2010 Tony Award Nominations

Source: Tony Awards – Official Website

The 2010 Tony Award Nominations were announced today, May 4, 2010. Fela! and La Cage aux Folles lead the Musical nominations with 11 nods each. While Fences leads the Play category with 10 nominations, including Best Performance for stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. The 64th Annual Tony Awards will air on June 13, 2010.

Here are some of the Tony Nominee Highlights:

Best Musical

  • American Idiot
  • Fela!
  • Memphis
  • Million Dollar Quartet

Best Play

  • In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play by Sarah Ruhl
  • Next Fall by Geoffrey Nauffts
  • Red by John Logan
  • Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies

Best Revival of a Play

  • Fences
  • Lend Me a Tenor
  • The Royal Family
  • A View from the Bridge

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Finian’s Rainbow
  • La Cage aux Folles
  • A Little Night Music
  • Ragtime

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

  • Jude Law for Hamlet
  • Alfred Molina for Red
  • Liev Schreiber for A View from the Bridge
  • Christopher Walken for A Behanding in Spokane
  • Denzel Washington for Fences

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

  • Viola Davis for Fences
  • Valerie Harperfor Looped
  • Linda Lavin for Collected Stories
  • Laura Linney for Time Stands Still
  • Jan Maxwell for The Royal Family

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

  • Kelsey Grammer for La Cage aux Folles
  • Sean Hayes for Promises, Promises
  • Douglas Hodge for La Cage aux Folles
  • Chad Kimball for Memphis
  • Sahr Ngaujah for Fela!

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical

  • Kate Baldwin for Finian’s Rainbow
  • Montego Glover for Memphis
  • Christiane Noll for Ragtime
  • Sherie Rene Scott for Everyday Rapture
  • Catherine Zeta-Jones for A Little Night Music

For the full list of nominees visit the Tony Awards Official Website.

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