Tony Awards: Big night for Once

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti in a scene from Once.


Musical Once was the big winner at this year’s Tony Awards, taking home eight accolades, including Best Musical.


Steve Kazee won Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance in the said production.


Once is a Broadway adaptation of an indie movie, which won an Oscar Best Original Song in 2008 for "Falling Slowly."


Audra McDonald triumphed in the Best Leading Actress in a Musical category for The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.


Clybourne Park won Best Play.


Hugh Jackman was presented with a special Tony award by his wife Deborra-Lee Furness at the ceremony for his contribution to the Broadway community and charity work


Paul Rudd, Christopher Plummer and Angela Lansbury all presented gongs at the ceremony at the Beacon Theater in New York, which was presented by Neil Patrick Harris.


Tony Awards 2012 Full List of Winners:


Best Play: Clybourne Park
Best Musical: Once
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre: Newsies
Best Revival of a Play: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Best Revival of a Musical: The Gershwins Porgy and Bess
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: James Corden, One Man, Two Guvnors
Best Performance by an Actress in Leading Role in a Play: Nina Arianda, Venus in Fur
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Steve Kazee, Once
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical: Audra McDonald, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Best Book of a Musical: Once
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Judith Light, Other Desert Cities
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Judy Kaye, Nice Work If You Can Get It

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