2015 Tony Award Predictions

tonysBroadway’s biggest night is coming up as the Tony awards air on Sunday. This is honestly one of the more exciting Tony races in a long time and Sam and I have taken out our crystal balls to try and figure out who will come out on top.

Best Play
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Terence, Sam)
Disgraced
Hand to God
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two

Best Musical
An American in Paris
Fun Home (Terence, Sam)
Something Rotten!
The Visit

Best Revival of a Play
The Elephant Man
Skylight (Terence, Sam)
This Is Our Youth
You Can’t Take It with You

Best Revival of a Musical
The King and I (Terence, Sam)
On the Town
On the Twentieth Century

Best Book of a Musical
Craig Lucas, An American in Paris
Lisa Kron, Fun Home (Terence, Sam)
Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten!
Terrence McNally, The Visit

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Fun Home (Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: Lisa Kron) (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence)
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 (Sam)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geneva Carr, Hand to God
Helen Mirren, The Audience (Sam)
Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulligan, Skylight (Terence)
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 (Terence, Sam)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, On the Twentieth Century (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence)
Micah Stock, It’s Only a Play (Sam)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It with You (Sam)
Patricia Clarkson, The Elephant Man (Terence)
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 (Sam)
Brad Oscar, Something Rotten! (Terence)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
David Zinn, Airline Highway

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Something Rotten!
Bob Crowley, An American in Paris (Sam)
William Ivey Long, On the Twentieth Century (Terence)
Catherine Zuber, The King and I

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)
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 (Terence, Sam)

Best Orchestrations
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky, Bill Elliott, An American in Paris (Terence, Sam)
John Clancy, Fun Home
Larry Hochman, Something Rotten!
Rob Mathes, The Last Ship

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Tommy Tune

Special Tony Award
John Cameron Mitchell

Regional Theatre Tony Award
Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, Ohio

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Stephen Schwartz

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Arnold Abramson
Adrian Bryan-Brown
Gene O’Donovan