The 2015 Tony Awards saw dual opposite plays take home 5 awards any final night, with a third one tighten by with four. The entrance of age play Fun Home and a British import The Curious Incident of a Dog in a Night-Time were a large winners, with The King and we tighten by.
Fun Time is formed on a striking novel by Alison Bechdel, and is about flourishing adult with a dad in a closet who works during a wake home. It’s a initial low-pitched to have a lesbian as a categorical character, and it won for Best Musical, Best Book, Best Lead Actor In A Musical for Michael Cerveris, and Best Director for a Musical for Sam Gold. It had 12 nominations going into a evening, and left with 5 of them.
British play The Curious Incident of a Dog in a Night-Time also took home 5 awards, including Best Play and Best Lead Actor for Alex Sharp. Sharp kick out Hollywood veterans Bradley Cooper and Bill Nihy for a award, and as he supposed a award he said “This time final year we was picked adult my diploma graduating from Julliard, so to be holding this is insane. we only wish to dedicate this to any immature chairman out there who feels misunderstood or who feels opposite and answer that doubt during a finish of a play for you: Does that meant we can do anything? Yes it does.” Curious Incident also won for Lighting, Scenic Design and Best Director.
The King and we saw a reconstruction this year, and it helped win Kelli O’Hara of The King and we her initial ever Tony, after 6 nominations. “I adore what we do and we don’t need this though now that we have it I’ve some things to say,” she said. “My relatives who are sitting subsequent to me for a sixth time, we don’t have to fake it’s OK this time.” The King and we also won for Best Musical Revival, Best Musical Costumes and Best Featured Actress in a Musical for Ruthie Ann Miles who won in her Broadway debut.
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