The winner of this year's Best Play will join the good company of Mister Roberts (the first winner), Death of a Salesman, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Lost in Yonkers. This year's nominees for Best Play are:
The first winner of this award was Kiss Me, Kate (1949). Other winners include South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, Sweeney Todd, Cats, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and Rent. This year's nominees for Best Musical are:
The revival awards have been given out since 1977. This year's nominees for Best Revival of a Play are:
If there aren't enough revivals in a given year, then the musical and plays may be combined for awards nominations. This year's nominees for Best Revival of a Musical are
Violet has become increasingly popular in recent years, but Hedwig is not likely to see much action anytime soon.
Previous winners of this Tony Award include James Earl Jones, Geoffrey Rush, Frank Langella and Ralph Fiennes.
In the past, this award has gone to Eli Wallach, Roddy McDowall and Al Pacino, to name just a few.
These impressive nominees are triple threats — they can sing, dance and act.
The award for Featured Role might be compared to the Oscar's Best Supporting Actor nod.
This Tony has been awarded to greats such as Ann Bancroft, Julie Harris, Maureen Stapleton and Judi Dench.
Ellen Barkin, Angela Lansbury and Judith Light are just a few of the wonderful actresses who've won this prestigious Tony.
Which of these nominees will join the ranks of greats like Mary Martin, Diahann Carroll, Carol Channing and Vivien Leigh?
These "supporting actresses" stole the show.
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