2017 Tony Award Nominees

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The nominations were announced on Tuesday (02May17) by Christopher Jackson and Jane Krakowski at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, with 846 Tony voters now given the job of deciding the winners.

The 2017 Tony Awards, hosted by Kevin Spacey, will take place on 11 June (17) at Radio City Music Hall in New York CityJames Earl Jones will receive this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

The nominees in the main categories for the 2017 Tony Awards are as follows:

Best Play:
Oslo
A Doll’s House, Part 2.
Sweat
Indecent

Best Musical:
Dear Evan Hensen
Come From Away
Groundhog Day
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Best Revival of a Play:
Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Six Degrees of Separation
Present Laughter
August Wilson’s Jitney

Best Revival of a Musical:
Hello, Dolly!
Miss Saigon
Falsettos

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:
Denis Arndt – Heisenberg
Chris Cooper – A Doll’s House, Part 2
Jefferson Mays – Oslo
Corey Hawkins – Six Degrees of Separation
Kevin Kline – Present Laughter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:
Jennifer Ehle – Oslo
Laurie Metcalf – A Doll’s House, Part 2.
Cate Blanchett – The Present
Laura Linney – Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Sally Field – The Glass Menagerie

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Ben Platt – Dear Evan Hansen
Andy Karl – Groundhog Day
Josh Groban – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
David Hyde Pierce – Hello, Dolly!
Christian Borle – Falsettos

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Patti LuPone – War Paint
Christine Ebersole – War Paint
Denee Benton – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Bette Middler – Hello, Dolly!
Eva Noblezada – Miss Saigon

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:
Michael Aronov – Oslo
Danny DeVito – Arthur Miller’s The Price
Nathan Lane – The Front Page
Richard Thomas – Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
John Douglas Thompson – August Wilson’s Jitney

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:
Cynthia Nixon – Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Johanna Day – Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell – A Doll’s House, Part 2
Condola Rashad – A Doll’s House, Part 2
Michelle Wilson – Sweat

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Gavin Creel – Hello, Dolly!
Mike Faist – Dear Evan Hansen
Andrew Rannells – Falsettos
Lucas Steele – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Brandon Uranowitz – Falsettos

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Kate Baldwin – Hello, Dolly!
Rachel Bay Jones – Dear Evan Hansen
Stephanie J. Block – Falsettos
Jenn Colella – Come From Away
Mary Beth Peil – Anastasia

Best Direction of a Play:
Sam Gold – A Doll’s House, Part 2
Bartlett Sher – Oslo
Rebecca Taichman – Indecent
Ruben Santiago-Hudson – August Wilson’s Jitney
Daniel Sullivan – Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes

Best Direction of a Musical:
Jerry Zaks – Hello, Dolly!
Christopher Ashley – Come From Away
Michael Greif – Dear Evan Hansen
Rachel Chavkin – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Matthew Warchus – Groundhog Day

Best Choreography:
Andy Blankenbuehler – Bandstand
Peter Darling & Ellen Kane – Groundhog Day
Sam Pinkleton – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Kelly Devine – Come From Away
Denis Jones – Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical

Best Score:
David Hein & Irene Sankoff – Come From Away
Dave Malloy – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Tim Minchin – Groundhog Day
Benj Pasek & Justin Paul – Dear Evan Hansen

Best Orchestrations:
Bill Elliott & Greg Anthony Rassen – Bandstand
Dave Malloy – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Larry Hochman – Hello, Dolly!
Alex Lacamoire – Dear Evan Hansen

Best Book of a Musical:
David Hein & Irene Sankoff – Come From Away
Steven Levenson – Dear Evan Hansen
Dave Malloy – Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
Danny Rubin – Groundhog Day

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