Tony Awards 2018 Winner Predictions Thread

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Best Musical
The Band’s Visit

Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady
Once On This Island
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Book of Musical

The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

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

Angels in America

Music: Adrian Sutton

The Band’s Visit

?Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady

Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit

(Norbert vs. Grey)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady

(Lindsay vs. Ashley)

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Musical?

Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Musical

?Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

(Tina vs. Michael)

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Updated On: 5/2/18 at 03:30 PM
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Best Musical
The Band’s Visit
Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady
Once On This Island
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Book of Musical
The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Angels in America
Music: Adrian Sutton


The Band’s Visit
?Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek


Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical?
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Musical?
Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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Best Musical

  • Frozen
  • Mean Girls
  • SpongeBob SquarePants
  • The Band's Visit

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Carousel
  • My Fair Lady
  • Once on This Island

Best Book

  • Tina Fey - Mean Girls
  • Kyle Jarrow - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Jennifer Lee - Frozen
  • Itamar Moses - The Band's Visit

Best Score

  • Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez - Frozen
  • Jeff Richmond & Nell Benjamin - Mean Girls
  • Adrian Sutton - Angels in America
  • Various Artists - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • David Yazbek - The Band's Visit

Best Leading Actor

  • Harry Hadden-Paton - My Fair Lady
  • Joshua Henry - Carousel
  • Tony Shalhoub - The Band's Visit
  • Ethan Slater - SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Leading Actress

  • LaChanze - Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
  • Lauren Ambrose - My Fair Lady
  • Hailey Kilgore - Once on This Island
  • Taylor Louderman - Mean Girls
  • Katrina Lenk - The Band's Visit
  • Jessie Mueller - Carousel

Best Featured Actor

  • Norbert Leo Butz - My Fair Lady
  • Grey Henson - Mean Girls
  • Alexander Gemignani - Carousel
  • Gavin Lee - SpongeBob Squarepants
  • Ari'el Stachel - The Band's Visit

Best Featured Actress

  • Ariana Debose - Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
  • Renee Fleming - Carousel
  • Lindsay Mendez - Carousel (please, oh please)
  • Ashley Park - Mean Girls (also possible)
  • Diana Rigg - My Fair Lady

Best Direction

  • Michael Arden - Once on This Island
  • David Cromer - The Band's Visit
  • Tina Landau - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Casey Nicholaw - Mean Girls
  • Bartlett Sher - My Fair Lady

Best Scenic Design

  • Dane Laffrey - Once on This Island
  • Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young - Mean Girls
  • Scott Pask - The Band's Visit
  • Michael Yeargan - My Fair Lady
  • David Zinn - SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Costume Design

  • Gregg Barnes - Mean Girls
  • Clint Ramos - Once on This Island
  • Ann Roth - Carousel
  • David Zinn - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Catherine Zuber - My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design

  • Kevin Adams - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhower - Once on This Island
  • Donald Holder - My Fair Lady
  • Brian MacDevitt - Carousel
  • Tyler Micoleau - The Band's Visit

Best Sound Design

  • Kai Harada - The Band's Visit
  • Peter Hylenski - Once on This Island
  • Scott Lehrer - Carousel
  • Brian Ronan - Mean Girls
  • Walter Trarbach & Mike Dobson - SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Choreography

  • Christopher Gattelli - My Fair Lady
  • Christopher Gattelli - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Steven Hoggett - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  • Casey Nicholaw - Mean Girls
  • Justin Peck - Carousel

Best Orchestrations

  • John Clancy - Mean Girls
  • Tom Kitt - SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Jamshied Sharifi - The Band's Visit
  • Michael Starobin & AnnMarie Milazzo - Once on This Island
  • Jonathan Tunick - Carousel
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Best Musical
The Band’s Visit

Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady
Once On This Island
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Book of Musical

The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

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

Angels in America

Music: Adrian Sutton

The Band’s Visit

Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit


Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady



Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady


Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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[Everyone is missing a few of the awards like Best Play and Best Revival of a Play.  I added those in.  There are others missing but I'm too lazy to add them.]

