Tonys 2015: Recap and Winners List

'Fun Home,' 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time' came out on top.

BySHANE LOU
June 08, 2015, 9:32 AM
PHOTO: Helen Mirren accepts the award for performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "?The Audience"? at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, June 7, 2015, in New York.
Helen Mirren accepts the award for performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "The Audience" at the 69th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, June 7, 2015, in New York.
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— -- "Fun Home" was right at home at the Tony Awards on Sunday night.

The show won five awards at the annual celebration of Broadway's best in New York City, including best musical. It also earned Tonys for best book, best musical score, best lead actor in a musical for Michael Cerveris, and best direction for Sam Gold.

"Fun Home," based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, focuses on a lesbian girl who grows up in a funeral home with a closeted father.

"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," which was named best play, also took five awards. The show revolves around a 15-year-old with Asperger's syndrome who's under suspicion for killing his neighbor's dog.

In the acting categories, Helen Mirren won her first Tony -- best lead actress in a play -- for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience. She previously received an Oscar for playing the monarch in the film "The Queen."

Movie stars Bradley Cooper and Bill Nighy both lost out in the best lead actor in a play category to Alex Sharp of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time."

Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming hosted the 69th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall.

Here's a partial list of winners:

Best Musical"Fun Home"

Best Play"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Best Book of a Musical"Fun Home"

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theater"Fun Home"

Best Revival of a Play"Skylight"

Best Revival of a Musical"The King and I"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a PlayAlex Sharp, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a PlayHelen Mirren, "The Audience"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a MusicalMichael Cerveris, "Fun Home"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a MusicalKelli O'Hara, "The King and I"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a PlayRichard McCabe, "The Audience"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a PlayAnnaleigh Ashford, "You Can't Take It With You"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a MusicalChristian Borle, "Something Rotten!"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a MusicalRuthie Ann Miles, "The King and I"

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