Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Tony Awards 2010

Oh yes, Friendlies ... it's that time again. The nominations for the 2010 Tony Awards were announced this morning by Glee and Spring Awakening star Lea Michele and God of Carnage's Jeff Daniels. Please note: The awards show will air June 13 on CBS... watch it!

Alright, without further blah blah blah.. here is a partial list of the nominees.

Best musical:
"American Idiot"
"Fela!"
"Memphis"
"Million Dollar Quartet"

Best play:
"In the Next Room"
"Next Fall"
"Red"
"Time Stands Still"

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 Ngaujah, "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 Jesús, "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 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 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 & David Bryan, "Memphis"

A hearty congrats to all who are nominated. To see a full list of the nominees, please head on over to Playbill.com.

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