The Nominees For The 69th Tony Awards Have Been Revealed

Credit: Tony Awards
Credit: Tony Awards

It is nearly that time of the year again when the brightest and best of Broadway are celebrated at the annual Tony Awards. The ceremony will be held at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on June 7, and will be presented by Cabaret star Alan Cumming, and Broadway legend Kristen Chenoweth. I can’t think of anyone more fitting to present the ceremony than two previous winners.

The nominations for this year’s awards were announced today by Mary-Louise Parker and Bruce Willis, who will be starring in the Broadway stage adaptation of the Stephen King story Misery later this year.

Without any further ado here are the nominations for the 2015 Tony Awards:

Leading Actor in a Play
Stephen Boyer (Hand to God)
Bradley Cooper (The Elephant Man)
Ben Myles (Wolf Hall Part 1 and 2)
Bill Nighy (Skylight)
Alex Sharpe (The Curious Incident of a Dog in the Night-Time)

Leading Actress in a Play
Helen Mirren (The Audience)
Carey Mulligan (Skylight)
Ruth Wilson (Constellations)
Geneva Carr (Hand to God)
Elisabeth Moss (The Heidi Chronicles)

Leading Actor in a Musical
Michael Ceveris (Fun Home)
Robert Fairchild (An American in Paris)
Brian d’Arcy James (Something Rotten!)
Ken Watanbe (The King and I)
Tony Yasbeck (On The Town)

Leading Actress 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 Musical
An American in Paris
Fun Home
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Best Play
The Audience
Disgraced
Hand to God
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

Best Revival of a Play
The Elephant Man
Skylight
This Is Our Youth
You Can’t Take It With You

Best Musical Revival
The King and I
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century

Featured Actor 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)

Featured Actress 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)

Featured Actor in a Play
Matthew Beard (Skylight)
K Todd Freeman (Airline Highway)
Richard McCabe (The Audience)
Alessandro Nivola (The Elephant Man)
Nathaniel Parker (Wolf Hall Part 1 and 2)
Micah Stock (It’s Only A Play)

Featured Actress in a Play
Annaleigh Ashford (You Can’t Take It With You)
Patricia Clarkson (The Elephant Man)
Lydia Leonard (Wolf Hall Part 1 and 2)
Sarah Stiles (Hand to God)
Julie White (Airline Highway)

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)

Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry (Skylight)
Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)
Jeremy Herrin (Wolf Hall Part 1 and 2)
Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God)

Best Original Score
Fun Home – Music: Jeanine Tesori. Lyrics: Lisa Kron
The Last Ship – Music and lyrics: Sting
Something Rotten! – Music and lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
The Visit – Music: John Kander. Lyrics: Fred Ebb

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

Best Choreography
Joshua Bergasse (On the Town)
Christopher Gattelli (The King and I)
Scott Graham and 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)

2015 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Stephen Schwartz

Special Tony Award
John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch)

The 69th Tony Awards will be shown live on CBS at 8/7C on Sunday June 7.

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