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The 70th Annual Tony Awards THE DIVAS 2016 by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, THE DIVAS, June 12, 2016.

The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, known as a Tony Award, recognizes achievement in live Broadway theatre. The Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. They are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League at an annual ceremony in New York City since 1947.


The 70th Annual Tony Awards, THE DIVAS, New York, June 12, 2016.

Tony Award Winner James Corden will Host the 70th Annual Tony Awards. He will preside over the 2016 Tony Awards show, broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Sunday, June 12th, 8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT, on the CBS Television Network.

Broadway’s biggest night presenters will include Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey, Carole King, James Earl Jones, Common, Angela Lansbury, Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Uzo Aduba, Cate Blanchett, Josh Groban, Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Sean Hayes, Nikki M. James, Saoirse Ronan, Neil Patrick Harris, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Patina Miller, Blair Underwood, Christian Borle, Lucy Liu, Marlee Matlin, Meg Ryan, Nathan Lane, Bebe Neuwirth, among others.


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 Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple
Jessie Mueller, Waitress
Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
Megan Hilty, Noises Off
Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
Andrea Martin, Noises Off
Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
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

 Congratulations to all the nominees!

Please look out for our full photo coverage of the 70th Annual Tony Awards from the Red Carpet, to the winner’s Media Room, to the fabulous After Parties!

Please visit our previous article The 70th Annual Tony Award Nominations Announcements 2016:


Please visit our previous article The 70th Annual Tony Award “Meet the Nominees” 2016:


 Lisa Pacino and Under The Duvet Productions are based in New York. Photography services are available worldwide. If you wish to book photography services, receive information, and/or license images for commercial and/or promotional use please E-mail: UnderTheDuvetProductions@gmail.com




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