Tony Awards 2012: “Leap of Faith” for Best Musical, List of Nominees (Video)

The Tony Awards 2012 list of nominees was released Tuesday, May 1, 2012. This was reported by various entertainment news sites.

Here is the list of nominations for some categories:

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

  • James Corden, “One Man, Two Guvnors”
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman”
  • James Earl Jones, “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man”
  • Frank Langella, “Man and Boy”
  • John Lithgow, “The Columnist”

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

  • Nina Arianda, “Venus in Fur”
  • Tracie Bennett, “End of the Rainbow”
  • Stockard Channing, “Other Desert Cities”
  • Linda Lavin, “The Lyons”
  • Cynthia Nixon, “Wit”

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

  • Danny Burstein, “Follies”
  • Jeremy Jordan, “Newsies”
  • Steve Kazee, “Once”
  • Norm Lewis, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”
  • Ron Raines, “Follies”

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

  • Jan Maxwell, “Follies”
  • Audra McDonald, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”
  • Cristin Milioti, “Once”
  • Kelli O’Hara, “Nice Work If You Can Get It”
  • Laura Osnes, “Bonnie & Clyde”

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

  • Christian Borle, “Peter and the Starcatcher”
  • Michael Cumpsty, “End of the Rainbow”
  • Tom Edden, “One Man, Two Guvnors”
  • Andrew Garfield, “Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman”
  • Jeremy Shamos, “Clybourne Park”

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

  • Linda Emond, “Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman”
  • Spencer Kayden, “Don’t Dress for Dinner”
  • Celia Keenan-Bolger, “Peter and the Starcatcher”
  • Judith Light, “Other Desert Cities”
  • Condola Rashad, “Stick Fly”

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

  • Phillip Boykin, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”
  • Michael Cerveris, “Evita”
  • David Alan Grier, “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”
  • Michael McGrath, “Nice Work If You Can Get It”
  • Josh Young, “Jesus Christ Superstar”

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

  • Elizabeth A. Davis, “Once”
  • Jayne Houdyshell, “Follies”
  • Judy Kaye, “Nice Work If You Can Get It”
  • Jessie Mueller, “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever”
  • Da’Vine Joy Randolph, “Ghost the Musical”

Best Play

  • “Clybourne Park”
  • “Other Desert Cities”
  • “Peter and the Starcatcher”
  • “Venus in Fur”

Best Musical

  • “Leap of Faith”
  • “Newsies”
  • “Nice Work If You Can Get It”
  • “Once”

Best Revival of a Musical

  • “Evita”
  • “Follies”
  • “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess”
  • “Jesus Christ Superstar”

The winner for the Tony Awards 2012 will be announced on June 10, 2012 at the New York’s Beacon Theater. For more information about the Tony Awards you can visit the Tony Awards website (tonyawards.com.)

Below is the YouTube Video announcing the nomninees.


Tony Awards Nominations with Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons

Video Credit: OfficialTonyAwards/YouTube

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