Almost 300 Gold Derby readers predicted the nominees in the top eight races at the Tony Awards. In total, our Users logged over 2,200 predictions. To see how you fared, log in to your account and under your profile picture click on Tony Nominations 2012.
One User, Kevin P McAnarney, outdid everyone scoring 89%. Two Users — Steven Cuevas and Erica Ryan — scored 87% while Tom O’Brien and Joshua Long came in at 86%. Six more Users were tied at 84%: Amanda Hutt, joshawk, jimm528, Nathan Vernon, S M Orlosky and Larry Gervitz.
Leading the way among our dozen Experts with 84% each were Gold Derby executive editor Paul Sheehan and Matt Windman (amNY) while Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly) was at 83%.
The Gold Derby odds scored 81% as did six of of our pundits — Melissa Bernardo (Entertainment Weekly), Martin Denton (NY Theatre), Andy Humm (Gay USA), Brian Lipton (Theatermania), Michael Musto (Village Voice) and Wayman Wong (NY Daily News).
David Sheward (Backstage) came in at 79%, Harry Haun (Playbill) was at 78%, Gold Derby founder Tom O’Neil scored 76% and Blake Ross (Playbill) had 73%.
Among our Editors, Andrew Pickett had 75%, both Marcus Dixon and Daniel Montgomery scored 71%, Chris Beachum was at 68%, David Schnelwar got 59%, Rob Licuria earned 57% and Darrin Dortch was at 54%.