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Tony Awards Rewind

June 13, 2016 by Allie Linsey
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An incredible evening full of love, community, and moving performances, this year’s Tony Awards are not one to have missed. But in case you did, (or you just want to relive it all over again) here’s a recap of the best moments of the night.

James Corden is not throwing away his shot.

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“How does an upstart Briton best known for sittin’ and jesting from a desk in the middle of of a forgotten slot on late night, far from Manhattan, chattin’ with Hollywood phonies end up being the guiding host of Tonys?”

School of Rock

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Well, ROCKed.

Daveed Diggs made hearts met everywhere,

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When he told a touching story about how his parents taught him to push limits and supported him without question.

“Love is love…

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…is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside.” Lin Manuel-Miranda’s sonnet speech for Best Orchestrations dedicated to his wife and the victims of the Orlando shooting reminded everyone, everywhere that love is love.

She Loves Me

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And we can’t help but love them.

Best Direction of a Musical and Play

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Went to Thomas Kail (Hamilton) and Ivo Van Hove (A View from the Bridge).

Fiddler on the Roof

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Reminded us what it means to celebrate life!

Best Featured Actor and Leading Actor in a Play

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Went to Reed Birney (The Humans) and Frank Langella (The Father).

Best Featured Actress and Leading Actress in a Play

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Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans) and Jessica Lange (Long Day’s Journey Into Night).

On Your Feet!

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The Broadway cast was joined by the one and only Gloria Estefan singing her greatest hits.

The Color Purple

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Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, Heather Headley, and the cast of The Color Purple brought down the house with their powerful performances.

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Carmen Cusak was introduced by the one and only Steve Martin on banjo for her performance in Bright Star.

Best Featured Actress and Leading Actress in a Musical

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Renee Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton) and Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple).

Leslie Odom Jr.,

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Won the coveted award for Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Aaron Burr.

Hamilton

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Left us feeling very, very satisfied.

Coming up next season on Broadway…

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The Book of Moron starring Andrew Rannells and A Clinton Line starring Glenn Close.

Waitress

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Made us can’t wait to see it again.

Oprah

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Was Oprah and we loved every single second of it.

We want to know…

What what you favorite moment of last night? Tweet us @TodayTix and join in on the conversation.