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2017 Tony Awards: The complete list of winners and nominees

2017 Tony Awards: The complete list of winners and nominees
Bette Midler accepts the award for lead actress in a musical for "Hello, Dolly!" at the 71st Tony Awards. (Michael Zorn / Invision/AP)

"Dear Evan Hansen" won the award for best musical at the 2017 Tony Awards, while "Oslo" was named best play.

All early signs pointed to "Dear Evan Hanson" winning the big musical prize of the night as it swept earlier categories including book, original score and orchestration. Star Ben Platt won for lead actor in a musical, while Rachel Bay Jones won for featured actress in a play.

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The big surprises of the night came in the directing categories, with Rebecca Taichman and Christopher Ashley winning for play and musical, respectively.

Bette Midler and "Hello, Dolly!" were also among the night's winners. "Jitney" won for revival of a play.

The complete list of winners and nominees is below.

Best musical

"Come From Away" | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

WINNER: "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

"Groundhog Day the Musical" | Review | Feature

"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Best play

"A Doll's House, Part 2," Lucas Hnath | SoCal review | Broadway review

"Indecent," Paula Vogel

WINNER: "Oslo," J.T. Rogers

"Sweat," Lynn Nottage | Interview | Critic's Notebook | News

Best book of a musical

"Come From Away," Irene Sankoff and David Hein | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

WINNER: "Dear Evan Hansen," Steven Levenson | Feature | Interview

"Groundhog Day the Musical," Danny Rubin | Review | Feature

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"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," Dave Malloy | Interview

Original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the theater

"Come From Away," music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

WINNER: "Dear Evan Hansen," music and lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul | Feature | Interview

“Groundhog Day the Musical,” music and lyrics by Tim Minchin | Review | Feature

"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," music and lyrics by Dave Malloy | Interview

Revival of a play

WINNER: "August Wilson's Jitney"

"Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"

"Present Laughter"

"Six Degrees of Separation"

Revival of a musical

"Falsettos" | Critic's Notebook

WINNER: "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

"Miss Saigon"

Actor in a leading role in a play

Denis Arndt, "Heisenberg" | Feature

Chris Cooper, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Corey Hawkins, "Six Degrees of Separation"

WINNER: Kevin Kline, “Present Laughter”

Jefferson Mays, "Oslo"

Actress in a leading role in a play

Cate Blanchett, "The Present"

Jennifer Ehle, "Oslo"

Sally Field, “The Glass Menagerie”

Laura Linney, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

WINNER: Laurie Metcalf, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Actor in a leading role in a musical

Christian Borle, "Falsettos" | Critic's Notebook

Josh Groban, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Andy Karl, "Groundhog Day the Musical" | Review | Feature

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David Hyde Pierce, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

WINNER: Ben Platt, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Actress in a leading role in a musical

Denée Benton, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Christine Ebersole, "War Paint"

Patti LuPone, "War Paint"

WINNER: Bette Midler, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

Eva Noblezada, "Miss Saigon"

Actor in a featured role in a play

WINNER: Michael Aronov, "Oslo"

Danny DeVito, “Arthur Miller's the Price”

Nathan Lane, "The Front Page" | Critic's Notebook

Richard Thomas, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"

John Douglas Thompson, "August Wilson's Jitney"

Actress in a featured role in a play

Johanna Day, "Sweat" | Interview | Critic's Notebook | News

Jayne Houdyshell, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

WINNER: Cynthia Nixon, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"

Condola Rashad, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Michelle Wilson, "Sweat" | Interview | Critic's Notebook | News

Actor in a featured role in a musical

WINNER: Gavin Creel, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

Mike Faist, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Andrew Rannells, “Falsettos” | Critic’s Notebook

Lucas Steele, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Brandon Uranowitz, "Falsettos" | Critic's Notebook

Actress in a featured role in a musical

Kate Baldwin, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

Stephanie J. Block, "Falsettos" | Critic's Notebook

Jenn Colella, "Come From Away" | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

WINNER: Rachel Bay Jones, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Mary Beth Peil, "Anastasia"

Direction of a play

Sam Gold, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, "August Wilson's Jitney"

Bartlett Sher, "Oslo"

Daniel Sullivan, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"

WINNER: Rebecca Taichman, "Indecent"

Direction of a musical

WINNER: Christopher Ashley, "Come From Away" | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

Rachel Chavkin, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Michael Greif, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Matthew Warchus, "Groundhog Day the Musical" | Review | Feature

Jerry Zaks, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

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Scenic design of a play

David Gallo, "August Wilson's Jitney"

WINNER: Nigel Hook, "The Play That Goes Wrong"

Douglas W. Schmidt, "The Front Page" | Critic's Notebook

Michael Yeargan, "Oslo"

Scenic design of a musical

Rob Howell, "Groundhog Day the Musical" | Review | Feature

David Korins, "War Paint"

WINNER: Mimi Lien, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Santo Loquasto, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

Costume design of a play

WINNER: Jane Greenwood, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"

Susan Hilferty, "Present Laughter"

Toni-Leslie James, "August Wilson's Jitney"

David Zinn, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Costume design of a musical

Linda Cho, "Anastasia"

WINNER: Santo Loquasto, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

Paloma Young, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Catherine Zuber, "War Paint"

Lighting design of a play

WINNER: Christopher Akerlind, "Indecent"

Jane Cox, "August Wilson's Jitney"

Donald Holder, "Oslo"

Jennifer Tipton, "A Doll's House, Part 2" | SoCal review | Broadway review

Lighting design of a musical

Howell Binkley, "Come From Away" | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

Natasha Katz, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

WINNER: Bradley King, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Japhy Weideman, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Choreography

WINNER: Andy Blankenbuehler, "Bandstand" | Interview

Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, "Groundhog Day the Musical" | Review | Feature

Kelly Devine, "Come From Away" | Review | Critic's Notebook | Interview

Denis Jones, Holiday Inn, "The New Irving Berlin Musical"

Sam Pinkleton, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

Orchestrations

Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, "Bandstand" | Interview

Larry Hochman, "Hello, Dolly!" | Review

WINNER: Alex Lacamoire, "Dear Evan Hansen" | Feature | Interview

Dave Malloy, "Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812" | Interview

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Tony nominations count by production

"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812," 12

"Hello, Dolly!" 10

"Dear Evan Hansen," 9

"A Doll's House, Part 2," 8

"Come From Away," 7

"Groundhog Day the Musical," 7

"Oslo," 7

"August Wilson's Jitney," 6

"Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes," 6

"Falsettos," 5

"War Paint," 4

"Indecent," 3

"Present Laughter," 3

"Sweat," 3

"Anastasia," 2

"Bandstand," 2

"The Front Page," 2

"Miss Saigon," 2

"Six Degrees of Separation," 2

"Arthur Miller's The Price," 1

"The Glass Menagerie," 1

"Heisenberg," 1

"Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical," 1

"The Play That Goes Wrong," 1

"The Present," 1

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