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2012 Tony Awards - All the Winners - ONCE, PORGY & BESS, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, CLYBOURNE PARK & More

2012 Tony Awards - All the Winners - ONCE, PORGY & BESS, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, CLYBOURNE PARK & MoreTony night was one for the record books and BroadwayWorld.com brought you live updates all night, with LOTS more to come...

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The Tony Awards were broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012. 

And the winners are...

Best Play

Clybourne Park, Author: Bruce Norris * WINNER *
Other Desert Cities, Author: Jon Robin Baitz 
Peter and the Starcatcher, Author: Rick Elice
Venus in Fur, Author: David Ives

Best Musical 

Leap of Faith 
Newsies 
Nice Work If You Can Get It 
Once * WINNER *

Best Revival of a Play

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman * WINNER *
Gore Vidal’s The Best Man 
Master Class 
Wit 

Best Revival of a Musical 

Evita
Follies 
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess * WINNER *
Jesus Christ Superstar 

Best Book of a Musical

Lysistrata Jones, Douglas Carter Beane
Newsies, Harvey Fierstein
Nice Work If You Can Get It, Joe DiPietro
Once, Enda Walsh * WINNER *

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Bonnie & Clyde Music: Frank Wildhorn,  Lyrics: Don Black
Newsies Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Jack Feldman * WINNER *
One Man, Two Guvnors Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding
Peter and the Starcatcher Music: Wayne Barker, Lyrics: Rick Elice

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

James CordenOne Man, Two Guvnors * WINNER *
Philip Seymour HoffmanArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
James Earl JonesGore Vidal’s The Best Man
Frank LangellaMan and Boy
John LithgowThe Columnist

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Nina AriandaVenus in Fur * WINNER *
Tracie BennettEnd of the Rainbow
Stockard ChanningOther Desert Cities
Linda LavinThe Lyons
Cynthia NixonWit

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Danny BursteinFollies
Jeremy JordanNewsies
Steve KazeeOnce * WINNER *
Norm LewisThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Ron RainesFollies

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Jan MaxwellFollies
Audra McDonaldThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess * WINNER *
Cristin MiliotiOnce
Kelli O’Hara, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Laura OsnesBonnie & Clyde

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Christian BorlePeter and the Starcatcher * WINNER *
Michael CumpstyEnd of the Rainbow
Tom EddenOne Man, Two Guvnors
Andrew GarfieldArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Jeremy ShamosClybourne Park

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Linda EmondArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Spencer KaydenDon’t Dress for Dinner
Celia Keenan-BolgerPeter and the Starcatcher
Judith LightOther Desert Cities * WINNER *
Condola RashadStick Fly

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Phillip BoykinThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael CerverisEvita
David Alan GrierThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael McGrathNice Work If You Can Get It * WINNER *
Josh YoungJesus Christ Superstar

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Elizabeth A. DavisOnce
Jayne HoudyshellFollies
Judy KayeNice Work If You Can Get It * WINNER *
Jessie MuellerOn A Clear Day You Can See Forever
Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Ghost the Musical 

Best Scenic Design of a Play

John Lee BeattyOther Desert Cities
Daniel OstlingClybourne Park
Mark ThompsonOne Man, Two Guvnors
Donyale WerlePeter and the Starcatcher * WINNER *

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Bob CrowleyOnce * WINNER *
Rob Howell and Jon DriscollGhost the Musical
Tobin Ost and Sven OrtelNewsies
George TsypinSpider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Best Costume Design of a Play

William Ivey LongDon’t Dress for Dinner
Paul TazewellA Streetcar Named Desire
Mark ThompsonOne Man, Two Guvnors
Paloma YoungPeter and the Starcatcher * WINNER *

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg BarnesFollies * WINNER *
ESosa, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Eiko IshiokaSpider-Man Turn Off The Dark
Martin PakledinazNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Jeff CroiterPeter and the Starcatcher * WINNER *
Peter KaczorowskiThe Road to Mecca
Brian MacDevittArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Kenneth PosnerOther Desert Cities

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Christopher AkerlindThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Natasha KatzFollies
Natasha KatzOnce * WINNER *
Hugh VanstoneGhost the Musical

Best Sound Design of a Play

Paul ArdittiOne Man, Two Guvnors
Scott LehrerArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Gareth OwenEnd of the Rainbow
Darron L. WestPeter and the Starcatcher * WINNER *

Best Sound Design of a Musical

ACME Sound PartnersThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Clive GoodwinOnce * WINNER *
Kai HaradaFollies
Brian RonanNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Choreography

Rob AshfordEvita
Christopher Gattelli, Newsies * WINNER *
Steven HoggettOnce
Kathleen MarshallNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Direction of a Play

Nicholas HytnerOne Man, Two Guvnors
Pam MacKinnonClybourne Park
Mike NicholsArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman * WINNER *
Roger Rees and Alex TimbersPeter and the Starcatcher 

Best Direction of a Musical

Jeff CalhounNewsies
Kathleen MarshallNice Work If You Can Get It
Diane PaulusThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
John TiffanyOnce * WINNER *

Best Orchestrations

William David Brohn and Christopher JahnkeThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Martin LoweOnce * WINNER *
Danny TroobNewsies

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories 

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Emanuel Azenberg * WINNER *

Regional Theatre Award
The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C. * WINNER *

Isabelle Stevenson Award
Bernadette Peters * WINNER *

Special Tony Award
Actors’ Equity Association * WINNER * 
Hugh Jackman * WINNER *

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre
Freddie Gershon * WINNER *
Artie Siccardi * WINNER *
TDF Open Doors * WINNER *

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