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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:

Best Play
In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play Author: Sarah Ruhl
Next Fall Author: Geoffrey Nauffts
Red Author: John Logan  Winner
Time Stands Still Author: Donald Margulies

Best Musical
American Idiot
Memphis Winner
Million Dollar Quartet

Best Book of a Musical
Everyday Rapture - Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott
Fela! - Jim Lewis & Bill T. Jones
Memphis -Joe DiPietro  Winner
Million Dollar Quartet - Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
The Addams Family
Music & Lyrics: Andrew Lippa

Music: Adam Cork
Lyrics: Lucy Prebble

Music: Branford Marsalis

Memphis Winner
Music: David Bryan
Lyrics: Joe DiPietro, David Bryan

Best Revival of a Play
Fences Winner
Lend Me a Tenor
The Royal Family
A View from the Bridge

Best Revival of a Musical
Finian's Rainbow
La Cage aux Folles Winner
A Little Night Music

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play
Jude Law, Hamlet
Alfred Molina, Red
Liev Schreiber, A View from the Bridge
Christopher Walken, A Behanding in Spokane
Denzel Washington, Fences Winner

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Viola Davis, Fences Winner
Valerie Harper, Looped
Linda Lavin, Collected Stories
Laura Linney, Time Stands Still
Jan Maxwell, The Royal Family

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
Kelsey Grammer, La Cage aux Folles
Sean Hayes, Promises, Promises
Douglas Hodge, La Cage aux Folles Winner
Chad Kimball, Memphis
Sahr Ngaujah, Fela!

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 Actor in a Play
David Alan Grier, Race
Stephen McKinley Henderson, Fences
Jon Michael Hill, Superior Donuts
Stephen Kunken, Enron
Eddie Redmayne, Red 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!

Best Scenic Design of a Play
John Lee Beatty, The Royal Family
Alexander Dodge, Present Laughter
Santo Loquasto, Fences
Christopher Oram, Red Winner

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Marina Draghici, Fela!
Christine Jones, American Idiot Winner
Derek McLane, Ragtime
Tim Shortall, La Cage aux Folles

Best Costume Design of a Play
Martin Pakledinaz, Lend Me a Tenor
Constanza Romero, Fences
David Zinn, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
Catherine Zuber, The Royal Family Winner

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Marina Draghici, Fela! Winner
Paul Tazewell, Memphis
Matthew Wright, La Cage aux Folles

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin, Hamlet
Neil Austin, Red Winner
Mark Henderson, Enron
Brian MacDevitt, Fences

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kevin Adams, American Idiot Winner
Donald Holder, Ragtime
Nick Richings, La Cage aux Folles
Robert Wierzel, Fela!

Best Sound Design of a Play
ACME Sound Partners, Fences
Adam Cork, Enron
Adam Cork, Red Winner
Scott Lehrer, A View from the Bridge

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Jonathan Deans, La Cage aux Folles
Robert Kaplowitz, Fela! Winner
Dan Moses Schreier and Gareth Owen, A Little Night Music
Dan Moses Schreier, Sondheim on Sondheim

Best Direction of a Play
Michael Grandage, Red Winner
Sheryl Kaller, Next Fall
Kenny Leon, Fences
Gregory Mosher, A View from the Bridge

Best Direction of a Musical
Christopher Ashley, Memphis
Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Ragtime
Terry Johnson, La Cage aux Folles Winner
Bill T. Jones, Fela!

Best Choreography
Rob Ashford, Promises, Promises
Bill T. Jones, Fela! Winner
Lynne Page, La Cage aux Folles
Twyla Tharp, Come Fly Away

Best Orchestrations
Jason Carr, La Cage aux Folles
AaRon Johnson, Fela!
Jonathan Tunick, Promises, Promises
Daryl Waters & David Bryan, Memphis Winner

Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Alan Ayckbourn
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
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.

B.H. Barry
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.

Tom Viola
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.

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