2015 Tony Award Nominations Announced

Posted on: 4/28/2015 10:00AM

Leanne Cope and Robert FairchildThe nominees were announced for the 2015 Tony Awards today! The Awards will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 7 on CBS.

 

By show, An American in Paris and Fun Home were the top recipients, with each receiving 12 nominations. The dance-heavy musical On the Town received only four nominations.

 

Nominees for the Best Choreography Award include: Joshua Bergasse for On the Town; Christopher Gattelli for The King and I; Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time; Casey Nicholaw for Something Rotten!; and Christopher Wheeldon for An American in Paris.

 

Tommy Tune was announced as the recipient the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. The Regional Theatre Award was appointed to Cleveland Play House in Cleveland, Ohio. Then Scenic Artist Arnold Abramson, Press Agent Adrian Bryan-Brown and Technical Director Gene O'Donovan received Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre.

 

See the full list of 2015 nominees below!

 

Best Play

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Author: Simon Stephens

Disgraced, Author: Ayad Akhtar

Hand to God, Author: Robert Askins

Wolf Hall Parts One & Two, Co-Authors: Hilary Mantel and Mike Poulton

 

Best Musical

An American in Paris

Fun Home

Something Rotten

The Visit

 

Best Revival of a Play

The Elephant Man

Skylight

This Is Our Youth

You Can't Take it With You

 

Best Revival of a Musical

The King and I

On the Town

On the 20th Century

 

Best Book of a Musical

An American in Paris, Craig Lucas

Fun Home, Lisa Kron

Something Rotten!, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell

The Visit, Terrence McNally

 

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

Fun Home, Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: Lisa Kron

The Last Ship, Music & Lyrics: Sting

Something Rotten!, Music & Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick

The Visit, Music: John Kander, Lyrics: Fred Ebb

 

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

Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

 

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 Mulligan, Skylight

Ruth Wilson, Constellations

 

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 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 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 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

Sarah Stiles, Hand to God

Julie White, Airline Highway

 

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 Musical

Victoria Clark, Gigi

Judy Kuhn, Fun Home

Sydney Lucas, Fun Home

Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I

Emily Skeggs, Fun Home

 

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Bunny Christie and Finn Ross, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Bob Crowley, Skylight

Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

David Rockwell, You Can't Take It with You

 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Bob Crowley and 59 Productions, An American in Paris

David Rockwell, On the Twentieth Century

Michael Yeargan, The King and I

David Zinn, Fun Home

 

Best Costume Design of a Play

Bob Crowley, The Audience

Jane Greenwood, You Can't Take It with You

Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

David Zinn, Airline Highway

 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!

Bob Crowley, An American in Paris

William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century

Catherine Zuber, The King and I

 

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Paule Constable and David Plater, Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

Natasha Katz, Skylight

Japhy Weideman, Airline Highway

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Donald Holder, The King and I

Natasha Katz, An American in Paris

Ben Stanton, Fun Home

Japhy Weideman, The Visit

 

Best Direction of a Play

Stephen 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 Stuelpnagel, Hand to God

 

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 Choreography

Joshua Bergasse, On the Town

Christopher Gattelli, The King and I

Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!

Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris

 

Best Orchestrations

Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky, Bill Elliott, An American in Paris

John Clancy, Fun Home

Larry Hochman, Something Rotten!

Rob Mathes, The Last Ship

 

Photo: Nominees Leanne Cope and Robert Fairchild in An American in Paris. Production image by Angela Sterling.



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