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When a musical wins the Tonys for Best Book and Score but not Best Musical then you know there’s a problem…

I’m looking at you Phantom…

Tony Award Nominations/Winners Predictions 2014 *CONDENSED*

This is a condensed and revised version of my previous list. This just includes the nominations and winners. Here is a link to the full (very outdated) list. Generally, the last listed pick is usually the one I am unsure of. The bolded refers to the winner.

BEST MUSICAL

  • Aladdin
  • Bullets Over Broadway
  • A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
  • After Midnight*

*In the event that the Tony’s pick more than 4

BEST PLAY

  • All the Way
  • Casa Valentina
  • Mothers and Sons
  • The Realistic Joneses
  • Act One*

*In the event that the Tony’s pick more than 4

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

  • Cabaret
  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Les Misérables
  • Violet

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY

  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • The Glass Menagerie
  • Of Mice and Men
  • The Cripple of Inishmaan
  • Waiting for Godot*

*In the event that the Tony’s pick more than 4

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • Neil Patrick Harris, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Ramin Karimloo, Les Miserables
  • Bryce Pinkham, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Muder
  • Jefferson Mays, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Stephen Pasquale, The Bridges of Madison County

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Kelli O’Hara, The Bridges of Madison County
  • Sutton Foster, Violet
  • Idina Menzel, If/Then
  • Jessie Mueller, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
  • Michelle Williams, Cabaret

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

  • Anthony Rapp, If/Then
  • Nick Cordero, Bullets Over Broadway
  • Danny Burstein, Cabaret
  • Jarrod Spector, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
  • James Monroe Iglehart, Aladdin

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

  • Lauren Warshman, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • LaChanze, If/Then
  • Helene York, Bullets Over Broadway
  • Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Linda Emond, Cabaret

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY*

  • Zachary Quinto, The Glass Menagerie
  • Bryan Cranston, All the Way
  • Denzel Washington, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Tony Shalhoub, Act One
  • Mark Rylance, Twelfth Night
  • Ian McKellan, Waiting for Godot
  • Daniel Radcliffe, The Cripple of Inishmaan

*There are going to be some snubs I just can’t predict who.

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY*

  • Cherry Jones, The Glass Menagerie
  • LaTanya Richardson Jackson, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Tyne Daly, Mothers and Sons
  • Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill
  • Estelle Parsons, The Velocity of Autumn
  • Rebecca Hall, Machinal

*Someone is going to get snubbed I just can’t predict who.

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

  • Brian J Smith, The Glass Menagerie
  • Reed Birney, Casa Valentina
  • Peter Malone, Outside Mullingar
  • Michael C. Hall, The Realistic Joneses
  • John McMartin, All the Way

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

  • Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
  • Anika Noni Rose, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Sophia Okonedo, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Andrea Martin, Act One
  • Mare Winningham, Casa Valentina

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL

  • Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin
  • Darko Tresnjak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Alex Timbers, Rocky
  • Michael Greif, If/Then

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY

  • John Tiffany, The Glass Menagerie
  • Anna Shapiro, Of Mice and Men
  • Kenny Leon, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Joe Mantello, Casa Valentina

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL

  • Robert L. Freedman, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Marsha Norman, The Bridges of Madison County
  • Douglas McGrath, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
  • Chad Beguelin, Aladdin

BEST SCORE

  • Alan Menken, Aladdin
  • Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey, If/Then
  • Steven Lutvak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS

  • Daniel Troob, Aladdin
  • Duke Ellington, After Midnight
  • Michael Starobin, If/Then
  • Jason Robert Brown, The Bridges of Madison County

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY

  • Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin
  • Warren Carlyle, After Midnight
  • Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway
  • Peggy Hickey, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Natasha Katz, Aladdin
  • Kevin Adams, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Kenneth Posner, If/Then
  • Paule Constable, Les Miserables

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Brian MacDevitt, Betrayal
  • Natasha Katz, The Glass Menagerie
  • Brian MacDevitt, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Peter Kaczorowski, Waiting for Godot

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Gregg Barnes, Aladdin
  • William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway
  • Arianne Phillips, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Linda Cho, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Ann Roth, A Raisin in the Sun
  • Bob Crowley, The Glass Menagerie
  • Rita Ryack, Casa Valentina
  • Christopher Oram, The Cripple of Inishmaan

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Bob Crowley, Aladdin
  • Chris Barreca, Rocky
  • Mark Wendland, If/Then
  • Alexander Dodge, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Machinal
  • Bob Crowley, The Glass Menagerie
  • Beowulf Boritt, Act One
  • Todd Rosenthal, Of Mice and Men

BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

  • Timothy O’Heir, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
  • Peter Hylenski, Rocky
  • Dan Moses Schreier, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
  • Mick Potter, Les Miserables

BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY

  • Clive Goodwin, The Glass Menagerie
  • Scott Lehrer, A Raisin In The Sun
  • Paul James Prendergast, All the Way
  • Rob Milburn, Of Mice and Men