2014 Tony Award Nominations Announced

first_img Best Featured Actress 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 Musical After Midnight Aladdin Beautiful: The Carole King Musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder View Comments Best Director 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 Scenic Design of a Play Beowulf Boritt, Act One Bob Crowley, The Glass Menagerie Es Devlin, Machinal Christopher Oram, The Cripple of Inishmaan Best Featured Actress 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 Director 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 Best Featured Actor 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 Leading Actress 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 Leading Actor 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 & Murder Bryce Pinkham, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Best Sound Design of a Musical Peter Hylenski, After Midnight Tim O’Heir, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Mick Potter, Les Miserables Brian Ronan, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Best Leading Actor 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 Lighting Design of a Musical Kevin Adams, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Christopher Akerlind, Rocky Howell Binkley, After Midnight Donald Holder, The Bridges of Madison County Best Lighting Design of a Play Paule Constable, The Cripple of Inishmaan Jane Cox, Machinal Natasha Katz, The Glass Menagerie Japhy Weideman, Of Mice and Mencenter_img Best Costume Design of a Play Jane Greenwood, Act One Michael Krass, Machinal Rita Ryack, Casa Valentina Jenny Tiramani, Twelfth Night Best Leading Actress 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 Costume Design of a Musical Linda Cho, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway Arianne Phillips, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Isabel Toledo, After Midnight Nominations by Production A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder – 10 Hedwig and the Angry Inch – 8 After Midnight – 7 Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – 7 The Glass Menagerie – 7 Twelfth Night – 7 Bullets Over Broadway – 6 The Cripple of Inishmaan – 6 Act One – 5 Aladdin – 5 A Raisin in the Sun – 5 The Bridges of Madison County – 4 Casa Valentina – 4 Machinal – 4 Rocky – 4 Violet – 4 Les Miserables – 3 All The Way – 2 Cabaret – 2 If/Then – 2 Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – 2 Mothers and Sons – 2 Of Mice and Men – 2 A Night with Janis Joplin – 1 Outside Mullingar – 1 Richard III – 1 The Velocity of Autumn – 1 Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu announced the nominations for the 68th annual Tony Awards at the Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe April 29, with Tony host Hugh Jackman also popping up to remind theater fans to watch the telecast live on CBS on June 8. The new musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder led the pack with ten nominations, with the revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch trailing closely behind with eight nominations. The new musicals After Midnight and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical each received seven nominations, as did the revivals of The Glass Menagerie and Twelfth Night. As for new plays this season, Act One garnered the most nominations, with five. A complete list of this year’s nominees follows. Best Choreography Warren Carlyle, After Midnight Steven Hoggett and Kelly Devine, Rocky Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway Best Book Woody Allen, Bullets Over Broadway Chad Beguelin, Aladdin Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Douglas McGrath, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Best Score Jason Robert Brown (music & lyrics), The Bridges of Madison County Tom Kitt (music) and Brian Yorkey (lyrics), If/Then Steven Lutvak (music & lyrics) and Robert L. Freedman (lyrics), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Alan Menken (music), Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin & Tim Rice (lyrics), Aladdin Best Orchestrations Doug Besterman, Bullets Over Broadway Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County Steve Sidwell, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Jonathan Tunick, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Best Scenic Design of a Musical Christopher Barreca, Rocky Julian Crouch, Hedwig and the Angry Inch Alexander Dodge, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder Santo Loquasto, Bullets Over Broadway Best Sound Design of a Play Alex Baranowski, The Cripple of Inishmaan Steve Canyon Kennedy, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill Dan Moses Schreier, Act One Matt Tierney, Machinal Best Featured Actor 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 As previously reported, the 2014 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater will be presented to costume designer Jane Greenwood. Receiving Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theater are photographer Joan Marcus, general manager Charlotte Wilcox and President and CEO of The Actors Fund Joe Benincasa. New York’s Signature Theatre will receive this year’s Regional Theater Tony Award. Best Play Act One by James Lapine All the Way by Robert Schenkkan Casa Valentina by Harvey Fierstein Mothers and Sons by Terrence McNally Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanleylast_img

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