The 68th Tony Awards Winners

By Hannah Aven Guarin | 4 years ago
The 68th Tony Awards Winners
Hugh Jackman on December 20, 2012.

The 68th Tony Awards aired on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. on CBS. It was held on Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Hugh Jackman hosted the prestigious event. Some of the presenters include Bradley Cooper, Will Ferrell, Tony Goldwyn, Kevin Bacon Maggie Gylenhaal, Ethan Hawke, Carole King, Emmy Rossum and Clint Eastwood.

Jackman, his fourth time to host the event, hopped around while opening the show. Would you believe that he made a rap performance of “The Music Man” with LL Cool J and T.I.? Oh yes, he did!

What made the 68th Tony Awards a night to remember were the amazing performances rendered by the artists. Some of these performances include: Carole King and Jessie Mueller sang “I Feel the Earth Move,” Sting serenaded the crowd with “The Last Ship,” Neil Patrick Harris performed an excerpt of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” Alan Cumming did “Wilkommen” from “Cabaret,” James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs performed “Friend Like Me” from “Aladdin” and Idina Menzel sang “Always Starting Over” from “If/Then.” Read on to learn more about the Tony Awards 2014 winners.

Listed below are the 68th Tony Awards winners.

Best Play: “All the Way”

Best Musical: “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

Best Actor (Play): Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”

Best Actress (Play): Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill”

Best Actor (Musical):  Neil Patrick Harris, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Actress (Musical): Jessie Mueller, “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”

Best Supporting Actor (Play): Mark Rylance, “Twelfth Night”

Best Supporting Actress (Play): Sophie Okonedo, “A Raisin in the Sun”

Best Supporting Actor (Musical): James Monroe Iglehart, “Aladdin”

Best Supporting Actress (Musical): Lena Hall, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Best Director (Play): Kenny Leon, “A Raisin in the Sun”

Best Director (Musical): Darko Tresnjak, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

For the complete list of winners, you may visit the official page of Tony Awards. Click here.

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