Please enable javascript to view this site.

Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image
Ep.13 podcast out now! @EliStokols, @alex_shephard, #OlatzPérez chat @realDonaldTrump on Twitter, COI's and Cuba:… https://t.co/g2NGuSfFoV

www.tonyawards.com Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

www.tonyawards.com Archives - ShowBizCafe.com

Karen Posada

By

2012/05/01 at 12:00am

Tony Awards 2012 Nominations Announced

05.1.2012 | By |

Tony Awards 2012 Nominations Announced

The Tony Awards are celebrating 66 years and are only 40 days away, the ceremony will be held in New York’s Beacon Theater hosted by Neil Patrik Harris.  The Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards are presented every year to professionals in the theater community for their great performances. Today Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons announced all the nominations for the 26 competitive categories. The 2011/2012 eligibility season began April 29, 2011 and ended April 20, 2012. 851 members of the theatrical community voted on all of the 26 competitive categories.

This year ‘Once’ the musical got the most nominations, with 11 under its’ belt.The Lifetime Achievement in Theater Award will be presented to producer Emanuel “Manny” Azenberg. Also, the Tony Awards Administration Committee will bestow two Special Tony Awards this year to Actors’ Equity Association and Hugh Jackman.

Nominations for the 2012 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®     

Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

 

Best Play

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz

Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice

Venus in Fur by David Ives

Best Musical

Leap of Faith

Newsies

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Once

Best Revival of a Play

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

Master Class

Wit

Best Revival of a Musical

Evita

Follies

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Jesus Christ Superstar

Best Book of a Musical

Lysistrata Jones by Douglas Carter Beane

Newsies by Harvey Fierstein

Nice Work If You Can Get It by Joe DiPietro

Once by Enda Walsh

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

Bonnie & Clyde            Music: Frank Wildhorn

                                  Lyrics: Don Black

 

Newsies                      Music: Alan Menken

                                  Lyrics: Jack Feldman

 

One Man, Two Guvnors  Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding

 

Peter and Starcatcher    Music: Wayne Barker

                                   Lyrics: Rick Elice

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

James Corden                           One Man, Two Guvnors

 Philip Seymour Hoffman           Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

James Earl Jones                      Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

Frank Langella,                        Man and Boy

John Lithgow                           The Columnist

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

Nina Arianda                          Venus in Fur

Tracie Bennett                       End of the Rainbow

Stockard Channing                 Other Desert Cities

Linda Lavin                            The Lyons

Cynthia Nixon                        Wit

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

Danny Burstein                       Follies

 Jeremy Jordan                       Newsies

Steve Kazee                           Once

Norm Lewis                            The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Ron Raines                             Follies

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

Jan Maxwell                            Follies

Audra McDonald,                    The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Cristin Milioti,                         Once

Kelli O’Hara                            Nice Work If You Can Get It

Laura Osnes                           Bonnie & Clyde

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

Christian Borle                       Peter and the Starcatcher

Michael Cumpsty                    End of the Rainbow

Tom Edden, One Man              Two Guvnors

Andrew Garfield                      Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Jeremy Shamos                      Clybourne Park

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

Linda Emond,                          Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Spencer Kayden                      Don’t Dress for Dinner

Celia Keenan-Bolger                Peter and the Starcatcher

Judith Light,                            Other Desert Cities

Condola Rashad                      Stick Fly

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

Phillip Boykin                         The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Michael Cerveris                     Evita

David Alan Grier                     The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Michael McGrath                    Nice Work If You Can Get It

Josh Young                            Jesus Christ Superstar

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

Elizabeth A. Davis                   Once

Jayne Houdyshell                    Follies

 Judy Kaye                             Nice Work If You Can Get It

Jessie Mueller                         On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

Da’Vine Joy Randolph             Ghost the Musical

Best Scenic Design of a Play

John Lee Beatty                      Other Desert Cities

Daniel Ostling                         Clybourne Park

Mark Thompson                      One Man, Two Guvnors

Donyale Werle                        Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Bob Crowley                           Once

Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll     Ghost the Musical

Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel        Newsies

George Tsypin                        Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Best Costume Design of a Play

William Ivey Long                  Don’t Dress for Dinner

 Paul Tazewell                       A Streetcar Named Desire

Mark Thompson                    One Man, Two Guvnors

Paloma Young                       Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes                           Follies

ESosa                                     The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

Eiko Ishioka                            Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Martin Pakledinaz                    Nice Work If You Can Get It

Best Choreography

Rob Ashford                            Evita

Christopher Gattelli                 Newsies

Steven Hoggett                       Once

Kathleen Marshall                   Nice Work If You Can Get It

Best Direction of a Play

Nicholas Hytner                      One Man, Two Guvnors

Pam MacKinnon                      Clybourne Park

Mike Nichols                           Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman

Roger Rees and Alex Timbers  Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Direction of a Musical

Jeff Calhoun                            Newsies

Kathleen Marshall                   Nice Work If You Can Get It

Diane Paulus                          The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

John Tiffany                           Once

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Emanuel Azenberg

Regional Theatre Award

 The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

Isabelle Stevenson Award

Bernadette Peters

Special Tony Award

Actors’ Equity Association

Hugh Jackman

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre

Freddie Gershon

Artie Siccardi

TDF Open Doors

Tony Nominations by Production

 Once – 11

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess – 10

Nice Work If You Can Get It – 10

Peter and the Starcatcher – 9

Follies – 8

Newsies – 8

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman – 7

One Man, Two Guvnors – 7

Other Desert Cities – 5

Clybourne Park – 4

End of the Rainbow – 3

Evita – 3

Ghost the Musical – 3

Bonnie & Clyde – 2

Don’t Dress for Dinner – 2

Gore Vidal’s The Best Man – 2

Jesus Christ Superstar – 2

Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark – 2

Venus in Fur – 2

Wit – 2

The Columnist – 1

Leap of Faith – 1

The Lyons – 1

Lysistrata Jones – 1

Man and Boy – 1

Master Class – 1

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever – 1

The Road to Mecca – 1

Stick Fly – 1

 A Streetcar Named Desire – 1

 

Select a Page