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ANALYSIS: 'Kinky Boots' Kicks Aside Tony Awards Competition

Other major winners at Broadway's 67th annual honors ceremony included "Pippin," "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Tony winner Billy Porter in "Kinky Boots"
Matthew Murphy

MUSICAL: Kinky Boots

PLAY: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christoper Durang

BOOK OF A MUSICAL: Dennis Kelly, Matilda

ORIGINAL SCORE: Kinky Boots, music & lyrics by Cyndi Lauper

MUSICAL REVIVAL: Pippin

PLAY REVIVAL: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots

LEAD ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Patina Miller, Pippin

LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY: Tracy Letts, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Gabriel Ebert, Matilda

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Andrea Martin, Pippin

FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: Courtney B. Vance, Lucky Guy

FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Judith Light, The Assembled Parties

DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Diane Paulus, Pippin

DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Pam MacKinnon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

CHOREOGRAPHY: Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots

ORCHESTRATIONS: Stephen Oremus, Kinky Boots

SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Rob Howell, Matilda

SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY: John Lee Beatty, The Nance

COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: William Ivey Long, Cinderella

COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY: Ann Roth, The Nance

LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Hugh Vanstone, Matilda

LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy

SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: John Shivers, Kinky Boots

SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY: Leon Rothenberg, The Nance

SPECIAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS: Bernard Gersten, Paul Libin, Ming Cho Lee

REGIONAL THEATRE AWARD: Huntington Theatre Company, Boston

ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD: Larry Kramer

TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATRE: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg; Career Transition for Dancers; William Craver; Peter Lawrence; The Lost Colony; and the four actresses alternating in the title role in Matilda, Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro

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