 

Best Musical
The Band’s Visit

Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Play
The Children
Farinelli and the King
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Junk
Latin History for Morons

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady
Once On This Island
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Revival of a Play
Angels in America
Lobby Hero
Three Tall Women
The Iceman Cometh
Travesties
[Undecided]

Best Book of Musical
The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Angels in America
Music: Adrian Sutton
The Band’s Visit
Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek
Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
[Undecided]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit
[Undecided]

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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BEST MUSICAL
The Band's Visit

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
My Fair Lady

BEST PLAY
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Angels in America

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Katrina Lenk, The Band's Visit

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
[SHOULD WIN] Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Lindsay Mendez, Carousel

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Denise Gough, Angels in America

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
David Cromer, The Band's Visit
[BUT HE SHOULD TIE WITH] Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
David Yazbek, The Band's Visit

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Justin Peck, Carousel

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A PLAY
Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A PLAY
Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SCENIC DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady

BEST SCENIC DESIGN IN A PLAY
Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Peter Hylenski, Once on This Island

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A PLAY
Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Updated On: 5/2/18 at 04:28 PM
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BEST MUSICAL
The Band's Visit

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
My Fair Lady

BEST PLAY
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Angels in America

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Katrina Lenk, The Band's Visit

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Nathan Lane, Angels in America  OR
Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Lindsay Mendez, Carousel

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Denise Gough, Angels in America

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
David Cromer, The Band's Visit OR  Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
David Yazbek, The Band's Visit

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Justin Peck, Carousel

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A PLAY
Katrina Lindsay, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A PLAY
Neil Austin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SCENIC DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady

BEST SCENIC DESIGN IN A PLAY
Christine Jones, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A PLAY
Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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not to trunkate things, but of the 8 acting awards, im going with 2 supporting wins for harry potter, a lead and a supporting for each carousel and my fair lady, henry, mendez, ambrose, butz, andrew garfield and glenda.

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There’s no way (in my opinion, of course) that Katrina Lenk isn’t winning the Tony. 

CZJ at opening night party for A Little Night Music, Dec 13, 2009.
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^I agree. I think we'll see:

Best Actress Musical- Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit)

Best Actor Musical- This one could really go any direction. I would probably vote Shalhoub, but I think that Ethan Slater might actually win for SpongeBob.

Best Featured Actress Musical- Lindsay Mendez (Carousel)

Best Featured Actor Musical- Norbert Leo Butz (My Fair Lady)

Best Actress Play- Glenda Jackson (Three Tall Women)

Best Lead Actor Play- Andrew Garfield (Angels in America)

Best Featured Actor Play- Nathan Lane (Angels in America)

Best Featured Actress Play- Denise Gough (Angels in America)

I think The Band's Visit will win Musical, Score, and Book and maybe even director as well as Lead Actress and maybe Lead Actor. I see it taking 4-6 Tonys.

I'm hoping for a Once on This Island win for revival, but I think My Fair Lady is giving it strong competition.

Updated On: 5/2/18 at 06:08 PM
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Predictions: Winners in gold 

Best Musical

“The Band’s Visit”

“Frozen”

“Mean Girls”

“SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical”

As of December, the choice here seemed clear. The Band’s Visit, a beautiful, artistic triumph by distinguished Broadway veterans, was a lock. However, a sudden charge by the box office smash and critical darling Mean Girls may be enough to put it over the edge.  

Best Play

“The Children”

“Farinelli and the King”

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

“Junk”

“Latin History for Morons”

This is the year of Hogwarts on Broadway. The only possible challenge could be Farinelli and the King, but that would be an absolute upset. Look for the artistic and commercial triumph to continue.  

Best Revival of a Musical

“Carousel”

“My Fair Lady”

“Once on This Island”

With only three contenders, the race may seem easy. However, this is one of the tightest races. Carousel received mixed reception, but leads in the nominations, and has serious shots in two big categories. My Fair Lady is a sterling revival directed by a sterling director with an amazing, stacked cast and creative team, but many feel that My Fair Lady is just competing against Sher’s other works, not necessarily the other two revivals. This leaves once on This Island, the little show that could. With eight nominations, it is a small show, flawlessly produced and beautiful all the way through. It would be hard to beat. 

Best Revival of a Play

“Angels in America”

“Lobby Hero”

“Three Tall Women”

“The Iceman Cometh”

“Travesties”

 Arguably one of the strongest categories this year, if not the strongest, any of the five could win. However, with just three and five nominations, Lobby Hero and Travesties are two small to get any attention. This leaves Angels, Women and Iceman. Iceman and Women are more showcases for a particular performance (Denzel Washington and Glenda Jackson) and less a fully formed revival. This leaves Angels, a two part, seven hour journey of biblical performances that has left critics on their knees and audiences at the ticket booths.   

