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Tony Awards: The Winners

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Here are the winners of the 2009 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards.

BEST MUSICAL: Billy Elliot, The Musical (accepted by Eric Fellner)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish, Billy Elliot, The Musical

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Alice Ripley, Next to Normal

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL: Hair (accepted by producer Oskar Eustis)

SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THEATRE: Jerry Herman

BEST PLAY: God of Carnage (accepted by author Yasmina Reza and producer Robert Fox)

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY: The Norman Conquests (accepted by producer Sonia Friedman)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Marcia Gay Harden, God of Carnage

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY: Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Karen Olivo, West Side Story

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Gregory Jbara, Billy Elliot, The Musical

BEST SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT: Liza’s at The Palace (accepted by producer John Scher)

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot, The Musical

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Matthew Warchus, God of Carnage

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE: Music, Tom Kitt; Lyrics, Brian Yorkey

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: Roger Robinson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Announced before the telecast:

BOOK OF A MUSICAL: Lee Hall, Billy Elliot, The Musical

SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY: Derek McLane, 33 Variations

SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Ian MacNeil, Billy Elliot, The Musical

COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY: Anthony Ward, Mary Stuart

COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Tim Hatley, Shrek The Musical

LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY: Brian MacDevitt, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Rick Fisher, Billy Elliot, The Musical

SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY: Gregory Clarke, Equus

SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Paul Arditti, Billy Elliot, The Musical

CHOREOGRAPHY: Peter Darling, Billy Elliot, The Musical

ORCHESTRATIONS: Martin Koch, Billy Elliot, The Musical; Michael Starobin and Tom Kitt, Next to Normal

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