Bryan Cranston, 'Hedwig' and 'Raisin In The Sun' Win Big: Tony Winners List

By ZACH SEEMAYER

June 08, 2014

The biggest stars of Broadway gathered at New York City's Radio City Music Hall on Sunday night to honor and celebrate all the greatest shows and show-stopping performances from the world of theater at the 68th Annual Tony Awards.

Hugh Jackman served as host for his fourth time, and the three-hour ceremony saw lots of big wins.

The 2014 Tony Awards showcased many of the musical numbers from this year's nominated shows, and featured a slew of big-name Hollywood stars who served as presenters. Here is the complete winners list, along with some of our favorite acceptance speeches.

Did the right shows and stars win?

Best Play
WINNER: All the Way
Other Nominees:

Act One
Casa Valentine
Mothers and Sons
Outside Mullingar

Best Musical
WINNER: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Other Nominees:

After Midnight
Aladdin
Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Revival of a Play
WINNER: A Raisin in the Sun
Other Nominees:

The Cripple of Inishmaan
The Glass Menagerie
Twelfth Night

Best Revival of a Musical
WINNER: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Other Nominees:

Les Misérables
Violet

Best Book of a Musical
WINNER: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Other Nominees:

Aladdin
Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Bullets Over Broadway

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
WINNER: The Bridges of Madison County
Other Nominees:

Aladdin
A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
If/Then

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
WINNER: Bryan Cranston, All the Way
Other Nominees:

Samuel Barnett, Twelfth Night
Mark Rylance, Richard III
Chris O’Dowd, Of Mice and Men
Tony Shalhoub, Act One

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
WINNER: Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Other Nominees:

Tyne Daly, Mothers and Sons
LaTanya Richardson Jackson, A Raisin in the Sun
Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
Estelle Parsons, The Velocity of Autumn

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
WINNER: Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Other Nominees:

Ramin Karimloo, Les Misérables
Andy Karl, Rocky
Jefferson Mays, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Bryce Pinkham, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
WINNER:Jessie Mueller, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Other Nominees:

Mary Bridget Davies, A Night With Janis Joplin
Sutton Foster, Violet
Idina Menzel, If/Then
Kelli O’Hara, The Bridges of Madison County

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
WINNER: Mark Rylance, Twelfth Night
Other Nominees:

Reed Birney, Casa Valentina
Paul Chahidi, Twelfth Night
Stephen Fry, Twelfth Night
Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
WINNER: Sophie Okonedo, A Raisin in the Sun
Other Nominees:

Sarah Greene, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
Anika Noni Rose, A Raisin in the Sun
Mare Winningham, Casa Valentina

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
WINNER: James Monroe Iglehart, Aladdin
Other Nominees:

Danny Burstein, Cabaret
Nick Cordero, Bullets Over Broadway
Joshua Henry, Violet
Jarrod Spector, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
WINNER: Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Other Nominees:

Linda Emond, Cabaret
Anika Larsen, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Adriane Lenox, After Midnight
Lauren Worsham, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

Best Scenic Design of a Play
WINNER: Beowulf Boritt, Act One
Other Nominees:

Bob Crowley, The Glass Menagerie
Es Devlin, Machinal
Christopher Oram, The Cripple of Inishmaan

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
WINNER: Christopher Barreca, Rocky
Other Nominees:

Julian Crouch, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Alexander Dodge, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Santo Loquasto, Bullets Over Broadway

Best Costume Design of a Play
WINNER: Jenny Tiramani, Twelfth Night
Other Nominees:

Jane Greenwood, Act One
Michael Krass, Machinal
Rita Ryack, Casa Valentina

Best Costume Design of a Musical
WINNER: Linda Cho, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Other Nominees:

William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway
Arianne Phillips, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Isabel Toledo, After Midnight

Best Lighting Design of a Play
WINNER: Natasha Katz, The Glass Menagerie
Other Nominees:

Paule Constable, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Jane Cox, Machinal
Japhy Weideman, Of Mice and Men

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
WINNER: Kevin Adams, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Other Nominees:

Christopher Akerlind, Rocky
Howell Binkley, After Midnight
Donald Holder, The Bridges of Madison County

Best Sound Design of a Play
WINNER: Steve Canyon Kennedy, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Other Nominees:

Alex Baranowski, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Dan Moses Schreier, Act One
Matt Tierney, Machinal

Best Sound Design of a Musical
WINNER: Brian Ronan, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Other Nominees:

Peter Hylenski, After Midnight
Tim O’Heir, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Mick Potter, Les Misérables

Best Direction of a Play
WINNER: Kenny Leon, A Raisin in the Sun
Other Nominees:

Tim Carroll, Twelfth Night
Michael Grandage, The Cripple of Inishmaan
John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie

Best Direction of a Musical
WINNER: Darko Tresnjak, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Other Nominees:

Warren Carlyle, After Midnight
Michael Mayer, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Leigh Silverman, Violet

Best Choreography
WINNER: Warren Carlyle, After Midnight
Other Nominees:

Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine, Rocky
Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway

Best Orchestrations
WINNER: Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County
Other Nominees:

Doug Besterman, Bullets Over Broadway
Steve Sidwell, Beautiful — The Carole King Musical
Jonathan Tunick, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder



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