Orpheus - Hadestown © Matthew Murphy

I dag kunne flere skuespillere og produktioner juble, da årets nomineringer til Tony Awards blev offentliggjort. Det har uden tvivl været en bemærkelsesværdig dag for Hadestown, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations og Tootsie, som er nomineret til henholdsvis 14, 12 og 11 Tony Awards. Læs vores nyhed om Tootsie her.

Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, også bedre kendt som Tony Awards, er den største teaterpris i USA – og dermed teaterverdenens svar på den anerkendte Oscar-prisuddeling. Tony Awards løber af stablen d. 9. juni i New York for 73. gang, og showet bliver broadcastet live på CBS.

Læs herunder hvem der er kommet skridtet nærmere den berømte ‘Tony Medallion’. De nominerede er:

Best Play

Choir Boy Tarell Alvin McCraney
The Ferryman Jez Butterworth
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Taylor Mac
Ink James Graham
What the Constitution Means to Me Heidi Schreck

Best Musical

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Beetlejuice
Hadestown
The Prom
Tootsie

Best Revival of a Play

Arthur Millers’ All My Sons 
The Boys in the Band Mart Crowley
Burn This
Torch Song Harvey Fierstein
The Waverly Gallery Kenneth Lonergan

Best Revival of a Musical

Kiss Me, Kate
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

Best Book of a Musical

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Dominique Morisseau 
Beetlejuice Scott Brown & Anthony King
Hadestown Anaïs Mitchell
The Prom Bob Martin & Chad Beguelin
Tootsie Robert Horn 

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Be More Chill – Music & Lyrics: Joe Iconis 
Beetlejuice – Music & Lyrics: Eddie Perfect 
Hadestown – Music & Lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell 
The Prom – Music: Matthew Sklar, Lyrics: Chad Beguelin
To Kill a Mockingbird – Music: Adam Guettel 
Tootsie – Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Paddy ConsidineThe Ferryman
Bryan Cranston, Network 
Jeff Daniels,To Kill a Mockingbird
Adam Driver,Burn This
Jeremy PopeChoir Boy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Annette BeningArthur Miller’s All My Sons
Laura DonnellyThe Ferryman
Elaine MayThe Waverly Gallery
Janet McTeerBernhardt/Hamlet
Laurie MetcalfHillary and Clinton
Heidi SchreckWhat the Constitution Means to Me

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Brooks AshmanskasThe Prom
Derrick BaskinAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Alex BrightmanBeetlejuice
Damon Daunno, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Santino FontanaTootsie

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Stephanie J. BlockThe Cher Show
Caitlin KinnunenThe Prom
Beth LeavelThe Prom
Eva NoblezadaHadestown
Kelli O’HaraKiss Me, Kate

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Bertie CarvelInk
Robin De JesúsThe Boys in the Band
Gideon GlickTo Kill a Mockingbird
Brandon UranowitzBurn This
Benjamin WalkerArthur Miller’s All My Sons

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Fionnula FlanaganThe Ferryman
Celia Keenan-BolgerTo Kill a Mockingbird
Kristine NielsenGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Julie WhiteGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Ruth WilsonKing Lear

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

André De ShieldsHadestown
Andy GrotelueschenTootsie
Patrick PageHadestown
Jeremy PopeAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Ephraim SykesAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Lilli CooperTootsie
Amber Gray, Hadestown
Sarah StilesTootsie
Ali StrokerRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Mary TestaRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Miriam BuetherTo Kill a Mockingbird
Bunny ChristieInk
Rob Howell, The Ferryman
Santo LoquastoGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Jan VersweyveldNetwork

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Robert Brill and Peter NigriniAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Peter EnglandKing Kong
Rachel HauckHadestown
Laura JellinekRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
David KorinsBeetlejuice

Best Costume Design of a Play

Rob HowellThe Ferryman
Toni-Leslie JamesBernhardt/Hamlet
Clint RamosTorch Song
Ann RothGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Ann RothTo Kill a Mockingbird

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Michael KrassHadestown
William Ivey LongBeetlejuice
William Ivey LongTootsie
Bob MackieThe Cher Show
Paul TazewellAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Neil AustinInk
Jules Fisher + Peggy EisenhauerGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
Peter MumfordThe Ferryman
Jennifer TiptonTo Kill a Mockingbird
Jan Versweyveld and Tal YardenNetwork

Best Sound Design of a Play

Adam CorkInk
Scott LehrerTo Kill a Mockingbird
Fitz PattonChoir Boy
Nick Powell, The Ferryman
Eric SleichimNetwork

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Peter HylenskiBeetlejuice
Peter HylenskiKing Kong
Steve Canyon KennedyAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Drew LevyRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Nevin Steinberg and Jessica PazHadestown

Best Direction of a Play

Rupert GooldInk
Sam MendesThe Ferryman
Bartlett SherTo Kill a Mockingbird
Ivo van HoveNetwork
George C. WolfeGary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus

Best Direction of a Musical

Rachel ChavkinHadestown
Scott EllisTootsie
Daniel FishRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Des McAnuffAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations
Casey NicholawThe Prom

Best Choreography

Camille A. BrownChoir Boy
Warren CarlyleKiss Me, Kate
Denis JonesTootsie
David NeumannHadestown
Sergio TrujilloAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

Best Orchestrations

Michael Chorney and Todd SickafooseHadestown
Simon HaleTootsie
Larry HochmanKiss Me, Kate
Daniel KlugerRodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
Harold WheelerAin’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories:

Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Rosemary

Harris
Terrence McNally
Harold Wheeler

Special Tony Awards

Marin Mazzie
Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company
Jason Michael Webb

Regional Theatre Tony Award

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Palo Alto, CA

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Judith Light

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Broadway Inspirational Voices – Michael McElroy, Founder
Peter Entin
FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9
Joseph Blakely Forbes

Mere information om Tony Awards og de enkelte nomineringer kan læses her.