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Your 2014 Tony Nominations

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As a New Yorker, it would be a remiss of me to let this time of year go by without a mention. It's Tony Award Season and Broadway is ready for its biggest night. This Sunday, June 8th at 8PM/7c you can catch all the fun on CBS. Will you be watching? Here are the nominees for your reference: 

Best Play

  • Act One
  • All the Way
  • Casa Valentina
  • Mothers and Sons
  • Outside Mullingar

Best Musical

  • After Midnight
  • Aladdin 
  • Beautiful - the Carole King Musical
  • A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Revival of a Play

  • The Cripple of Inishmaan
  • The Glass Menagerie
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Twelfth Night

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Les Misérables
  • Violet

Best Book of a Musical

  • Aladdin - Chad Beguelin
  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - Douglas McGrath
  • Bullets over Broadway - Woody Allen
  • A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder - Robert L. Freedman

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

  • Aladdin - Music: Alan Menken; Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin
  • The Bridges of Madison County - Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown
  • A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder - Music: Steven Lutvak; Lyrics: Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak
  • If/Then - Music: Tom Kitt; Lyrics: Brian Yorkey

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

  • Samuel Barnett - Twelfth Night
  • Bryan Cranston - All the Way
  • Chris O'Dowd - Of Mice and Men
  • Mark Rylance - Richard III
  • Tony Shalhoub - Act One

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

  • Tyne Daly - Mothers and Sons
  • LaTanya Richardson Jackson - A Raisin in the Sun
  • Cherry Jones - The Glass Menagerie
  • Audra McDonald - Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
  • Estelle Parsons - The Velocity of Autumn

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

  • Neil Patrick Harris - Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Ramin Karimloo - Les Misérables
  • Andy Karl - Rocky
  • Jefferson Mays - A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • Bryce Pinkham - A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

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

  • Mary Bridget Davies - A Night with Janis Joplin
  • Sutton Foster - Violet
  • Idina Menzel - If/Then
  • Jessie Mueller - Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
  • Kelli O'Hara - The Bridges of Madison County

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

  • Reed Birney - Casa Valentina
  • Paul Chahidi - Twelfth Night
  • Stephen Fry - Twelfth Night
  • Mark Rylance - Twelfth Night
  • Brian J. Smith - The Glass Menagerie

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

  • Sarah Greene - The Cripple of Inishmaan
  • Celia Keenan-Bolger - The Glass Menagerie
  • Sophie Okonedo - A Raisin in the Sun
  • Anika Noni Rose - A Raisin in the Sun
  • Mare Winningham - Casa Valentina

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

  • Danny Burstein - Cabaret
  • Nick Cordero - Bullets over Broadway
  • Joshua Henry - Violet
  • James Monroe Iglehart - Aladdin
  • Jarrod Spector - Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

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

  • Linda Emond - Cabaret
  • Lena Hall - Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Anika Larsen - Beautiful - the Carole King Musical
  • Adriane Lenox - After Midnight
  • Lauren Worsham - A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Direction of a Play

  • Tim Carroll - Twelfth Night
  • Michael Grandage - The Cripple of Inishmaan
  • Kenny Leon - A Raisin in the Sun
  • John Tiffany - The Glass Menagerie

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Warren Carlyle - After Midnight
  • Michael Mayer - Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Leigh Silverman - Violet
  • Darko Tresnjak - A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Best Choreography

  • Warren Carlyle - After Midnight
  • Steven Hogget and Kelly Devine - Rocky
  • Casey Nicholaw - Aladdin
  • Susan Stroman - Bullets Over Broadway

What is your favorite part of the Tonys? Who do you think will win? Favorites? Let me know here: 

What I'm looking forward to in Entertainment

CTV Upfronts, Toronto, CA
Summer TV Season
Emmys 2017
San Pedro Film Festival
Fall TV Season