‘Moulin Rouge!’ Can-Cans to 10 Tony Awards: Complete Winners List

‘Moulin Rouge!’ Can-Cans to 10 Tony Awards: Complete Winners List

” The Inheritance” and “A Christmas Carol” lead in the non musical categories throughout a pandemic-shortened Broadway season

| September 26, 2021 @ 7: 40 PM

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2021 Tony Award winners David Alan Grier, Mary-Louise Parker and Aaron Tveit (Getty Images)

” Moulin Rouge! The Musical” dominated Sunday’s pandemic-delayed Tony Awards with 10 awards, consisting of Finest Musical.

Matthew Lopez’s two-night drama” The Inheritance” earned 4 awards, consisting of Best Play.

” A Christmas Carol,” a nonmusical production that ran during the 2019 holiday season, gathered 5 awards for technical classifications– consisting of an unusual win for Best Original Rating enabled because of the dearth of original (non-jukebox) musicals that handled to open prior to the pandemic shut down Broadway in March 2020.

” Jagged Little Tablet,” a jukebox musical based on Alanis Morisette’s hit 1995 album that led with 15 elections, settled for 2 awards, for Diablo Cody’s book and for supporting actress Lauren Patten, who acknowledged the recent blowback for her portrayal of a character who was nonbinary in the show’s pre-Broadway run. In her approval, Patten acknowledged the “needed discussions” she has had in recent weeks with trans and nonbinary people upset that a cisgender starlet was playing the role.

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And host and six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald welcomed the Broadway community back, telling the masked crowd in the 110- year-old Winter Garden Theatre: “It’s terrific to see half of your lovely faces.”

The Tonys celebrated the Broadway productions that handled to open during the 2019-20 season before the pandemic shuttered all Broadway theaters in March2020 No musical revivals opened during the eligibility period, so that category was eliminated completely.

, a performance unique hosted by Leslie Odom Jr. and featuring efficiencies from Finest Musical contenders, “Rugged Little Tablet,” “Moulin Rouge!

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The Tonys also presented special Tony Awards to the productions “David Byrne’s American Utopia” and “Freestyle Love Supreme” and the Broadway Advocacy Union.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

Finest Musical

  • ” Rugged Little Tablet”
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical” WINNER
  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”

Best Play

  • ” Grand Horizons”– Bess Wohl
  • ” The Inheritance”– Matthew Lopez WINNER
  • ” Sea Wall/A Life”– Simon Stephens/Nick Payne
  • ” Slave Play”– Jeremy O. Harris
  • ” The Sound Inside”– Adam Rapp

Finest Play Revival

  • ” Betrayal”
  • ” Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune”
  • ” A Soldier’s Play” WINNER

Best Star (Play)

  • Ian Barford– “Linda Vista”
  • Andrew Burnap– “The Inheritance” WINNER
  • Jake Gyllenhaal– “Sea Wall/A Life”
  • Tom Hiddleston– “Betrayal”
  • Tom Sturridge”– “Sea Wall/A Life”
  • Blair Underwood– “A Soldier’s Play”

Finest Actress (Play)

  • Joaquina Kalukango– “Slave Play”
  • Laura Linney– “My Name Is Lucy Barton”
  • Audra McDonald– “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair De Lune”
  • Mary-Louise Parker– “The Sound Inside” WINNER

Best Actor (Musical)

  • Aaron Tveit– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” WINNER

Finest Actress (Musical)

  • Karen Olivo– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”
  • Elizabeth Stanley– “Jagged Little Tablet”
  • Adrienne Warren– “Tina– The Tina Turner Musical” WINNER

Best Direction of a Play

  • David Cromer– “The Noise Inside”
  • Stephen Daldry– “The Inheritance” WINNER
  • Kenny Leon– “A Soldier’s Play”
  • Jamie Lloyd– “Betrayal”
  • Robert O’Hara– “Servant Play”

Finest Instructions of a Musical

  • Phyllida Lloyd– “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical”
  • Diane Paulus– “Jagged Little Tablet”
  • Alex Timbers– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” WINNER

