‘The Book of Mormon’ Leads Tony Award Nominations With 14 Nods

The Book of MormonGood news, fans of those little cardboard cut-out dudes who spew inappropriateness all over your television screen! The creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, have been nominated for 14 Tony Awards for their new musical The Book of Mormon, including Best Musical. For the top prize, it will go against Catch Me If You Can, The Scottsboro Boys and Sister Act. Check out the full list of nominations below:

Best Play:

Good People

Jerusalem

The Motherf**ker with the Hat

War Horse

Best Musical:

The Book of Mormon

Catch Me If You Can

The Scottsboro Boys

Sister Act

Best Book of a Musical:

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson – Alex Timbers

The Book of Mormon – Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone

The Scottsboro Boys – David Thompson

Sister Act- Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre:

The Book of Mormon – Music & Lyrics: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone

The Scottsboro Boys – Music & Lyrics: John Kander and Fred Ebb

Sister Act- Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Glenn Slater

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown – Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Best Revival of a Play:

Arcadia

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Merchant of Venice

The Normal Heart

Best Revival of a Musical:

Anything Goes

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:

Brian Bedford – The Importance of Being Earnest

Bobby Cannavale – The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Joe Mantello – The Normal Heart

Al Pacino- The Merchant of Venice

Mark Rylance – Jerusalem

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:

Nina Arianda – Born Yesterday

Frances McDormand – Good People

Lily Rabe – The Merchant of Venice

Vanessa Redgrave – Driving Miss Daisy

Hannah Yelland – Brief Encounter

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:

Norbert Leo Butz – Catch Me If You Can

Josh Gad- The Book of Mormon

Joshua Henry – The Scottsboro Boys

Andrew Rannells – The Book of Mormon

Tony Sheldon – Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:

Sutton Foster – Anything Goes

Beth Leavel – Baby It’s You!

Patina Miller – Sister Act

Donna Murphy- The People in the Picture

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:

Mackenzie Crook – Jerusalem

Billy Crudup – Arcadia

John Benjamin Hickey – The Normal Heart

Arian Moayed – Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Yul Vazquez – The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:

Ellen Barkin – The Normal Heart

Edie Falco – The House of Blue Leaves

Judith Light – Lombardi

Joanna Lumley – La Bete

Elizabeth Rodriguez – The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:

Colman Domingo – The Scottsboro Boys

Adam Godley – Anything Goes

John Larroquette – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Forrest McClendon – The Scottsboro Boys

Rory O’Malley – The Book of Mormon

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:

Laura Benanti- Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Tammy Blanchard – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Victoria Clark – Sister Act

Nikki M. James – The Book of Mormon

Patti LuPone – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Direction of a Play:

Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris – War Horse

Joel Grey & George C. Wolfe – The Normal Heart

Anna D. Shapiro – The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Daniel Sullivan – The Merchant of Venice

Best Direction of a Musical:

Rob Ashford – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Kathleen Marshall – Anything Goes

Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker – The Book of Mormon

Susan Stroman – The Scottsboro Boys

Best Choreography:

Rob Ashford – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Kathleen Marshall – Anything Goes

Casey Nicholaw – The Book of Mormon

Susan Stroman – The Scottsboro Boys

Best Orchestrations:

Doug Besterman – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Larry Hochman – The Scottsboro Boys

Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus – The Book of Mormon

Marc Shaiman and Larry Blank – Catch Me If You Can

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