[ti:'Hadestown' Is the Big Winner at the Tony Awards] [by:www.ljhzhm.tw] [00:00.00]更多聽力請訪問51VOA.COM [00:00.04]Hadestown, a musical about a young couple's [00:04.47]dark trip to the Underworld, was the big winner [00:08.72]Sunday night at the Tony Awards in New York City. [00:13.88]The awards are given each year to Broadway productions [00:18.32]-- major plays put on in New York City. [00:22.76]Hadestown won eight Tonys, including the top prize for a musical. [00:30.60]Anais Mitchell's musical is based [00:33.71]on the ancient Greek story of Orpheus and Eurydice. [00:39.44]The show also won a best director award for Rachel Chavkin, [00:45.12]the supporting actor Tony for Andre De Shields [00:49.44]and honors for orchestration, sound and lighting design. [00:56.08]Chavkin noted she was the only woman [00:59.44]currently directing a Broadway musical. [01:03.12]She called for a change in the theater world. [01:07.00]"It is a failure of imagination," she told the audience. [01:12.96]The Tony for best play went to The Ferryman, [01:17.24]a work from British writer Jez Butterworth. [01:21.00]It is about the life a family in Northern Ireland [01:25.28]during the religious violence there in the 1980s. [01:30.48]Its director, Sam Mendes, also won a Tony for his work. [01:36.17]Bryan Cranston, best known as a television actor, [01:40.96]won his second Tony as the lead male in Network. [01:46.59]The play is based on a movie of the same name released in 1976. [01:54.20]Cranston dedicated his Tony award to real reporters. [02:00.36]Cranston said the media "is not the enemy of the people." [02:06.12]That is how American President Donald Trump [02:09.64]has described several mainstream media groups. [02:14.92]Eighty-seven-year-old Elaine May won the Tony [02:18.76]for her lead part in the play The Waverly Gallery. [02:23.84]She was praised for her moving performance [02:26.96]as a woman whose mental abilities are failing. [02:31.47]The Tony for best actor in a musical [02:35.36]went to Santino Fontana for Tootsie, [02:39.20]another hit show based on a movie. [02:43.04]The film of the same name was released in 1982. [02:49.00]Stephanie J. Block took home the lead actress award [02:53.72]playing music star Cher in The Cher Show. [02:59.12]Block thanked "the goddess Cher, and her legacy." [03:04.32]The Boys in the Band, a humorous drama [03:07.91]about a group of homosexuals at a birthday party, [03:11.80]won best play revival. [03:15.04]The first version was produced in the late 1960s. [03:20.92]The supporting musical actress Tony went to Ali Stroker [03:25.64]for a reimagining of the famous musical, Oklahoma! [03:30.36]The show also was honored with the Tony [03:34.36]for best revival of a musical. [03:37.88]Stroker became the first actor [03:40.56]performing in a wheelchair to win a Tony. [03:45.68]Supporting actress in a play went to Celia Keenan-Bolger, [03:50.96]for her work as young Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird. [03:56.20]And, British actor Bertie Carvel won his first Tony for his part [04:02.36]as media company leader Rupert Murdoch in the play Ink. [04:08.08]Finally, stage actor Rosemary Harris [04:11.73]and playwright Terrence McNally were presented [04:16.04]with special Tony awards for lifetime achievement in theater. [04:21.96]I'm Caty Weaver. 更多聽力請訪問51VOA.COM 2019六合图库