Tonys: 'A Raisin in the Sun' Wins Best Revival of a Play

7:10 PM PST 06/08/2014 by Kimberly Nordyke
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"A Raisin in the Sun"

The awards were handed out Sunday night at New York's Radio City Music Hall.

A Raisin in the Sun took home the award for best revival of a play at Sunday night's Tonys.

The production beat out The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Glass Menagerie and Twelfth Night to take home the trophy at the 68th annual awards show.

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The revival of the landmark drama about a black Chicago family featured Denzel Washington, Tony winner Sophie Okonedo, Anika Noni Rose and LaTanya Richardson Jackson in its April bow. Read THR's review here.

The Hugh Jackman-hosted Tony Awards ceremony is airing live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York.

Heading into the ceremony, musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder topped the list with nods in 10 categories, followed by the Neil Patrick Harris-starring musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch with eight nominations.

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The Zachary Quinto-Cherry Jones production of The Glass Menagerie and the Mark Rylance-Samuel Barnett staging of Twelfth Night are each nominated for seven Tonys in the play categories.

A complete list of winners can be found here.

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