Theatrical Musings
“Kinky Boots” Leads Tony Award Nominations
By LaDale Anderson
Apr 30, 2013 - 6:01:58 PM

HOLLYWOOD—The 2013 Tony Award nominees were announced on Tuesday, April 30 by “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and “Bunheads” star Sutton Foster. Leading the pack of all nominees was the musical “Kinky Boots” with a total of 13 nominations including Best Musical.  Trailing behind was “Matilida” with 12 nominations and “Pippin” with 10 nods.

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Cast of the musical "Kinky Boots."

 

Best Play

 

"The Assembled Parties"

"Lucky Guy"

"The Testament of Mary"

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"

 

Best Musical

 

“Bring It On: The Musical”

“A Christmas Story, The Musical”

“Kinky Boots”

“Matilda, The Musical”

 

Best Revival of a Play

 

“Golden Boy”

“Orphans”

“The Trip to Bountiful”

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”?

 

Best Revival of a Musical

 

“Annie”

“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

“Pippin”

“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

 

Best Book of a Musical

“A Christmas Story, The Musical”

“Kinky Boots”

“Matilda, The Musical”

“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

 

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

 

"A Christmas Story, The Musical"

Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

 

"Hands on a Hardbody"

Music: Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green Lyrics: Amanda Green

 

"Kinky Boots"

Music & Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper

 

"Matilda, The Musical"

Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin

 

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

 

Tom Hanks, “Lucky Guy”

Nathan Lane, “The Nance”

Tracy Letts, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”?

David Hyde Pierce, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Tom Sturridge, “Orphans”

 

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

 

Laurie Metcalf, “The Other Place”

Amy Morton, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”?

Kristine Nielsen, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Holland Taylor, “Ann”

Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful”

 

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

 

Bertie Carvel, “Matilda The Musical”

Santino Fontana, “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

Rob McClure, “Chaplin”

Billy Porter, “Kinky Boots”

Stark Sands, “Kinky Boots”

 

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

 

Stephanie J. Block, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

Carolee Carmello, “Scandalous”

Valisia LeKae, “Motown The Musical”

Patina Miller, “Pippin”

Laura Osnes, “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

 

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

 

Danny Burstein, “Golden Boy”

Richard Kind, “The Big Knife”

Billy Magnussen, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Tony Shalhoub, “Golden Boy”

Courtney B. Vance, “Lucky Guy”

 

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

 

Carrie Coon, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”?

Shalita Grant, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”

Judith Ivey, “The Heiress”

Judith Light, “The Assembled Parties”

Condola Rashad, “The Trip to Bountiful”

 

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

 

Charl Brown, “Motown The Musical”

Keith Carradine, “Hands on a Hardbody”

Will Chase, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood”

Gabriel Ebert, “Matilda The Musical”

Terrence Mann, “Pippin”

 

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

 

Annaleigh Ashford, “Kinky Boots”

Victoria Clark, “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella”

Andrea Martin, “Pippin”

Keala Settle, “Hands on a Hardbody”

Lauren Ward, “Matilda The Musical”

 

The 2013 Tony Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, June 9. 



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