Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, Sara Bareilles, Andrew Lloyd Weber Nominated For Tony Awards

The Tony Award nominations were announced on Tuesday morning with nods going to veteran artists Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.

Their show, Bright Star, is up for five awards including Best Musical, Best Book For a Musical (Martin) and Best Original Score Written For Theater (Martin and Brickell) in the latter category, they are up against Lin-Manuel Miranda for Hamilton, Glenn Slater and Andrew Lloyd Weber for School of Rock: The Musical, and Sara Bareilles for Waitress.

Hamilton broke the all-time record for most nominations, getting 16 nods including Best Musical. The other musical nominees are Shuffle Along, Waitress, School of Rock: The Musical and Bright Star.

Best Revival of a Musical nominees are The Color Purple, Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Spring Awakening and Dames at Sea.

The nominees:

Best Play

  • Eclipsed
  • The Father
  • The Humans
  • King Charles III
Best Musical
  • Bright Star
  • Hamilton
  • School of Rock—The Musical
  • Shuffle Along
  • Waitress
Best Revival of a Play
  • The Crucible
  • A View From the Bridge
  • Blackbird
  • Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Noises Off!
Best Revival of a Musical
  • The Color Purple
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • She Loves Me
  • Spring Awakening
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play
  • Gabriel Byrne, Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Jeff Daniels, Blackbird
  • Frank Langella, The Father
  • Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III
  • Mark Strong, A View From the Bridge
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
  • Jessica Lange, Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Laurie Metcalfe, Misery
  • Lupita Nyong'o, Eclipsed
  • Sophie Okenedo, The Crucible
  • Michelle Williams, Blackbird
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
  • Alex Brightman, School of Rock—The Musical
  • Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
  • Zachary Levi, She Loves Me
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
  • Leslie Odom Jr., Hamilton
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
  • Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
  • Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
  • Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple
  • Jessie Mueller, Waitress
  • Phillipa Soo, Hamilton
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
  • Reed Birney, The Humans
  • Bill Camp, The Crucible
  • David Furr, Noises Off!
  • Richard Goulding, King Charles III
  • Michael Shannon, Long Days' Journey Into Night
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
  • Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
  • Megan Hilty, Noises Off!
  • Jaune Houdyshell, The Humans
  • Andrea Martin, Noises Off!
  • Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
  • Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
  • Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along
  • Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
  • Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
  • Christopher Jackson, Hamilton
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
  • Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
  • Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
  • Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
  • Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along
Best Book of a Musical
  • Steve Martin, Bright Star
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
  • Julian Fellowes, School of Rock—The Musical
  • George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Bright Star
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
  • Glenn Slater and Andrew Lloyd Weber, School of Rock—The Musical
  • Sara Bareillles, Waitress
Best Scenic Design of a Play
  • Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin
  • Christopher Oram, Hughie
  • Jan Versweyveld, A View From the Bridge
  • David Zinn, The Humans
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
  • Es Devlin and Finn Ross, American Psycho
  • David Korins, Hamilton
  • Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along
  • David Rockwell, She Loves Me
Best Costume Design of a Play
  • Jane Greenwood, Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Micahel Krass, Noises Off
  • Clint Ramos, Eclipsed
  • Tom Scutt, King Charles III
Best Costume Design of a Musical
  • Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting
  • Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
  • Anne Roth, Shuffle Along
  • Paul Tazewell, Hamilton
Best Lighting Design of a Play
  • Natasha Katz, Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Justin Townsend, The Humans
  • Jan Versweyveld, The Crucible
  • Jan Versweyveld, A View From the Bridge
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
  • Howell Binkley, Hamilton
  • Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along
  • Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
  • Justin Townsend, American Psycho
Best Direction of a Play
  • Rupert Goold, King Charles III
  • Jonathan Kent, Long Days' Journey Into Night
  • Joe Mantello, The Humans
  • Liesel Tommy, Eclipsed
  • Ivo Van Hove, A View From the Bridge
Best Direction of a Musical
  • Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
  • John Doyle, The Color Purple
  • Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
  • Thomas Kail, Hamilton
  • George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along
Best Choreography
  • Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
  • Savion Glover, Shuffle Along
  • Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof
  • Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
  • Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet!
Best Orchestrations
  • August Eriksmoen, Bright Star
  • Larry Hochman, She Loves Me
  • Alex LaCamoire, Hamilton
  • Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along

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