Congratulations to the 2018 Tony Awards Winners!

Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk in Tony Winning musical 'The Band's Visit' (Photo: Matthew Murphy)

After an exciting Tony Awards season, the winners are finally here! Back in 2017, Dear Evan Hansen swept the Tonys, earning six statues – among them the highly coveted Best Musical Award.  This year, The Band’s Visit proved to be the show to beat, scoring ten wins including Best Musical. The diverse slate of other winners included a Caribbean coming-of-age tale, a respected revival of a seminal American play and even the story of a (not so) simple sponge. Here’s our roundup of who won big on Broadway’s biggest night!

Best Musical
WINNER: The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
WINNER: Once On This Island
Nominees:
Carousel
My Fair Lady

Best Play
WINNER:
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Nominees:
The Children
Farinelli and the King
Junk
Latin History for Morons

Best Revival of a Play
WINNER:
Angels in America
Nominees:
Lobby Hero
Three Tall Women
Travesties

Best Leading Actor in a Musical
WINNER:
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Carousel

Best Leading Actress in a Musical​
WINNER:
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Best Leading Actor in a Play
WINNER:
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America
Nominees:
Tom Hollander, Travesties
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Mark Rylance, Farinelli and the King
Denzel Washington, The Iceman Cometh

Best Leading Actress in a Play
WINNER:
Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women
Nominees:
Condola Rashad, Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God
Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
WINNER:
Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
WINNER:
Lindsay Mendez, Carousel
Nominees:
Renée Fleming, Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Best Featured Actor in a Play
WINNER:
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
Nominees:
Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Michael Cera, Lobby Hero
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
David Morse, The Iceman Cometh

Best Featured Actress in a Play
WINNER:
Laurie Metcalf, Three Tall Women
Nominees:
Susan Brown, Angels in America
Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Deborah Findlay, The Children
Denise Gough, Angels in America

Best Direction of a Musical
WINNER:
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Nominees:
Michael Arden, Once On This Island
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Direction of a Play
WINNER:
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Nominees:
Marianne Elliott, Angels in America
Joe Mantello, Three Tall Women
Patrick Marber, Travesties
George C. Wolfe, The Iceman Cometh

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