Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!

Tony night was one for the record books and BroadwayWorld.com brought you live updates all night, with LOTS more to come...Here are highlights from the three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012. 

Photos by Landov/CBS...

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 *

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
The Cast of NEWSIES!

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman (2nd R) and producers of "Death of a Salesman" accept a Tony award for best revival of a play

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
South Park creators and writers of 'The Book of Mormon' Matt Stone (L) and Trey Parker present an award

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
South Park creators and writers of 'The Book of Mormon' Matt Stone (L) and Trey Parker present an award

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actress Nina Arianda accepts the award for Best Performance By An Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her performance in 'Venus in Fur'

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
James Corden accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Steve Kazee accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for "Once"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Presenter Candice Bergen speaks

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
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Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Producers of "Porgy and Bess" winner Best Revival of a Musical

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Producers of "Clybourne Park" accept award for Best Play

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
The cast of "Once"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
The cast of "Once"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Jim Parsons

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis from the musical "The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Alan Menken and Jack Feldman with their awards for Original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the theater for their work on "Newsies"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Singer Sheryl Crow

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Josh Young of "Jesus Christ Superstar"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Tracie Bennet from "End of the Rainbow"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Neil Patrick Harris with the cast of "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Judith Light Winning "Best Featured Actress in a Play"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Audra McDonald from "The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Christopher Plummer

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
The cast of "Leap of Faith"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
James Corden from "One Man, Two Guvnors"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actor Harvey Fierstein performs

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Elena Roger from the play "Evita" performs with singer Rickey Martin

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actor David Alan Grier

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Judy Kaye holds her award for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Christian Borle holds the award for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actor Matthew Broderick

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Jessica Chastain

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Ted Chapin, Angela Lansbury and Neil Patrick Harris (behind)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Steffanie Leigh, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, and Amanda Seyfried during the 66th annual Tony Awards in New York on June 10, 2012. CBS/Heather Wines /Landov

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Playwright Enda Walsh

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Choreographer Christopher Gattelli

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Bernadette Peters, recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Emanuel Azenberg, recipient of the Tony Lifetime Achievement Award

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Actor Neil Patrick Harris performs with the cast of 'The Book of Mormon'

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Host Neil Patrick Harris  and Patti LuPone

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Host Neil Patrick Harris performs during the opening act with Amanda Seyfried

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!
Neil Patrick Harris presides over the start

Photo Coverage: Inside the 2012 Tony Ceremony - Winners, Shows & More!



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