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|71st Tony Awards|
|Date||June 11, 2017|
|Location||Radio City Music Hall, Manhattan, New York City|
|Hosted by||Kevin Spacey|
The 71st Annual Tony Awards were held on June 11, 2017, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2016–17 season. The ceremony was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and was broadcast live by CBS. Kevin Spacey served as host.
The musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 led the nominations with 12, while the play with the most nominations was A Doll's House, Part 2, with eight. At the ceremony, Dear Evan Hansen won six awards, including Best Musical, becoming the production with the most wins of the season. The Bette Midler-led revival of Hello, Dolly! won four awards, and The Great Comet won two. The productions of plays The Little Foxes, Indecent, and Oslo each won two awards.
Shows that opened on Broadway during the 2016–2017 season before April 27, 2017 were eligible for consideration.
The musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 garnered 12 nominations, becoming the most-nominated show of the season. The revival of Hello, Dolly! earned 10 nominations, the musical Dear Evan Hansen earned nine, and the new play A Doll's House, Part 2 earned eight. New musicals Come from Away and Groundhog Day each earned seven nominations, as did the new play Oslo.
The annual Meet the Nominees Press Reception took place on May 3, 2017, at the Sofitel New York Hotel. The annual Nominees Luncheon took place on May 23, 2017, at the Rainbow Room. A cocktail party was held on June 5, 2017, at the Sofitel New York Hotel to celebrate the season's Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre and Special Award recipients.
The 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence were awarded to general managers Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser. Actor James Earl Jones received the season's Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. The 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Award was awarded to Baayork Lee, "for her commitment to future generations of artists through her work with the National Asian Artists Project and theatre education programs around the world." A special Tony Award for Sound Design was awarded to Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin for The Encounter, following the removal of the competitive sound design awards in 2014.
|Best Play ‡||Best Musical ‡|
|Best Revival of a Play ‡||Best Revival of a Musical ‡|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play|
|Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical||Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play||Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play|
|Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical||Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical|
|Best Book of a Musical||Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre|
|Best Scenic Design in a Play||Best Scenic Design in a Musical|
|Best Costume Design in a Play||Best Costume Design in a Musical|
|Best Lighting Design in a Play||Best Lighting Design in a Musical|
|Best Direction of a Play||Best Direction of a Musical|
|Best Choreography||Best Orchestrations|
∞ Greenwood's 21st Tony Award nomination and first competitive win
‡ The award is presented to the producer(s) of the musical or play.
|Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812||12||2|
|Dear Evan Hansen||9||6|
|A Doll's House, Part 2||8||1|
|Come from Away||7||1|
|The Little Foxes||6||2|
|The Front Page||2||0|
|Six Degrees of Separation||2||0|
|The Glass Menagerie||1||0|
|The Play That Goes Wrong||1||1|