NEW YORK, 13 June. / Corr. TASS Aleksey Kachalin /. Musical “Hamilton” (Hamilton) of the first US Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in the formulation of Lin-Manuel Miranda won the American theatrical award “Tony” in the greatest number of nominations. The award ceremony takes place on Sunday evening on the stage of New York’s theater “Beacon”.
“Hamilton” was awarded the trophy in seven categories, including best director, the best music, the main male performance and female roles for the best costumes and lighting. This musical was nominated for “Tony” in 16 nominations, but was unable to repeat the success of “The Producers” (The Producers, 1969), who at one time claimed 15 awards and won in the end 12 of them.
In mid-April, “Hamilton” was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer Prize as the best dramatic work, as well as the award “Grammy” and the Edward Kennedy prize for best dramatic work about the history of the US.
Awards in other categories went to the plays of “Eclipse” (Eclipsed) of the wanderings of women during the war in Liberia in 2003 and “People” (Humans) of one party family, whose members have gathered on Thanksgiving Day in Manhattan. In “Tony” is also nominated play “Confusion” (Shuffle Along) about the history of musicals, “Bright Star” (Bright Star), a love story set in the South of the US musical “School of Rock” (School of Rock) about attempts beginner rock -ispolnitelya create a team of students, as well as “Waitress” (Waitress) about the fate of the girl in a provincial town.
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. “you are not left alone your tragedy -. this is our tragedy theater -. it is a place where race, belief, sexuality and gender equal, enjoy the same appreciation and love” – he said the leader of ceremony, James Gorden
“Hatred never win Together we will do that as well was The show -.. the symbol and embodiment of this principle.” – he concluded
. The award “Tony” is considered to be in the US theatrical equivalent of cinematic “Oscar” and is named after an American actress and director Antoinette Perry (1888-1946 gg.). A live broadcast of the ceremony on Sunday led broadcaster SBS.
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