ANALYSIS: 'Kinky Boots' Kicks Aside Tony Awards Competition

Tony winner Billy Porter in "Kinky Boots"
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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