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2008 Tony Awards
Sunday, June 15

denotes winner


BEST PLAY

August: Osage County Author: Tracy Letts
Rock 'n' Roll Author: Tom Stoppard
The Seafarer Author: Conor McPherson
The 39 Steps Author: Patrick Barlow


BEST MUSICAL

Cry-Baby
In The Heights
Passing Strange
Xanadu


BOOK (MUSICAL)

Cry-Baby Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan
In The Heights Quiara Alegría Hudes
Passing Strange Stew
Xanadu Douglas Carter Beane


ORIGINAL MUSICAL SCORE

Cry-Baby Music & Lyrics: David Javerbaum & Adam Schlesinger
In The Heights Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda
The Little Mermaid Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
Passing Strange Music: Stew and Heidi Rodewald Lyrics: Stew


REVIVAL (PLAY)

Boeing-Boeing
The Homecoming
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Macbeth


BEST REVIVAL (MUSICAL)

Grease
Gypsy
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Sunday in the Park with George


BEST SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT

No Nominees


BEST PERFORMANCE - LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Ben Daniels Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Laurence Fishburne Thurgood
Mark Rylance Boeing-Boeing
Rufus Sewell Rock 'n' Roll
Patrick Stewart Macbeth


BEST PERFORMANCE - LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Eve BestThe Homecoming
Deanna Dunagan August: Osage County
Kate Fleetwood Macbeth
S. Epatha Merkerson Come Back, Little Sheba
Amy Morton August: Osage County


BEST PERFORMANCE - LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Daniel Evans Sunday in the Park with George
Lin-Manuel Miranda< i>In The Heights
Stew Passing Strange
Paulo Szot Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Tom Wopat A Catered Affair


BEST PERFORMANCE - LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Kerry Butler Xanadu
Patti LuPone Gypsy
Kelli O'Hara Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Faith Prince A Catered Affair
Jenna Russell Sunday in the Park with George


BEST PERFORMANCE - FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

Bobby Cannavale Mauritius
Raúl Esparza The Homecoming
Conleth Hill The Seafarer
Jim Norton The Seafarer
David Pittu Is He Dead?


BEST PERFORMANCE - FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Sinead Cusack Rock 'n' Roll
Mary McCormack Boeing-Boeing
Laurie Metcalf November
Martha Plimpton Top Girls
Rondi Reed August: Osage County


BEST PERFORMANCE - FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

Daniel Breaker Passing Strange
Danny Burstein Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Robin De Jesús In The Heights
Christopher Fitzgerald The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein
Boyd Gaines Gypsy


BEST PERFORMANCE - FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

de'Adre Aziza Passing Strange
Laura Benanti Gypsy
Andrea Martin The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein
Olga MeredizqIn The Heights
Loretta Ables Sayre Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific


BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY

Peter McKintosh The 39 Steps
Scott Pask Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Todd Rosenthal August: Osage County
Anthony Ward Macbeth


BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL

David Farley and Timothy Bird & The Knifedge Creative Network Sunday in the Park with George
Anna Louizos In The Heights
Robin Wagner The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein
Michael YearganRodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A PLAY
Gregory Gale Cyrano de Bergerac
Rob Howell Boeing-Boeing
Katrina Lindsay Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Peter McKintosh The 39 Steps
BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
David Farley Sunday in the Park with George
Martin Pakledinaz Gypsy
Paul Tazewell In The Heights
Catherine Zuber Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A PLAY
Kevin Adams The 39 Steps
Howard Harrison Macbeth
Donald Holder Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Ann G. Wrightson August: Osage County
BEST LIGHTING DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Ken Billington Sunday in the Park with George
Howell Binkley In The Heights
Donald Holder Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Natasha Katz The Little Mermaid
BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY
Maria Aitken The 39 Steps
Conor McPherson The Seafarer
Anna D. Shapiro August: Osage County
Matthew Warchus< i>Boeing-Boeing
BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL
Sam Buntrock Sunday in the Park with George
Thomas Kail In The Heights
Arthur Laurents Gypsy
Bartlett Sher Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Rob Ashford Cry-Baby
Andy Blankenbuehler In The Heights
Christopher Gattelli Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Dan Knechtges Xanadu
BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
Jason Carr Sunday in the Park with George
Alex Lacamoire & Bill Sherman In The Heights
Stew & Heidi Rodewald Passing Strange
Jonathan Tunick A Catered Affair
SPECIAL TONY AWARD® FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATRE
Stephen Sondheim
REGIONAL THEATRE AWARD
Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
SPECIAL TONY AWARD
Robert Russell Bennett (1894-1981),
in recognition of his historic contribution to American musical theatre in the field of
orchestrations, as represented on Broadway this season by Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific



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