2015 TONY Award Nominations

2015-tony-award-nominations

Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis announced the nominees for the 2015 Tony Awards this morning from the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.

Musicals “An American In Paris” and “Fun Home” lead the list with 12 nominations apiece.

Bradley Cooper for “The Elephant Man,” Carey Mulligan for “Skylight,” Elisabeth Moss  for “The Heidi Chronicles” and  Ruth Wilson for “Constellations” represents the first Tony nomination for each of the notable TV and movie actors.

Dame Helen Mirren is also nominated for her third Tony Award, for playing Queen Elizabeth II in “The Audience.”

The 69th Annual Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will be broadcast live on CBS June 7 from Radio City Music Hall beginning at 8 PM ET/time delay PT.

Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host the awards.

An American in Paris, Fun Home, The Visit, and Something Rotten! are 2015 Tony Award nominees for Best Musical

An American in Paris, Fun Home, The Visit, and Something Rotten! are 2015 Tony Award nominees for Best Musical

 

tony statueThe 2015 Tony Award nominees:

Best play

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Disgraced

Hand to God

Wolf Hall Parts One & Two


Best musical

An American in Paris

Fun Home

Something Rotten!

The Visit

Best revival of a play

The Elephant Man

Skylight

This Is Our Youth

You Can’t Take It with You

Best revival of a musical

The King and I

On the Town

On the Twentieth Century

Best book of a musical

An American in Paris, Craig Lucas
Fun Home, Lisa Kron
Something Rotten!, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell
The Visit, Terrence McNally

Best original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the Theater
Fun Home
Music: Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics: Lisa Kron

The Last Ship
Music & Lyrics: Sting

Something Rotten!
Music & Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
The Visit


Music: John Kander
Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play
Steven Boyer, Hand to God
Bradley Cooper, The Elephant Man
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Bill Nighy, Skylight
Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
Helen Mirren, The Audience
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulligan, Skylight
Ruth Wilson, Constellations

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical
Michael Cerveris, Fun Home
Robert Fairchild, An American in Paris
Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!
Ken Watanabe, The King and I
Tony Yazbeck, On the Town

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
Leanne Cope, An American in Paris
Beth Malone, Fun Home
Kelli O’Hara, The King and I
Chita Rivera, The Visit

Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play
Matthew Beard, Skylight
K. Todd Freeman, Airline Highway
Richard McCabe, The Audience
Alessandro Nivola, The Elephant Man
Nathaniel Parker, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Micah Stock, It’s Only a Play

Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It with You
Patricia Clarkson, The Elephant Man
Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Sarah Stiles, Hand to God
Julie White, Airline Highway

Best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical
Christian Borle, Something Rotten!
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
Brad Oscar, Something Rotten!
Brandon Uranowitz, An American in Paris
Max von Essen, An American in Paris

Best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical
Victoria Clark, Gigi
Judy Kuhn, Fun Home
Sydney Lucas, Fun Home
Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I
Emily Skeggs, Fun Home

Best scenic design of a play
Bunny Christie and Finn Ross, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Bob Crowley, Skylight
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
David Rockwell, You Can’t Take It with You

Best scenic design of a musical
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions, An American in Paris
David Rockwell, On the Twentieth Century
Michael Yeargan, The King and I
David Zinn, Fun Home

Best costume design of a play
Bob Crowley, The Audience
Jane Greenwood, You Can’t Take It with You
Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
David Zinn, Airline Highway

Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century
Catherine Zuber, The King and I

Best lighting design of a play
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Paule Constable and David Plater, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Natasha Katz, Skylight
Japhy Weideman, Airline Highway

Best lighting design of a musical
Donald Holder, The King and I
Natasha Katz, An American in Paris
Ben Stanton, Fun Home
Japhy Weideman, The Visit

Best direction of a play
Stephen Daldry, Skylight
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take It with You
Jeremy Herrin, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Hand to God

Best direction of a musical
Sam Gold, Fun Home
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
John Rando, On the Town
Bartlett Sher, The King and I
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

Best choreography
Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
Christopher Gattelli, The King and I
Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

Best orchestrations
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky, Bill Elliott, An American in Paris
John Clancy, Fun Home
Larry Hochman, Something Rotten!
Rob Mathes, The Last Ship

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Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for lifetime achievement in the theater
Tommy Tune

Special Tony Award
John Cameron Mitchell

Regional Theater Tony Award
Cleveland Play House, Cleveland

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Stephen Schwartz

Tony Honors for excellence in the theater
Arnold Abramson
Adrian Bryan-Brown
Gene O’Donovan

 

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