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he needs town took center stage Sunday night winning eight prices at the annual Tony awards honoring the best of Broadway , Haiti's town is a modern take on a Greek myth about lovers Orpheus and Eurydice and their dark trek to the underworld among its awards Best Musical best Supporting Actor and Best Director Rachel has the email musical director on Broadway today Rachel chaff can took the opportunity to call for change it is a failure of imagination by a field whose job it is to imagine the way the world could be , Broadway is enjoying a record season with ticket in box office sales topping one point eight billion dollars , late night TV personality James Corden hosted the night celebrating the stage with a splashy opening number best play and Best Director went to the ferryman the story of a family grappling with violence in Northern Ireland during the nineteen eighties Bryan Cranston Bryan Cranston won Best Actor in a play for his role as television anchorman in network a stage version of the nineteen seventy six movie he dedicated his award to real journalists the media is not the enemy of the people demagoguery is the enemy of the people entertainment legend Elaine may won Best Actress in a play her first Tony at age eighty seven for her performance as a woman suffering mental decline in the Waverly gallery , best revival of the musical went to Oklahoma while the show's alley stroker took home best supporting actress making history as the first actor in a wheel chair to win a Tony yes %HESITATION war , is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability who has a limitation of or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves that represented in this arena best play revival went to the boys in the band a comic drama from the nineteen sixties about a group of gay men at a birthday party broadly insiders say that now more than ever hot topics like sexual politics and race are being played out on the stage and that these modern seems along with cheaper ticket prices are bringing a new younger generation of fans to the theater