Dear Evan Hansen wins big at Tonys

Dear Evan Hansen wins big at Tonys

Alex Lacamoire poses in the press room with the award for best orchestrations for "Dear Evan Hansen" at the 71st annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 11, 2017, in NY. This year the Tony voters spread the wealth around, calling "Hello Dolly" the best musical revival, and honoring its star Bette Midler.

"Oslo", written by J.T. Oslow about the Oslo Accords between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, took home best play as well as a statue for best supporting actor for Michael Aronov.

Spacey, who spent much of the show joking about not being the first choice for the job, got mixed reviews.

Bette Midler's Best Film Roles! He singled out Ben Platt, who played the role of Evan Hansen in the Broadway musical "Dear Evan Hansen".

The boisterous "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812", which had 12 nominations, ended up winning just two technical awards, for best set and lighting.

Kevin Spacey hosted the star-studded 71st annual awards ceremony reprising his role as House of Cards' Frank Underwood and throwing in some singing and dancing.

Few Broadway shows boast the pedigree of 1964's " Hello, Dolly!" starring Carol Channing as lovable 1890s NY matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi, with music and lyrics by the legendary Jerry Herman, book by Michael Stewart and direction by Gower Champion. They embraced me to such a degree that I can only say, 'It's more than I deserve.' So, thank you. "I'm at death's door so I wasn't really keen to put these dancing shoes on again but he made it sound as though I had missed something in life and I would be a changed person from this experience and indeed I have been", she told reporters.

Oslo, a crackling drama about the little-known backstory behind the 1993 Middle East peace talks, won the hard-fought competition for the best new play, reported New York Times.

Kevin Klein, who won the Tony for leading actor in a play for "Present Laughter" mixed his thanks with a shout out for the National Endowment for the Arts, which the Trump administration wants to shut down.

Host Kevin Spacey kept things light throughout the evening, starting with a madcap opening number in which he inserted himself into each of the Best Musical nominees. "Sex and the City" alumna Cynthia Nixon, who clearly enjoys returning to the theater, won featured actress for "The Little Foxes".

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