Mythical Greek tuner “Hadestown” led the way at the 73rd annual Tony awards winning a total of eight prizes, including best musical. The night’s other big winner, IRA thriller “The Ferryman,” picked up top honors for best play and best director for Sam Mendes.
On the acting side, comic legend Elaine May received her first-ever Tony at the age of 87 for “The Waverly Gallery.” Bryan Cranston, earning his second Tony, won best actor in a play for taking on mad newsman Howard Beale in “Network.” In the musical acting categories, Santino Fontana won best actor for “Tootsie,” while Stephanie J. Block was named best actress in a musical for “The Cher Show.”
Congratulations to this year’s Tony Award nominees and winners.