`Phantom' wins the most Tonys

``The Phantom of the Opera'' captured seven Tony Awards, including best musical, but the fairy tale ``Into the Woods'' took the prizes for musical score and book. The awards for outstanding achievement during the 1987-88 Broadway theater season were presented Sunday night over national television. ``Phantom'' is the season's biggest hit and is sold out well into next year. The other Tony winners were:

Play: ``M. Butterfly,'' David Henry Hwang.

Revival: ``Anything Goes.''

Actor, play: Ron Silver, ``Speed-the-Plow.''

Actress, play: Joan Allen, ``Burn This.''

Actor, musical: Michael Crawford, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Actress, musical: Joanna Gleason, ``Into the Woods.''

Director, play: John Dexter, ``M. Butterfly.''

Director, musical: Harold Prince, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Featured actor, play: B.D. Wong, ``M. Butterfly.''

Featured actress, play: L.Scott Caldwell, ``Joe Turner's Come and Gone.''

Featured actor, musical: Bill McCutcheon, ``Anything Goes.''

Featured actress, musical: Judy Kaye, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Scenic design: Maria Bjornson, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Costume design: Maria Bjornson, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Lighting design: Andrew Bridge, ``The Phantom of the Opera.''

Choreography: Michael Smuin, ``Anything Goes.''

Special awards: A special for continued excellence by a regional theater: South Coast Repertory Theater of Costa Mesa, Calif.

Another special Tony was given to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.


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