Read the Reviews for the 2019 Tony Awards

The Verdict   Read the Reviews for the 2019 Tony Awards
The ceremony, which saw eight awards go to Hadestown, was hosted by James Corden.
James Corden and the cast of <i>Hadestown</i>
James Corden and the cast of Hadestown John P. Filo/CBS

At the 2019 Tony Awards, trophies were presented , acceptance speeches were made, and actors, producers, directors and creative teams celebrated until the sun came up. What did critics make of it all, though?

After an evening of festivities that saw the likes of André De Shields, Ali Stroker, and Stephanie J. Block win their first Tony awards, the reviews are in.

READ: Hadestown Leads the Pack at the 2019 Tony Awards

Read below to see what critics thought of the ceremony—from the scripted bits and performances to the unexpected.

The A.V. Club (Caroline Siede)

Deadline (Greg Evans)

The Hollywood Reporter (David Rooney)

The Los Angeles Times (Charles McNulty)

New York Post (Michael Riedel)

The New York Times (Mike Hale)

Variety (Daniel D'Addario)

Playbill will continue to update this list as more reviews come in.

WATCH: The Acceptance Speeches From the 2019 Tony Awards

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