Finest Book of a Musical

  • ” Rugged Little Tablet”– Diablo Cody WINNER
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– John Logan
  • ” Tina: The Tina Turner Musical”– Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, Kees Prins

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

  • ” A Christmas Carol”– Christopher Nightingale WINNER
  • The Inheritance”– Paul Englishby
  • ” The Rose Tattoo”– Fitz Patton and Jason Michael Webb
  • ” Servant Play”– Lindsay Jones
  • ” The Sound Inside”– Daniel Kluger

Finest Performance by a Star in a Highlighted Function in a Play

  • Ato Blankson-Wood– “Servant Play”
  • James Cusati-Moyer– “Slave Play”
  • David Alan Grier– “A Soldier’s Play” WINNER
  • John Benjamin Hickey– “The Inheritance”
  • Paul Hilton– “The Inheritance”

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

  • Jane Alexander– “Grand Horizons”
  • Chalia La Tour– “Servant Play”
  • Annie McNamara– “Servant Play”
  • Lois Smith– “The Inheritance” WINNER
  • Cora Vander Broek– “Linda Vista”

Finest Performance by a Star in a Highlighted Function in a Musical

  • Danny Burstein– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” WINNER
  • Derek Klena– “Jagged Little Tablet”
  • Sean Allan Krill– “Rugged Little Pill”
  • Sahr Ngaujah– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”
  • Daniel J. Watts– “Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”

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

  • Kathryn Gallagher– “Rugged Little Pill”
  • Celia Rose Gooding– “Jagged Little Pill”
  • Robyn Hurder– “Moulin Rouge! The Musical”
  • Lauren Patten– “Jagged Little Tablet” WINNER
  • Myra Lucretia Taylor– “Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”

Finest Beautiful Design of a Play

  • ” The Inheritance”– Bob Crowley
  • ” Betrayal”– Soutra Gilmour
  • ” A Christmas Carol”– Rob Howell WINNER
  • ” A Soldier’s Play”– Derek McLane
  • ” Servant Play”– Clint Ramos

Best Scenic Style of a Musical

  • ” Rugged Little Tablet”– Riccardo Hernández and Lucy Mackinnon
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Derek McLane WINNER
  • ” Tina: The Tina Turner Musical”– Mark Thompson and Jeff Sugg

Finest Outfit Style of a Play

  • ” Servant Play”– Dede Ayite
  • ” A Soldier’s Play”– Dede Ayite
  • ” The Inheritance”– Bob Crowley
  • A Christmas Carol”– Rob Howell WINNER
  • ” The Rose Tattoo”– Clint Ramos

Finest Outfit Style of a Musical

  • ” Rugged Little Pill”– Emily Rebholz
  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”– Mark Thomas
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Catherine Zuber WINNER

Best Lighting Design of a Play

  • ” Slave Play”– Jiyoun Chang
  • ” The Inheritance”– Jon Clark
  • ” The Sound Inside”– Heather Gilbert
  • ” A Soldier’s Play”– Allen Lee Hughes
  • A Christmas Carol”– Hugh Vanstone WINNER

Best Lighting Style of a Musical

  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”– Bruno Poet
  • ” Jagged Little Tablet”– Justin Townsend
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Justin Townsend WINNER

Best Noise Design of a Play

  • The Inheritance”– Paul Arditti & Christopher Reid
  • ” A Christmas Carol”– Simon Baker WINNER
  • ” Slave Play”– Lindsay Jones
  • ” Sea Wall/A Life”– Daniel Kluger
  • ” The Sound Inside”– Daniel Kluger

Best Sound Style of a Musical

  • ” Jagged Little Pill”– Jonathan Deans
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Peter Hylenski WINNER
  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”– Nevin Steinberg

Finest Choreography

  • ” Jagged Little Pill”– Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Sonya Tayeh WINNER
  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”– Anthony Van Laast

Best Orchestrations

  • ” Rugged Little Tablet”– Tom Kitt
  • ” Moulin Rouge! The Musical”– Katie Kresek, Charles Rosen, Matt Stine, Justin Levine WINNER
  • ” Tina– The Tina Turner Musical”– Ethan Popp

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