The musical “Kimberly Akimbo,” the big Tony winner in which “With Skirt and Crazy” started as a favorite song



The play “Kimberly Akimbo”, Which tells the story of a girl who suffers from a degenerative disease that causes her to age quickly, Happened this Sunday with Tony Award for the best music Broadway, in a celebration marked by the writers’ strike.

Kimberly Akimbo, with nine nominations. She won a total of five awards, including Best Actresswhich went to Victoria Clarke, Best Supporting Actress (Bonnie Milligan), Best Writer (David Lindsay-Abaire), and Best Song Written for a Play or Musical.

The musical “Some Like It Hot”.based on the 1959 film of the same name directed and produced by Billy Wilder, Won four awardsBest Costumes, Best Choreography, Best Coordination and Best Lead Actor, a Tony which went to J. Harrison Ghee.

The two male acting awards went to the musical section Two actors identify as non-binaryJ. Harrison Ghee himself and Alex Newell, were selected for Best Supporting Actor for their role in Shucked, a comedy set in rural America.

“Some Like It Hot”, whose cinematic version was known in Spain as “Con faldas ya lo loco”, He started as the favorite of the night With 13 nominations.

the job Set in Prohibition-era Chicago It tells the story of musicians who are forced to leave the city after witnessing an attack by the mafia, which will begin to persecute them throughout the country.

The Tony for Best Director went to Michael Arden for his work on the musical, Based on the murder at the turn of the last century of a Jewish businessman in Georgia.

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Parade also won a Tony Award for Best New Musical Version.

Theatre, Broadway’s second pillar

during which party Actress and singer Ariana DeBose was the directorAwards are also given to the best plays that have passed through the exclusive stages of New York’s Broadway circuit.

In this section prevailed “Leopoldstadt”, which tells the story of a Jewish family In Vienna at the end of the 30s of the last century and how the Nazis suffer from anti-Semitism.

“Leopoldstadt” won the Tony Award for Best Play and Best Director Patrick Marber.

The award for Best Costumes and Best Supporting Actor (Brandon Uranowitz) also went to This Work Which Compete, among other things, with Samuel L. Jackson, for his role in The Piano Lesson.

Britain’s Jodie Comer was named Best Leading Actress.for his performance in “Prima Facie”; While Sean Hayes from Good Night won the Oscar for Best Leading Actor.

A celebration marked by the book strike

The ceremony on schedule for the awards was on hold until the last minute due to… The strike held by the unions From the screenwriters against Hollywood production companies, including Paramount and CBSthe two platforms that broadcast the ceremony from the United Palace Theater located in upper Manhattan in New York.

It was eventually finished, however provided that no texts are used for the presentation, This meant that the five-hour-long ceremony had hardly any interventions other than guest introductions to the nominees, recitation of the winners’ names and short speeches by the winners.

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Already at the beginning of the show you as usual It also served as a showcase for several works nominated for a number submission Or a live scene, which Ariana DeBose joked was live and without script.

Also, some of the winners, eg David Lindsay-Abaire named Best Musical Screenwriter By Kimberly Akimbo He went out to collect a Tony wearing a WGA Writers Guild pin.

“We just want to be treated fairly.”He said into the microphone. A commitment that actress Victoria Clarke also made when she picked the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical.

In addition, during the celebration too And I heard words of solidarity with minorities In particular with the LGTBI community, as well as convictions against bigotry, homophobia and racism.

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