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article image2015 Tony Awards nominations announced

By Tim O'Brien     Apr 28, 2015 in Entertainment
New York City - The 2015 Tony Awards nominations were revealed this morning (April 28) in New York. "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" led all nominees with 12 each.
Mary-Louis Parker and Bruce Willis were on hand at the Paramount Hotel this morning to announce the nominations. Take note, Willis was there on purpose as he will make his Broadway debut soon.
Here are the nominations. But first a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to Tommy Tune.
The show will air live on CBS from Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 7.
Best Play
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
"Disgraced"
"Hand to God"
"Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Best Musical
"An American in Paris"
"Fun Home"
"Something Rotten!"
"The Visit"
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 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 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)
Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth will host. “As past Tony Award winners and Broadway favorites, Alan and Kristin are no strangers to the Radio City Music Hall stage,” said Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League and Heather Hitchens, President of the American Theatre Wing, in a release.
Chenoweth is nominated this year in Best Actress in a Musical. She has won an Emmy and a Tony so far in her career. Cumming has won a Tony Award.
For a complete list of the nominations, head here, from CBS, where it will be broadcast..
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