Tony Awards Announced: “Fela!”, Denzel, and “Fences” Nominated

Here’s the long and the short:

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 MUSICAL
“Everyday Rapture,” Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott
“Fela!,” Jim Lewis and 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 ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Kelsey Grammer, “La Cage aux Folles”
Sean Hayes, “Promises, Promises”
Douglas Hodge,”La Cage aux Folles”
Chad Kimball, “Memphis”
Sahr Ngaujah, “Fela!”

BEST 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 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 ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Viola Davis, “Fences”
Valerie Harper, “Looped”
Linda Lavin, “Collected Stories”
Laura Linney, “Time Stands Still”
Jan Maxwell, “The Royal Family”

~ by blksista on May 4, 2010.

 
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