The 70th annual Tony Awards were held Sunday, June 12 at the Beacon Theatre in New York, hosted by James Corden. Nominated for a record-breaking 16 awards, Hamilton's cast and creative team took home a total of 11, including best lighting and costume design of a musical. Check out the acceptance speeches below from the 2016 Tony Award-winning scenic, lighting, and costume designers. For the full list of this year's acceptance speeches, visit the Tony Awards website. Be sure to also check out Abe Jacob's acceptance speech for his Live Design Award for a legendary career in sound design. At the Live Design Awards Ceremony, Live Design also announced that it will be presenting an annual award for sound design in Jacob's name in the years going forward.
David Zinn accepts Tony Award for Best Scenic Design Of A Play for The Humans
David Rockwell accepts Tony Award for Best Scenic Design Of A Musical for She Loves Me
Natasha Katz accepts Tony Award for Best Lighting Design Of A Play for Long Day's Journey Into Night
Howell Binkley accepts Tony Award for Best Lighting Design Of A Musical for Hamilton
Clint Ramos accepts Tony Award for Best Costume Design Of A Play for Eclipsed
Paul Tazewell accepts Tony Award for Best Costume Design Of A Musical for Hamilton