The Tony Awards were handed out this past Sunday. The host was Neil Patrick Harris, who was great, they just needed to use him more. He was a perfect host.

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Here are the winners for the 2009 Tony Awards.

billy-elliot-the-musicalBEST MUSICAL

  • Billy Elliot
  • Next to Normal
  • Rock of Ages
  • Shrek the Musical

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BEST PLAY

  • 33 Variations
  • Dividing the Estate
  • God of Carnage
  • Reasons to be pretty

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BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

  • Guys and Dolls
  • Hair
  • Pal Joey
  • West Side Story

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BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY

  • Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
  • Mary Stuart
  • The Norman Conquests
  • Waiting for Godot

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BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL

  • Lee Hall, Billy Elliot
  • Brian Yorkey, Next to Normal
  • David Lindsay-Abaire, Shrek the Musical
  • Hunter Bell, [title of show]

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BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATER

  • Billy Elliot – Music: Elton John, Lyrics: Lee Hall
  • Next to Normal – Music: Tom Kitt, Lyrics: Brian Yorkey
  • 9 to 5 – Music and lyrics: Dolly Parton
  • Shrek the Musical – Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • Jeff Daniels, God of Carnage
  • Raúl Esparza, Speed-the-Plow
  • James Gandolfini, God of Carnage
  • Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King
  • Thomas Sadoski, reasons to be pretty

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Hope Davis, God of Carnage
  • Jane Fonda, 33 Variations
  • Marcia Gay Harden, God of Carnage
  • Janet McTeer, Mary Stuart
  • Harriet Walter, Mary Stuart

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish, Billy Elliot
  • Gavin Creel, Hair
  • Brian d’Arcy James, Shrek the Musical
  • Constantine Maroulis, Rock of Ages
  • J. Robert Spencer, Next to Normal

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Stockard Channing, Pal Joey
  • Sutton Foster, Shrek the Musical
  • Allison Janney, 9 to 5
  • Alice Ripley, Next to Normal
  • Josefina Scaglione, West Side Story

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • John Glover, Waiting for Godot
  • Zach Grenier, 33 Variations
  • Stephen Mangan, The Norman Conquests
  • Paul Ritter, The Norman Conquests
  • Roger Robinson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Hallie Foote, Dividing the Estate
  • Jessica Hynes, The Norman Conquests
  • Marin Ireland, reasons to be pretty
  • Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit
  • Amanda Root, The Norman Conquests

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • David Bologna, Billy Elliot
  • Gregory Jbara, Billy Elliot
  • Marc Kudisch, 9 to 5
  • Christopher Sieber, Shrek the Musical
  • Will Swenson, Hair

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BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Jennifer Damiano, Next to Normal
  • Haydn Gwynne, Billy Elliot
  • Karen Olivo, West Side Story
  • Martha Plimpton, Pal Joey
  • Carole Shelley, Billy Elliot

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BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY

  • Phyllida Lloyd, Mary Stuart
  • Bartlett Sher, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
  • Matthew Warchus, God of Carnage
  • Matthew Warchus, The Norman Conquests

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BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL

  • Stephen Daldry, Billy Elliot
  • Michael Greif, Next to Normal
  • Kristin Hanggi, Rock of Ages
  • Diane Paulus, Hair

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BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Karole Armitage, Hair
  • Andy Blankenbuehler, 9 to 5
  • Peter Darling, Billy Elliot
  • Randy Skinner, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

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BEST ORCHESTRATIONS (Tie)

  • Larry Blank, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
  • Martin Koch, Billy Elliot
  • Michael Starobin and Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
  • Danny Troob and John Clancy, Shrek the Musical

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BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Dale Ferguson, Exit the King
  • Rob Howell, The Norman Conquests
  • Derek McLane, 33 Variations
  • Michael Yeargan, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

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BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Robert Brill, Guys and Dolls
  • Ian MacNeil, Billy Elliot
  • Scott Pask, Pal Joey
  • Mark Wendland, Next to Normal

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BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Dale Ferguson, Exit the King
  • Jane Greenwood, Waiting for Godot
  • Martin Pakledinaz, Blithe Spirit
  • Anthony Ward, Mary Stuart

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BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Gregory Gale, Rock of Ages
  • Nicky Gillibrand, Billy Elliot Tim Hatley, Shrek the Musical
  • Michael McDonald, Hair

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BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • David Hersey, Equus
  • David Lander, 33 Variations
  • Brian MacDevitt, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
  • Hugh Vanstone, Mary Stuart

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BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Kevin Adams, Hair
  • Kevin Adams, Next to Normal
  • Howell Binkley, West Side Story
  • Rick Fisher, Billy Elliot

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BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Paul Arditti, Mary Stuart
  • Gregory Clarke, Equus
  • Russell Goldsmith, Exit the King
  • Scott Lehrer and Leon Rothenberg, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

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BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Acme Sound Partners, Hair
  • Paul Arditti, Billy Elliot
  • Peter Hylenski, Rock of Ages
  • Brian Ronan, Next to Normal

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SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT

  • Liza’s at the Palace . . .
  • Slava’s Snowshow
  • Soul of Shaolin
  • You’re Welcome America. A Final Night With George W Bush

SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATER

  • Jerry Herman

REGIONAL THEATER TONY AWARD

  • Signature Theater (Arlington, Va.)

ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD

  • Phyllis Newman

SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATER

  • Shirley Herz