2012 Tony Awards Nominations

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Best Play

Clybourne Park – Author: Bruce Norris
Other Desert Cities – Author: Jon Robin Baitz
Peter and the Starcatcher – Author: Rick Elice
Venus in Fur – Author: David Ives

Best Musical

Leap of Faith
Newsies
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Once

Best Book Of A Musical

Lysistrata Jones – Douglas Carter Beane
Newsies – Harvey Fierstein
Nice Work If You Can Get It – Joe DiPietro
Once – Enda Walsh

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Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre

Bonnie & Clyde – Music: Frank Wildhorn, Lyrics: Don Black
Newsies – Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Jack Feldman
One Man, Two Guvnors – Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding
Peter and the Starcatcher – Music: Wayne Barker, Lyrics: Rick Elice

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Best Revival Of A Play

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
Master Class
Wit

Best Revival Of A Musical

Evita
Follies
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Jesus Christ Superstar

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Play

James Corden – One Man, Two Guvnors
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
James Earl Jones – Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
Frank Langella – Man and Boy
John Lithgow – The Columnist

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Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Play

Nina Arianda – Venus in Fur
Tracie Bennett – End of the Rainbow
Stockard Channing – Other Desert Cities
Linda Lavin – The Lyons
Cynthia Nixon – Wit

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical

Danny Burstein – Follies
Jeremy Jordan – Newsies
Steve Kazee – Once
Norm Lewis – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Ron Raines – Follies

Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Musical

Jan Maxwell – Follies
Audra McDonald – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Cristin Milioti – Once
Kelli O’Hara – Nice Work If You Can Get It
Laura Osnes – Bonnie & Clyde

Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Play

Christian Borle – Peter and the Starcatcher
Michael Cumpsty – End of the Rainbow
Tom Edden – One Man, Two Guvnors
Andrew Garfield – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Jeremy Shamos – Clybourne Park

Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Play

Linda Emond – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Spencer Kayden – Don’t Dress for Dinner
Celia Keenan-Bolger – Peter and the Starcatcher
Judith Light – Other Desert Cities
Condola Rashad – Stick Fly

Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Musical

Phillip Boykin – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael Cerveris – Evita
David Alan Grier – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael McGrath – Nice Work If You Can Get It
Josh Young – Jesus Christ Superstar

Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Musical

Elizabeth A. Davis – Once
Jayne Houdyshell – Follies
Judy Kaye – Nice Work If You Can Get It
Jessie Mueller – On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Da’Vine Joy Randolph – Ghost the Musical

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Best Direction Of A Play

Nicholas Hytner – One Man, Two Guvnors
Pam MacKinnon – Clybourne Park
Mike Nichols – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Roger Rees and Alex Timbers – Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Direction Of A Musical

Jeff Calhoun – Newsies
Kathleen Marshall – Nice Work If You Can Get It
Diane Paulus – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
John Tiffany – Once

Best Choreography

Rob Ashford – Evita
Christopher Gattelli – Newsies
Steven Hoggett – Once
Kathleen Marshall – Nice Work If You Can Get It

Best Orchestrations

William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Bill Elliott – Nice Work If You Can Get It
Martin Lowe – Once
Danny Troob – Newsies

Best Scenic Design Of A Play

John Lee Beatty – Other Desert Cities
Daniel Ostling – Clybourne Park
Mark Thompson – One Man, Two Guvnors
Donyale Werle – Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Scenic Design Of A Musical

Bob Crowley – Once
Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll – Ghost the Musical
Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel – Newsies
George Tsypin – Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

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Best Costume Design Of A Play

William Ivey Long – Don’t Dress for Dinner
Paul Tazewell – A Streetcar Named Desire
Mark Thompson – One Man, Two Guvnors
Paloma Young – Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Costume Design Of A Musical

Gregg Barnes – Follies
ESosa – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Eiko Ishioka – Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Martin Pakledinaz – Nice Work If You Can Get It

Best Lighting Design Of A Play

Jeff Croiter – Peter and the Starcatcher
Peter Kaczorowski – The Road to Mecca
Brian MacDevitt – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Kenneth Posner – Other Desert Cities

Best Lighting Design Of A Musical

Christopher Akerlind – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Natasha Katz - Follies
Natasha Katz – Once
Hugh Vanstone – Ghost the Musical

Best Sound Design Of A Play

Paul Arditti – One Man, Two Guvnors
Scott Lehrer – Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Gareth Owen – End of the Rainbow
Darron L West – Peter and the Starcatcher

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Best Sound Design Of A Musical

Acme Sound Partners – The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Clive Goodwin – Once
Kai Harada – Follies
Brian Ronan – Nice Work If You Can Get It

Special Tony Award® For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre

Emanuel Azenberg

Regional Theatre Award

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

Isabelle Stevenson Award

Bernadette Peters

Special Tony Award

Actors’ Equity Association – Hugh Jackman

Tony Honors For Excellence In The Theatre

Freddie Gershon
Artie Siccardi
TDF Open Doors

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