Best Book of a Musical

“The Band’s Visit,” Itamar Moses

“Frozen,” Jennifer Lee

“Mean Girls,” Tina Fey

“SpongeBob SquarePants,” Kyle Jarrow

The book of Mean Girls, adapted by original screenplay writer Tina Fey is widely considered to be the best part of the show, and with a name like Fey, The Band’s Visit has a serious competitor. This category, however, could be a good chance to recognize Mean Girls, as the original categories are much weaker than others. 

Best Original Score

“Angels in America,” Adrian Sutton

“The Band’s Visit,” Music and Lyrics: David Yazbek

“Frozen,” Music and Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

“Mean Girls,” Music: Jeff Richmond; Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

“SpongeBob SquarePants,” Various contributors

Finally, after three tries and one near miss, David Yazbeck will finally get his time in the sun. His score for The Band’s Visit is thrilling, amazing, and thoroughly original on every level. Nothing this seasons comes close. 

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Andrew Garfield, “Angels in America”

Tom Hollander, “Travesties”

Jamie Parker, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Mark Rylance, “Farinelli and the King”

Denzel Washington, “The Iceman Cometh”

Another stacked category. Once again, Travesties doesn’t really make much of a dent nomination wise, compared to the rest of the plays, and Tom Hollander is also a relative newcomer to the Broadway stage. Rylance as three tony awards, and they don’t seem to be in the mood to give him another. This leaves previous winner Washington, previous nominee Garfield, and newcomer Parker. Washington’s performance received mixed reviews, alongside the rest of the production. This leaves Garfield and Parker. Look to the precursors to see how they flip. 

Best Leading Actress in a Play

Glenda Jackson, “Three Tall Women”

Condola Rashad, “Saint Joan”

Lauren Ridloff, “Children of a Lesser God”

Amy Schumer, “Meteor Shower”

Despite some excellent work from the other ladies in the category, this award has been seized by the hair by Glenda Jackson, who gives the performance of her career in a role custom made for her magnificent return to the stage.

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Harry Hadden-Paton, “My Fair Lady”

Joshua Henry, “Carousel”

Ethan Slater, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Tony Shalhoub, “The Band’s Visit”

Excellent work all around, but this comes down to two people. Although Hadden-Paton and Shalhoub give excellent work, Hadden-Paton is outshined by the other players in the cast, and Shalhoub doesn’t really sing. Henry and Slater are practically carrying their shows on their might shoulders, and it is going to go done to the wire. Look for the precursors and see how they flip. 

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Lauren Ambrose, “My Fair Lady”

Hailey Kilgore, “Once on This Island”

LaChanze, “summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

Katrina Lenk, “The Band’s Visit”

Taylor Louderman, “Mean Girls”

Jessie Mueller, “Carousel”

The hardest and largest category this year, it will come down between three actresses. LaChanze is a previous winner, who nod was practically a courtesy nod for her solid work in a rough show. Mueller has also won before, and will definitely be around long enough to win at least one more Tony Award. Louderman is a first time nominee, and her nod is a nod to acknowledge her debut. This leaves Kilgore, Lenk, and Ambrose. Lenk has been the front runner for almost a year, and her momentum has suffered with the arrival of Kilgore and Ambrose on the scene. To pick between the other two, Kilgore has the best chance of snagging the prize from Lenk. Both could ride the coattails of their shows, locks in their respective categories. Don’t forget about Ambrose, however.  

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Anthony Boyle, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Michael Cera, “Lobby Hero”

Brian Tyree Henry, “Lobby Hero”

Nathan Lane, “Angels in America”

David Morse, “The Iceman Cometh”

Nathan Lane should be sending roses and chocolates to whomever decided that Roy Cohn was a featured role, because it has practically guaranteed a third win for the veteran actor. His work as Cohn is devastating and blistering, a complete 180 for the usually comic actor. Although the other actors are strong, they fail to ignite the same fire. However, if the voters hesitate to hand a third win to Lane, look for Boyle to ride the coattails of Potter to a win. 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Susan Brown, “Angels in America”

Noma Dumezweni, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Deborah Findlay, “The Children”

Denise Gough, “Angels in America”

