to all the winners! To complete the Tony experience, check out Harris’ opening number, with a surprise appearance from Mike Tyson.

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