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‘Spring Awakening’ Takes Top Tony Honors

Posted in News on June 11, 2007

Spring Awakening was the big winner at 2007 Tony Awards, taking home eight awards while dominating the musical theatre category. BMI composers Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik took home four of the awards, with Sater winning for Best Book of a Musical and Best Lyrics of an Original Score and Sheik winning for Best Music of an Original Score and Best Orchestrations. The show also won in the coveted Best Musical category.

Other awards for Spring Awakening went to John Gallagher Jr. for Best Featured Actor, Musical; Michael Mayer for Best Direction, Musical; Bill T. Jones for Best Choreography; and Kevin Adams for Best Lighting Design, Musical.

Jay Johnson won the award for Special Theatrical Event for The Two and Only, thanking BMI composer Michael Andreas for his original music in his acceptance speech.

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