Tony Award Nominations 2018
By RAVEN SNOOK
Tuesday, May 01, 2018  •  
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The Tony Award nominations for the 2017-2018 Broadway season are out! The complete list is below, along with links to all of the articles we've written about these shows on TDF Stages. The 72nd annual ceremony will take place Sunday, June 10 at Radio City Music Hall, hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles.

Best Musical
Frozen
Mean Girls - read our interview with musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell
The Band's Visit - read our interview with cast member Andrew Polk
SpongeBob SquarePants - watch our Facebook Live with cast members Wesley Taylor and Stephanie Hsu

Best Revival of a Musical
Carousel
Once on This Island - read our interview with choreographer Camille A. Brown
My Fair Lady - read our interview with cast member Allan Corduner

Best Play
The Children - read our interview with playwright Lucy Kirkwood
Farinelli and the King
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Junk - read our interview with cast member Matthew Rauch
Latin History for Morons

Best Revival of a Play
Angels in America
Three Tall Women - read our interview with cast member Alison Pill
The Iceman Cometh
Lobby Hero - read our interview with director Trip Cullman
Travesties - read our interview with cast member Seth Numrich

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose in My Fair Lady 
Hailey Kilgore in Once on This Island
LaChanze in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk in The Band's Visit 
Taylor Louderman in Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller in Carousel

Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton in My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry in Carousel
Tony Shalhoub in The Band's Visit
Ethan Slater in SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Glenda Jackson in Three Tall Women
Condola Rashad in Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff in Children of a Lesser God - read our interview with Ridloff
Amy Schumer in Meteor Shower 

Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Andrew Garfield in Angels in America 
Tom Hollander in Travesties 
Jamie Parker in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Mark Rylance in Farinelli and the King
Denzel Washington in The Iceman Cometh

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Norbert Leo Butz in My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani in Carousel
Grey Henson in Mean Girls
Gavin Lee in SpongeBob SquarePants
Ari'el Stachel in The Band's Visit

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming in Carousel
Lindsay Mendez in Carousel
Ashley Park in Mean Girls
Diana Rigg in My Fair Lady

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Anthony Boyle in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Michael Cera in Lobby Hero
Brian Tyree Henry in Lobby Hero
Nathan Lane in Angels in America
David Morse in The Iceman Cometh

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Susan Brown in Angels in America
Noma Dumezweni in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Deborah Findlay in The Children
Denise Gough in Angels in America
Laurie Metcalf in Three Tall Women

Best Book of a Musical
Itamar Moses for The Band's Visit
Jennifer Lee for Frozen
Tina Fey for Mean Girls
Kyle Jarrow for SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Adrian Sutton for Angels in America
David Yazbek for The Band's Visit 
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for Frozen
Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin for Mean Girls
Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T's, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C for SpongeBob SquarePants 

Best Orchestrations
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants
Once on This Island
The Band’s Visit
Carousel

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Scott Pask for The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross and Adam Young for Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan for My Fair Lady
Dane Laffrey for Once on This Island
David Zinn for SpongeBob SquarePants - read our interview with Zinn

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce for Angels in America
Santo Loquasto for The Iceman Cometh
Miriam Buether for Three Tall Women
Jonathan Fensom for Farinelli and the King
Christine Jones for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Best Costume Design of a Play
Nicky Gillibrand for Angels in America
Katrina Lindsay for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Ann Roth for Three Tall Women
Ann Roth for The Iceman Cometh 
Jonathan Fensom for Farinelli and the King

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes for Mean Girls
Clint Ramos for Once onThis Island
Ann Roth for Carousel
David Zinn for SpongeBob SquarePants - read our interview with Zinn
Catherine Zuber for My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Paule Constable for Angels in America
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer for The Iceman Cometh
Paul Russell for Farinelli and The King - read our interview with Russell
Ben Stanton for Junk

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kevin Adams for SpongeBob SquarePants
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer for Once on This Island
Donald Holder for My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt for Carousel
Tyler Micoleau for The Band's Visit

Best Sound Design of a Play
Adam Cork for Travesties
Ian Dickinson for Autograph for Angels in America
Gareth Fry for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Tom Gibbons for 1984 - read our interview with Gibbons
Dan Moses Schreier for The Iceman Cometh

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada for The Band's Visit
Peter Hylenski for Once on This Island
Scott Lehrer for Carousel
Brian Ronan for Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson for SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott for Angels in America
Joe Mantello for Three Tall Women
Patrick Marber for Travesties
John Tiffany for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
George C. Wolfe for The Iceman Cometh

Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Arden for Once on This Island
David Cromer for The Band's Visit
Tina Landau for SpongeBob SquarePants
Casey Nicholaw for Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher for My Fair Lady

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli for My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli for SpongeBob SquarePants
Steven Hoggett for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Casey Nicholaw for Mean Girls
Justin Peck for Carousel - read our interview with Peck

Totals
Mean Girls - 12
SpongeBob SquarePants - 12
Angels in America - 11
The Band's Visit - 11
Carousel - 11
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - 10
My Fair Lady - 10
The Iceman Cometh - 8
Once on This Island - 8
Three Tall Women - 6
Farinelli and the King - 5
Travesties - 4
Frozen - 3
Lobby Hero - 3
The Children - 2
Junk - 2
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical - 2

Also announced two Special Tony Award recipients: Bruce Springsteen for Springsteen on Broadway and Latin History for Morons' John Leguizamo.

Top image: The cast of SpongeBob SquarePants. Photo by Joan Marcus




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Jacalyn said:
Surprised that Cassie Levy from Frozen wasn't Nominated.
Posted on 5/1/2018 at 9:47 AM
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