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Complete List of Nominees for Tony Awards

May 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Nominations for the 2010 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards, announced Tuesday.Who says the Tonys are a craven attempt to boost only the most popular performers and the most sold-out shows? This morning’s nominations are welcome sign of some independence.

Here are the complete set of Nominees.

BEST PLAY: “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play),” “Next Fall,” “Red,” “Time Stands Still.”

BEST MUSICAL: “American Idiot,” “Fela!” “Memphis,” “Million Dollar Quartet.”

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL: “Everyday Rapture,” “Fela!” “Memphis,” “Million Dollar Quartet.”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATER: “The Addams Family,” “Enron,” “Fences,” “Memphis.”

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, “Fences”; Valerie Harper, “Looped”; Linda Lavin, “Collected Stories”; Laura Linney, “Time Stands Still”; Jan Maxwell, “The Royal Family.”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Kelsey Grammer, “La Cage aux Folles”; Sean Hayes, “Promises, Promises”; Douglas Hodge, “La Cage aux Folles”; Chad Kimball, “Memphis”; Sahr Ngujah, “Fela!”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Kate Baldwin, “Finian’s Rainbow”; Montego Glover, “Memphis”; Christiane Noll, “Ragtime”; Sherie Rene Scott, “Everyday Rapture”; Catherine Zeta-Jones, “A Little Night Music.”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY: David Alan Grier, “Race”; Stephen McKinley Henderson, “Fences”; Jon Michael Hill, “Superior Donuts”; Stephen Kunken, “Enron”; Eddie Redmayne, “Red.”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY: Maria Dizzia, “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)”; Rosemary Harris, “The Royal Family”; Jessica Hecht, “A View From the Bridge”; Scarlett Johansson, “A View From the Bridge,” Jan Maxwell, “Lend Me a Tenor.”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL: Kevin Chamberlin, “The Addams Family”; Robin De Jesus, “La Cage aux Folles”; Christopher Fitzgerald, “Finian’s Rainbow”; Levi Kreis, “Million Dollar Quartet,” Bobby Steggert, “Ragtime.”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL: Barbara Cook, “Sondheim on Sondheim”; Katie Finneran, “Promises, Promises”; Angela Lansbury, “A Little Night Music”; Karine Plantadit, “Come Fly Away”; Lillias White, “Fela!”

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY: John Lee Beatty, “The Royal Family”; Alexander Dodge, “Present Laughter”; Santo Loquasto, “Fences”; Christopher Oram, “Red.”

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Marina Draghici, “Fela!”; Christine Jones, “American Idiot”; Derek McLane, “Ragtime”; Tim Shortall, “La Cage aux Folles.”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY: Martin Pakledinaz, “Lend Me a Tenor”; Constanza Romero, “Fences”; David Zinn, “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)”; Catherine Zuber, “The Royal Family.”

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Marina Draghici, “Fela!”; Santo Loquasto, “Ragtime”; Paul Tazewell, “Memphis”; Matthew Wright, “La Cage aux Folles.”

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY: Neil Austin, “Hamlet”; Neil Austin, “Red”; Mark Henderson, “Enron”; Brian MacDevitt, “Fences.”

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Kevin Adams, “American Idiot”; Donald Holder, “Ragtime”; Nick Richings, “La Cage aux Folles”; Robert Wierzel, “Fela!”

BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY: Acme Sound Partners, “Fences”; Adam Cork, “Enron”; Adam Cork, “Red”; Scott Lehrer, “A View From the Bridge.”

BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL: Jonathan Deans, “La Cage aux Folles”; Robert Kaplowitz, “Fela!”; Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen, “A Little Night Music”; Dan Moses Schreier, “Sondheim on Sondheim.”

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY: Michael Grandage, “Red”; Sheryl Kaller, “Next Fall”; Kenny Leon, “Fences”; Gregory Mosher, “A View From the Bridge.”

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Christopher Ashley, “Memphis”; Marcia Milgrom Dodge, “Ragtime”; Terry Johnson, “La Cage aux Folles”; Bill T. Jones, “Fela!”

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY: Rob Ashford, “Promises, Promises”; Bill T. Jones, “Fela!”; Lynne Page, “La Cage aux Folles”; Twyla Tharp, “Come Fly Away.”

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS: Jason Carr, “La Cage aux Folles”; Aaron Johnson, “Fela!” Jonathan Tunick, “Promises, Promises”; Daryl Waters and David Bryan, “Memphis.”

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SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATER: Alan Ayckbourn and Marian Seldes.

REGIONAL THEATER TONY AWARD: The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Conn.

ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD: David Hyde Pierce.

TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATER: B.H. Barry and Tim Viola.

What do you think? What nominations please you most — and whose snub has you up in arms (or jazz hands, as the case may be)?

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