Wednesday, May 5, 2010
Tony Award Gut Reactions
Having reviewed Tuesday morning's Tony Award nominations, I decided to go through the list and take stock of what my gut reactions are about who will win in each category. These will likely change before the actual Tony ceremony in June, but here are my first stabs.
Play: Time Stands Still
Revival: A View From the Bridge or Fences
Revival: Finian’s Rainbow
Actor Play: Alfred Molina, Red
Actress Play: Laura Linney, Time Stands Still
Actor Musical: Douglas Hodge, La Cage Aux Folles
Actress Musical: Sherie Rene Scott, Everyday Rapture
Featured Actor Play: Eddie Redmayne, Red
Featured Actress Play: Jan Maxwell, Lend Me A Tenor
Featured Actor Musical: Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian’s Rainbow
Featured Actress Musical: Angela Lansbury, A Little Night Music
Book: Million Dollar Quartet
Director play: Kenny Leon, Fences
Director musical: Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Ragtime or Bill T. Jones, Fela!
Choreography: Rob Ashford, Promises, Promises or Bill T. Jones, Fela!
Set Design, Play: Present Laughter
Set Design, Musical: Fela!
Costume Design, Play: Royal Family or Fences
Costume Design, Musical: Fela! or La Cage Aux Folles
Lighting Design, Play: Red
Lighting Design, Musical: Ragtime
Sound Design, Play: Fences
Sound Design, Musical: A Little Night Music