A Complete List Of The 2016 Tony Award Winners

From "Hamilton" to "Hamilton" to "Hamilton," here are this year's heroes of Broadway.

13/06/2016 10:12 AM AEST | Updated 13/06/2016 1:51 PM AEST
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The 2016 Tony Awards have officially arrived. 

The 70th edition of the annual award show, hosted by James Corden, featured performances from some of the most popular and critically acclaimed Broadway shows of the year -- "Hamilton," "Shuffle Along," "The Color Purple," and "Spring Awakening."

Frontrunners of the night included Lin-Manuel Miranda's “Hamilton," nominated for Best Musical and 15 other nods, and the play "Eclipsed," the story of five Liberian women during the Second Liberian Civil War staring Lupita Nyong'o. The entire roster of nominations represented one of the most diverse reviews of a theater season. 

Diversity is the theme for the entire season,” Tony-winning producer Ken Davenport explained in an interview with The Huffington Post. “We’re experiencing a selection of shows that nominators have to choose from ... it’s the most diverse group of artists and shows we’ve seen. Especially when compared to the lack of diversity in Hollywood.”

The show opened with a poignant statement on the horrific shooting in Orlando, Florida, on early Sunday morning. As Tony organizers noted in a statement before the show, “Our hearts are heavy for the unimaginable tragedy that happened last night in Orlando. Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected. The Tony Awards dedicate tonight’s ceremony to them.”

We’ve put together every win and upset so you can continue the Tony toasting long after the broadcast on CBS. To analyze the upsets and snubs, check out a full list of the nominations.

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Heather Headley, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks and cast take the curtain call at "The Color Purple" on Broadway.

Best Play:

"The Humans"
"King Charles III"
"The Father"

Best Musical:

"Bright Star"
"School of Rock"
"Shuffle Along"

Best Revival of a Play:

"Long Day’s Journey Into Night"
"A View from the Bridge"
"Noises Off"
"The Crucible"

Best Revival of a Musical:

"The Color Purple"
"Fiddler on the Roof"
"She Loves Me"
"Spring Awakening"

Leading Actor in a Play:

Gabriel Byrne, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” 
Jeff Daniels, “Blackbird” 
Frank Langella, “The Father”
Tim Pigott-Smith, “King Charles III”
Mark Strong, “A View from the Bridge”

Leading Actress in a Play:

Jessica Lange, “Long Day’s Journey into Night” 
Laurie Metcalf, “Misery”
Lupita Nyong’o, “Eclipsed”
Michelle Williams, “Blackbird”
Sophie Okonedo, “The Crucible”

Leading Actor in a Musical:

Zachary Levi, “She Loves Me”
Alex Brightman, “School of Rock” 
Danny Burstein, “Fiddler on the Roof”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton”
Leslie Odom Jr., “Hamilton”

Leading Actress in a Musical: 

Laura Benanti, “She Loves Me”
Carmen Cusack, “Bright Star”
Cynthia Erivo, “The Color Purple”
Phillipa Soo, “Hamilton”
Jessie Mueller, “Waitress”

Best Director of a Play:

Rupert Goold, “King Charles III”
Jonathan Kent, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
Joe Mantello, “The Humans”
Liesl Tommy, “Eclipsed”
Ivo van Hove, “A View From the Bridge”

Best Director of a Musical:

Michael Arden, “Spring Awakening”
Thomas Kail, “Hamilton”
John Doyle, “The Color Purple”
Scott Ellis, “She Loves Me”
George C. Wolfe, “Shuffle Along”

Best Book of a Musical:

Steve Martin, “Bright Star”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton”
Julian Fellowes, “School of Rock”
George C. Wolfe, “Shuffle Along”

Best Original Score:

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, “Bright Star”
Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Hamilton”
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater, “School of Rock”
Sara Bareilles, “Waitress”

Best Featured Actor in a Play:

Reed Birney, “The Humans”
Bill Camp, “The Crucible”
David Furr, “Noises Off”
Richard Goulding, “King Charles III”
Michael Shannon, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”

Best Featured Actress in a Play:

Pascale Armand, “Eclipsed”
Megan Hilty, “Noises Off”
Jayne Houdyshell, “The Humans”
Andrea Martin, “Noises Off”
Saycon Sengbloh, “Eclipsed”

Best Featured Actor in a Musical:

Daveed Diggs, “Hamilton”
Brandon Victor Dixon, “Shuffle Along”
Christopher Fitzgerald, “Waitress”
Jonathan Groff, “Hamilton”
Christopher Jackson, “Hamilton”

Best Featured Actress in a Musical:

Danielle Brooks, “The Color Purple”
Renee Elise Goldsberry, “Hamilton”
Jane Krakowski, “She Loves Me”
Jennifer Simard, “Disaster!”
Adrienne Warren, “Shuffle Along”

Best Scenic Design of a Play:

Beowulf Boritt, “Therese Raquin”
Christopher Oram, “Hughie”
Jan Versweyveld, “A View from the Bridge”
David Zinn, “The Humans”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:

Es Devlin and Finn Ross, “American Psycho”
David Korins, “Hamilton”
Santo Loquasto, “Shuffle Along”
David Rockwell, “She Loves Me”

Best Costume Design of a Play:

Jane Greenwood, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
Michael Krass, “Noises Off”
Clint Ramos, “Eclipsed”
Tom Scutt, “King Charles III”

Best Costume Design of a Musical:

Gregg Barnes, “Tuck Everlasting”
Jeff Mahshie, “She Loves Me”
Ann Roth, “Shuffle Along”
Paul Tazewell, “Hamilton”

Best Choreography:

Andy Blankenbuehler, “Hamilton”
Savion Glover, “Shuffle Along”
Hofesh Shechter, “Fiddler on the Roof”
Randy Skinner, “Dames at Sea”
Sergio Trujillo, “On Your Feet!”

Best Lighting Design of a Play:

Natasha Katz, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
Justin Townsend, “The Humans”
Jan Versweyveld, “The Crucible”
Jan Versweyveld, “A View from the Bridge”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical:

Howell Binkley, “Hamilton”
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, “Shuffle Along”
Ben Stanton, “Spring Awakening”
Justin Townsend, “American Psycho”

Best Orchestrations:

August Eriksmoen, “Bright Star”
Larry Hochman, “She Loves Me”
Alex Lacamoire, “Hamilton”
Daryl Waters, “Shuffle Along”

See a complete list of the 2015 Tony Award winners here.

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