Posted by , Jun 13, 2016 at 10:54am
It earned a record-setting 16 Tony nominations.

A year of "Hamilton" fever culminated in last night's Tony Awards, where the revolutionary hip hop-inspired musical take home 11 awards. It was nominated for 16 Tonys, more than any other Broadway show in history.

Sadness in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting marred what was otherwise a exhilarating night at the Tony Awards. "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda addressed the tragedy during his acceptance speech for Best Original Score, which took the form of a sonnet.

“When senseless acts of tragedy remind us that nothing here is promised. Not one day," he said. “This show is proof that history remembers. We live through times when hate and fear seem stronger, we rise and fall and light from dying embers, remembrances that hope and love last longer.”

Here are the 11 awards "Hamilton" took home.

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Best Performance in an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Best Performance in an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Best Costume Design in a Musical
Best Lighting Design in a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Choreography
Best Orchestrations

A huge congratulations are in order for Miranda and the entire "Hamilton" cast. Please enjoy Questlove and Miranda rapping along to Big Pun’s “100%" during the Tony afterparty below.

"Hamilton" Wins 11 Tony Awards

It earned a record-setting 16 Tony nominations.


A year of "Hamilton" fever culminated in last night's Tony Awards, where the revolutionary hip hop-inspired musical take home 11 awards. It was nominated for 16 Tonys, more than any other Broadway show in history.

Sadness in the aftermath of the Orlando nightclub shooting marred what was otherwise a exhilarating night at the Tony Awards. "Hamilton" star Lin-Manuel Miranda addressed the tragedy during his acceptance speech for Best Original Score, which took the form of a sonnet.

“When senseless acts of tragedy remind us that nothing here is promised. Not one day," he said. “This show is proof that history remembers. We live through times when hate and fear seem stronger, we rise and fall and light from dying embers, remembrances that hope and love last longer.”

Here are the 11 awards "Hamilton" took home.

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Best Performance in an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Best Performance in an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Best Costume Design in a Musical
Best Lighting Design in a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Choreography
Best Orchestrations

A huge congratulations are in order for Miranda and the entire "Hamilton" cast. Please enjoy Questlove and Miranda rapping along to Big Pun’s “100%" during the Tony afterparty below.

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