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69th Tony Award Nominations are Announced

Tony Awards 2015--The 69th Annual Tony Awards recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2014–15 season. The ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on 7th June, 2015, and broadcast live by CBS. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will host this year’s ceremony.

The Tony Award nominations are announced on 28th April, 2015 by Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis. The musicals An American in Paris and Fun Home have the most nominations with 12, followed by Something Rotten!, 10, the revival of The King and I, 9 and Wolf Hall Parts One & Two with 8.

This is the first year that a new Tony Award will be given for Excellence in Theater Education. The number of nominees in several categories may be increased, depending upon the number of eligible candidates. This change affects performance categories, Best Direction of both plays and musicals, and Best Choreography.

Here is the full list of nominations for 69th Tony Award -

Tony Award Nominations 2015

Category Nominations
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 Theatre 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
Best Costume Design of a Musical 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
Special Tony award John Cameron Mitchell
Isabelle Stevenson Tony award Stephen Schwartz
Regional theatre Tony award Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, Ohio
Tony honors for excellence in the theatre Arnold Abramson
Adrian Bryan-Brown
Gene O’Donovan

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