June 11, 2018 / 3:49 AM / a month ago

Factbox - Key winners at the 2018 Tony Awards

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Tony Awards, the highest honours for Broadway theatre, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in New York hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - The cast and producers of "The Band's Visit" pose backstage with their awards, which include the Tony for Best Musical. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Following is a list of winners in key categories:

Best play:

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best musical:

“The Band’s Visit”

Best revival of a play:

“Angels in America”

Best revival of a musical:

“Once On This Island”

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - Playwright Tony Kushner (L) and the producers of "Angels in America" pose backstage with their Best revival of a play awards. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Best actor in a play:

Andrew Garfield, “Angels in America”

Best actress in a play:

Glenda Jackson, “Three Tall Women”

Best actor in a musical:

Tony Shalhoub, “The Band’s Visit”

Best actress in a musical:

Katrina Lenk, “The Band’s Visit”

Best direction of a play:

John Tiffany, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two”

Best direction of a musical:

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - (L-R) Colin Callender, Sonia Friedman, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany pose with their Best play award for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two." REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

David Cromer, “The Band’s Visit”

Best book of a musical:

“The Band’s Visit”

Best original score (music and/or lyrics):

“The Band’s Visit”

Lifetime achievement:

Chita Rivera

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Special award:

Bruce Springsteen

John Leguizamo

Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by Darren Schuettler

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