Laurie Metcalf, “Three Tall Women”

The Children came and went with little flair, and is largely forgotten. Dumezweni has an Olivier award behind her, as does Denise Gough. However, vote splitting between Gough and Brown could lead to a smack down between Dumezweni and Metcalf. Since Metcalf won last win for leading actress, Dumezweni can add a Tony Award to her mantle. 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Norbert Leo Butz, “My Fair Lady”

Alexander Gemignani, “Carousel”

Grey Henson, “Mean Girls”

Gavin Lee, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Ari’el Stachel, “The Band’s Visit”

A well-ordered category, any of these men could win without much kick-back from the community. However, one does have to win. Henson is a newbie, and his nod is the same as Louderman’s. Stachel has a small role, and he may be too far out of the reach of his show. Gemignani also has a small role, and had much of his material cut during revisions. This leaves Butz and Lee. Butz is a two time previous winner, and they may be hesitant to hand him a third. Lee is a previous nominee with industry appeal, and his one big taptastic solo may be enough to claim him a win.   

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Ariana DeBose, “summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

Renée Fleming, “Carousel”

Lindsay Mendez, “Carousel”

Ashley Park, “Mean Girls”

Diana Rigg, “My Fair Lady”

An easier category than others, DeBose’s nomination is her win, coming from a show with trashy reviews and little else at the awards. Rigg, despite her huge name and brilliant turn, doesn’t sing and only shows up in two scenes, so it’s not enough. Fleming got mixed reception, and her name was barely enough to get her on this list. This leaves Park and Mendez. Park gives a smashing and heartening Broadway debut, singing some of the most witty and inventive songs in the score. Mendez is an industry stalwart, whom has been working hard for over decade now, and her turn as Carrie earned the only unanimous raves of Carousel.  

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Miriam Buether, “Three Tall Women”

Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and the King”

Santo Loquasto, “The Iceman Cometh”

Christine Jones, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Ian MacNeil and Edward Pierce, “Angels in America”

This race comes down between Angels and Potter, both huge two part plays with massive and ever changing set pieces. However, the scope of Angels may be enough to win it the prize.  

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Dane Laffrey, “Once on this Island”

Scott Pask, “The Band’s Visit”

Scott Pask, Finn Ross and Adam Young, “Mean Girls”

Michael Yeargan, “My Fair Lady”

David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

This award stands to be SquarePants best shot at an award. Zinn’s designs for the show are eclectic and original, and many feel the best part of the show. However, Yeargan’s massive and colorful designs for Lady and Laffrey’s intimate and colorful designs for Once may push them over. 

Best Costume Design of a Play

Jonathan Fensom, “Farinelli and the King”

Nicky Gillibrand, “Angels in America”

Katrina Lindsay, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Ann Roth, “Three Tall Women”

Ann Roth, “The Iceman Cometh”

Roth has two nominations, so she’ll cancel herself out. Farinelli is too small of a show, although the costumes are gorgeous, which leaves Angels and Potter once again. Go for period and pick Potter. 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes, “Mean Girls”

Clint Ramos, “Once on This Island”

Ann Roth, “Carousel”

David Zinn, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Catherine Zuber, “My Fair Lady”

Roth has three nominations, so she’s out. Zuber has been nominated 13 times, so she’s out. Barnes’ costumes are overall normal, everyday clothes, so he’s out. This leaves Ramos and Zinn. If Zinn wins for set, he’ll be out here, but if he doesn’t, look for him to sneak in. If he does, than Ramos will win.   

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Neil Austin, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Paule Constable, “Angels in America”

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, “The Iceman Cometh”

Paul Russell, “Farinelli and the King”

Ben Stanton, “Junk”

Stanton is out because Junk only has one other nomination. Fisher and Eisenhauer need no more awards, having been nominated some 20 times since 1972. Russell is hindered by his show’s closure and small stature, and this once again, leaves Angels and Potter. Austin’s atmospheric and witty light tricks should be enough to triumph over Constable’s gritty and tantalizing sweeps.

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, “Once on This Island”

Donald Holder, “My Fair Lady”

Brian MacDevitt, “Carousel”

Tyler Micoleau, “The Band’s Visit”

Another of this show’s better chances at an award, turning the Broadway Theater into Bikini Bottom deserves something. If not, The Band’s Visit.

