Tony Awards 2015: The Nominations (LIVE)

The nominations for the 69th Annual Tony Awards have be announced this Tuesday morning at the Paramount Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The co-hosts of the announcement will be Tony Award-winner Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis, set to make his Broadway debut in the upcoming play Misery.

One of the recipients of an honorary Tony award is Veteran Composer Stephen Schwartz, he will be presented with this year’s Isabelle Stevenson Award, which is presented to a member of the Broadway community that has made a substantial contribution in humanitarian or charitable areas.

Another honorary award recipient, John Cameron Mitchell will be receive this year’s special Tony Award. Mitchell is currently developing the feature film adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Short Story ‘How to Talk to Girls at Parties’, which he is also set to direct with cast members Elle Fanning and Nicole Kidman.

The Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be awarded to Tommy Tune and The Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre will be presented to Arnold Abramson, Adrian Bryan-Brown and Gene O’Donovan.

The Tony Award nominations announcement took place at the Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe and was partly broadcast on ‘CBS This Morning’ and the full announcement was broadcast on the Tony Awards website. On June 7th, the 2015 Tony Awards ceremony will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network at 8/7c, live from the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming.

The complete list of 2015 Tony Awards nominees:

BEST PLAY
Disgraced
Hand to God
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

BEST MUSICAL
An American in Paris
Fun Home
Something Rotten!
The Visit

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
Robert Fairchild – An American in Paris
Michael Cerveris – Fun Home
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
Leanne Cope – An American in Paris
Kristin Chenoweth – On the Twentieth Century
Kelli O’Hara – The King and I
Beth Malone – Fun Home
Chita Rivera – The Visit

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Skylight
The Elephant Man
This Is Our Youth
You Can’t Take It With You

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century
The King and I

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell – Something Rotten!
Lisa Kron – Fun Home
Craig Lucas – An American in Paris
Terrence McNally – The Visit

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE
John Kander and Fred Ebb – The Visit
Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick – Something Rotten!
Sting – The Last Ship
Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron – Fun Home

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
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 & 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 – 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 and Bill Elliott – An American in Paris
John Clancy – Fun Home
Larry Hochman – Something Rotten!
Rob Mathes – The Last Ship

The Tony Awards ceremony will take place on June 7th, the 2015.


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Editor-in-Chief of Tastic Film Magazine James Rush.


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