Monday, June 13, 2011

2011 Broadway Tony Awards- Book of Mormon and War Horse Are Big Winners

Give My Regards To Broadway

In case you missed it, here are this year's Tony Award nominees and winners. The award ceremony was held June 12, 2011 at the Beacon Theater in New York City. Congratulations to everyone for a remarkable season.


The Book of Mormon wins nine Tony Awards.

Best Musical
The Book of Mormon - WINNER
Catch Me if You Can
The Scottsboro Boys
Sister Act


Best Play
Good People
Jerusalem
The Motherf—er With the Hat
War Horse - WINNER


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Nina Arianda, Born Yesterday
Frances McDormand, Good People - WINNER
Lily Rabe, The Merchant of Venice
Vanessa Redgrave, Driving Miss Daisy
Hannah Yelland, Brief Encounter 


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sutton Foster, Anything Goes - WINNER
Beth Leavel, Baby It’s You!
Patina Miller, Sister Act
Donna Murphy, The People in the Picture


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Brian Bedford, The Importance of Being Earnest
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf—er With the Hat
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Al Pacino, The Merchant of Venice
Mark Rylance, Jerusalem - WINNER


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me If You Can - WINNER
Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
Joshua Henry, The Scottsboro Boys
Andrew Rannels, The Book of Mormon
Tony Sheldon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert


Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, War Horse - WINNER
Joel Grey & George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart
Anna D. Shapiro, The Motherf—er 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 - WINNER
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Ellen Barkin, The Normal Heart - WINNER
Edie Falco, The House of Blue Leaves
Judith Light, Lombardi
Joanna Lumley, La Bête
Elizabeth Rodriguez, The Motherf—er With the Hat


Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Mackenzie Crook, Jerusalem
Billy Crudup, Arcadia
John Benjamin Hickey, The Normal Heart - WINNER
Arian Moayed, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Yul Vázquez, The Motherf—er With the Hat


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 - WINNER
Patti LuPone, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


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 - WINNER
Forrest McClendon, The Scottsboro Boys
Rory O’Malley, The Book of Mormon 


Best Revival of a Play
Arcadia
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Merchant of Venice
The Normal Heart - WINNER


Best Revival of a Musical
Anything Goes - WINNER
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying


Best Book of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon - WINNER
David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys
Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane, Sister Act


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 - WINNER
Marc Shaiman & Larry Blank, Catch Me If You Can


Best Original Score Written for the Theater
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon - WINNER
John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys
Alan Menken (music) and Glenn Slater (lyrics), Sister Act
David Yazbek, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown


Best Choreography
Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes - WINNER
Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys


Best Sound Design of a Musical
Peter Hylenski, The Scottsboro Boys
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Catch Me If You Can
Brian Ronan, Anything Goes

Brian Ronan, The Book of Mormon - WINNER


Best Sound Design of a Play
Acme Sound Partners & Cricket S. Myers, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Simon Baker, Brief Encounter
Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Jerusalem
Christopher Shutt, War Horse - WINNER


Best Costume Design of a Play
Jess Goldstein, The Merchant of Venice

Desmond Heeley, The Importance of Being Earnest - WINNER
Mark Thompson, La Bête

Catherine Zuber, Born Yesterday


Best Costume Design of a Musical
Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner, Priscilla Queen of the Desert - WINNER
Martin Pakledinaz, Anything Goes

Ann Roth, The Book of Mormon
Catherine Zuber, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying


Best Scenic Design of a Play
Todd Rosenthal, The Motherf—er With the Hat
Rae Smith, War Horse - WINNER
Ultz, Jerusalem
Mark Wendland, The Merchant of Venice


Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Beowulf Boritt, The Scottsboro Boys
Derek McLane, Anything Goes
Scott Pask, The Book of Mormon - WINNER
Donyale Werle, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson



Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ken Billington, The Scottsboro Boys
Howell Binkley, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Peter Kaczorowski, Anything Goes

Brian MacDevitt, The Book of Mormon - WINNER


Best Lighting Design of a Play

Paule Constable, War Horse - WINNER
David Lander, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Kenneth Posner, The Merchant of Venice
Mimi Jordan Sherin, Jerusalem

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