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The 56th annual Tony Awards were announced 8-11 PM (ET) June 2. Here is the complete list of winners in the honors that celebrate the best of the 2001-2002 Broadway theatre season.
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Winners are listed in boldface type with nominees in their specific categories:
Sweet Smell of Success
WINNER! Thoroughly Modern Millie
Urinetown BEST PLAY:
Fortune's Fool by Ivan Turgenev, adapted by Mike Poulton
WINNER! The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? by Edward Albee
Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman
Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL:
WINNER! Sutton Foster, Thoroughly Modern Millie
Nancy Opel, Urinetown
Louise Pitre, Mamma Mia!
Jennifer Laura Thompson, Urinetown
Vanessa Williams, Into the Woods
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL :
Gavin Creel, Thoroughly Modern Millie
John Cullum, Urinetown
WINNER! John Lithgow, Sweet Smell of Success
John McMartin, Into the Woods
Patrick Wilson, Oklahoma!
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL:
Norbert Leo Butz, Thou Shalt Not
Gregg Edelman, Into the Woods
WINNER! Shuler Hensley, Oklahoma!
Brian d'Arcy James, Sweet Smell of Success
Marc Kudisch, Thoroughly Modern Millie
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY:
WINNER! Frank Langella, Fortune's Fool
William Biff McGuire, Morning's at Seven
Brian Murray, The Crucible
Sam Robards, The Man Who Had All the Luck
Stephen Tobolowsky, Morning's at Seven
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY:
Kate Burton, The Elephant Man
WINNER! Katie Finneran, Noises Off
Elizabeth Franz, Morning's at Seven
Estelle Parsons, Morning's at Seven
Frances Sternhagen, Morning's at Seven
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL:
Laura Benanti, Into the Woods
WINNER! Harriet Harris, Thoroughly Modern Millie
Spencer Kayden, Urinetown
Judy Kaye, Mamma Mia!
Andrea Martin, Oklahoma!
REGIONAL THEATRE (Previously Announced):
Williamstown Theatre Festival
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN :
Paul Gallo, The Crucible
David Hersey, Oklahoma!
Natasha Katz, Sweet Smell of Success
WINNER! Brian MacDevitt, Into the Woods
BEST SCENIC DESIGN :
John Lee Beatty, Morning's at Seven
WINNER! Tim Hatley, Private Lives
Daniel Ostling, Metamorphoses
Douglas W. Schmidt, Into the Woods
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:
Harry Connick, Jr., Thou Shalt Not
Marvin Hamlisch, Craig Carnelia, Sweet Smell of Success
WINNER! Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis, Urinetown
Jeanine Tesori and Dick Scanlan, Thoroughly Modern Millie
BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL:
John Guare, Sweet Smell of Success
Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia
WINNER! Greg Kotis, Urinetown
Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, Thoroughly Modern Millie
Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Martin Koch, Mamma Mia!
WINNER! Douglas Besterman and Ralph Burns, Thoroughly Modern Millie
Bruce Coughlin, Urinetown
William David Brohn, Sweet Smell of Success
— By Kenneth Jones