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Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets

Tony Awards 2012: James Corden, Steve Kazee score lead actor upsets

The lead actor categories at the Tony Awards saw a pair of upsets, with James Corden of "One Man, Two Guvnors" and Steve Kazee of "Once" taking home the prizes. Corden won for lead actor in a play for the British comedy import "One Man, Two Guvnors," beating out Philip Seymour Hoffman for "Death of a Salesman." Hoffman had been considered by many industry watchers as the favorite to win for his portrayal of Willy Loman in the revival of the Arthur Miller classic. Critics have praised Corden's comic performance in the play, which is by Richard Bean. The comedy, which is an adaptation of the 18th century Italian play "Servant of Two...

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