Tony Awards 2018: The complete list of winners, led by ‘The Band’s Visit’ and ‘Harry Potter’


“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” may have claimed six Tony Awards including best play, but it was “The Band’s Visit” that brought out the broom for a near-sweep of Broadway’s biggest honors on Sunday, winning in 10 categories.

“Angels in America” finished with three Tonys, including ones for best revival of a play, leading actor (Andrew Garfield) and featured actor (Nathan Lane). Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel” and “Three Tall Women” each scored two wins, the latter for stars Glenda Jackson and Laurie Metcalf.

Here’s the complete list of nominations with winners noted:

Best musical

WINNER | “The Band’s Visit”


“Mean Girls”

“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Best play

“The Children,” by Lucy Kirkwood

“Farinelli and the King,” by Claire van Kampen

WINNER | “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two,” by Jack Thorne

“Junk,” by Ayad Akhtar

“Latin History for Morons,” by John Leguizamo

Best revival of a musical

“My Fair Lady”

WINNER | “Once on This Island”

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”


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Best revival of a play

WINNER | “Angels in America”

Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

“Lobby Hero”


Lead actor in a play

WINNER | Andrew Garfield, “Angels in America”

Tom Hollander, “Travesties”

Jamie Parker, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Mark Rylance, “Farinelli and the King”

Denzel Washington, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Lead actress in a play

WINNER | Glenda Jackson, Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Condola Rashad, “Saint Joan”

Lauren Ridloff, “Children of a Lesser God”

Amy Schumer, “Meteor Shower”

Lead actor in a musical

Harry Hadden-Paton, “My Fair Lady”

Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

WINNER | Tony Shalhoub, “The Band’s Visit”

Ethan Slater, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Lead actress in a musical

Lauren Ambrose, “My Fair Lady”

Hailey Kilgore, “Once on This Island”

LaChanze, Summer: “The Donna Summer”

WINNER | Katrina Lenk, “The Band’s Visit”

Taylor Louderman, “Mean Girls”

Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

Featured actor in a play

Anthony Boyle, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Michael Cera, “Lobby Hero”

Brian Tyree Henry, “Lobby Hero”

WINNER | Nathan Lane, “Angels in America”

David Morse, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

REVIEW: Glenda Jackson steals the show in a thrilling, emotionally affecting ‘Three Tall Women’ on Broadway »

Featured actress in a play

Susan Brown, “Angels in America”

Noma Dumezweni, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Deborah Findlay, “The Children”

Denise Gough, “Angels in America”

WINNER | Laurie Metcalf, Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Featured actor in a musical

Norbert Leo Butz, “My Fair Lady”

Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

Grey Henson, “Mean Girls”

Gavin Lee, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

WINNER | Ari’el Stachel, “The Band’s Visit”

Featured actress in a musical

Ariana DeBose, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

WINNER | Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

Ashley Park, “Mean Girls”

Diana Rigg, “My Fair Lady”

Direction of a play

Marianne Elliott, “Angels in America”

Joe Mantello, Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Patrick Marber, “Travesties”

WINNER | John Tiffany, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

George C. Wolfe, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Direction of a musical

Michael Arden, “Once on This Island”

WINNER | David Cromer, “The Band’s Visit”

Tina Landau, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”

Bartlett Sher, “My Fair Lady”

Book of a musical

WINNER | Itamar Moses, “The Band’s Visit”

Jennifer Lee, “Frozen”

Tina Fey, “Mean Girls”

Kyle Jarrow, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

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

“Angels in America,” music by Adrian Sutton

“The Band’s Visit,” music and lyrics by David Yazbek

“Frozen,” music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

“Mean Girls,” music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin

“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical,” music and lyrics by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, the Flaming Lips, LadyAntebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s,They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C



John Clancy, “Mean Girls”

Tom Kitt, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Annmarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, “Once on This Island”

WINNER | Jamshied Sharifi, “The Band’s Visit”

Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”


Christopher Gattelli, “My Fair Lady”

Christopher Gattelli, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Steven Hoggett, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”

WINNER | Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

Scenic design of a play

Miriam Buether, Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and the King”

Christine Jones, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Santo Loquasto, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, “Angels in America”

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Scenic design of a musical

Dane Laffrey, “Once on This Island”

Scott Pask, “The Band’s Visit”

Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, “Mean Girls”

Michael Yeargan, “My Fair Lady”

WINNER | David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Costume design of a play

Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and the King”

Nicky Gillibrand, “Angels in America”

WINNER | Katrina Lindsay, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Ann Roth, Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women”

Ann Roth, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Costume design of a musical

Gregg Barnes, “Mean Girls”

Clint Ramos, “Once on This Island”

Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

WINNER | Catherine Zuber, “My Fair Lady”

Lighting design of a play

WINNER | Neil Austin, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Paule Constable, “Angels in America”

Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Paul Russell, “Farinelli and the King”

Ben Stanton, “Junk”

Lighting design of a musical

Kevin Adams, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, “Once on This Island”

Donald Holder, “My Fair Lady”

Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

WINNER | Tyler Micoleau, “The Band’s Visit”

Sound design of a play

Adam Cork, “Travesties”

Ian Dickinson for Autograph, “Angels in America”

WINNER | Gareth Fry, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Tom Gibbons, “1984”

Dan Moses Schreier, Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh”

Sound design of a musical

WINNER | Kai Harada, “The Band’s Visit”

Peter Hylenski, “Once on This Island”

Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel”

Brian Ronan, “Mean Girls”

Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical”

READ MORE: Bruce Springsteen wins a special Tony Award and steps one letter closer to EGOT status »

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Tally by production

“Mean Girls” — 12

“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical” — 12

“Angels in America” — 11

“The Band’s Visit” — 11

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel” — 11

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two” — 10

“My Fair Lady” — 10

Eugene O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh” — 8

“Once on This Island” — 8

Edward Albee’s “Three Tall Women” — 6

“Farinelli and The King” — 5

“Travesties” — 4

“Frozen” — 3

“Lobby Hero” — 3

“The Children” — 2

“Junk” — 2

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” — 2

“Children of a Lesser God” — 1

“Latin History for Morons” — 1

“Meteor Shower” — 1

“1984” — 1

“Saint Joan” — 1

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Non-competitive categories

Special Tony Awards

John Leguizamo for his body of work

Bruce Springsteen for “Springsteen on Broadway”

Special Tony Awards for lifetime achievement


Chita Rivera

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Regional Theatre Tony Award

La MaMa E.T.C., New York City

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Nick Scandalios

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Sara Krulwich, photographer

Bessie Nelson, costume beader