Tony Awards 2019: Predictions

 

Photos by Matthew Murphy, Stephen Love, and Nathan Johnson

With just one month left until the Tony Awards, all of us at Curtain Call are getting pretty excited…and are making predictions! We wanted to know what you, our readers, think will happen on the night of June 9. Check out your picks, and the biggest snubs, below!!

Best Musical

Ain’t Too Proud

Beetlejuice

Hadestown

The Prom

Tootsie

 

Best Play

Choir Boy

The Ferryman

Gary

Ink

What the Constitution Means to Me

 

Best Revival of a Musical

Kiss Me, Kate

Oklahoma!

 

Best Revival of a Play

All My Sons

The Boys in the Band

Burn This

Torch Song

The Waverly Gallery

 

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

Brooks Ashmanskas, The Prom

Derrick Baskin, Ain’t Too Proud

Alex Brightman, Beetlejuice

Damon Daunno, Oklahoma!

Santino Fontana, Tootsie

 

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

Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show

Caitlin Kinnunen, The Prom

Beth Leavel, The Prom

Eva Noblezada, Hadestown

Kelli O’Hara, Kiss Me Kate

 

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

Paddy Considine, The Ferryman

Bryan Cranston, Network

Jeff Daniels, To Kill a Mockingbird

Adam Driver, Burn This

Jeremy Pope, Choir Boy

 

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

Annette Bening, All My Sons

Laura Donnelly, The Ferryman

Elaine May, The Waverly Gallery

Janet McTeer, Bernhardt/Hamlet

Laurie Metcalf, Hillary and Clinton

Heidi Shreck, What the Constitution Means to Me

 

Best Book of a Musical

Dominique Morisseau, Ain’t Too Proud

Scott Brown and Anthony King, Beetlejuice

Anais Mitchell, Hadestown

Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, The Prom

Robert Horn, Tootsie

 

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

Joe Iconis, Be More Chill

Eddie Perfect, Beetlejuice

Anais Mitchell, Hadestown

Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, The Prom

Adam Guettel, To Kill a Mockingbird

David Yazbek, Tootsie

 

Best Direction of a Musical

Rachel Chavkin, Hadestown

Scott Ellis, Tootsie

Daniel Fish, Oklahoma!

Des McAnuff, Ain’t Too Proud

Casey Nicholaw, The Prom

 

Best Direction of a Play

Rupert Goold, Ink

Sam Mendes, The Ferryman

Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird

Ivo van Hove, Network

George C. Wolfe, Gary

 

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

Andre De Shields, Hadestown

Andy Grotelueschen, Tootsie

Patrick Page, Hadestown

Jeremy Pope, Ain’t Too Proud

Ephraim Sykes, Ain’t Too Proud

 

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

Lilli Cooper, Tootsie

Amber Gray, Hadestown

Sarah Stiles, Tootsie

Ali Stroker, Oklahoma!

Mary Testa, Oklahoma!

 

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

Bertie Carvel, Ink

Robin De Jesus, The Boys in the Band

Gideon Glick, To Kill a Mockingbird

Brandon Uranowitz, Burn This

Benjamin Walker, All My Sons

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Fionnula Flanagan, The Ferryman

Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird

Kristine Nielson, Gary

Julie White, Gary

Ruth Wilson, King Lear

 

Best Choreography

Camille A. Brown, Choir Boy

Warren Carlyle, Kiss Me Kate

Denis Jones, Tootsie

David Neumann, Hadestown

Sergio Trujillo, Ain’t Too Proud

 

Best Orchestrations

Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, Hadestown

Larry Hochman, Kiss Me Kate

Daniel Kluger, Oklahoma!

Simon Hale, Tootsie

Harold Wheeler, Ain’t Too Proud

 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Robert Brill and Peter Nigrini, Ain’t Too Proud

Peter England, King Kong

Rachel Hauck, Hadestown

Laura Jellinek, Oklahoma!

David Korins, Beetlejuice

 

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Miriam Buether, To Kill a Mockingbird

Bunny Christie, Ink

Rob Howell, The Ferryman

Santo Losquato, Gary

Jan Versweyveld, Network

 

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Michael Krass, Hadestown

William Ivey Long, Beetlejuice

William Ivey Long, Tootsie

Bob Mackie, The Cher Show

Paul Tazewell, Ain’t Too Proud

 

Best Costume Design of a Play

Rob Howell, The Ferryman

Toni-Lesli James, Bernhardt/Hamlet

Clint Ramos, Torch Song

Ann Roth, Gary

Ann Roth, To Kill a Mockingbird

 

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Peter Hylenski, Beetlejuice

Peter Hylenski, King Kong

Steve Canyon Kennedy, Ain’t Too Proud

Drew Levy, Oklahoma!

Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz, Hadestown

 

Best Sound Design of a Play

Adam Cork, Ink

Scott Lehrer, To Kill a Mockingbird

Fitz Patton, Choir Boy

Nick Powell, The Ferryman

Eric Sleichim, Network

 

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Kevin Adams, The Cher Show

Howell Binkley, Ain’t Too Proud

Bradley King, Hadestown

Peter Mumford, King Kong

Kenneth Posner and Peter Nigrini, Beetlejuice

 

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Neil Austin, Ink

Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Gary

Peter Mumford, The Ferryman

Jennifer Tipton, To Kill a Mockingbird

Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden, Network

 

Biggest Snubs

Head Over Heels for Best Musical

Bonnie Milligan for Best Featured Actress for Head Over Heels

George Salazar for Best Featured Actor for Be More Chill

Spencer Liff for Best Choreography for Head Over Heels

Stephanie Styles for Best Featured Actress for Kiss Me Kate

To Kill a Mockingbird for Best Play

The Boys in the Band

Rebecca Naomi Jones for Best Featured Actress for Oklahoma!

Be More Chill for Best Musical

Corbin Bleu for Best Featured Actor for Kiss Me Kate

Reeve Carney for Best Leading Actor for Hadestown

King Lear for Best Play

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