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New York City : NY : USA | May 01, 2012 at 10:59 PM PDT
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On May 1, theAmerican Theatre Wing announced the nominees for the 2012 Tony Awards to be held on June 10 in New York City. The Tony Awards honour the plays, musicals, and performers of Broadway and Off-Broadway. Neil Patrick Harris returns to host the annual event.

Nominees for the 2012 Tony Awards are…
Best Play:
”Clybourne Park”
”Other Desert Cities”
”Peter and the Starcatcher”
”Venus in Fur”

Best Musical:
”Leap of Faith”

“Newsies”

“Nice Work if You can Get it”
”Once”

Best Book of a Musical:
”Lysistrata Jones”

“Douglas Carter Beane”
”Newsies”
”Harvey Fierstein”
“Nice Work if You can Get it”
”Joe DiPietro”
”Once”
”Enda Walsh”

Best Original Score written for the Theatre:
Frank Wildhom and Don Black for ”Bonnie and Clyde”
Alan Menken and Jack Feldman for “Newsies”
Grant Olding for “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Wayne Barker and Rick Elice for “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Best Revival of a Play: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller
”The Best Man” by Gore Vidal
”Master Class”
”Wit”

Best Revival of a Musical:
”Evita”
”Follies”
”Porgy and Bess”

“Jesus Christ Superstar”

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play:
James Corden in “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Death of a Salesman”
James Earl Jones for “The Best Man
Frank Langella in “Man and Boy”
John Lithgow in “The Columnist”

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play:
Nina Arianda in “Venus in Fur”
Tracie Bennett in “End of the Rainbow”
Stockard Channing in “Other Desert Cities”
Linda Lavin in “The Lyons”
Cynthia Nixon in “Wit”

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical:
Danny Burstein in “Follies”
Jeremy Jordan in “Newsies”
Steve Kazee in “Once”
Norm Lewis in “Porgy and Bess”
Ron Raines in “Follies”

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical:
Jan Maxwell in “Follies”
Audra McDonald in “Porgy and Bess”
Cristin Milioti in “Once”
Kelli O’Hara in “Nice Work if You can get it”
Laura Osnes in “Bonnie and Clyde”

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play:
Christian Borle in “Peter and the Starcatcher”
Michael Cumpsty in “End of the Rainbow”
Tom Edden in “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Andrew Garfield in “Death of a Salesman”
Jeremy Shamos in “Clybourne Park”

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play:
Linda Emond in “Death of a Salesman”

Spencer Kayden in “Don’t Dress for Dinner”
Celia Keenan=Bolger in “Peter and the Starcatcher”
Judith Light in “Other Desert Cities”
Condola Rashad in “Stick Fly”

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical:
Philip Boykin in “Porgy and Bess”
Michael Cerveris in “Evita”
David Alan Grier in “Porgy and Bess”
Michael McGrath in “Nice Work if You can get it”
Josh Young in “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical:
Elizabeth A. Davis in “Once”
Jayne Houdyshell in “Follies”
Judy Kaye in “Nice Work if You can Get it”
Jesse Mueller in “On a Clear Day You can See Forever”
DaVine Joy Randolph in “Ghost the Musical”

Best Direction of a Play:
Nicholas Hytner for “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Pam MacKinnon for “Clybourne Park”
Mike Nichols for “Death of a Salesman”
Roger Rees and Alex Timbers for “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Best Direction of a Musical:
Jeff Calhoun for “Newsies”
Kathleen Marshall for “Nice Work if You can Get it”
Diane Paulus for “Porgy and Bess”
John Tiffany for “Once”

Best Choreography:
Rob Ashford for “Evita”
Christopher Gattelli for “Newsies”
Steven Hoggett for “Once”
Kathleen Marshall for “Nice Work if You can Get it”

Best Orchestrations:
William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke for “Porgy and Bess”
Bill Elliott for “Nice Work if You can Get it”
Martin Lowe for “Once”
Danny Troob for “Newsies”

Best Scenic Design of a Play:
John Lee Beatty for “Other Desert Cities”
Daniel Ostling for “Clybourne Park”
Mark Thompson for “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Donyale Werle for “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
Bob Crowley for “Once”
Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll for “Ghost the Musical”
Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel for “Newsies”
George Tsypin for “Spider Man Turn off the Dark”

Best Costume Design of a Play:
William Ivey Long for “Don’t Dress for Dinner”
Paul Tazewell for “A Streetcar Named Desire”
Mark Thompson for “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Paloma Young for “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Best Costume Design of a Musical:
Gregg Barnes for “Follies”
Esosa for “Porgy and Bess”
Eiko Ishioka for “Spider Man Turn off the Dark”
Martin Pakledinaz for “Nice Work if You can Get it”

Best Lighting Design of a Play:
Jeff Croiter for “Peter and the Starcatcher”
Peter Kaczorowski for “The Road to Mecca”
Brian MacDevitt for “Death of a Salesman”

Kenneth Posner for “Other Desert Cities”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical:
Christopher Akerlind for “Porgy and Bess”

Natasha Katz for “Follies”
Natasha Katz for “Once”
Hugh Vanstone for “Ghost the Musical”

Best Sound Design of a Play:

Paul Arditti for “One Man, Two Guvnors”
Scott Lehrer for “Death of a Salesman”
Gareth Owen for “End of the Rainbow”
Darron L. West for “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Best Sound Design of a Musical:
Acme Sound Partners for “Porgy and Bess”
Clive Goodwin for “Once”
Kai Harada for “Follies”
Brian Ronan for “Nice Work if You can Get it”

Special Tony Awards
Lifetime Acheivement in the Theatre:
Emanuel Azenberg
Regional Theatre Award: The Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC
Isabelle Stevenson Award: Bernadette Peters
Special Tony Award: Actors’ Equity Association and Hugh Jackman
Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre: Freddie Gershon and Artie Siccardi

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