Billy Elliot, God, Take the Tonys

06/08/2009 11:28 AM |

d405/1244474264-elliottrio.jpgOh yeah, theater’s biggest awards show the Tonys happened last night, and as semi-predicted by The L‘s Liam Pierce, Billy Elliot (whose three leads appear at right) was the night’s biggest winner (said Liam: “Elton John and three little boys is always a winning combination”), taking home ten awards including Best Musical. Way behind in second place, God of Carnage and Next To Normal both got three, and though Liam expected Shrek to sweep everything (“Broadway theater houses are the only safe place for children in Times Square”), the green ogre only won for Best Costume Design in a Musical. Read all the winners here.