Fun Home & The King and I Top 2015 Tony Awards

Fun Home & The King and I Top 2015 Tony Awards

CATEGORY:
Broadway 

2015-06-08

2015-06-08 CATEGORY: Broadway 

 

Fun Home was the big winner at the 2015 Tony Awards, receiving the trophy for Best Musical and four others, including Best Score and Best Leading Actor for Michael Cerveris. The new musical, based on Alison Bechdel’s memoir of the same name, was nominated for a total of 12 awards (including three featured actresses in the same category). The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time also took home five awards, including Best Play and Best Leading Actor for Alex Sharp. The award for Best Revival of a Musical went to The King and I; the show also won Kelli O’Hara her first Tony Award after five previous nominations.Skylight won Best Revival of a Play. 

A complete list of winners follows: 
 

Best Musical
Fun Home

Best Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens

Best Revival of a Play
Skylight

Best Revival of a Musical
The King and I

Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Michael Cerveris, Fun Home

Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Kelli O’Hara, The King and I

Best Leading Actress in a Play
Helen Mirren, The Audience

Best Leading Actor in a Play
Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Christian Borle, Something Rotten! 

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Richard McCabe, The Audience

Best Director of a Musical
Sam Gold, Fun Home

Best Director of a Play
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Score
Fun Home by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron

Best Book of a Musical
Fun Home by Lisa Kron

Best Choreography
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

Best Orchestrations
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky and Bill Elliott, An American in Paris

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Natasha Katz, An American in Paris

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Bunny Christie & Finn Ross, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions, An American in Paris

Best Costume Design of a Play
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Catherine Zuber, The King and I

Shows with multiple wins:
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - 5
Fun Home - 5
An American in Paris - 4
The King and I - 4
The Audience - 2

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