2015 Tony Awards Nominations

This morning, Tuesday, April 28, Mary- Louise Parker and Bruce Willis announced the 2015 Tony Award Nominations live from the Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe in New York City. Parker, who is a Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner, will star in Heisenberg by Simon Stephens Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club beginning in May. Willis is set to make this Broadway debut this fall in Misery, a new stage adaptation by William Goldman of the acclaimed Stephen King novel.

Productions that opened during the 2014 – 2015 Broadway Season on or before the April 23 cut-off date are eligible for Tony Awards this year. The 69th Annual Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing,  will take place on June 7 at Radio City Music Hall.  The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS at 8/7c.  

This year’s Tony nominees are: 

Best Musical
An American In Paris
Fun Home
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Best Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Disgraced
Hand to God 
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

Best Revival of a Musical
The King and I 
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century

Best Revival of a Play
The Elephant Man
Skylight
This is Our Youth
You Can’t Take it With You

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century
Leanne Cope, An American in Paris
Beth Malone, Fun Home 
Kelli O’Hara, The King and I
Chita Rivera, The Visit

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Michael Cerveris, Fun Home
Robert Fairchild, An American In Paris
Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!
Ken Watanabe, The King and I 
Tony Yazbeck, On the Town

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
Helen Mirren, The Audience
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulilgan, Skylight
Ruth Wilson, Constellations

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Steven Boyer, Hand to God
Bradley Cooper,The Elephant Man
Ben Miles, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Bill Nighy, Skylight
Alan Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, Gigi
Judy Kuhn, Fun Home
Sydney Lucas, Fun Home
Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I
Emily Skeggs, Fun Home

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christian Borle, Something Rotten!
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
Brad Oscar, Something Rotten!
Brandon Uranowitz, An American In Paris
Max von Essen, An American In Paris

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You
Patricia Clarkson, The Elephant Man
Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Julie White, Airline Highway

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Matthew Beard, Skylight
K. Todd Freeman, Airline Highway
Richard McCabe, The Audience
Alessandro Nivola, The Elephant Man
Nathaniel Parker, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Micah Stock, It’s Only a Play

Best Direction of a Musical
Sam Gold, Fun Home
Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
John Rando, On The Town
Bartlett Sher, The King and I
Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

Best Direction of a Play
Steven Daldry, Skylight
Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take it With You
Jeremy Herrin, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Moritz von Suelpnagel, Hand to God

Best Book of a Musical
Craig Lucas, An American In Paris
Lisa Kron, Fun Home
Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten!
Terrence McNally, The Visit

Best Original Score
Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, Fun Home
Sting, The Last Ship
Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Something Rotten!
John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Visit

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Tommy Tune

Regional Theatre Award
Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, OH

Isabelle Stevenson Award
Stephen Schwartz

Special Tony Award
John Cameron Mitchell

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Arnold Abramson
Adrian Bryan-Brown
Gene O’Donovan


A full list of this year’s nominees can be found here

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