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PopWrapped | Awards

The 2017 Tony Award Nominations

V Donovan | PopWrapped Author

V Donovan

Updated 05/2/2017 12:55pm
The 2017 Tony Award Nominations | Tony Nominations

We're still a month out from the big night on June 11th, but the Tony Awards nominations have finally been announced this morning. Last year, Hamilton stole the show with a record breaking 16 nominations, and, to no one's surprise, they won a lot of those. This year, however, there isn't one domineering show. The most noms goes to Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 with 12. The nominations, announced by Hamilton's Chris Jackson and a revival of She Loves Me's Jane Krasowski are:

 

Best Musical

Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen

Groundhog Day The Musical
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written For The Theater

Come From AwayMusic & Lyrics: Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Dear Evan Hansen, Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Groundhog Day The MusicalMusic & Lyrics: Tim Minchin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812Music & Lyrics: Dave Malloy

Best Revival Of A Musical

Falsettos
Hello, Dolly!
Miss Saigon

Best Book Of A Musical

Come From Away, Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Dear Evan HansenSteven Levenson
Groundhog Day The MusicalDanny Rubin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812Dave Malloy

http://pasekandpaul.com/projects/dear-evan-hansen/

Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Musical

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical

Christian Borle, Falsettos
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen

Best Performnce By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Musical

Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia

Best Performnce By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Musical

Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos

Best Scenic Design Of A Musical

Rob Howell, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Korins, War Paint
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!

http://americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/natasha-pierre-great-comet-1812

Best Costume Design Of A Musical

Linda Cho, Anastasia
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Catherine Zuber, War Paint

Best Lighting Design Of A Musical

Howell Binkley, Come From Away
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen

Best Direction Of A Musical

Christopher Ashley, Come From Away
Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day The Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!

Best Choreography

Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day The Musical
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical
Sam Pinkleton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Best Orchestrations

Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen
Dave Malloy, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Best Play

A Doll’s House, Part 2
Indecent
Oslo
Sweat

Best Revival Of A Play

August Wilson’s Jitney
Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Present Laughter
Six Degrees of Separation

Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Play

Cate Blanchett, The Present
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2

http://deadline.com/2017/01/cate-blanchett-the-present-review-1201883344/

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Play

Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
Jefferson Mays, Oslo

Best Performance By An Actress In A Features Role In A Play

Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Cynthia Nixon, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Condola Rashad, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Michelle Wilson, Sweat

Best Performance By An Actor In A Features Role In A Play

Michael Aronov, Oslo
Danny DeVito, Arthur Miller’s The Price
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
John Douglas Thompson, August Wilson’s Jitney

Best Scenic Design Of A Play

David Gallo, August Wilson’s Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo

Best Costume Design Of A Play

Jane Greenwood, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Toni-Leslie James, August Wilson’s Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Best Lighting Design Of A Play

Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Jane Cox, August Wilson’s Jitney
Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Best Direction Of A Play

Sam Gold, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson’s Jitney
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
Daniel Sullivan, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Rebecca Taichman, Indecent

There are also a few non-competative awards that were announced, and they are:

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

James Earl Jones

http://www.theatre.com/buzz/stars/james-earl-jones/profile/

Special Tony Award

Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, sound designers for The Encounter

Regional Theater Tony Award

Dallas Theater Center in Dallas, Texas

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Baayork Lee

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Nina Lannan and Alan Wasser

 

 

The Tony Awards air June 11th on CBS and will be hosted by Kevin Spacey. Have you seen any of these shows? Any predictions? Any snubs? I'm very much looking forward to the big night because I love watching the performances.

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