The bill for the evening includes performances from the casts of the 2018 Tony Award-nominated shows The Band's Visit, Carousel, Frozen, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Once on This Island, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.
Jackson, 82, returning to Broadway after 30 years and a lengthy term as a British politician, was named best actress for her tour-de-force performance in Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women".
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The revival of Carousel won two awards - choreography and for Lindsay Mendez, who won best featured actress in a musical.
Best Recap of Mean Girls: Fey was on hand to introduce the musical version of her film Mean Girls, which she described as a play about "the vicious gifts of teenage girls and how we have to stop emulating them".
Tony Shalhoub, the former star of "Monk" and a founding member of Cambridge's American Repertory Theater, won for best leading actor in a musical, and his costar in "The Band's Visit", Katrina Lenk, won for best actress. The musical is about the interactions among Arabs and Jews when a snafu causes musicians in an Egyptian police band to become stranded overnight in a village in the Israeli desert. Victory in the category of best featured actor in a musical went to Ari'el Stachel of "The Band's Visit".
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The two-part spectacle Harry Potter and the Cursed Child had captured six, including best play, book, lighting, sound design, orchestrations and director John Tiffany, who asked the crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his boyfriend.
Bruce Springsteen was presented a special Tony Award by Billy Joel for his hugely popular show "Springsteen on Broadway, " and Springsteen later performed. Lane, Glenda Jackson, the lifetime-achievement winners Chita Rivera and Andrew Lloyd Webber, and, in spirit, Donna Summer. And after 9/11 it was very, very hard for me and so I concealed and I missed so many special events with them.
He also praised "a cast of actors who never believed they would be able to portray their own races".
The Tonys, hosted by singer-songriter-actors Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, capped another record year on Broadway with $1.7 billion in box office receipts, despite the smallest number of new productions in 20 years. Both the network and award organizers will anxiously await the ratings for the broadcast. Spacey's ceremony last year drew 6 million viewers, which represented a drop of approximately 31 percent in total viewers from the previous year.
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