Tony Awards announce 2018 Winners

Posted on: 6/11/2018 1:05PM

2018 Tony Award WinnersLast night, the American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards took place at Radio City Music Hall. The winners were announced in 26 competitive categories as the live show was broadcast on CBS.

 

The musical The Band's Visit was the big winner of the night, claiming 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two also racked up awards, receiving a total of six, including Best Play and Best Director. Originally the musicals Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants had led nominations, gathering 12 nods each.

 

Choreographer Justin Peck won Best Choreography for Carousel. The other nominees had included Casey Nicholaw for Mean Girls, Steven Hoggett for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Christopher Gattelli for two shows - My Fair Lady and SpongeBob SquarePants

 

See the full list of winners below. Watch the showstopping performances of the 72nd Annual Tony Awards online here or at www.CBS.com.

 

Winners of the 2018 Tony Awards


Best Book of a Musical

WINNER: The Band's Visit

Frozen

Mean Girls

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical


Best Original Score

Angels in America (Adrian Sutton)

WINNER: The Band's Visit (Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek)

Frozen (Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez)

Mean Girls (Music: Jeff Richmond, Lyrics: Nell Benjamin)

SpongeBob SquarePants (Various contributors) 


Best Leading Actor in a Play

WINNER: Andrew Garfield, Angels in America
Tom Hollander, Travesties
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Mark Rylance, Farinelli and The King
Denzel Washington, The Iceman Cometh


Best Leading Actress in a Play

WINNER: Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women
Condola Rashad, Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God
Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower


Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Carousel
WINNER: Tony Shalhoub, The Band's Visit

Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants


Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
WINNER: Katrina Lenk, The Band's Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Carousel


Best Featured Actor in a Play 

Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Michael Cera, Lobby Hero
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
WINNER: Nathan Lane, Angels in America
David Morse, The Iceman Cometh


Best Featured Actress in a Play

Susan Brown, Angels in America
Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Deborah Findlay, The Children
Denise Gough, Angels in America
WINNER: Laurie Metcalf, Three Tall Women


Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants
WINNER: Ari'el Stachel, The Band's Visit


Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Carousel
WINNER: Lindsay Mendez, Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady


Best Scenic Design of a Play

Miriam Buether, Three Tall Women
Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King
WINNER: Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Santo Loquasto, The Iceman Cometh
Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, Angels in America


Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band's Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
WINNER: David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants


Best Costume Design of a Play

Jonathan Fensom, Farinelli and The King
Nicky Gillibrand, Angels in America
WINNER: Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Ann Roth, Three Tall Women
Ann Roth, The Iceman Cometh


Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants
WINNER: Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady


Best Lighting Design of a Play

WINNER: Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Paule Constable, Angels in America
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, The Iceman Cometh
Paul Russell, Farinelli and The King
Ben Stanton, Junk


Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Carousel
WINNER: Tyler Micoleau, The Band's Visit


Best Sound Design of a Play

Adam Cork, Travesties
Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Angels in America
WINNER: Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Tom Gibbons, 1984
Dan Moses Schreier, The Iceman Cometh


Best Sound Design of a Musical

WINNER: Kai Harada, The Band's Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants


Best Direction of a Play

Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
Joe Mantello, Three Tall Women
Patrick Marber, Travesties
WINNER: John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
George C. Wolfe, The Iceman Cometh


Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, Once On This Island
WINNER: David Cromer, The Band's Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady


Best Choreography

Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
WINNER: Justin Peck, Carousel


Best Orchestrations

John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
Annmarie Milazzo and Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
WINNER: Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Carousel


Best Play

The Children

Farinelli and The King

WINNER: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Junk

Latin History for Morons


Best Musical

WINNER: The Band's Visit

Frozen

Mean Girls

SpongeBob SquarePants


Best Revival of a Play

WINNER: Angels in America

Three Tall Women

The Iceman Cometh

Lobby Hero

Travesties


Best Revival of a Musical

My Fair Lady

WINNER: Once On This Island

Carousel

Photo: Carousel’s Lindsay Mendez, winner of Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and Justin Peck, winner of Best Choreography. Photo by Jenny Anderson, courtesy of @RRRCreative.



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