The Tony Awards 2024 winners are finally set and there are some big surprises as well as big upsets. Some of the actors cried out of happiness, while others were pretty sad about going back home empty-handed. We watched great plays and musicals throughout the recent year and yesterday all efforts were awarded by the authorities.

The Tony Awards 2024 was a night to remember for all the entertainment fans. This annual event celebrates the best in theater, from the most touching musicals to the most powerful plays. The evening was a celebration of talent. Let’s review the night’s big moments and see all the Tony Awards 2024 winners!

Who are the Tony Awards 2024 Winners?

This year’s Tony Awards saw “The Outsiders” win Best Musical, delighting audiences with its emotional depth and impressive performances. The Best Play award went to “Stereophonic,” recognized for its strong storytelling and excellent acting. There were a lot of nominations and trophies throughout the night. Here is a full breakdown of all the Tony Awards 2024 winners:

tony awards 2024 winners
Below you will find all the Tony Awards 2024 winners Credit: CBS

Best Musical

  • “The Outsiders” — Winner
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Illinoise”
  • “Suffs”
  • “Water for Elephants”

Best Play

  • “Stereophonic” — Winner
  • “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding”
  • “Mary Jane”
  • “Mother Play”
  • “Prayer for the French Republic”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Maleah Joi Moon, “Hell’s Kitchen” — Winner
  • Eden Espinosa, “Lempicka”
  • Kelli O’Hara, “Days of Wine and Roses”
  • Maryann Plunkett, “The Notebook”
  • Gayle Rankin, “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”‘

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Jonathan Groff, “Merrily We Roll Along” — Winner
  • Brody Grant, “The Outsiders”
  • Dorian Harewood, “The Notebook”
  • Brian d’Arcy James, “Days of Wine and Roses”
  • Eddie Redmayne, “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”

Best Direction of a Play

  • Daniel Aukin, “Stereophonic” — Winner
  • Anne Kauffman, “Mary Jane”
  • Kenny Leon, “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch”
  • Lila Neugebauer, “Appropriate”
  • Whitney White, “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Sarah Paulson, “Appropriate” — Winner
  • Betsy Aidem, “Prayer for the French Republic”
  • Jessica Lange, “Mother Play”
  • Rachel McAdams, “Mary Jane”
  • Amy Ryan, “Doubt: A Parable”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Jeremy Strong, “An Enemy of the People” — Winner
  • William Jackson Harper, “Uncle Vanya”
  • Leslie Odom Jr., “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch”
  • Liev Schreiber, “Doubt: A Parable”
  • Michael Stuhlbarg, “Patriots”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Will Brill, “Stereophonic” — Winner
  • Eli Gelb, “Stereophonic”
  • Jim Parsons, “Mother Play”
  • Tom Pecinka, “Stereophonic”
  • Corey Stoll, “Appropriate”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Kara Young, “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch” — Winner
  • Quincy Tyler Bernstine, “Doubt: A Parable”
  • Juliana Canfield, “Stereophonic”
  • Celia Keenan-Bolger, “Mother Play”
  • Sarah Pidgeon, “Stereophonic”

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Danya Taymor, “The Outsiders” — Winner
  • Maria Friedman, “Merrily We Roll Along”
  • Michael Greif, “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • Leigh Silverman, “Suffs”
  • Jessica Stone, “Water for Elephants”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Daniel Radcliffe, “Merrily We Roll Along” — Winner
  • Roger Bart, “Back to the Future: The Musical”
  • Joshua Boone, “The Outsiders”
  • Brandon Victor Dixon, “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • Sky Lakota-Lynch, “The Outsiders”
  • Steven Skybell, “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Kecia Lewis, “Hell’s Kitchen” — Winner
  • Shoshana Bean, “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • Amber Iman, “Lempicka”
  • Nikki M. James, “Suffs”
  • Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, “Monty Python’s Spamalot”
  • Lindsay Mendez, “Merrily We Roll Along”
  • Bebe Neuwirth, “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

  • “Suffs” — Winner
  • “Days of Wine and Roses”
  • “Here Lies Love”
  • “Stereophonic”
  • “The Outsiders”

Best Revival of a Play

  • “Appropriate” — Winner
  • “An Enemy of the People”
  • “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch”

Best Revival of a Musical

  • “Merrily We Roll Along” — Winner
  • “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”
  • “Gutenberg! The Musical!”
  • “The Who’s Tommy”

Best Book of a Musical

  • “Suffs” — Winner
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “The Notebook”
  • “The Outsiders”
  • “Water for Elephants”

Best Costume Design of a Play

  • “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding” — Winner
  • “Appropriate”
  • “An Enemy of the People”
  • “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch”
  • “Stereophonic”

Best Costume Design of a Musical

  • “The Great Gatsby” — Winner
  • “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Suffs”
  • “Water for Elephants”
tony awards 2024 winners
Tony Awards 2024 winners all received their trophies yesterday Credit: Tony Awards

Best Orchestrations

  • “Merrily We Roll Along” — Winner
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Illinoise”
  • “The Outsiders”
  • “Stereophonic”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club” — Winner
  • “Back to the Future: The Musical”
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Here Lies Love”
  • “Lempicka”
  • “The Outsiders”
  • “Water for Elephants”

Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • “Stereophonic” — Winner
  • “Appropriate”
  • “An Enemy of the People”
  • “Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch”
  • “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding”

Best Choreography

  • “Illinoise” — Winner
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Here Lies Love”
  • “The Outsiders”
  • “Water for Elephants”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

  • “The Outsiders” — Winner
  • “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Illinoise”
  • “Water for Elephants”

Best Lighting Design of a Play

  • “Appropriate” — Winner
  • “An Enemy of the People”
  • “Grey House”
  • “Prayer for the French Republic”
  • “Stereophonic”

Best Sound Design of a Play

  • “Stereophonic” — Winner
  • “Appropriate”
  • “Grey House”
  • “Jaja’s African Hair Braiding”
  • “Mary Jane”

Best Sound Design of a Musical

  • “The Outsiders” — Winner
  • “Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club”
  • “Hell’s Kitchen”
  • “Here Lies Love”
  • “Merrily We Roll Along”

Shows that didn’t win any Tonys

  • Water for Elephants
  • Back to the Future: The Musical
  • Lempicka”
  • Monty Python’s Spamalot”
  • Days of Wine and Roses”
  • Here Lies Love”
  • Grey House”
  • The Notebook”
  • Gutenberg! The Musical”
  • The Who’s Tommy”

What is Tony Awards?

The Tony Awards started in 1947 and are named after Antoinette Perry. They are important for recognizing great achievements in Broadway theater. The awards celebrate the best in plays and musicals, and they honor performers, directors, designers, and playwrights. This event shows how vibrant and impactful live theater can be.

Who has the most Tony nominations in 2024?

Stereophonic

“Stereophonic” was the standout this year with 13 nominations. This play about a rock band making a hit album won several awards, including Best Play. Its success shows how much the theater industry values innovative stories and impressive productions. The team behind Sterophonix was one of the most successful out of all Tony Awards 2024 winners.

As the 2024 Tony Awards end, the winners take their final bows, and the stage clears, the excitement for Broadway’s future is as strong as ever. Each winner from tonight not only celebrates this year’s successes but also sets the stage for the next year of Broadway shows. One last time, congratulations to all Tony Awards 2024 winners and nominations!

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