It's Tony Night! Complete Guide to BWW Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!

It's Tony Night! Complete Guide to BWW Coverage - All You Need to Know; Nominees, Schedule & More!It's here! The 2012 Tony Awards will air on CBS tonight, June 10 at 8pm and, as usual, BroadwayWorld.com will be your one-stop shop for all things Tonys on Tony Day, Night and Beyond!

Sunday Morning: Follow our LIVE coverage starting from Tony Rehearsals starting at approximately 10am. Want to know who's performing what? What order to expect the awards in and other tidbits? Spoil yourself!

Sunday 6:00 PM: BroadwayWorld.com's live coverage will begin with photos from the red carpet and Superfan BroadwayGirl NYC's special blog of the red carpet PLUS you can watch the entire red carpet -- right here! Followed by LIVE Backstage video!

Sunday 7:30 PM: The ceremony officially begins. Unless you're in the Beacon or watching live in Times Square, we're the only place that you'll get direct live updates of who is winning all of the pre-telecast Creative Tony Awards!

Sunday 8:00 PM: Our full team kicks into gear to bring you complete coverage. We'll feature not one, not two, but THREE exclusive live blogs from Michael Dale backstage, superfan BroadwayGirlNYC, and BroadwayWorld.com's West End Editor Carrie Dunn with her trademark British snark (or 'Britsnark' as she calls it).

We'll also be bringing you live coverage of who's winning, transcriptions of the the on-air and backstage thank you speaches, live photos from the best photo team in the business, videos of the winners after they come offstage, special surprises and more!

Beyond...: Keep checking BroadwayWorld.com on Tony night, well into the early morning hours, and in the days ahead for EVERYTHING Tonys including our special SOUND OFF wrap-up by Pat Cerasaro and more!!

And the nominees are...

Best Play

Clybourne Park, Author: Bruce Norris 
Other Desert Cities, Author: Jon Robin Baitz 
Peter and the Starcatcher, Author: Rick Elice
Venus in Fur, Author: David Ives

Best Musical 

Leap of Faith 
Newsies 
Nice Work If You Can Get It 
Once 

Best Revival of a Play

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman 
Gore Vidal’s The Best Man 
Master Class 
Wit 

Best Revival of a Musical 

Evita
Follies 
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess 
Jesus Christ Superstar 

Best Book of a Musical

Lysistrata Jones, Douglas Carter Beane
Newsies, Harvey Fierstein
Nice Work If You Can Get It, Joe DiPietro
Once, Enda Walsh

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

Bonnie & Clyde Music: Frank Wildhorn,  Lyrics: Don Black
Newsies Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Jack Feldman
One Man, Two Guvnors Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding
Peter and the Starcatcher Music: Wayne Barker, Lyrics: Rick Elice

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

James CordenOne Man, Two Guvnors
Philip Seymour HoffmanArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
James Earl JonesGore Vidal’s The Best Man
Frank LangellaMan and Boy
John LithgowThe Columnist

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

Nina AriandaVenus in Fur
Tracie BennettEnd of the Rainbow
Stockard ChanningOther Desert Cities
Linda LavinThe Lyons
Cynthia NixonWit

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

Danny BursteinFollies
Jeremy JordanNewsies
Steve KazeeOnce
Norm LewisThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Ron RainesFollies

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

Jan MaxwellFollies
Audra McDonaldThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Cristin MiliotiOnce
Kelli O’Hara, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Laura OsnesBonnie & Clyde

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

Christian BorlePeter and the Starcatcher
Michael CumpstyEnd of the Rainbow
Tom EddenOne Man, Two Guvnors
Andrew GarfieldArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Jeremy ShamosClybourne Park

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

Linda EmondArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Spencer KaydenDon’t Dress for Dinner
Celia Keenan-BolgerPeter and the Starcatcher
Judith LightOther Desert Cities
Condola RashadStick Fly

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

Phillip BoykinThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael CerverisEvita
David Alan GrierThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Michael McGrathNice Work If You Can Get It
Josh YoungJesus Christ Superstar

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

Elizabeth A. DavisOnce
Jayne HoudyshellFollies
Judy KayeNice Work If You Can Get It
Jessie MuellerOn A Clear Day You Can See Forever
Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Ghost the Musical

Best Scenic Design of a Play

John Lee BeattyOther Desert Cities
Daniel OstlingClybourne Park
Mark ThompsonOne Man, Two Guvnors
Donyale WerlePeter and the Starcatcher

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Bob CrowleyOnce
Rob Howell and Jon DriscollGhost the Musical
Tobin Ost and Sven OrtelNewsies
George TsypinSpider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Best Costume Design of a Play

William Ivey LongDon’t Dress for Dinner
Paul TazewellA Streetcar Named Desire
Mark ThompsonOne Man, Two Guvnors
Paloma YoungPeter and the Starcatcher

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg BarnesFollies
ESosa, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Eiko IshiokaSpider-Man Turn Off The Dark
Martin PakledinazNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Jeff CroiterPeter and the Starcatcher
Peter KaczorowskiThe Road to Mecca
Brian MacDevittArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Kenneth PosnerOther Desert Cities

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Christopher AkerlindThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Natasha KatzFollies
Natasha KatzOnce
Hugh VanstoneGhost the Musical

Best Sound Design of a Play

Paul ArdittiOne Man, Two Guvnors
Scott LehrerArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Gareth OwenEnd of the Rainbow
Darron L. WestPeter and the Starcatcher

Best Sound Design of a Musical

ACME Sound PartnersThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Clive GoodwinOnce
Kai HaradaFollies
Brian RonanNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Choreography

Rob AshfordEvita
Christopher Gattelli, Newsies
Steven HoggettOnce
Kathleen MarshallNice Work If You Can Get It

Best Direction of a Play

Nicholas HytnerOne Man, Two Guvnors
Pam MacKinnonClybourne Park
Mike NicholsArthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Roger Rees and Alex TimbersPeter and the Starcatcher

Best Direction of a Musical

Jeff CalhounNewsies
Kathleen MarshallNice Work If You Can Get It
Diane PaulusThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
John TiffanyOnce

Best Orchestrations

William David Brohn and Christopher JahnkeThe Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It
Martin LoweOnce
Danny TroobNewsies

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories 

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Emanuel Azenberg * WINNER *

Regional Theatre Award
The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C. * WINNER *

Isabelle Stevenson Award
Bernadette Peters * WINNER *

Special Tony Award
Actors’ Equity Association * WINNER * 
Hugh Jackman * WINNER *

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre
Freddie Gershon * WINNER *
Artie Siccardi * WINNER *
TDF Open Doors * WINNER *

 

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