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(Via Eurweb)*”Fences,” a revival of August Wilson’s drama about family, won for best revival of a play at Sunday’s 2010 Tony Awards, while its two stars, Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, won for best actors in a play.

The broadcast was packed with musical performances from nominated shows, including “Memphis,” the rhythm ‘n’ blues musical set in the Civil Rights era, which won four Tonys, including best musical.

“Fela!” — the innovative Afro-beat biography of Nigerian superstar Fela Anikulapo-Kuti — had 11 nominations, but won just three: Bill T. Jones for best choreography, Robert Kaplowitz for best sound design of a musical and Marina Draghici for best costume design.

The final tally of winners follows:

Red – 6

Memphis – 4

Fences – 3

Fela – 3

La Cage aux Folles – 3

American Idiot – 2

A View from the Bridge – 1

Promises, Promises – 1

Million Dollar Quartet – 1

The Royal Family – 1

A Little Night Music – 1

Nominees and recipients of the 64th Annual Tony Awards follow, with recipients marked in bold and with an asterisk.

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