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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Tony Awards Tonight!

   Tonight is the Super Bowl for theatre fans - the Tony Awards are tonight at 8 p.m. on CBS, hosted by Broadway veteran and Late, Late Show host James Corden.
   It's expected to be a big night for the hugely popular musical Hamilton, but it's also a great chance to see some great numbers from the other shows on Broadway (all of them excellent).
   Here's a list of the nominees:
Best Musical
"Bright Star"
"School of Rock"
"Shuffle Along"
Best Play
"The Father"
"The Humans"
"King Charles III"
Leading Actress in a Musical
Laura Benanti, "She Loves Me"
Carmen Cusack, "Bright Star"
Cynthia Erivo, "The Color Purple"
Jessie Mueller, "Waitress"
Phillipa Soo, "Hamilton"
Leading Actor in a Musical
Alex Brightman, "School of Rock" 
Danny Burnstein, "Fiddler on the Roof" 
Zachary Levi, "She Loves Me"
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Leslie Odom, Jr., "Hamilton"
Leading Actress in a Play
Jessica Lange, "Long Day's Journey into Night"
Laurie Metcalfe, "Misery"
Lupita Nyong'o, "Eclipsed"
Sophie Okonedo, "The Crucible"
Michelle Williams, "Blackbird"
Leading Actor in a Play
Gabriel Byrne, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Jeff Daniels, "Blackbird"
Frank Langella, "The Father"
Tim Pigott Smith, "King Charles III"
Mark Strong, "A View from the Bridge"
Best direction of a musical
Michael Arden, "Spring Awakening"
John Doyle, "The Color Purple"
Scott Ellis, "She Loves Me"
Thomas Kail, "Hamilton"
George C. Wolfe, "Shuffle Along"
Best direction of a play
Rupert Gold, "King Charles III"
Jonathan Kent, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Joe Mantello, "The Humans"
Liesl Tommy, "Eclipsed"
Ivo Van Hove, "A View from the Bridge"
Featured actress in a play
Pascale Armand, "Eclipsed"
Megan Hilty, "Noises Off"
Jayne Houdyshell, "The Humans"
Andrea Martin, "Noises Off"
Saycon Sengbloh, "Eclipsed"
Featured actor in a musical
Daveed Diggs, "Hamilton"
Brandon Victor Dixon, "Shuffle Along"
Christopher Fitzgerald, "Waitress"
Jonathan Groff, "Hamilton"
Christopher Jackson, "Hamilton"
Featured actress in a musical
Danielle Brooks, "The Color Purple"
Renee Elise Goldsberry, "Hamilton" 
Jane Krakowski, "She Loves Me"
Jennifer Simard, "Disaster!"
Adrienne Warren, "Shuffle Along"
Featured actor in a play
Reed Birney, "The Humans"
Bill Camp, "The Crucible"
David Furr, "Noises Off"
Richard Goulding, "King Charles III"
Michael Shannon, "Long Day's Journey into Night"
Best Revival of a Play
"The Crucible"
"A View From the Bridge"
"Long Days Journey into Night"
"Noises Off"
Best Revival of a Musical
"The Color Purple"
"Fiddler on the Roof"
"She Loves Me"
"Spring Awakening"
Best Book of a Musical
Steve Martin, "Bright Star"
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Julian Fellowes, "School of Rock"
George C. Wolfe, "Shuffle Along"
Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, "Hamilton"
Savion Glover, "Shuffle Along"
Hofesh Shechter, "Fiddler on the Roof"
Randy Skinner, "Dames at Sea"
Sergio Trujillo, "On Your Feet"
Best Original Score
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, "Bright Star"
Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"
Glenn Sltater, Andrew Lloyd Webber, "School of Rock"
Sara Bareilles, "Waitress"
Best Orchestrations
August Eriksmoen, "Bright Star"
Larry Hochman, "She Loves Me"
Alex Lacamoire, "Hamilton"
Daryl Waters, "Shuffle Along"
Scenic design of a musical
Es Devlin & Finn Ross, "American Psycho"
David Korins, "Hamilton"
Santo Loquasto, "Shuffle Along"
David Rockwell, "She Loves Me"
Best Scenic Design of a Play
Beowulf Boritt, "Thérèse Raquin"
Christopher Oram, "Hughie"
Jan Versweyveld, "A View from the Bridge"
David Zinn, "The Humans"
Costume design of a musical
Gregg Barnes, "Tuck Everlasting"
Jeff Mahshie, "She Loves Me"
Ann Roth, "Shuffle Along"
Paul Tazewell, "Hamilton"
Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Michael Krass, "Noises Off"
Clint Ramos, "Eclipsed"
Tom Scutt, "King Charles III"
Lighting design of a musical
Howell Binkley, "Hamilton"
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, "Shuffle Along"
Ben Stanton, "Spring Awakening"
Justin Townsend, "American Psycho"
Best Lighting Design of a Play
Natasha Katz, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Justin Townsend, "The Humans"
Jan Versweyveld, "The Crucible"
Jan Versweyveld, "A View from the Bridge"

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