2010 Tony Award Nominees

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The 2010 Tony Award nominations, which honor the best in Broadway, were announced today. The winners will be announced on June 13.

Best Play
"In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play" - Author: Sarah Ruhl
"Next Fall" - Author: Geoffrey Nauffts
"Red" - Author: John Logan
"Time Stands Still" - Author: Donald Margulies
    
Best Musical
"American Idiot"        
"Fela!"        
"Memphis"        
"Million Dollar Quartet"        

Best Book of a Musical
"Everyday Rapture:" - Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott    
"Fela!" - Jim Lewis & Bill T. Jones    
"Memphis" - Joe DiPietro    
"Million Dollar Quartet" - Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux  

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
"The Addams Family" - Music & Lyrics: Andrew Lippa    
"Enron" - Music: Adam Cork, Lyrics: Lucy Prebble    
"Fences" - Music: Branford Marsalis    
"Memphis" - Music: David Bryan, Lyrics: Joe DiPietro, David Bryan  

Best Revival of a Play
"Fences"
"Lend Me a Tenor"    
"The Royal Family"        
"A View from the Bridge"        

Best Revival of a Musical
"Finian's Rainbow"    
"La Cage aux Folles"        
"A Little Night Music"    
"Ragtime"

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play
Jude Law - "Hamlet"    
Alfred Molina - "Red"    
Liev Schreiber - "A View from the Bridge"    
Christopher Walken - "A Behanding in Spokane"    
Denzel Washington - "Fences"

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Viola Davis in "Fences"    
Valerie Harper in "Looped"    
Linda Lavin in "Collected Stories"    
Laura Linney in "Time Stands Still"    
Jan Maxwell in "The Royal Family"    

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
Kelsey Grammer in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Sean Hayes in "Promises, Promises"    
Douglas Hodge in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Chad Kimball    in "Memphis"    
Sahr Ngaujah    in "Fela!"    

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Kate Baldwin    in "Finian's Rainbow"
Sherie Rene Scott in "Everyday Rapture"    
Montego Glover in "Memphis"    
Christiane Noll in "Ragtime"    
Catherine Zeta-Jones in "A Little Night Music"  

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
David Alan Grier in "Race"    
Stephen McKinley Henderson in "Fences"    
Jon Michael Hill in "Superior Donuts"    
Stephen Kunken in "Enron"    
Eddie Redmayne in "Red"    

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Maria Dizzia in "In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play"    
Rosemary Harris in "The Royal Family"    
Jessica Hecht in "A View from the Bridge"    
Scarlett Johansson in "A View from the Bridge"    
Jan Maxwell in "Lend Me a Tenor"    

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Kevin Chamberlin in "The Addams Family"    
Robin De Jesús in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Christopher Fitzgerald in "Finian's Rainbow"    
Levi Kreis in "Million Dollar Quartet"    
Bobby Steggert in "Ragtime"  

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Barbara Cook in "Sondheim on Sondheim"     
Katie Finneran in "Promises, Promises"    
Angela Lansbury in "A Little Night Music"    
Karine Plantadit in "Come Fly Away"    
Lillias White in "Fela!"    

Best Direction of a Play
Michael Grandage in "Red"    
Sheryl Kaller in "Next Fall"    
Kenny Leon in "Fences"    
Gregory Mosher in "A View from the Bridge"    

Best Direction of a Musical

Christopher Ashley in "Memphis"    
Marcia Milgrom Dodge in "Ragtime"    
Terry Johnson in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Bill T. Jones in "Fela!"    

Best Choreography
Rob Ashford in "Promises, Promises"    
Bill T. Jones in "Fela!"    
Lynne Page in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Twyla Tharp in "Come Fly Away"    

Best Orchestrations
Jason Carr in "La Cage aux Folles"
Aaron Johnson in "Fela!"    
Jonathan Tunick in "Promises, Promises"    
Daryl Waters & David Bryan in "Memphis"    

Best Scenic Design of a Play
John Lee Beatty in "The Royal Family"    
Alexander Dodge in "Present Laughter"    
Santo Loquasto in "Fences"    
Christopher Oram in "Red"  

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Marina Draghici in "Fela!"    
Christine Jones in "American Idiot"    
Derek McLane in "Ragtime"    
Tim Shortall in "La Cage aux Folles"    

Best Costume Design of a Play
Martin Pakledinaz in "Lend Me a Tenor"    
Constanza Romero in "Fences"    
David Zinn in "In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play"    
Catherine Zuber in "The Royal Family"    

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Marina Draghici in "Fela!"    
Santo Loquasto in "Ragtime"    
Paul Tazewell in "Memphis"    
Matthew Wright in "La Cage aux Folles"    

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin in "Hamlet"    
Neil Austin in "Red"    
Mark Henderson in "Enron"    
Brian MacDevitt in "Fences"    

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kevin Adams    in "American Idiot"    
Donald Holder in "Ragtime"    
Nick Richings in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Robert Wierzel in "Fela!"    

Best Sound Design of a Play
Acme Sound Partners in "Fences"    
Adam Cork in "Enron"    
Adam Cork in "Red"    
Scott Lehrer in "A View from the Bridge"    

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Jonathan Deans in "La Cage aux Folles"    
Robert Kaplowitz in "Fela!"    
Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen in "A Little Night Music"    
Dan Moses Schreier in "Sondheim on Sondheim"    

Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Alan Ayckbourn        
Marian Seldes        

Regional Theatre Tony Award®
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Connecticut        

Isabelle Stevenson Award
David Hyde Pierce        

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York        
B.H. Barry        
Tom Viola

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