Tony Trivia

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The 72nd An­nual Tony Awards, hon­or­ing the best of Broad­way, will air live from New York City on June 10 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. Check out these facts about the iconic awards show.

An­gela Lans­bury is the host with the most she’s em­ceed the show ve times.

Hamil­ton (2016) has 11 wins and 16 nom­i­na­tions, the most in Tony his­tory.

The Phan­tom of the Opera, win­ner of a Tony for Best Mu­si­cal, is the long­est-run­ning mu­si­cal on Broad­way, still go­ing strong af­ter its de­but in 1988.

My Fair Lady, The Sound of Mu­sic, A Man for All Sea­sons and Amadeus all were Tony win­ners made into movies that went on to re­ceive Academy Awards for Best Pic­ture.

Amanda Plum­mer (Agnes of God) is the only Tony win­ner whose par­ents— Christo­pher Plum­mer (Cyrano and Bar­ry­more) and Tammy Grimes

(The Unsink­able Molly Brown and Pri­vate Lives)—have both won Tonys.

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