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Women Made History at Tony Awards 2015 - See How!

It was a historic night for women at the 2015 Tony Awards, which were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday (June 7) in New York City.

For the first time ever, the Best Musical winner was written solely by women – Fun Home‘s Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori, who also won the awards for Best Original Score and Best Book of a Musical. This year also marked the first time that an all-female writing team won the award for Best Original Score.

In addition to this big wins, it seems this year may have had more wins by women overall than any other year!

The King and I‘s Kelli O’Hara and The Audience‘s Helen Mirren won in the leading acting categories while The King and I‘s Ruthie Ann Miles and You Can’t Take It With You‘s Annaleigh Ashford were victorious in the supporting categories.

To learn more about women making history in theater, visit The-Interval.com!


Click inside for a full list of Tony Awards won by women this year…
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Watch Kelli O'Hara's Crazy Fast Tonys Quick Change! (Video)

Tony winners Kelli O’Hara and Michael Cerveris pose together in the press room following their wins at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The two Broadway legends picked up awards for their work in the musicals The King and I and Fun Home, respectively.

WATCH: The super cute speech Kelli O’Hara gave after winning!

During the show, Kelli performed with the cast of her show and had to do a super fast, 40-second quick change backstage in the middle of the performance. Lucky for us, it was all documented on video and you can see the amazing work being done below!


Kelli O’Hara’s Crazy Fast Tonys Quick Change!

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Michael is wearing Armani.

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Kelli O'Hara Wins 1st Tony Award After 6 Nominations Over the Years - Watch Her Acceptance Speech!

Kelli O’Hara does a dance on stage after giving her acceptance speech at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The 39-year-old actress won the Best Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her work in The King & I. This was Kelli‘s first win after getting six nominations over the years and the crowd gave her a standing ovation when she arrived on stage to give her speech!

Kelli‘s speech was so cute – at the end, she danced off stage and told the audience she was going to do the worm. Watch below!

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. Ruthie is wearing a Giulietta gown.

See photos of Kelli O’Hara during the show and on the red carpet… More Here! »

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Kristin Chenoweth & Alan Cumming Spoof 'King & I' at Tony Awards 2015! (Video)

Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming bend gender roles while spoofing The King and I during the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The two hosts stepped out on stage in the costumes after the cast of the Tony-nominated musical revival performed a medley from the show.

Click after the cut to watch Kelli O’Hara, Ken Watanabe, and Ruthie Ann Miles show off their talents in the performance.

Ruthie went home a winner as she picked up the award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her work as Lady Thiang.

FYI: Ruthie is wearing a Giulietta gown.

Click inside to watch the cast of The King and I perform at the awards show… More Here! »

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Kelli O'Hara & Chita Rivera Rep Leading Ladies at Tonys 2015

Kelli O’Hara and Chita Rivera walk the red carpet at the 2015 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 7) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Both of the ladies are nominated tonight for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for their work in The King and I and The Visit, respectively.

Also in attendance at the event were Fish in the Dark‘s Larry David and Rita Wilson (with step-son Colin Hanks), The King and I‘s Ken Watanabe, and Broadway legend Bernadette Peters.

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress. strong>Chita is wearing a Randi Rahm gown. Bernadette is wearing David Webb jewelry. Rita is wearing a Tom Ford dress.

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The King & I's Kelli O'Hara Dishes On Her New Broadway Hit

Kelli O’Hara is all smiles while stopping by the AOL Build Speaker Series on Monday (June 1) in New York City.

The Tony-nominated actress appeared on the web-series to talk about her new Broadway production of The King & I, which is a new smash hit for Lincoln Center Theater.

The stunning production is nominated for nine Tony Awards this weekend, including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Leading Actress in a Musical for Kelli.

This is the sixth Tony nomination for Kelli and she definitely has deserved several wins over the years for her constantly stellar work!


The King & I’s Kelli O’Hara Dishes On Her New Broadway Hit

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Matthew Morrison & Kelli O'Hara Bring Broadway to Met Gala 2015!

Matthew Morrison uses a cane while walking down the red carpet at the 2015 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 4) in New York City.

The 36-year-old actor, who is currently starring on Broadway in the smash hit musical Finding Neverland, was joined by his wife Renee Puente.

Also in attendance at the gala were The King and I‘s stars Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe. In case you didn’t know, Kelli and Matthew worked together nearly a decade ago on the Tony-winning musical The Light in the Piazza.

Alex Sharp, who is Tony-nominated this year for his groundbreaking work in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, was dapper in his tuxedo on the red carpet.

FYI: Kelli is wearing an Oscar de la Renta dress, Paul Andrew shoes, and a Judith Leiber clutch. Alex is wearing Billy Reid.

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