The 2023 Tony Awards took place on Sunday, June 11, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The awards show celebrates the best in Broadway theater, and this year’s ceremony was no exception.
One of the most notable moments of the night came when the musical “A Strange Loop” won the award for Best Musical. The show, which tells the story of a Black gay writer who is struggling to write a musical about a Black gay writer, is the first musical written by a Black playwright to win the award.
“A Strange Loop” also won the award for Best Book of a Musical, and its creator, Michael R. Jackson, won the award for Best Original Score. The show’s star, Jaquel Spivey, won the award for Best Actor in a Musical.
Other notable winners at the 2023 Tony Awards included “MJ” for Best Revival of a Musical, “How I Learned to Drive” for Best Play, and Deirdre O’Kane for Best Actress in a Play.
The 2023 Tony Awards was a night of celebration for Broadway theater, and it was also a night of history. “A Strange Loop”‘s win is a sign of progress for the Broadway community, and it is a reminder that theater can be a powerful force for change.
Here are some of the things that made the 2023 Tony Awards so special:
- The show was hosted by Ariana DeBose, who is the first openly queer woman of color to host the Tony Awards.
- The show featured performances from some of the biggest stars on Broadway, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hugh Jackman, and Bernadette Peters.
- The show was a celebration of Broadway’s return to normalcy after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Overall, the 2023 Tony Awards was a night to remember. It was a night of celebration, a night of history, and a night of hope for the future of Broadwa