2021 Tony Awards Winners List - Deadline | MCUTimes

2021 Tony Awards Winners List – Deadline

Update for updates … Stephen Daldry and Alex Timbers won the Tony Awards for their instruction on, respectively. Arven and Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Daldry, who received the award for best play instruction, specifically mentioned the many people who died “in the second pandemic, AIDS,” the subject of the Matthew Lopez play Arven. Timbers, who accepted the best instruction of a musical, included Baz Luhrmann, director of the 2001 film version of Red Mill !, in his gratitude.

A Christmas song, adapted from the Charles Dickens classic by playwright Jack Thorne and who played Campbell Scott as Scrooge in the 2019 holiday season, Tony won for scenic design, costume design, lighting and sound design for a play and also took the award for best original score.

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Lauren Patten, who won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Selected Role in a Musical for her role in Jagged Little Pill thanked her trans and non-binary colleagues for having taken a dialogue about her character Jo.

“I would like to thank my trans and non-binary friends and colleagues who have engaged me in difficult conversations that have been with me in dialogue about my character, Jo,” Patten said. “I think the future of the change we are going to see on Broadway stems from the kind of conversations that are full of honesty and empathy and respect for our common humanity. And I am so excited to see the action that comes from them and to see where it leads our future as theater artists in this country. ”

Jagged Little Pill author Diablo Cody won the Tony Award for Best Book in a Musical, but did not address the recent controversies.

The writing of Patten’s character drew criticism from trans and non-binary societies after the production revised the character named Jo from non-binary in a pre-Broadway staging to a gay cis-female character for Broadway. Manufacturers later apologized and outlined steps they plan to take to resolve the matter.

Campbell Scott, ‘A Christmas Carol’ 2019
Greetings Production

David Alan Grier won the Tony Award for Actor in a Prominent Role in a Play for his performance in A soldier’s leg, and Danny Burstein was then awarded the trophy for prominent actor in a musical for Red Mill!

Veteran stage actor Lois Smith won for her prominent role in the play Arven.

Red Mill! took the same quartet of major design awards in the musical categories: Scenic, Costume, Light and Sound Design.

The 74th annual Tony Awards, hosted by Audra McDonald, will be livestreamed tonight at 19.00 ET / 16.00 PT, exclusively on Paramount +. The presentation will honor the unique shows, performances and artistic performances of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, which was halted in March 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tony Awards Present: Broadway’s Back !, hosted by Leslie Odom, Jr., airs at 21.00 ET / PT on CBS and will be available to stream live and as needed on Paramount +.

Below you will find the complete list of Tony-nominated, special award recipients and honored. Deadline updates this list of winners as the prizes are announced.


Best Actor in a Selected Role in a Play
David Alan Grier, A soldier’s leg

Best Actor in a Selected Role in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Actress in a Role in a Play
Lois Smith, Arven

Best Actress in a Selected Role in a Musical
Lauren Patten, Jagged Little Pill

Best scenic design of a play
Rob Howell, A Christmas song

Best costume design of a play
Rob Howell, A Christmas song

Best lighting design of a play
Hugh Vanstone, A Christmas song

Best scenic design of a musical
Derek McLane, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best costume design of a musical
Catherine Zuber, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best lighting design of a musical
Justin Townsend, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best sound design of a musical
Peter Hylensky, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best sound design of a play
Simon Baker, A Christmas song

Best original score (music and / or lyrics) written for the theater
A Christmas song
Music: Christopher Nightingale

Best musical of a musical
Jagged Little Pill
Diablo Cody

Best orchestrations
Katie Kresek, Charlie Rosen, Matt Stine and Justin Levine, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best choreography
Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best instruction of a play
Stephen Daldry, Arven

Best instruction of a musical
Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical


Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Ian Barford, Beautiful view
Andrew Burnap, Arven
Jake Gyllenhaal, Sea wall / A life
Tom Hiddleston, Treason
Tom Sturridge, Sea wall / A life
Blair Underwood, A soldier’s leg

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Joaquina Kalukango, Slave leg
Laura Linney, My name is Lucy Barton
Audra McDonald, Frankie and Johnny in Clair de Lune
Mary-Louise Parker, The sound inside

Best performance by an actor in a lead role in a musical
Aaron Tveit, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Elizabeth Stanley, Jagged Little Pill
Adrienne Warren, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

Special Tony Awards will be presented to:

  • The Broadway Advocacy Coalition, an art-based non-profit advocate dedicated to building the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities to use storytelling as a way to dismantle the systems that perpetuate racism. The organization was founded in 2016 by several black members of the Broadway community as a direct response to the nation’s racial pandemic: ism and police brutality and has since grown into an interdisciplinary organization that unites artists, legal experts and social activists to create lasting impact and cooperation on political issues ranging from reform of criminal justice to equal education to immigration.
  • David Byrne’s American utopia, Broadway theatrical concert production described by the Tony Awards administration committee as “a jubilant celebration of live music, community and connection.” Production recently returned to Broadway for a limited engagement.
  • Freestyle Love Supreme, created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale, was developed in the basement of The Drama Bookshop in 2004 and slowly worked its way to the Broadway Booth Theater in 2019. The acclaimed show has been directed by Kail and has a comic improvisational musical structure, and a rotary molding. Freestyle Love Supreme returns to Broadway for a strictly limited engagement at the booth on Thursday, October 7th.

Tony is honored for excellence in theater will be presented to:

  • Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies. Gallo, a former stage artist and production carpenter, co-founded Scenic Technologies, which led to the formation of his company PRG, one of the world’s leading suppliers of scenery and automation for theater productions.
  • Irene Gandy, the first black female press agent in the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers, and a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer for Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, and a manufacturer for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill starring Audra MacDonald.
  • Beverly Jenkins, a professional stage manager for over 30 years, is currently the production stage manager for the Tony Award-winning best musical Hadestown.
  • Woodie King, Jr., founder of the New Federal Theater, a groundbreaking company with a mission to integrate artists of color and women into the mainstream of American theater.

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award in 2020 will be presented to:

  • Actress Julie Halston for her work and advocacy work raising awareness and awareness of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.


Best play
Grand Horizons
Author: Bess Wohl
Producers: Second Stage Theater, Carole Rothman, Williamstown Theater Festival, Mandy Greenfield
Author: Matthew López
Sea wall / A life
Author: Simon Stephens and Nick Payne
Slave leg
Author: Jeremy O. Harris
The sound inside
Author: Adam Rapp

Best musical
Jagged Little Pill
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Tina – The Tina Turner Musical

Best revival of a play
Treason Harold Pinter
Frankie and Johnny in Clair de Lune Terrence McNally
A soldier’s leg Charles Fuller

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