Thursday, June 14, 2007

Broadway Awakening

The 61st Annual Tony Awards were presented on Sunday evening, and it was truly a night that rocked. The heavily favored anthem to youthful exploration,“Spring Awakening,” stole the night, taking home the most trophies, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance of a Featured Actor, Best Original Score, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Orchestration and Best Lighting. Describing the show as “all about the hopes we feel as parents and the wounds we feel as children,” the show’s Tony Award-winning Book writer, Steven Sater was on-hand to collect one of the show’s 8 awards.

Other big winners included the Lincoln Center marathon production of “The Coast of Utopia,” and Grey Gardens, featuring the masterful Christine Ebersole The full list of Tony winners and their acceptance speeches can be found at

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