Tony Awards, Kennedy Center Honors and "Glee" Nab Creative Arts Emmy Awards

News   Tony Awards, Kennedy Center Honors and "Glee" Nab Creative Arts Emmy Awards
 
The 64th Annual Tony Awards, the Kennedy Center Honors and "Sondheim! The Birthday Concert" are recipients of the 2011 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which were announced Sept. 10 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Dreamgirls original cast member Loretta Devine earned an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama honor for "Grey's Anatomy," while Gwyneth Paltrow was awarded the Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy for "Glee."

"So You Think You Can Dance" earned an Outstanding Choreography Emmy for Mia Michaels, and Harry Connick Jr. received an Outstanding Music Direction Emmy for "Harry Connick Jr., In Concert On Broadway."

The 64th Annual Tony Awards received the Outstanding Special Class Programs Emmy Award, as well as Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special (David Boone, Matt Roberts, Mo Rocca); while Lonny Price (Merrily We Roll Along, A Class Act, Master Harold…) earned the Emmy Award for Outstanding Direction for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special for "Sondheim! The Birthday Concert."

The Kennedy Center Honors was also the recipient of an Outstanding Special Class Programs Emmy Award.

Additional honors went to "Glee" for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series, and "Boardwalk Empire," which walked away with seven Emmy Awards, the most for any program. Click here for a complete list of the 2011 Creative Arts Emmy Award winners. The Creative Emmys will air Sept. 17 on Reelz.

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