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2009 Tony Winners

Winners of the 2009 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, announced Sunday.

  • PLAY: "God of Carnage."

  • MUSICAL: "Billy Elliot, The Musical."

  • REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL: "Hair."

  • BOOK OF A MUSICAL: Lee Hall, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."
  • ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE: "Next to Normal."

  • REVIVAL OF A PLAY: "The Norman Conquests."

  • SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT: "Liza's at The Palace."

  • PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY: Geoffrey Rush, "Exit the King."
  • PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Marcia Gay Harden, "God of Carnage."
  • PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."

  • PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Alice Ripley, "Next to Normal."
  • PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: Roger Robinson, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone."
  • PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Angela Lansbury, "Blithe Spirit."

  • PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Gregory Jbara, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."

  • PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Karen Olivo, "West Side Story."
  • SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY: Derek McLane, "33 Variations."

  • SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Ian MacNeil, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."

  • COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY: Anthony Ward, "Mary Stuart."
  • COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Tim Hatley, "Shrek The Musical."

  • LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY: Brian MacDevitt, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone."

  • LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Rick Fisher, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."

  • SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY: Gregory Clarke, "Equus."

  • SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Paul Arditti, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."
  • DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Matthew Warchus, "God of Carnage."

  • DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Stephen Daldry, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."
  • CHOREOGRAPHY: Peter Darling, "Billy Elliot, The Musical."
  • ORCHESTRATIONS: Martin Koch, "Billy Elliot, The Musical"; Michael Starobin and Tom Kitt, "Next to Normal."

  • SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATRE: Jerry Herman.

  • REGIONAL THEATRE TONY AWARD: Signature Theatre, Arlington, Va.

  • ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD: Phyllis Newman.

  • TONY HONOR FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATRE: Shirley Herz

Click here for a list of all the nominees.