‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ Bette Midler, ‘Oslo’ win big at Broadway’s Tony Awards

June 12, 2017 By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Dear Evan Hansen,” the teen-angst driven musical about a high school outsider, won the top prize at Sunday’s Tony Awards, Broadway highest honors, while J.T. Rogers’ Mideast peace accord drama “Oslo” was named best play. The surprise hit musical won a total of six Tonys, including best musical actor for 23 year-old newcomer Ben Platt, featured actress Rachel Bay Jones, as well as best book, score and orchestrations. As widely predicted, Bette Midler won her first competitive Tony as best…

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