2019 Tony nominations: The complete list

The theater world woke up early Tuesday to honor Broadway’s best ahead of the 73rd Tony Awards.

“Hamilton” alum Brandon Victor Dixon and two-time Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth unveiled the nominations, which honor Broadway plays and musicals in the 2018-2019 season, live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

While crowd-pleasing, big-budget musicals like “Tootsie” and “Beetlejuice” earned spots in the Best Musical category, the critically acclaimed “Hadestown,” which puts a new spin on an age-old Greek myth, and “Ain’t Too Proud — The Life of the Temptations,” a jukebox musical about the famed quintet, led the pack, with 14 and 12 nominations respectively. 

With 14 new plays arriving on Broadway this season, the race for Best Play may be the most competitive. The searing “Ferryman” from Jez Butterworth about a conflict-ridden Northern Irish family, which scored nine nods across major categories, is an early front-runner.

Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird” starring Jeff Daniels also received nine nominations, but was snubbed for Best Play. “Network,” the stage adaptation of the 1976 film of the same name starring Bryan Cranston, also was notably absent in the Best Play category.

Politically tinged productions like Heidi Schreck’s “What The Constitution Means To Me” and “Hillary and Clinton,” a new play set during the 2008 Democratic presidential primaries, resonated this year.

At last year’s ceremony, “The Band’s Visit,” the stage adaptation of the film about an Egyptian band that gets lost while traveling through Israel, swept the ceremony with 10 awards, besting blockbuster musicals like “Mean Girls” and “SpongeBob SquarePants.”  

James Corden will once again serve as host when the 73rd Annual Tony Awards are broadcast live from Radio City Musical Hall June 9 on CBS.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Todd Spiewak and Jim Parsons attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)
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Check out the list of nominations below. 

Best Musical

“Ain’t Too Proud — The Life and Times of The Temptations”

“Beetlejuice”

“Hadestown”

“The Prom”

“Tootsie”

 

Best Play

“Choir Boy” by Tarell Alvin McCraney

“The Ferryman” by Jez Butterworth

“Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus” by Taylor Mac

“Ink” by James Graham

“What the Constitution Means to Me” by Heidi Schreck

 

Best Revival of a Musical

“Kiss Me, Kate”

“Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!”

 

Best Revival of a Play

“Arthur Miller’s All My Sons”

“The Boys in the Band” by Mart Crowley

“Burn This” by Lanford Wilson

“Torch Song” by Harvey Fierstein

“The Waverly Gallery” by Kenneth Lonergan

 

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

Brooks Ashmanskas, “The Prom”

Derrick Baskin, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Alex Brightman, “Beetlejuice”

Damon Daunno, “Oklahoma!”

Santino Fontana, “Tootsie”

 

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

Paddy Considine, “The Ferryman”

Bryan Cranston, “Network”

Jeff Daniels, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Adam Driver, “Burn This”

Jeremy Pope, “Choir Boy”

 

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

Stephanie J. Block, “The Cher Show”

Caitlin Kinnunen, “The Prom”

Beth Leavel, “The Prom”

Eva Noblezada, “Hadestown”

Kelli O’Hara, “Kiss Me, Kate”

 

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

Annette Bening, “All My Sons”

Laura Donnelly, “The Ferryman”

Elaine May, “The Waverly Gallery”

Janet McTeer, “Bernhardt/Hamlet”

Laurie Metcalf, “Hillary and Clinton”

Heidi Schreck, “What the Constitution Means to Me”

 

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

Andre De Shields, “Hadestown”

Andy Grotelueschen, “Tootsie”

Patrick Page, “Hadestown”

Jeremy Pope, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Ephraim Sykes, “Ain’t Too Proud”

 

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

Bertie Carvel, “Ink”

Robin de Jesús, “The Boys in the Band”

Gideon Glick, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Brandon Uranowitz, “Burn This”

Benjamin Walker, “All My Sons”

 

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

Lilli Cooper, “Tootsie”

Amber Gray, “Hadestown”

Sarah Stiles, “Tootsie”

Ali Stroker, “Oklahoma!”

Mary Testa, “Oklahoma!”

 

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

Fionnula Flanagan, “The Ferryman”

Celia Keenan-Bolger, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Kristine Nielsen, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

Julie White, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

Ruth Wilson, “King Lear”

 

Best Direction of a Musical

Rachel Chavkin, “Hadestown”

Scott Ellis, “Tootsie”

Daniel Fish, “Oklahoma!”

Des McAnuff, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Casey Nicholaw, “The Prom”

 

Best Direction of a Play

Rupert Goold, “Ink”

Sam Mendes, “The Ferryman”

Bartlett Sher, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Ivo van Hove, “Network”

George C. Wolfe, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

 

Best Book of a Musical

“Ain’t Too Proud,” Dominique Morisseau

“Beetlejuice,” Scott Brown and Anthony King

“Hadestown,” Anaïs Mitchell

“The Prom,” Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin

“Tootsie,” Robert Horn

 

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

“Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis

“Beetlejuice,” Eddie Perfect

“Hadestown,” Anaïs Mitchell

“The Prom,” Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin

“To Kill a Mockingbird,” Adam Guettel

“Tootsie,” David Yazbek

 

Best Choreography

Camille A. Brown, “Choir Boy”

Warren Carlyle, “Kiss Me, Kate”

Denis Jones, “Tootsie”

David Neumann, “Hadestown”

Sergio Trujillo, “Ain’t Too Proud”

 

Best Orchestrations

Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, “Hadestown”

Larry Hochman, “Kiss Me, Kate”

Daniel Kluger, “Oklahoma!”

Simon Hale, “Tootsie”

Harold Wheeler, “Ain’t Too Proud”

 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Robert Brill and Peter Nigrini, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Peter England, “King Kong”

Rachel Hauck, “Hadestown”

Laura Jellinek, “Oklahoma!”

David Korins, “Beetlejuice”

 

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Miriam Buether, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Bunny Christie, “Ink”

Rob Howell, “The Ferryman”

Santo Loquasto, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

Jan Versweyveld, “Network”

 

Best Costume Design of a Play

Rob Howell, “The Ferryman”

Toni-Leslie James, “Bernhardt/Hamlet”

Clint Ramos, “Torch Song”

Ann Roth, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

Ann Roth, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Michael Krass, “Hadestown”

William Ivey Long, “Beetlejuice”

William Ivey Long, “Tootsie”

Bob Mackie, “The Cher Show”

Paul Tazewell, “Ain’t Too Proud”

 

Best Sound Design of a Play

Adam Cork, “Ink”

Scott Lehrer, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Fitz Patton, “Choir Boy”

Nick Powell, “The Ferryman”

Eric Sleichim, “Network”

 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Peter Hylenski, “Beetlejuice”

Peter Hylenski, “King Kong”

Steve Canyon Kennedy, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Drew Levy, “Oklahoma!”

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz, “Hadestown”

  

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Neil Austin, “Ink”

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, “Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus”

Peter Mumford, “The Ferryman”

Jennifer Tipton, “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden, “Network”

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, “The Cher Show”

Howell Binkley, “Ain’t Too Proud”

Bradley King, “Hadestown”

Peter Mumford, “King Kong”

Kenneth Posner and Peter Nigrini, “Beetlejuice”

 

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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