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Daniel Radcliffe: “Harry Potter” star wins Tony Award

Daniel Radcliffe: “Harry Potter” star wins Tony Award
Daniel Radcliffe: “Harry Potter” star wins Tony Award

For many, actor Daniel Radcliffe will always be Harry Potter. Radcliffe became famous with this role over 25 years ago. The actor is now also extremely successful on Broadway.

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe has won the most important musical award in the USA. The 34-year-old received the Tony Award in New York on Sunday evening (local time) for the best supporting role in a musical on Broadway for “Merrily We Roll Along”.

The play also won the award for the best revived musical of the year and received a total of four awards – including a Tony for Jonathan Groff as best actor. The best new musical went to an adaptation of the young adult novel “The Outsiders”. The best new play of the year was “Stereophonic”, a loose retelling of the band history of Fleetwood Mac, which was the most successful production of the year with a total of five awards.

Daniel Radcliffe also successful in musical

The Tony for best revival of a play went to the family drama “Appropriate”. Acting awards also went to Jeremy Strong, known as Kendall Roy in the TV series “Succession”, for “Enemy of the People” and Sarah Paulson for “Appropriate”. Best Actress in a Musical went to Maleah Joi Moon in the Alicia Keys musical “Hell’s Kitchen”. The play was nominated 13 times but only won two awards.

The Tony Awards are considered the most important prize for musicals and plays in the USA. They only consider productions that were performed in one of the 41 Broadway houses in New York’s theater district in the previous year. 36 productions were up for selection this year. The decision for the nominations was made by 44 people, mostly theater experts.

Source: Stern

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