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|September 17, 2019|
Winners named at Broadway’s biggest night
NEW YORK CITY - The 73rd Annual Tony Awards were handed out Sunday night at Radio City Music Hall.
James Corden returned as host of the Tony Awards for the second time.
Among the night's winners, Elaine May was named best leading actress in a play for The Waverly Gallery. In her acceptance speech, the 87-year-old noted that it marked the first major award she'd won for acting over the course of her career.
Another notable Tony Awards win was for Ali Stroker, named best actress in a featured role in a musical for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! With her win, Stroker became the first wheelchair-using Tony-winning actor in history.
Bryan Cranston, meanwhile, won best leading actor in a play for Network, while Santino Fontana won best leading actor in a musical for Tootsie and Stephanie J. Block won best leading actress in a musical for The Cher Show.
Other 2019 Tony Awards winners included Hadestown for best musical,The Ferryman for best play, The Boys in the Band for best revival of a play and Oklahoma! for best revival of a musical.
Story Date: June 15, 2019