Tony Awards- Nominees

Tony Awards- Nominees

I know it is a bit late, but here are your nominees for this year’s Tony Awards!

Best Play:

The Assembled Parties– Richard Greenberg

Lucky Guy– Nora Ephron

The Testament of Mary– Colm Toibin

Vanya and Sonia And Masha and Spike- Christopher Durang

Best Musical

Bring It On: The Musical

A Christmas Story, The Musical

Kinky Boots

Matilda The Musical

Best Book of a Musical

A Christmas Story, The Musical- Joseph Robinette

Kinky Boots- Harvey Fierstein

Matilda The Musical- Dennis Kelly

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella- Douglas Carter Beane

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

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

Kinky Boots- Music and Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper

Matilda The Musical- Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Best Revival of a Musical

Annie

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Pippin

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Tom Hanks- Lucky Guy

Nathan Lane- The Nance

Tracy Letts- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

David Hyde Pierce- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tome Sturridge- Orphans

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Laurie Metcalf- The Other Place

Amy Morton- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Kristine Nielsen- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Holland Taylor- Ann

Cicely Tyson- The Trip to Bountiful

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Bertie Carvel- Matilda The Musical

Santino Fontana- Rodgers +Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Rob McClure- Chaplin

Billy Porter- Kinky Boots

Stark Stands- Kinky Boots

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Stephanie J. Block- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Carolee Carmello- Scandalous

Valisia LaKae- Motown The Musical

Patina Miller- Pippin

 Laura Osnes– Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Danny Burstein- Golden Boy

Richard Kind- The big Knife

Billy Magnussen- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tony Shalhoub- Golden Boy

Courtney B. Vance- Lucky Guy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Carrie Coon- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Shalita Grant- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Judith Ivey- The Heiress

Judith Light- The Assembled Parties

Condola Rashad- The Trip to Bountiful

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Charl Brown- Motown The Musical

Keith Carradine- Hands on a Hardbody

Will Chase- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Gabriel Ebert- Matilda The Musical

Terrance Mann- Pippin

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Annaleigh Ashford- Kinky Boots

Victoria Clark- Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Andrea Martin- Pippin

Keala Settle- Hands on a Hardbody

Lauren Ward- Matilda The Musical

Best Direction of a Play

Pam MacKinnon- Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Nicholas Martin- Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Bartlett Sher- Golden Boy

George C. Wolfe- Lucky Guy

Best Direction of a Musical

Scott Ellis- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Jerry Mitchell- Kinky Boots

Diane Paulus- Pippin

Matthew Warchus- Matilda The Musical

Best Choreography

Andy Blankenbuehler- Bring It On: The Musical

Peter Darling- Matilda The Musical

Jerry Mitchell- Kinky Boots

Chet Walker- Pippin

Best Orchestrations

Chris Nightingale- Matilda The Musical

Stephen Oremus- Kinky Boots

Ethan Popp & Bryan Crook- Motown The Musical

Danny Troob- Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Scenic Design of a Play

John Lee Beatty- The Nance

Santo Loquasta- The Assembled Parties

David Rockewell- Lucky Guy

Michael Yeargan- Golden Boy

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Rob Howell- Matilda The Musical

Anna Louizos- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Scott Pask- Pippin

David Rockwell- Kinky Boots

Best Costume Design of a Play

Soutra Gilmour- Cyrano de Bergerac

Ann Roth- The Nance

Albert Wolsky- The Heiress

Catherine Zuber- Golden Boy

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Bregg Barnes- Kinky Boots

Rob Howell- Matilda The Musical

Dominique Lemieux- Pippin

William Ivey Long-Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer- Lucky Guy

Donald Holder- Golden Boy

Jennifer Tipton- The Testament of Mary

Japhy Weideman- The Nance

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kenneth Posner- Kinky Boots

Kenneth Posner- Pippin

Kenneth Posner- Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Hugh Vanstone- Matilda The Musical

Best Sound Design of a Play

John Gromada- The Trip to Bountiful

Mel Mercier- The Testament of Mary

Leon Rothenberg- The Nance

Peter John Still and Marc Salzberg- Golden Boy

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Johnathan Deans & Garth Helm- Pippin

Peter Hylenski- Motown The Musical

John Shivers- Kinky Boots

Nevin Steinberg- Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Bernard Gersten

Paul Libin

Ming Cho Lee

Regional Theatre Award

Huntington Theatre Company

Issabelle Stevenson Award

Larry Kramer

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Career Transition for Dancers

William Craver

Peter Lawrence

The Lost Colony

The four actresses who created the title role of Matilda The Musical on Broadway- Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon, and Milly Shapiro.

Well folks, those are your nominees for this year’s Tony Awards! I know it is a long list! Stay tuned and watch the show LIVE on Sunday June 9th at 8/7c only on CBS

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