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At Sunday’s Tony Awards, Victoria Clarke won Best Actress for the musical “Kimberly Akimbo.”
‘Kimberly Akimbo’ Wins Tony Award the best musical Sunday night.
of show It tells the story of a teenage girl dealing with a genetic disorder and a dysfunctional family. The musical won five prizes, including Best Actress for Victoria Clarke, Best Actress for Bonnie Milligan, Best Musical Book for composer Janine Tesori and lyricist David Lindsay-Abair, and Best Original Score. Awarded.
The ongoing writers’ strike almost eliminated the Tony Awards ceremony, but a compromise was reached and the event was held without a script.
Ariana DeBose, who returned to host for the second year in a row, told the crowd that the show was “live and unscripted” when it began.
“To those of you who thought last year was a little shaky, I say, darling, buckle up,” she joked.
The Tony Awards ceremony was broadcast live on CBS from United Palace in New York City on June 11.