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The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 9, 2019, to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2018–19 season. The ceremony will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and will be broadcast live by CBS.[1] James Corden will serve as host.[2]

73rd Tony Awards
DateJune 9, 2019
LocationRadio City Music Hall, New York, New York
Hosted byJames Corden
Most nominationsHadestown (14)
Websitetonyawards.com
Television/radio coverage
NetworkCBS

Hadestown received 14 nominations, the most of any production of the season, followed by Ain’t Too Proud with 12, and Tootsie with 11. The plays The Ferryman and To Kill a Mockingbird each received nine nominations.[3]

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EligibilityEdit

EventsEdit

NominationsEdit

The Tony Award nominations were announced on April 30, 2019 by Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon and broadcast on CBS.[6]

Hadestown received 14 nominations, the most of any production of the season. Ain’t Too Proud followed, with 12 nominations. The plays The Ferryman and To Kill a Mockingbird each received nine nominations.[3]

Other eventsEdit

The annual Meet the Nominees Press Reception took place on May 1, 2019 at the Sofitel New York Hotel.[7] The annual Nominees Luncheon will take place on May 21, 2019 at the Rainbow Room. A cocktail party will be held on June 3, 2019, at the Sofitel New York Hotel to celebrate the season's Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre and Special Award recipients.[8]

Non-competitive awardsEdit

The non-competitive Special Tony Award is presented to Rosemary Harris, Terrence McNally and Harold Wheeler for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.[9]

The Isabelle Stevenson Award recipient is Judith Light, for her work to end HIV/AIDS and support for LGBTQ+ and human rights.[10]

The Regional Theatre Tony Award winner is TheatreWorks (Silicon Valley), Palo Alto, California.[11]

The Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre is awarded to Broadway Inspirational Voices; Peter Entin, retired vice president of Theatre Operations for the Shubert Organization; Joseph Blakely Forbes, founder and president of Scenic Art Studios, Inc.; and FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9 (firehouse, New York City).[12]

The Special Tony Award is presented to the late Marin Mazzie; music director Jason Michael Webb; Sonny Tilders and Creature Technology Company, creator of the gorilla in King Kong among others.[13]

NomineesEdit

Best Play Best Musical
Best Revival of a Play Best Revival of a Musical
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Best Direction of a Play Best Direction of a Musical
Best Book of a Musical Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Best Scenic Design of a Play Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Costume Design of a Play Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Lighting Design of a Play Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Best Sound Design of a Play Best Sound Design of a Musical
Best Choreography Best Orchestrations

‡ The award is presented to the producer(s) of the musical or play.

Awards and nominations per productionEdit

Production Nominations Awards
Hadestown 14 TBA
Ain’t Too Proud 12 TBA
Tootsie 11 TBA
The Ferryman 9 TBA
To Kill a Mockingbird 9 TBA
Beetlejuice 8 TBA
Oklahoma! 8 TBA
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus 7 TBA
The Prom 7 TBA
Ink 6 TBA
Network 5 TBA
Choir Boy 4 TBA
Kiss Me, Kate 4 TBA
All My Sons 3 TBA
Burn This 3 TBA
The Cher Show 3 TBA
King Kong 3 TBA
Bernhardt/Hamlet 2 TBA
The Boys in the Band 2 TBA
Torch Song 2 TBA
The Waverly Gallery 2 TBA
What the Constitution Means to Me 2 TBA
Be More Chill 1 TBA
Hillary and Clinton 1 TBA
King Lear 1 TBA

Individuals with multiple nominationsEdit

  • 2: Chad Beguelin; Rob Howell; Peter Hylenski; William Ivey Long; Anaïs Mitchell; Peter Mumford; Peter Nigrini; Jeremy Pope; Ann Roth; Heidi Schreck; Jan Versweyveld

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Date Set for the 2019 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS". TonyAwards.com. 2018-10-17. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  2. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "James Corden to Host 2019 Tony Awards" playbill, March 19, 2019
  3. ^ a b McPhee, Ryan. "2019 Tony Award Nominations: Hadestown and Ain't Too Proud Lead the Pack" Playbill, April 30, 2019
  4. ^ "Tony Awards Eligibility for 2019 Part 1". TonyAwards.com. 2018-10-18. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  5. ^ "Tony Awards Eligibility for 2019 Part 2". TonyAwards.com. 2019-01-24. Retrieved 2019-01-24.
  6. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon to Announce 2019 Tony Award Nominations" Playbill, March 21, 2019
  7. ^ Skethway, Nathan. "Meet the 2019 Tony Award Nominees" Playbill, May 1, 2019
  8. ^ "Tony Awards Calendar" tonyawards.com, retrieved April 30, 2019
  9. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "Terrence McNally, Rosemary Harris, and Harold Wheeler to Receive Honorary 2019 Tony Awards" Playbill, April 25, 2019
  10. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "Judith Light to Receive Tony Awards' 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award" Playbill, April 26, 2019
  11. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Receive 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award" Playbill, April 28, 2019
  12. ^ Gans, Andrew. "Broadway Inspirational Voices, Peter Entin, Joseph Blakely Forbes, and FDNY Engine 54 Will Receive 2019 Tony Honors" Playbill, April 29, 2019
  13. ^ McPhee, Ryan. "Marin Mazzie, Jason Michael Webb, and King Kong Designer Sonny Tilders to Receive 2019 Special Tony Awards" Playbill, April 29, 2019

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