Last night, the 67th Annual Tony Awards ceremony took place at Radio City Music Hall, New York. At the glamorous and star studded evening the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Broadway production of Matilda The Musical won FOUR Tony Awards. Matilda has now danced away with a phenomenal 47 awards, so far, in Stratford-Upon-Avon, London and New York!
Gabriel Ebert, who plays Mr Wormwood, won Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical. Best Book of a Musical went to Dennis Kelly. Rob Howell claimed Best Scenic Design of a Musical and Hugh Vanstone Best Lighting Design of a Musical.
The four actresses who play the title role in Matilda The Musical on Broadway: Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro received Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre.
You can see Matilda’s full list of TWELVE Tony award nominations, including Best Musical and Best Original Score Written for the Theatre (for Tim’s Music and Lyrics), in this earlier blog and the full list of Tony Award winners can be found here.
Many congratulations to everyone at Matilda The Musical on Broadway.