Cyndi Lauper Tony Awards: Lauper Wins For Kinky Boots

Cyndi Lauper wins the musical for Best Original Score for Kinky Boots. The accent, the mohawk, the tears, Cyndi is a champion and a total legend. As Jesse Tyler Ferguson said as he handed her the award, "girl you're gonna have fun tonight." 

Lauper beat out fellow nominees: 

A Christmas Story, The Musical Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Hands on a Hardbody Music: Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green Lyrics: Amanda Green
Matilda The Musical Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Check out this clip from Kinky Boots: