BILLY TAKES OVER THE TONY’S

Published on 9th Jun, 2009

The 2009 Tony Awards are now part of the record books, and Billy Elliot emerged the evening’s big winner with a total of 10 awards, including Best Musical. Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage was honoured as Best Play, and the Best Revival winners were The Norman Conquests and Hair. Watch the opening number from the show above. Winners below.


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Best Musical
Billy Elliot

Best Actor in a Musical
David Alvarez, Kiril Kulish and Trent Kowalik, Billy Elliot

Best Actress in a Musical
Alice Ripley, Next to Normal

Best Revival of a Musical
Hair

Best Play
God of Carnage

Best Revival of a Play
The Norman Conquests

Best Actress in a Play
Marcia Gay Harden, God of Carnage

Best Actor in a Play
Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Karen Olivo, West Side Story

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Gregory Jbara, Billy Elliot

Best Special Theatrical Event
Liza Minnelli, Liza’s at the Palace

Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot

Best Direction of a Play
Matthew Warchus, God of Carnage

Best Original Score
Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey (lyrics), Next to Normal

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Roger Robinson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Best Book of a Musical
Lee Hall, Billy Elliot

Best Choreography
Peter Darling, Billy Elliot

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Paul Arditti, Billy Elliot

Best Sound Design of a Play
Gregory Clarke, Equus

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Ian MacNeil, Billy Elliot

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Derek McLane, 33 Variations

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Tim Hatley, Shrek The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Play
Anthony Ward, Mary Stuart

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Rick Fisher, Billy Elliot

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Brian MacDevitt, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

Best Orchestrations
(TIE)
Michael Starobin and Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
and Martin Koch, Billy Elliot

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