The American Theatre Wing’s 71st Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Tony and Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey, will air live from Radio City Music Hall on the CBS Television Network this Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT).

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The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

We are huge fans of Broadway here at the Thrasher-Horne Center and are thrilled to be able to announce our brand new 2017-2018 Broadway Season before MAMMA MIA! later this month. But in the meantime, we want to make sure you’re ready for the Tonys! Below is a list of this year’s nominees, along with a link to the official Tony Ballot so you can play along at home. Or if you’d rather watch with a crowd, head down to Sun-Ray Cinema in Riverside this Sunday night and join our friends at The 5 & Dime as they host their annual watch party! The party is free, but purchasing a drink voucher through the theater’s website ensures you’ll have a guaranteed seat at the show (along with a tasty beverage).

The New York Times has revealed the first details on this year’s Tony Awards broadcast performances including scoops that Josh Groban will lead the cast of NATASHA, PIERRE in a mash-up, DEAR EVAN HANSEN will perform ‘Waving Through a Window’ led by Ben Platt, and the FALSETTOS cast will reunite along with other (as of yet unrevealed and unannounced) performances.

What might we not see? HELLO, DOLLY’s Bette Midler. The paper reports that the production wants to perform the show’s famous title number, by remote from its theatre … an idea that’s happened in the past. But CBS has turned down, not wanting to start a new precedent. Click here for the full story, including what we might see David Hyde Pierce perform instead.

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Best Play
A Doll’s House, Part 2
Indecent
Oslo
Sweat

Best Musical
Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen
Groundhog Day The Musical
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

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Best Book of a Musical
Come From Away – Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Dear Evan Hansen – Steven Levenson
Groundhog Day The Musical – Danny Rubin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 – Dave Malloy

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Come From Away – Music & Lyrics: Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Dear Evan Hansen – Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Groundhog Day The Musical – Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 – Music & Lyrics: Dave Malloy

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Best Revival of a Play
August Wilson’s Jitney
John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation
Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Present Laughter

Best Revival of a Musical
Falsettos
Hello, Dolly!
Miss Saigon

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Corey Hawkins, John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
Jefferson Mays, Oslo

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Christian Borle, Falsettos
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Michael Aronov, Oslo
Danny DeVito, Arthur Miller’s The Price
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
John Douglas Thompson, August Wilson’s Jitney

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Cynthia Nixon, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Condola Rashad, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Michelle Wilson, Sweat

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia

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Best Scenic Design of a Play
David Gallo, August Wilson’s Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Korins, War Paint
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!

 

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Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Toni-Leslie James, August Wilson’s Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Catherine Zuber, War Paint

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Best Lighting Design of a Play
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Jane Cox, August Wilson’s Jitney
Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley, Come From Away
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen

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Sam Gold, A Doll’s House, Part 2
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson’s Jitney
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
Daniel Sullivan, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes
Rebecca Taichman, Indecent

 

 

Best Direction of a Musical
Christopher Ashley, Come From Away
Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day The Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!

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Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day The Musical
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical
Sam Pinkleton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Best Orchestrations
Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen
Dave Malloy, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

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 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
James Earl Jones

Special Tony Award
Gareth Fry & Pete Malkin, Sound Designers for The Encounter

Regional Theatre Tony Award
Dallas Theater Center
Dallas, TX

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Baayork Lee

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Nina Lannan
Alan Wasser

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Tony Nominations by Production
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 181212
Hello, Dolly!10
Dear Evan Hansen9
A Doll’s House, Part 28
Come From Away7
Groundhog Day The Musical7
Oslo7
August Wilson’s Jitney6
Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes6
Falsettos5
War Paint4
Indecent3
Present Laughter3
Sweat3
Anastasia2
Bandstand 2
The Front Page2
John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation 2
Miss Saigon2
Arthur Miller’s The Price1
The Glass Menagerie1
Heisenberg1
Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical 1
The Play That Goes Wrong1
The Present1

OFFICIAL TONY AWARDS BALLOT:
http://www.tonyawards.com/pdf/2017_Tony_Awards_Printable_Ballot.pdf

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