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War Horse is first past the post at the Tony Awards

War Horse is first past the post at the Tony Awards

British plays continue to rule, alongside the South Park musical

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Broadway may not be “just for gays any more”, as the event's unstoppably charming and funny compere Neil Patrick Harris noted in his song-and-dance opening to the 2011 Tony Awards, held last night in New York to honour that city's theatre season just gone. But it’s still very much about the Brits: some habits never die.

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