The 67th annual Tony Awards were held Sunday night at Radio City Musical Hall in New York and were hosted for the fourth time by comedian Neil Patrick Harris. Musical Kinky Boot won the night with a total 6 awards including Best Musical. Patrick Harris and the cast of Kinky Boots are pictured above. Check out clips and pricing information from this year’s top musicals and plays after the jump.
Kinky Boots is based on the 2005 film about a drag-queen who saves a struggling shoe factory. The music and lyrics for the show were written by legendary perfomer Cyndi Lauper, for which she won the Tony Award. The show is being performed on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.
Average Price: $317
Awards: Best Musical, Best Leading Actor-Musical, Best Original Score, Best Sound Design, Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations
Originally performed in 1972, Pippin follows a young prince in the middle ages searching for meaning in life. The current revival Pippin tied for second place with four Tony Award wins and can be seen the the Music Box Theatre.
Average Price: $238
Awards: Best Leading Actress-Musical, Best Revival of a Musical, Best Featured Actress-Musical, Best Direction-Musical, Best Costume Design-Musical
Like Pippin, Matilda also won four Tonys at this year’s awards. The musical is based on the classic Roald Dahl children’s novel about a 5-year old who girl who loves to read and in dealing with her problems, discovers telekinetic powers. Matilda is now running at the Shubert Theatre in New York.
Average Price: $207
Awards: Best Featured Actor-Musical, Best Book-Musical, Best Scenic Design-Musical, Best Lighting Design-Musical
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is about three middle-aged sisters and their family home in Pennsylvania. The show includes many themes from and references to 19th century Russian writer Anton Chekov. Although it show began off Broadway, the show has since moved to the John Golden Theatre and is scheduled until the end of June.
Average Price: $155
Awards: Best Play
Lucky Guy is based on the life of Pulitzer Prize winning New York journalist Mike McAlary. McAlary is played by Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut. Fellow screen actors Courtney B. Vance and Maura Tierney also join Hanks on stage. Luck Guy is playing at the Broadhurst Theatre until the first week in July.
Average Price: $216
Awards: Best Featured Actor-Play, Best Lighting Design-Play
The Nance stars former Tony winner Nathan Lane as a a flamboyant burlesque performer in the 1930’s. Lane’s character must hide his homosexuality while also trying to stop the mayor from putting an end to burlesque. The play is now running at the Lyceum Theatre.
Average Price: $205
Awards: Best Scenic Design-Play, Best Costume Deisgn-Play, Best Sound Design-Play
Photo Credit: TonyAwards.com