Best Direction of a Play

Marianne Elliott, “Angels in America”

Joe Mantello, “Three Tall Women”

Patrick Marber, “Travesties”

John Tiffany, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

George C. Wolfe, “The Iceman Cometh”

This again comes down between Angels and Potter. Elliott has industry appeal and two tony awards for crazy and inventive shows behind her, so she could be the favorite. However, Tiffany has an Olivier Award behind him, and a show with massive scope. 

Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, “Once on This Island”

David Cromer, “The Band’s Visit”

Tina Landau, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”

Bartlett Sher, “My Fair Lady”

Sher is out because he has won before, and will win again. Nicholaw is nominated twice, and he got mixed reviews overall. Landau, although she gave a thoroughly imaginative spin on her show, is out because her show won’t win anywhere else. This leaves Arden, whose beautiful and innovative direction made Island a thrilling experience. Also, Cromer, who may ride his shows weight to a win.    

Best Choreography

Christopher Gattelli, “My Fair Lady”

Christopher Gattelli, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

Steven Hoggett, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Casey Nicholaw, “Mean Girls”

Justin Peck, “Carousel”

This award will undoubtedly go to Peck. This is because Gattelli will cancel himself out, Hoggett won’t win because Potter is a play, and Nicholaw will vote split with himself in the director category. 

Best Orchestrations

John Clancy, “Mean Girls”

Tom Kitt, “SpongeBob SquarePants”

AnnMarie Milazzo and Michael Starobin, “Once on This Island”

Jamshied Sharifi, “The Band’s Visit”

Jonathan Tunick, “Carousel”

Milazzo and Starobin earn points for using some unusual instruments to create beautiful sound, and Kitt deserves points for combining some 17 different styles of composing into one strong score, this award is between Sharifi, for accentuating Yazbeck’s beautiful score to stunning heights, and Tunick, and industry veteran whom has been orchestrating shows since the 60’s and has only claimed one tony award. Watch out for Tunick to slide by on career merit. 

Sound Design in a Play

Adam Cork, “Travesties”

Ian Dickinson for Autograph, “Angels in America”

Gareth Fry, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Tom Gibbons, “1984”

Dan Moses Schreier, “The Iceman Cometh”

Although I know little about sound design, a show with magic has got to have some pretty solid sound tricks. Angels is a close second. 

Sound Design in a Musical

Kai Harada, “The Band’s Visit”

Peter Hylenski, “Once on This Island”

Scott Lehrer, “Carousel”

Brian Ronan, “Mean Girls”

Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, “SpongeBob SquarePants

Same as above. Look for Mean Girls to sneak in if they want to give the show something.

 

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SondhiemForever, I know you joined the boards today, but the misspelling in your username invalidates pretty much everything you just wrote.

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SondhiemForever said: "


Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Ariana DeBose, “summer: The Donna Summer Musical”

Renée Fleming, “Carousel”

Lindsay Mendez, “Carousel”

Ashley Park, “Mean Girls”

Diana Rigg, “My Fair Lady”

An easier category than others, DeBose’s nomination is her win, coming from a show with trashy reviews and little else at the awards. Rigg, despite her huge name and brilliant turn, doesn’t sing and only shows up in two scenes, so it’s not enough. Fleming got mixed reception, and her name was barely enough to get her on this list. This leaves Park and Mendez. Park gives a smashing and heartening Broadway debut, singing some of the most witty and inventive songs in the score. Mendez is an industry stalwart, whom has been working hard for over decade now, and her turn as Carrie earned the only unanimous raves of Carousel.”

 

You do realize Ashley Park has been in several Broadway shows before this, including the most recent revival of Sunday in the Park with George and the King and I.

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These look 100% right to me.

(And I'll never know but I think Harry Potter and Glenda Jackson get every single vote.)

