Prior to the broadcast, the Creative Arts Awards, hosted by Billy Porter and Karen Ziemba, were presented. The winners were mentioned during the Tony broadcast, but their complete speeches were not aired, and neither was the moving "In Memoriam" video footage.
Click through to watch the videos you didn't see while watching the Tonys.
Best Sound Design of a Play
Steve Canyon Kennedy , Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
Bridges composer Jason Robert Brown won Best Orchestrations and Best Score, but the recently-shuttered musical was not featured in performance during the awards broadcast. Watch footage from the musical below.
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Christopher Barreca, Rocky
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Bridges of Madison County
Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown
Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County
The Tony Awards broadcast featured the new musical Rocky, including its extensive fight scene, but it did not feature the vocal talents of Rocky's Tony-nominated leading man Andy Karl. Watch Karl iin performance below.
Best Costume Design of Play
Jenny Tiramini, Twelfth Night
Regional Theatre Award