Who Is Eligible for a 2011 Tony?

Who-Is-Eligible-for-a-2011-Tony-20010101Just in from TonyAwards.com is a list of shows and performers who are eligible for Tony nominations this season. The live webcast of the 2011 Tony Award® nominations will take place on May 3.

The American Theatre Wing's 65th annual Tony Awards® will be broadcast on Sunday, June 12 on CBS. The Tonys are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

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1. Overall Production Categories
Best Play

  • Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
  • Brief Encounter
  • Colin Quinn Long Story Short
  • Elling
  • A Free Man of Color
  • Ghetto Klown
  • Good People
  • High
  • Jerusalem
  • Lombardi
  • The Motherf**ker with the Hat
  • The Pee-Wee Herman Show
  • The Pitmen Painters
  • War Horse

 

Best Musical

  • Baby It's You!
  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
  • The Book of Mormon
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Elf
  • The People in the Picture
  • Priscilla Queen of the Desert
  • Rain
  • The Scottsboro Boys
  • Sister Act
  • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Wonderland 
  • Best Revival of a Play
  • Arcadia
  • Born Yesterday
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • The House of Blue Leaves
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • La Bête
  • A Life in the Theatre
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • Mrs. Warren's Profession
  • The Normal Heart
  • That Championship Season


Best Revival of a Musical

  • Anything Goes
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 

2. Lead Actor Categories

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

  • Brian Bedford - The Importance of Being Earnest 
  • Jim Belushi - Born Yesterday 
  • Bobby Cannavale - The Motherf**ker with the Hat 
  • Brian Cox - That Championship Season 
  • Santino Fontana - The Importance of Being Earnest 
  • Brendan Fraser - Elling 
  • David Furr - The Importance of Being Earnest 
  • James Earl Jones - Driving Miss Daisy 
  • Dan Lauria - Lombardi 
  • John Leguizamo - Ghetto Klown
  • Joe Mantello - The Normal Heart 
  • Seth Numrich - War Horse 
  • Denis O'Hare - Elling 
  • Al Pacino - The Merchant of Venice 
  • David Hyde Pierce - La Bête 
  • Colin Quinn - Colin Quinn Long Story Short 
  • Paul Reubens - The Pee-Wee Herman Show 
  • Mark Rylance - Jerusalem 
  • Mark Rylance - La Bête 
  • Patrick Stewart - A Life in the Theatre 
  • Ben Stiller - The House of Blue Leaves 
  • Tristan Sturrock - Brief Encounter 
  • Robin Williams - Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo 
  • Jeffrey Wright - A Free Man of Color

*All other eligible performers will be considered in the Featured Role category.

 

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

  • Nina Arianda - Born Yesterday 
  • Cherry Jones - Mrs. Warren's Profession 
  • Frances McDormand - Good People 
  • Lily Rabe - The Merchant of Venice 
  • Vanessa Redgrave - Driving Miss Daisy 
  • Kathleen Turner - High 
  • Hannah Yelland - Brief Encounter

*All other eligible performers will be considered in the Featured Role category.

 

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

  • Sebastian Arcelus - Elf 
  • Norbert Leo Butz - Catch Me If You Can 
  • Colin Donnell - Anything Goes 
  • Josh Gad - The Book of Mormon 
  • Joshua Henry - The Scottsboro Boys 
  • Daniel Radcliffe - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 
  • Andrew Rannells - The Book of Mormon 
  • Tony Sheldon - Priscilla Queen of the Desert 
  • Will Swenson - Priscilla Queen of the Desert 
  • Aaron Tveit - Catch Me If You Can 
  • Benjamin Walker - Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

*All other eligible performers will be considered in the Featured Role category.

 

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

  • Janet Dacal - Wonderland 
  • Sutton Foster - Anything Goes 
  • Beth Leavel - Baby It's You! 
  • Patina Miller - Sister Act 
  • Donna Murphy - The People in the Picture 
  • Sherie Rene Scott - Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

 

 

 

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