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Theatrical Musings

68th Annual Tony Nominations Announced
Posted by LaDale Anderson on Apr 29, 2014 - 12:32:54 PM

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Bryan Cranston in "All the Way."
NEW YORK—Theatre junkies get ready.  The 68th Annual Tony Nominations were unveiled on Tuesday, April 29 by actress Lucy Liu and actor Jonathan Groff. The duo announced the nominees live from the Diamond Horseshoe, the newly renovated nightclub at the Paramount Hotel. Leading this year’s pack of nominees was the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” with 10 nominations including Best Musical. A full list of this year’s nominees are listed below.

 

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 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"

Latasha 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 Miserables"

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 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 Miserables"

"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 & 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 & Murder”

Music: Steven Lutvak

Lyrics: Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak

 -“If/Then”

Music: Tom Kitt Lyrics: Brian Yorkey

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"A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder."

 

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 & 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 & Murder”

 

The ceremony will be hosted by “X-Men” star and Oscar-nominee Hugh Jackman. The show will air live on Sunday, June 8 live from Radio City Music Hall.



 

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