Tony Awards: wins for NHB authors and plays

Monday, June 12, 2023

Jodie Comer won a Tony Award at last night's awards ceremony for her performance in Suzie Miller's play Prima Facie, the powerful one-woman show about an ambitious lawyer forced to confront the patriarchal power of the law.

Her award for Best Performance by an Actress for a Leading Role in Play comes after Prima Facie transferred to Broadway from the West End, where it won both the Olivier and WhatsOnStage Awards for Best New Play.

The Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play went to Suzan-Lori Parks' Topdog/Underdog, revived on Broadway in October 2022 in a 20th anniversary production.

The Tony Award for Best Musical went to Kimberly Akimbo, the new musical by David Lindsay-Abaire, author of Rabbit Hole, Good People and Ripcord. The story of a US teenager with an aging disease, Kimberly Akimbo also won Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score written for the Theatre.

The 76th Tony Awards, recognising the achievements in Broadway productions during the 2022–23 season, were announced at a ceremony held at the United Palace in New York City on 11 June 2023.


Tony Awards: wins for NHB authors and plays
  • Topdog/Underdog
  • Good People
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Ripcord
  • Prima Facie: Special Edition