Hot Topic: 2004 Tony Award Nominations

Posted by: Staffon 2004/5/10 7:37:20 2310 reads The American Theatre Wing's 58th Annual Tony Award nominations were announced Monday, May 10th. Hugh Jackman will host the Tony's for the second time on Sunday, June 6th from New York City's Radio City Music Hall and CBS will telecast. And the nominees are...

2004 Tony Award Nominees

Best Play

Anna in the Tropics
I Am My Own Wife
The Retreat from Moscow

Best Musical
Avenue Q
The Boy from Oz
Caroline, or Change

Best Book of a Musical
Winnie Holzman, Wicked
Tony Kushner, Caroline, or Change
Book: Martin Sherman; Original Book: Nick Enright, The Boy from Oz
Jeff Whitty, Avenue Q

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Music: Boy George
Avenue Q
Music: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Music: Stephen Schwartz
Caroline, or Change
Music: Jeanine Tesori (Music) Tony Kushner (Lyrics)

Best Revival of a Play
Henry IV
King Lear
A Raisin in the Sun

Best Revival of a Musical
Big River
Fiddler on the Roof
Wonderful Town

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play
Simon Russell Beale, Jumpers
Kevin Kline, Henry IV
Frank Langella, Match
Jefferson Mays, I Am My Own Wife
Christopher Plummer, King Lear

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Eileen Atkins, The Retreat from Moscow
Tovah Feldshuh, Golda's Balcony
Anne Heche, Twentieth Century
Swoosie Kurtz, Frozen
Phylicia Rashad, A Raisin in the Sun

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
Hunter Foster, Little Shop of Horrors
Hugh Jackman, The Boy from Oz
Alfred Molina, Fiddler on the Roof
Euan Morton, Taboo
John Tartaglia, Avenue Q

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, Wicked
Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Avenue Q
Idina Menzel, Wicked
Donna Murphy, Wonderful Town
Tonya Pinkins, Caroline, or Change

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
Tom Aldredge, Twentieth Century
Ben Chaplin, The Retreat from Moscow
Aidan Gillen, The Caretaker
Omar Metwally, Sixteen Wounded
Brían F. O'Byrne, Frozen

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Essie Davis, Jumpers
Sanaa Lathan, A Raisin in the Sun
Margo Martindale, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Audra McDonald, A Raisin in the Sun
Daphne Rubin-Vega, Anna in the Tropics

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
John Cariani, Fiddler on the Roof
Michael Cerveris, Assassins
Raúl Esparza, Taboo
Michael McElroy, Big River
Denis O'Hare, Assassins

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Beth Fowler, The Boy from Oz
Isabel Keating, The Boy from Oz
Anika Noni Rose, Caroline, or Change
Jennifer Westfeldt, Wonderful Town
Karen Ziemba, Never Gonna Dance

Best Scenic Design
Robert Brill, Assassins
Ralph Funicello, Henry IV
Eugene Lee, Wicked
Tom Pye, Fiddler on the Roof

Best Costume Design
Jess Goldstein, Henry IV
Susan Hilferty, Wicked
Mike Nicholls and Bobby Pearce, Taboo
Mark Thompson, Bombay Dreams

Best Lighting Design
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Assassins
Brian MacDevitt, Fiddler on the Roof
Brian MacDevitt, Henry IV
Kenneth Posner, Wicked

Best Direction of a Play
Doug Hughes, Frozen
Moises Kaufman, I Am My Own Wife
David Leveaux, Jumpers
Jack O'Brien, Henry IV

Best Direction of a Musical
Joe Mantello, Assassins
Kathleen Marshall, Wonderful Town
Jason Moore, Avenue Q
George C. Wolfe, Caroline, or Change

Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Wicked
Kathleen Marshall, Wonderful Town
Jerry Mitchell, Never Gonna Dance
Anthony Van Laast and Farah Khan, Bombay Dreams

Best Orchestrations
Paul Bogaev, Bombay Dreams
William David Brohn, Wicked
Larry Hochman, Fiddler on the Roof
Michael Starobin, Assassins

Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
James M. Nederlander

Regional Theatre Tony Award®
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

The Tony Awards are presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing.

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