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The Band's Visit

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
My Fair Lady

BEST PLAY
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Angels in America

BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Harry Hadden-Paton,My Fair Lady

BEST ACTOR IN A PLAY
Andrew Garfield,Angels in America

BEST ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Katrina Lenk,The Band's Visit

BEST ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Glenda Jackson,Three Tall Women

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Norbert Leo Butz,My Fair Lady

BEST FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY
Nathan Lane,Angels in America
[SHOULD WIN] Anthony Boyle,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Lindsay Mendez,Carousel

BEST FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Denise Gough,Angels in America

BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
David Cromer, The Band's Visit
[BUT HE SHOULD TIE WITH]Bartlett Sher,My Fair Lady

BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
John Tiffany,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Itamar Moses,The Band's Visit

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
David Yazbek,The Band's Visit

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Justin Peck,Carousel

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Catherine Zuber,My Fair Lady

BEST COSTUME DESIGN IN A PLAY
Katrina Lindsay,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Kevin Adams,SpongeBob SquarePants

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN IN A PLAY
Neil Austin,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SCENICDESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Michael Yeargan,My Fair Lady

BEST SCENIC DESIGN IN A PLAY
Christine Jones,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A MUSICAL
Peter Hylenski,Once on This Island

BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A PLAY
Gareth Fry,Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
"

 

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I wouldn’t be shocked if Diana Rigg won over Mendez.
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I really don't think Kilgore has much of a shot. It's a great debut, but to me, the nod felt like the extent of her recognition, like "good debut, kid." Louderman is kind of similar (although this is her 3rd Broadway show), but it's recognition for coming into her own with this character.

It's really only between Lenk and Ambrose, with Lenk having the edge.

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Is Hadden-Paton the new favorite for Actor? I thought it was still Henry. Super excited to see them both next month!
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Best Musical
The Band’s Visit

Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady
Once On This Island
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Book of Musical

The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

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

Angels in America

Music: Adrian Sutton

The Band’s Visit

Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady

Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

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

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady

(Lindsay vs. Ashley)

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady

Best Lighting Design of a Musical?

Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

I went on a limb and chose Ambrose as the winner. I just have a feeling about it. I also think Harry Hadden-Payton is going to take it even though I think Joshua Henry may have more contacts in the industry. That said, I do think OotI will steal enough hearts and take Best Revival since MFL is being compared to Sher's other revivals and OotI just took people by surprise as people had lower expectations for it going in. 

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I think OoTI takes either Revival or Director but not both. I have a bad feeling that it will underperform just like it did at nominations.

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Andrew Garfield, I'm rooting for you!!!! 

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Best Musical
The Band’s Visit - WILL WIN

Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - SHOULD WIN

Best Revival of a Musical
My Fair Lady - WILL WIN
Once On This Island - SHOULD WIN
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

Best Book of Musical

The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses 
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical: Kyle Jarrow

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

Angels in America

Music: Adrian Sutton

The Band’s Visit - WILL WIN

Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Frozen
Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls
Music: Jeff Richmond
Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - SHOULD WIN
Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil'C 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Harry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once On This Island 
LaChanze, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit - WILL WIN
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel - SHOULD WIN

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

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady - WILL WIN
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Grey Henson, Mean Girls - SHOULD WIN
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Ari'el Stachel, The Band’s Visit

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
Renée Fleming, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Lindsay Mendez, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel - WILL WIN
Ashley Park, Mean Girls - SHOULD WIN
Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady


Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, Mean Girls
Clint Ramos, Once On This Island
Ann Roth, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
David Zinn, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Catherine Zuber, My Fair Lady - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Brian MacDevitt, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Scott Lehrer, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN

Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, Once On This Island - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Tina Landau, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Choreography
Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady - WILL WIN
Christopher Gattelli, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
Steven Hoggett, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Justin Peck, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel - SHOULD WIN

Best Orchestrations
John Clancy, Mean Girls
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi, The Band’s Visit
Jonathan Tunick, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel - WILL WIN AND SHOULD WIN

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No way that Mean Girls wins best book. It shouldn't. I mean that framing device is appalling.
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The most interesting race for me is the featured actor (musical). Granted, I've only seen two of the nominated performances (Stachel and Lee), but I thought Stachel was sublime in The Band's Visit. In a show full of spectacular and memorable leading and supporting performances (Wish Adam Kantor of Etai Benson got in over Gemignani, but that's beside the point), Stachel's stuck with me for days after. Lee was great in his role, but once it was over, I didn't find myself thinking back the way I did on Stachel. 

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GeorgeandDot said: "No way that Mean Girls wins best book. It shouldn't. I mean that framing device is appalling."

Tina Fey, though. And considering they're not super likely to win anything else, they might want to give them it. But mainly, it's Tina Fey.

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And even though one or two people didn't like the book, it was praised entirely by the critics. And also, Tina Fey.