The Book of Mormon tops Tony nominations with 14

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Best Play

  • Good People
  • Jerusalem
  • The Motherf**ker with the Hat
  • War Horse

Best Musical

  • The Book of Mormon
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • The Scottsboro Boys
  • Sister Act

Best Book of a Musical

  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: Alex Timbers
  • The Book of Mormon: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
  • The Scottsboro Boys: David Thompson
  • Sister Act: Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane

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

  • The Book of Mormon, Music & Lyrics: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
  • The Scottsboro Boys, Music & Lyrics: John Kander and Fred Ebb
  • Sister Act, Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Glenn Slater
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Best Revival of a Play

  • Arcadia
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Normal Heart

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Anything Goes
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Brian Bedford, The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
  • Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
  • Al Pacino, The Merchant of Venice
  • Mark Rylance, Jerusalem

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Nina Arianda, Born Yesterday
  • Frances McDormand, Good People
  • Lily Rabe, The Merchant of Venice
  • Vanessa Redgrave, Driving Miss Daisy
  • Hannah Yelland, Brief Encounter

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me If You Can
  • Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
  • Joshua Henry, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Andrew Rannells, The Book of Mormon
  • Tony Sheldon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
  • Beth Leavel, Baby It‚Äôs You!
  • Patina Miller, Sister Act
  • Donna Murphy, The People in the Picture

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Mackenzie Crook, Jerusalem
  • Billy Crudup, Arcadia
  • John Benjamin Hickey, The Normal Heart
  • Arian Moayed, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
  • Yul V√°zquez, The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Ellen Barkin, The Normal Heart
  • Edie Falco, The House of Blue Leaves
  • Judith Light, Lombardi
  • Joanna Lumley, La B√™te
  • Elizabeth Rodriguez, The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Colman Domingo, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Adam Godley, Anything Goes
  • John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Forrest McClendon, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Rory O‚ÄôMalley, The Book of Mormon

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Laura Benanti, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Tammy Blanchard, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Victoria Clark, Sister Act
  • Nikki M. James, The Book of Mormon
  • Patti LuPone, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • Todd Rosenthal, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
  • Rae Smith, War Horse
  • Ultz, Jerusalem
  • Mark Wendland, The Merchant of Venice

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • Beowulf Boritt, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Derek McLane, Anything Goes
  • Scott Pask, The Book of Mormon
  • Donyale Werle, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Best Costume Design of a Play

  • Jess Goldstein, The Merchant of Venice
  • Desmond Heeley, The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Mark Thompson, La B√™te
  • Catherine Zuber, Born Yesterday

Best Costume Design of a Musical

  • Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  • Martin Pakledinaz, Anything Goes
  • Ann Roth, The Book of Mormon
  • Catherine Zuber, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Lighting Design of a Play

  • Paule Constable, War Horse
  • David Lander, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
  • Kenneth Posner, The Merchant of Venice
  • Mimi Jordan Sherin, Jerusalem

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

  • Ken Billington, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Howell Binkley, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Peter Kaczorowski, Anything Goes
  • Brian MacDevitt, The Book of Mormon

Best Sound Design of a Play

  • Acme Sound Partners & Cricket S. Myers, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
  • Simon Baker, Brief Encounter
  • Ian Dickinson for Autograph,
  • Jerusalem Christopher Shutt, War Horse

Best Sound Design of a Musical

  • Peter Hylenski, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Steve Canyon Kennedy, Catch Me If You Can
  • Brian Ronan, Anything Goes
  • Brian Ronan, The Book of Mormon

Best Direction of a Play

  • Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, War Horse
  • Joel Grey & George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart
  • Anna D. Shapiro, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
  • Daniel Sullivan, The Merchant of Venice

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
  • Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon
  • Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

Best Choreography

  • Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
  • Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon
  • Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

Best Orchestrations

  • Doug Besterman, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Larry Hochman, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon
  • Marc Shaiman & Larry Blank, Catch Me If You Can

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Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-Competitive Categories

  • Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Athol Fugard
  • Philip J. Smith
  • Regional Theatre Tony Award Lookingglass Theatre Company (Chicago, IL)
  • Isabelle Stevenson Award Eve Ensler
  • Special Tony Award Handspring Puppet Company
  • Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre William Berloni
  • The Drama Book Shop
  • Sharon Jensen and Alliance for Inclusion in the Arts

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