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Tony Awards Nominations 2019

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

The nominations for the 73rd Tony Award Ceremony were announced this morning, kicking off the countdown to Broadway’s biggest night!             The Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Broadway Theatre (often referred to as the “Tony”), is considered the most prestigious award in the American Theatre. The award was founded by The American Theatre Wing in 1947 to recognize those who showed “distinguished stage acting and technical achievement” and is named after actress, director, and performer, Antoinette Perry.

            The 73rd Tony Awards will be held at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 9th, 2019. The ceremony will also be broadcast live on CBS. Don’t miss the chance to tune in and celebrate an amazing season of Broadway theatre! Continue reading for a full list of nominees, and be sure to check back here on June 10th, as we discuss the results! For more information on the nominees as well as a list of the Special Tony Award recipients, head to www.tonyawards.com ​ Congratulations to all of the nominees, and to everyone who works to make the theatre a wonderful place! 2019 NOMINEES Best Play Choir Boy The Ferryman Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus Ink What the Constitution Means to Me Best Musical Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations Beetlejuice Hadestown The Prom Tootsie Best Book of a Musical Dominique Morisseau; Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations Scott Brown and Anthony King; Beetlejuice Anaïs Mitchell; Hadestown Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin; The Prom Robert Horn; Tootsie Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Joe Iconis (music and lyrics); Be More Chill Eddie Perfect (music and lyrics); Beetlejuice Anaïs Mitchell (music and lyrics); Hadestown Chad Beguelin (lyrics) and Matthew Sklar (music); The Prom Adam Guettel (music); To Kill A Mockingbird David Yazbek (music and lyrics); Tootsie Best Revival of a Play Arthur Miller’s All My Sons The Boys in the Band Burn This Torch Song The Waverly Gallery Best Revival of a Musical Kiss Me, Kate Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! 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 Play Annette Bening; Arthur Miller’s 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 Leading Role in a Musical Brooks Ashmanskas; The Prom Derrick Baskin; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Alex Brightman; Beetlejuice Damon Daunno; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Santino Fontana; Tootsie 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 Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Bertie Carvel; Ink Robin De Jesus; The Boys in the Band Gideon Glick; To Kill A Mockingbird Brandon Uranowitz; Burn This Benjamin Walker; Arthur Miller’s All My Sons 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 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 – The Life and Times of the Temptations Ephraim Sykes; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Lilli Cooper; Tootsie Amber Gray; Hadestown Sarah Stiles; Tootsie Ali Stroker; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Mary Testa; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! 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 Scenic Design of a Musical Robert Brill and Peter Nigrini; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Peter England; King Kong Rachel Hauck; Hadestown Laura Jellinek; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! David Korins; Beetlejuice 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 – The Life and Times of the Temptations 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 – The Life and Times of the Temptations Bradley King; Hadestown Peter Mumford; King Kong Kenneth Posner and Peter Nigrini; Beetlejuice 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 – The Life and Times of the Temptations Drew Levy; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz; Hadestown 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 Direction of a Musical Rachel Chavkin; Hadestown Scott Ellis; Tootsie Daniel Fish; Rogers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Des McAnuff; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Casey Nicholaw; The Prom Best Choreography Camille A. Brown; Choir Boy Warren Carlyle; Kiss Me, Kate Denis Jones; Tootsie David Neumann; Hadestown Sergio Trujillo; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations Best Orchestrations Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose; Hadestown Simon Hale; Tootsie Larry Hochman; Kiss Me, Kate Daniel Kluger; Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Harold Wheeler; Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations

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