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Monday
Jun132011

'The Book of Mormon' Wins Nine Tonys, Including Best Musical

Mike Coppola/WireImage for Tony Awards Productions(NEW YORK) -- The Book of Mormon was on a mission at the Tony Awards on Sunday night.

The Broadway show from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, won the Tony for best musical, one of nine awards it collected throughout the night.  It had entered the ceremony with a leading 14 nominations.

War Horse was named best play.  Ellen Barkin, Frances McDormand and John Larroquette were the most recognizable names to win acting Tonys.

Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 65th Annual Tony Awards from the Beacon Theatre in New York City.  A full list of winners is available at TonyAwards.com.

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