The multi-award winning show Hamilton opened the 70th annual Tony Awards ceremony with an ode to host James Corden.

The Hamilton parody chronicled Corden’s journey from live theatre, to host of The Late Late Show and to the stage of the Tony Awards.

Hamilton received a record breaking 16 Tony Award nominations going on to win 12 including Best Director, Featured Actress (Renée Elise Goldsberry), Featured Actor (Daveed Diggs), Best Actor (Leslie Odom Jr) and Best Musical.

The awards ceremony was held at the Beacon Theatre in New York City and features appearances from Barbra Streisand, Oprah Winfrey, Cate Blanchett, 2016 Tony Nominees Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Carole King, Audra McDonald, Saoirse Ronan, Patina Miller and Nathan Lane.

See here for the full list of 2016 Tony Award-Winners

Hamilton is due to open at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre in October 2017.

Hamilton cast recording: AMAZON