Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick about their hit show, Something Rotten! Afterwards, we predict and discuss next Sunday night’s Tony Awards.
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Guest: Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick
Tony Award Predictions:
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY
PF: Steven Boyer for Hand to God
Bradley Cooper for The Elephant Man
Ben Miles for Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
Bill Nighy for Skylight
MP + JM: Alex Sharp for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY
Geneva Carr for Hand to God
PF + JM: Helen Mirren for The Audience
Elisabeth Moss for The Heidi Chronicles
Carey Mulligan for Skylight
Ruth Wilson for Constellations
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
MP: Michael Cerveris for Fun Home
Robert Fairchild for An American in Paris
PF + JM: Brian d’Arcy James for Something Rotten!
Ken Watanabe for The King and I
Tony Yazbeck for On the Town
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL
MP + PF + JM: Kristin Chenoweth for On the Twentieth Century
Leanne Cope for An American in Paris
Beth Malone for Fun Home
Kelli O’Hara for The King and I
Chita Rivera for The Visit
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A PLAY
Matthew Beard for Skylight
K. Todd Freeman for Airline Highway
Richard McCabe for The Audience
Alessandro Nivola for The Elephant Man
Nathaniel Parker for Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
PF + JM: Micah Stock for It’s Only a Play
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A PLAY
MP: Annaleigh Ashford for You Can’t Take It with You
Patricia Clarkson for The Elephant Man
PF: Lydia Leonard for Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
JM: Sarah Stiles for Hand to God
Julie White for Airline Highway
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Christian Borle for Something Rotten!
Andy Karl for On the Twentieth Century
PF + JM: Brad Oscar for Something Rotten!
Brandon Uranowitz for An American in Paris
Max von Essen for An American in Paris
BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A MUSICAL
Victoria Clark for Gigi
PF + JM: Judy Kuhn for Fun Home
MP: Sydney Lucas for Fun Home
Ruthie Ann Miles for The King and I
Emily Skeggs for Fun Home
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE
PF + MP + JM: Fun Home, Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: Lisa Kron
The Last Ship, Music & Lyrics: Sting
Something Rotten! Music & Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick
The Visit, Music: John Kander, Lyrics: Fred Ebb
BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Craig Lucas for An American in Paris
JM: Lisa Kron for Fun Home
PF: Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell for Something Rotten!
Terrence McNally for The Visit
BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
The Elephant Man
MP + JM: Skylight
This Is Our Youth
PF: You Can’t Take It with You
BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
MP + JM: The King and I
On the Town
PF: On the Twentieth Century
MP + PF + JM: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Hand to God
Wolf Hall Parts One & Two
PF: An American in Paris
JM: Something Rotten!
Post Tony Awards wrap-up, recording Monday (6/8/15) night, scheduled release on Tuesday (6/9/15) night
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