MEMPHIS, LA CAGE, RED & FENCES Win Big at 2010 Tony Awards!
Broadwayworld.com will be updating the winners of The 2010 Tony Awards in real time as they are presented. All winners will be marked in bold red next to their names as they are announced.
The 2010 Tony Awards will air live on CBS, on Sunday, June 13th 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay) and are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
And the nominees are:
Million Dollar Quartet
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Addams Family
Music & Lyrics: Andrew Lippa
Music: Branford Marsalis
Best Revival of a Play
Lend Me a Tenor
The Royal Family
A View from the Bridge
Best Revival of a Musical
La Cage aux Folles Winner
A Little Night Music
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Kate Baldwin, Finian's Rainbow
Montego Glover, Memphis
Christiane Noll, Ragtime
Sherie Rene Scott, Everyday Rapture
Catherine Zeta-Jones, A Little Night Music Winner
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Maria Dizzia, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
RoseMary Harris, The Royal Family
Jessica Hecht, A View from the Bridge
Scarlett Johansson, A View from the Bridge Winner
Jan Maxwell, Lend Me a Tenor
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
Kevin Chamberlin, The Addams Family
Robin De Jesús, La Cage aux Folles
Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian's Rainbow
Levi Kreis, Million Dollar Quartet Winner
Bobby Steggert, Ragtime
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Barbara Cook, Sondheim on Sondheim
Katie Finneran, Promises, Promises Winner
Angela Lansbury, A Little Night Music
Karine Plantadit, Come Fly Away
Lillias White, Fela!
Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Ayckbourn is the author of more than 74 full-length plays. He has directed more than 300 productions, including the West End premieres of most of his writing. Between 1972 and 2009, he was the Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough, England. Sir Alan, who was knighted in 1997, was most recently represented on Broadway with The Norman Conquests (Best Revival of a Play, 2009).
Marian Seldes won a Tony Award in 1967 for her performance in Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, the first of five Tony nominations. Her Broadway career spans more than six decades, from her debut in Medea in 1947 through her most recent appearance, in Terrence McNally's Deuce (2007).
Regional Theatre Tony Award®
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, Connecticut
Located in Waterford, Connecticut, The O'Neill is home to six distinct programs: the O'Neill Playwrights Conference, Music Theater Conference, Puppetry Conference, National Theater Institute, Critics Institute and the Monte Cristo Cottage, Eugene O'Neill's childhood home located in neighboring New London.
Isabelle Stevenson Award
David Hyde Pierce
A past Tony Award-winning performer, Pierce is being honored for his work in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. He began his support for the Alzheimer's Association in the early 1990s and is currently a National Board Member. He works on both a local and national level advocating congressional leaders for additional funding for Alzheimer's research and care programs.
Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York
Founded in 1972, A.R.T./New York assists its nearly 300 member theatres in the Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre community in managing their companies effectively so they may realize their rich artistic visions and serve their diverse audiences well.
A leading theatrical fight director, Mr. Barry pioneered the teaching of stage combat as part of the curriculum in U.S. drama programs, having being been trained in his native England. His numerous Broadway credits range from the 1981 productions of Frankenstein and Macbeth to Dividing the Estate in 2008.
Midtown North & South New York City Police Precincts
The Midtown North & South Precincts serve and protect the area of Midtown Manhattan. The Precincts help ensure the safety and well-being of the millions of Broadway theatre patrons and tourists in the Theatre District, as well as for all of those who work in the theatre community.
Mr. Viola is being honored for his personal commitment to the fight against AIDS. He is Executive Director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the nation's leading industry-based not-for-profit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization.