a play prize at the recent Tony Awards. The British thespian, who won for his role in the play ' Angels in America', got very emotional when accepting the statue, noting that he dedicates his award to the LGBTQ community, and adding that whoever wants a cake to be baked just should bake one.
Tony Awards is the Oscars of Broadway theatre. First Tony Awards show was held on April 6, 1947, 71 years ago!
The Awards are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an annual ceremony in New York City.
There are too many awards to list all the winners, but here are some of the most important victors of 72nd Tony Awards.
The Band's Visit
BEST ACTOR (MUSICAL):
Tony Shalhoub for The Band's Visit
BEST ACTRESS (MUSICAL):
KATRINA LENK for The Band's Visit
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two (By Jack Thorne)
BEST ACTOR (PLAY):
Andrew Garfield for Angels in America
BEST ACTRESS (PLAY):
Glenda Jackson for Edward Albee's Three Tall Women
Find out about the rest of the winners, and click on the video above!