CULTURE & ARTS

Here's How Stars Honored Victims Of The Orlando Shooting At The Tonys

Hate will never win.

In the wake of the mass shooting early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the theater community paid tribute to the victims of the attack on the red carpet of the 70th Tony Awards. Attendees wore silver ribbons on tuxedo lapels and gowns specially created by costume designer William Ivey Long to honor the at least 50 dead and 53 wounded. 

The award show announced earlier in the day that Sunday's ceremony would be dedicated to all those touched by the tragedy.

"Our hearts are heavy for the unimaginable tragedy that happened last night in Orlando," the statement read on Twitter. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected. The Tony Awards dedicate tonight's ceremony to them."

Take a look at some red carpet arrivals below: 

Jonathan Groff attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Jonathan Groff attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Danai Gurira attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Danai Gurira attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka attend the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka attend the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
James Corden and Julia Carey attend the 70th Annual Tony Awards.
James Corden and Julia Carey attend the 70th Annual Tony Awards.
Bebe Neuwirth attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Bebe Neuwirth attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Marlee Matlin attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Marlee Matlin attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Andrew Rannells attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Andrew Rannells attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Josh Groban attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Josh Groban attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Actress Judith Light attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
Actress Judith Light attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre.
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