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This Week on Broadway for June 9, 2014: Tony Awards Wrap

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere discuss the results of last night’s Tony Awards.

 

 

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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook

PETER FILICHIA is a theater journalist and historian with a number of books, with Strippers, Showgirls and Sharks being his most recent. His columns appear at MTIKritzerlandMasterworks Broadway and many other places.

James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook

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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook

MICHAEL PORTANTIERE is a theater reviewer and essayist, whose work appears at TalkinBroadwayThe Sondheim Review and BroadwayStars. He is also a photographer whose work can be seen at FollowSpotPhoto.com and many other places on the internet.

 

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Discussion:

Nominations for the 2014 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®
Presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Samuel Barnett, Twelfth Night
PF + JM: Bryan Cranston, All The Way
MP: Chris O’Dowd, Of Mice and Men
Mark Rylance, Richard III
Tony Shalhoub, Act One

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Tyne Daly, Mothers and Sons
LaTanya Richardson Jackson, A Raisin in the Sun
MP: Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
PF + JM: Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
Estelle Parsons, The Velocity of Autumn

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
JM: Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Ramin Karimloo, Les Misérables
PF + MP: Andy Karl, Rocky
Jefferson Mays, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder
Bryce Pinkham, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Mary Bridget Davies, A Night with Janis Joplin
Sutton Foster, Violet
Idina Menzel, If/Then
MP + PF + JM: Jessie Mueller, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Kelli O’Hara, The Bridges of Madison County

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
PF + JM: Reed Birney, Casa Valentina
Paul Chahidi, Twelfth Night
Stephen Fry, Twelfth Night
Mark Rylance, Twelfth Night
MP: Brian J. Smith, The Glass Menagerie

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Sarah Greene, The Cripple of Inishmaan
MP + PF + JM: Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
Sophie Okonedo, A Raisin in the Sun
Anika Noni Rose, A Raisin in the Sun
Mare Winningham, Casa Valentina

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
PF + MP + JM: Danny Burstein, Cabaret
Nick Cordero, Bullets Over Broadway
Joshua Henry, Violet
James Monroe Iglehart, Aladdin
Jarrod Spector, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Linda Emond, Cabaret
MP + JM: Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
PF: Anika Larsen, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Adriane Lenox, After Midnight
Lauren Worsham, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Direction of a Play
PF: Tim Carroll, Twelfth Night
Michael Grandage, The Cripple of Inishmaan
JM: Kenny Leon, A Raisin in the Sun
MP: John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie

Best Direction of a Musical
Warren Carlyle, After Midnight
Michael Mayer, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Leigh Silverman, Violet
PF + MP + JM: Darko Tresnjak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Choreography
Warren Carlyle, After Midnight
PF: Steven Hoggett & Kelly Devine, Rocky
MP + JM: Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway

Best Orchestrations
Doug Besterman, Bullets Over Broadway
PF + MP + JM: Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County
Steve Sidwell, Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Jonathan Tunick, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Aladdin – Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin
PF + MP + JM: The Bridges of Madison County – Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder – Music: Steven Lutvak, Lyrics: Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutvak
If/Then – Music: Tom Kitt, Lyrics: Brian Yorkey

 

 

Best Play
JM: Act One, Author: James Lapine
MP: All The Way, Author: Robert Schenkkan
PF: Casa Valentina, Author: Harvey Fierstein
Mothers and Sons, Author:  Terrence McNally
Outside Mullingar, Author:  John Patrick Shanley

Best Musical
After Midnight
Aladdin
PF + JM: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
MP: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Best Revival of a Play
The Cripple of Inishmaan
PF + MP: The Glass Menagerie
JM: A Raisin in the Sun
Twelfth Night

Best Revival of a Musical
JM + PF + MP: Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Les Misérables
Violet

 

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Clips from The 68th Annual Tony Awards

 

 

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