Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Tony Awards Winners Announced

The Tony Awards, the prestigious honours for Broadway stage and musicals, have been announced for 2005. The awards, bestowed since 1947, recognise some 25 categories of achievement and excellence. In the headline awards this years' winners included Doubt as Best Play, Monty Python's Spamalot as Best Musical and Bill Irwin as Best Actor in a Play. The awards ceremony was broadcast nationally across the USA in a three-hour spectacular by CBS.