Jun 14, 2016 11:24 AM EDT

70th Tony Awards 2016 Winners: “Hamilton” Major Sweep

By Jane Reed

For those who follow musicals, "Hamilton" took home the biggest prize with 11 wins. An almost clean sweep at the 70th Tony Awards 2016.

If you haven't caught up with the winners, find out who took the trophies home as a significant icon to their career in music and acting.

The Best Play has been awarded to "The Humans," written by Stephen Karam, in the 70th Tony Awards 2016. The Best Musical award was given to "Hamilton." It is a play about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda. NBC News has it that "Hamilton" also took home Best Original Score with Music and Lyrics for Theatre. Leslie Odom, Jr. Took home the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for "Hamilton," too. His co-star Daveed Diggs, took home the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical.

The ladies are also in the game when Renee Elise Goldsberry took home the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical. "Hamilton" also made a pretty score for Best Costume Design of a Musical, thanks to the creative designs of Paul Tazewell.

And since it's a play, they had the best lighting too when Howell Binkley took the Best Lighting Design of a Musical.

All in all, it wouldn't have been possible without the directive leadership of Thomas Kail who was named as Best Director of a Musical in The 70th Tony Awards 2016.

The actors on stage also got props for choreography and it's all thanks to Andy Blankenbuehler, who took home the Best Choreography award. And because "Hamilton" wouldn't be a musical without music, Alex Lacamoire was awarded for Best Orchestrations. "Hamilton" took home most of the awards in one major sweep. 

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