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Year Category Nominee Show Nom
1999 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Judi Dench getAwards.Amy's View Award winner
1994 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Joan Rivers getAwards.Sally Marr...and Her Escorts
1999 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Stockard Channing getAwards.The Lion in Winter
1999 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Marian Seldes getAwards.Ring Round the Moon
1996 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Zoe Caldwell getAwards.Master Class production took place the previous year Award winner
1999 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Zoe Wanamaker getAwards.Electra
1978 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jessica Tandy getAwards.The Gin Game production took place the previous year Award winner
1994 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Anna Deavere Smith getAwards.Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
1996 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Carol Burnett getAwards.Moon Over Buffalo production took place the previous year
1978 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Anne Bancroft getAwards.Golda production took place the previous year
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Julie Harris getAwards.The Lark Award winner
1978 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Anita Gillette getAwards.Chapter Two production took place the previous year
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Barbara Bel Geddes getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Production took place the previous year
1996 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Rosemary Harris getAwards.A Delicate Balance
1978 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Estelle Parsons getAwards.Miss Margarida's Way Production took place the previous year.
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gladys Cooper getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1996 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Elaine Stritch getAwards.A Delicate Balance
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Ruth Gordon getAwards.The Matchmaker
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Siobhan McKenna getAwards.The Chalk Garden
1956 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Susan Strasberg getAwards.The Diary of Anne Frank
2007 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Julie White getAwards.The Little Dog Laughed production took place the previous year Award winner
2007 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Eve Best getAwards. A Moon for the Misbegotten
2007 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Swoosie Kurtz getAwards.Heartbreak House
2007 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Angela Lansbury getAwards.Deuce
2007 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Vanessa Redgrave getAwards.The Year of Magical Thinking
1970 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Tammy Grimes getAwards.Private Lives Award winner
1970 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Geraldine Brooks getAwards.Brightower
1970 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Helen Hayes getAwards.Harvey
1979 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play ConstanceCummings getAwards.Wings Award winner
1979 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Carole Shelley getAwards.The Elephant Man Award winner
1979 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jane Alexander getAwards.First Monday in October
2002 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Lindsay Duncan getAwards.Private Lives Award winner
2002 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kate Burton getAwards.Hedda Gabler production took place the previous year
2018 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Glenda Jackson getAwards.Three Tall Women Award winner
2018 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Condola Rashad getAwards.Saint Joan
2018 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Lauren Ridloff getAwards.Children of a Lesser God
1947 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Ingrid Bergman getAwards.Joan of Lorraine Award winner
2002 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laura Linney getAwards.The Crucible
2010 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Viola Davis getAwards.Fences Award winner
2018 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Amy Schumer getAwards.Meteor Shower
1979 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Frances Sternhagen getAwards.On Golden Pond
2010 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Valerie Harper getAwards.Looped
2010 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Linda Lavin getAwards.Collected Stories
2002 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Helen Mirren getAwards.Dance of Death production took place the previous year
2010 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laura Linney getAwards.Time Stands Still
2010 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jan Maxwell getAwards.The Royal Family producer; production took place the previous year
2020 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Joaquina Kalukango getAwards.Slave Play
2020 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laura Linney getAwards.My Name is Lucy Barton
2003 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Vanessa Redgrave getAwards.Long Day's Journey into Night Award winner
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Cate Blanchett getAwards.The Present
2020 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Audra McDonald getAwards.Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
2002 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Mercedes Ruehl getAwards.The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?
2003 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jayne Atkinson getAwards.Enchanted April
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jennifer Ehle getAwards.Oslo
2020 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Mary-Louise Parker getAwards.The Sound Inside
2003 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Victoria Hamilton getAwards.A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Sally Field getAwards.The Glass Menagerie
2003 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Clare Higgins getAwards.Vincent in Brixton
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laura Linney getAwards.Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
2003 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Fiona Shaw getAwards.Medea
2017 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laurie Metcalf getAwards.A Doll's House, Part 2 Award winner
1962 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Margaret Leighton getAwards.The Night of the Iguana Production took place the previous year. Award winner
1974 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Colleen Dewhurst getAwards.A Moon for the Misbegotten Award winner
1962 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gladys Cooper getAwards.A Passage to India
1962 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Colleen Dewhurst getAwards.Great Day in the Morning
1962 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kim Stanley getAwards.A Far Country
1992 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Glenn Close getAwards.Death and the Maiden Award winner
1974 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Julie Harris getAwards.The Au Pair Man
1968 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Zoe Caldwell getAwards.The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Award winner
1992 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jane Alexander getAwards.The Visit
1974 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Madeline Kahn getAwards.Boom Boom Room
1968 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Colleen Dewhurst getAwards.More Stately Mansions
1992 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Stockard Channing getAwards.Four Baboons Adoring the Sun
1968 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Maureen Stapleton getAwards.Plaza Suite
2005 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Cherry Jones getAwards.Doubt Award winner
1974 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jane Alexander getAwards.Find Your Way Home
1968 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Dorothy Tutin getAwards.Portrait of a Queen
2005 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Laura Linney getAwards.Sight Unseen production took place the previous year
1992 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Judith Ivey getAwards.Park Your Car in Harvard Yard production took place the previous year
2005 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Mary-Louise Parker getAwards.Reckless production took place the previous year
2005 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Phylicia Rashad getAwards.Gem of the Ocean production took place the previous year
1974 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Rachel Roberts getAwards.The Visit
2005 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kathleen Turner getAwards.Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
1983 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jessica Tandy getAwards.Foxfire producer, production took place the previous year. Award winner
1983 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kathy Bates getAwards.'Night, Mother
1983 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kate Nelligan getAwards.Plenty
2009 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Marcia Gay Harden getAwards.God of Carnage Award winner
1957 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Margaret Leighton getAwards.Separate Tables Award winner
1983 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Anne Pitoniak getAwards.'Night, Mother
2009 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Hope Davis getAwards.God of Carnage
1957 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Florence Eldridge getAwards.Long Day's Journey Into Night
2009 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Jane Fonda getAwards.33 Variations
1990 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Geraldine James getAwards.The Merchant of Venice production took place the previous year
1957 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Rosalind Russell getAwards.Auntie Mame
2009 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Janet McTeer getAwards.Mary Stuart
1990 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Mary-Louise Parker getAwards.Prelude to a Kiss
1957 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Sybil Thorndike getAwards.The Potting Shed
2009 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Harriet Walter getAwards.Mary Stuart
1990 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Kathleen Turner getAwards.Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
1998 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Marie Mullen getAwards.The Beauty Queen of Leenane Award winner