The award for Best Play went to Broadway newcomer Nick Stafford for War Horse, and the awards for Best Score and Best Book of a Musical went to "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, making their Broadway debuts with the help of Avenue Q Tony winner Robert Lopez.
Parker also won for Best Direction of a Musical, along with veteran Casey Nicholaw. Director of a Play went to first-timers Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris of War Horse.
Three winning actors in Featured Roles were making their Broadway debuts: John Larroquette of How to Succeed, Nikki M. James of Book of Mormon and Ellen Barkin of The Normal Heart.
Among designers, first-timers included Mark Wendland of The Merchant of Venice, Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardner of Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Paule Constable and Rae Smith of War Horse.