NEW YORK (CBSLA.com) — “The show must go on” is an old show business adage.

No where was that more evident than in New York Sunday evening, where the theater community, comprised of many LGBT people, stopped to honor achievements on state at the 70th annual Tony Awards while they also took time to pay homage to victims of the worse mass shooting in US history.

As expected, the smash hip-hop musical “Hamilton” won just about everything — offic1ally 11 Tonys, one shy of the record-12 won by “The Producers.”

The diverse “Hamilton” was nominated for 18 Tonys, and 11 wins should mean getting a ticket (the impossible dream in New York) will become even harder. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama introduced the play via videotape.

The Tonys were broadcast by CBS.

After the cast of “Hamilton” made fun of him for being selected host of the Tonys for having scant theater cred, “Late, Late Show” host James Corden dedicated the night to the diversity of Broadway.(Corden did win a Best Actor in a Play Tony in 2012 for the show “One man, Two Guvnors.”)

Before the night began, Corden reminded the audience that love will always conquer hate.

“Hate will never win. Together we have to make sure of that,” he said, “Tonight’s show stands as a symbol and a celebration of that principle.”

On the diversity score (a large number of the nominees were people of color), Corden quipped, “Think of this show like the Oscars — but with diversity.”

The winners in bold.

Best Play
The Humans
Eclipsed
The Father
King Charles III

Best Musical
Hamilton
Bright Star
School of Rock —The Musical
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Waitress

Best Revival of a Play
Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge
Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Blackbird
Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Noises Off

Best Revival of a Musical
The Color Purple
Fiddler on the Roof
She Loves Me
Spring Awakening

Best Book of a Musical
Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda
Bright Star: Steve Martin
School of Rock—The Musical: Julian Fellowes
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed:George C. Wolfe

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Hamilton
Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Bright Star
Music: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
Lyrics: Edie Brickell

School of Rock—The Musical
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics: Glenn Slater

Waitress
Music & Lyrics: Sara Bareilles

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Frank Langella, The Father
Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Jeff Daniels, Blackbird
Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III
Mark Strong, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Laurie Metcalf, Misery
Lupita Nyong’o, Eclipsed
Sophie Okonedo, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Michelle Williams, Blackbird

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton
Alex Brightman, School of Rock—The Musical
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
Zachary Levi, She Loves Me
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple
Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
Jessie Mueller, Waitress
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Reed Birney, The Humans
Bill Camp, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
David Furr, Noises Off
Richard Goulding, King Charles III
Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Andrea Martin, Noises Off
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Scenic Design of a Play
David Zinn, The Humans
Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin
Christopher Oram, Hughie
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
David Rockwell, She Loves Me
Es Devlin & Finn Ross, American Psycho
David Korins, Hamilton
Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Costume Design of a Play
Clint Ramos, Eclipsed
Jane Greenwood, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Michael Krass, Noises Off
Tom Scutt, King Charles III

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Paul Tazewell, Hamilton
Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting
Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
Ann Roth, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Natasha Katz, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Justin Townsend, The Humans
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible
Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley, Hamilton
Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
Justin Townsend, American Psycho

Best Direction of a Play
Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge
Rupert Goold, King Charles III
Jonathan Kent, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Joe Mantello, The Humans
Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed

Best Direction of a Musical
Thomas Kail, Hamilton
Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
John Doyle, The Color Purple
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
Savion Glover, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof
Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Best Orchestrations
Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton
August Eriksmoen, Bright Star
Larry Hochman, She Loves Me
Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

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