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2011 Tony Award Nominees

Nominees in the Musical Categories

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2011 Tony Award Nominees

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Nominations for the 2011 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards® presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing

For other theatre awards celebrating Broadway and Off-Broadway this season, check out the lists of Tony Awards, the Drama League Awards, the Drama Desk Awards, the Lortel Awards, the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and the Obie Awards for 2011.

The following are the nominees and winners for the Musical categories. Nominees and winners for non-musicals are listed here. Winners are in bold.

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

  • Norbert Leo Butz, Catch Me If You Can
  • Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
  • Joshua Henry, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Andrew Rannells, The Book of Mormon
  • Tony Sheldon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

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

  • Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
  • Beth Leavel, Baby It's You!
  • Patina Miller, Sister Act
  • Donna Murphy, The People in the Picture

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

  • Colman Domingo, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Adam Godley, Anything Goes
  • John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Forrest McClendon, The Scottsboro Boys
  • Rory O'Malley, The Book of Mormon

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

  • Laura Benanti, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Tammy Blanchard, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Victoria Clark, Sister Act
  • Nikki M. James, The Book of Mormon
  • Patti LuPone, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Book of a Musical
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Alex Timbers

  • The Book of Mormon, Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone
  • The Scottsboro Boys, David Thompson
  • Sister Act, Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner, and Douglas Carter Beane
  • Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

    • The Book of Mormon, Music & Lyrics: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone
    • The Scottsboro Boys, Music & Lyrics: John Kander and Fred Ebb
    • Sister Act, Music: Alan Menken, Lyrics: Glenn Slater
    • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

    Best Scenic Design of a Musical

    • Beowulf Boritt, The Scottsboro Boys
    • Derek McLane, Anything Goes
    • Scott Pask, The Book of Mormon
    • Donyale Werle, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

    Best Costume Design of a Musical

    • Tim Chappel & Lizzy Gardiner, Priscilla Queen of the Desert
    • Martin Pakledinaz, Anything Goes
    • Ann Roth, The Book of Mormon
    • Catherine Zuber, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

    Best Lighting Design of a Musical

    • Ken Billington, The Scottsboro Boys
    • Howell Binkley, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    • Peter Kaczorowski, Anything Goes
    • Brian MacDevitt, The Book of Mormon

    Best Sound Design of a Musical

    • Peter Hylenski, The Scottsboro Boys
    • Steve Canyon Kennedy, Catch Me If You Can
    • Brian Ronan, Anything Goes
    • Brian Ronan, The Book of Mormon

    Best Direction of a Musical

    • Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    • Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
    • Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon
    • Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

    Best Choreography

    • Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    • Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
    • Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon
    • Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

    Best Orchestrations

    • Doug Besterman, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
    • Larry Hochman, The Scottsboro Boys
    • Larry Hochman and Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon
    • Marc Shaiman & Larry Blank, Catch Me If You Can

    Best Revival of a Musical

    • Anything Goes, Producers: Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Harold Wolpert, Julia C. Levy
    • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Producers: Broadway Across America, Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, Candy Spelling, Takonkiet Viravan/Scenario Thailand, Hilary A. Williams, Jen Namoff/Fakston Productions, Two Left Feet Productions/Power Arts, Hop Theatricals, LLC/Paul Chau/Daniel Frishwasser/Michael Jackowitz, Michael Speyer-Bernie Abrams/Jacki Barlia Florin-Adam Blanshay/Arlene Scanlan/TBS Service

    Best Musical

    • The Book of Mormon, Producers: Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Scott M. Delman, Jean Doumanian, Roy Furman, Important Musicals LLC, Stephanie P. McClelland, Kevin Morris, Jon B. Platt, Sonia Friedman Productions, Stuart Thompson
    • Catch Me If You Can, Producers: Margo Lion, Hal Luftig, Stacey Mindich, Yasuhiro Kawana, Scott & Brian Zeilinger, The Rialto Group, The Araca Group, Michael Watt, Barbara & Buddy Freitag, Jay & Cindy Gutterman/Pittsburgh CLO, Elizabeth Williams, Johnny Roscoe Productions/Van Dean, Fakston Productions/Solshay Productions, Patty Baker/Richard Winkler, Nederlander Presentations, Inc., Warren Trepp, Remmel T. Dickinson, Paula Herold/Kate Lear, Stephanie P. McClelland, Jamie deRoy, Barry Feirstein, Rainerio J. Reyes, Rodney Rigby, Loraine Boyle, Amuse Inc., Joseph & Matthew Deitch/Cathy Chernoff, Joan Stein/Jon Murray, The 5th Avenue Theatre
    • The Scottsboro Boys, Producers: Barry and Fran Weissler, Jacki Barlia Florin, Janet Pailet/Sharon A. Carr/Patricia R. Klausner, Nederlander Presentations, Inc./The Shubert Organization, Beechwood Entertainment, Broadway Across America, Mark Zimmerman, Adam Blanshay/R2D2 Productions, Rick Danzansky/Barry Tatelman, Bruce Robert Harris/Jack W. Batman, Allen Spivak/Jerry Frankel, Bard Theatricals/Probo Productions/Randy Donaldson, Catherine Schreiber/Michael Palitz/Patti Laskawy, Vineyard Theatre
    • Sister Act, Producers: Whoopi Goldberg & Stage Entertainment, The Shubert Organization and Disney Theatrical Productions

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