Mark Rylance, with his Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Play
Mark Rylance, with his Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Play
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Mark Rylance won his third Tony Award last night, for his reprisal of Olivia in the Globe's Twelfth Night, while his fellow Brit Sophie Okonedo also won for her Broadway debut in A Raisin in the Sun.

Rylance, whose category - Best Featured Actor in a Play - was the first to be announced, overcame competition from co-stars Stephen Fry and Paul Chahidi. In his speech he paid tribute to Globe mastermind Sam Wanamaker.

Accepting her award, Okonedo said she was "loving it on Broadway," and thanked producer Scott Rudin for believing that "a Jewish, Nigerian Brit could come over the pond and play one of America's most iconic parts". A Raisin in the Sun also won Best Play Revival.

Last night's ceremony, which was hosted at New York's Radio City Music Hall by Hugh Jackman, also saw acting awards go to Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and Audra Mcdonald, who became the most decorated actress in Tonys history by winning her sixth honour, for her performance as Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

Former Tonys host Neil Patrick Harris, one of the many performers on the night, proved a popular winner for his role as a transgender rock singer in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, one of the show's four awards including Best Revival of a Musical.

Comedy musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder also won four, including Best Musical, on a night that didn't see a single show dominate.

Full list of winners

Best Play
All the Way

Best Musical
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Revival of a Play
A Raisin in the Sun

Best Revival of a Musical
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Book of a Musical
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Bridges of Madison County

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Bryan Cranston, All the Way

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Jessie Mueller, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Mark Rylance, Twelfth Night

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Sophie Okonedo, A Raisin in the Sun

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
James Monroe Iglehart, Aladdin

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Beowulf Boritt, Act One

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Christopher Barreca, Rocky

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jenny Tiramani, Twelfth Night

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Linda Cho, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Natasha Katz, The Glass Menagerie

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kevin Adams, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Best Sound Design of a Play
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Brian Ronan, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Best Direction of a Play
Kenny Leon, A Raisin in the Sun

Best Direction of a Musical
Darko Tresnjak, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Choreography
Warren Carlyle, After Midnight

Best Orchestrations
Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Jane Greenwood

Regional Theatre Award
Signature Theatre, New York

Isabelle Stevenson Award
Rosie O'Donnell

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Joseph P Benincasa
Joan Marcus
Charlotte Wilcox

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