The Broadway Collection Wins at the 2013 Tony Awards
The Broadway Collection has received top honors at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, the most prestigious accolade in American theatre. Presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, the Tony Awards pay tribute to the best new productions of the season. The latest Broadway Collection member shows collectively received 48 nominations this year, winning an astonishing 11 awards on June 9th at Radio City Music Hall.
Kinky Boots, the most Tony-nominated show of the season, walked away with an outstanding six awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, Best Orchestrations, Best Choreography and Best Sound Design of a Musical.
Matilda the Musical, based on the beloved story by Roald Dahl, won four awards including Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical, Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Best Lighting Design in a Musical. The four actresses who created the title role of Matilda on Broadway were also honored by the Tony Award committee for Excellence in Theatre.
The classic fairy tale Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella won the award for Best Costume Design of a Musical.
Motown, the electrifying new musical that charts Motown founder Berry Gordy’s incredible journey, received four nominations.
The classic Broadway Musical Annie was nominated for Best Revival of a Musical.
The following shows are no longer playing on Broadway but were nominated this season:
The American musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on the acclaimed 1997 documentary of the same name, was nominated for Best Original Score, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.
The baffling whodunit Broadway musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood was nominated for five awards.
Chaplin star Rob McClure was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Chaplin depicted the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin who forever changed American cinema.
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