Our fearless, peerless 100% accurate Tony nominations predictions

Gold Derby surveyed a dozen experts, our editors and hundreds of users to predict the Tony Awards nominations, which will be announced on Tuesday morning. 

Below, our predictions for the nominees in the top eight races listed by likelihood of winning on June 9. Our forecasted champs are in gold while potential spoilers for nominations are in italics.

Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of that race. 

BEST PLAY
“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”
“Lucky Guy”
“The Assembled Parties”
“The Nance”

Spoiler: “The Other Place” 

BEST PLAY REVIVAL
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”
“The Trip to Bountiful”
“Golden Boy”
“Glengarry Glen Ross”

Spoiler: “Orphans”

BEST ACTOR (PLAY)
Tom Hanks, “Lucky Guy”
David Hyde-Pierce, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”
Nathan Lane, “The Nance”
Alan Cumming, “Macbeth”
Tracy Letts, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

Spoiler: Jim Parsons, “Harvey”

BEST ACTRESS (PLAY)
Cicely Tyson, “A Trip to Bountiful”
Bette Midler, “I’ll Eat You Last”
Laurie Metcalf, “The Other Place”
Sigourney Weaver, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”
Holland Taylor, “Ann”

Spoiler: Fiona Shaw, “The Testament of Mary”

BEST MUSICAL
“Matilda”
“Kinky Boots”
“Motown”
“A Christmas Story”

Spoiler: “Bring It On”

BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL
“Pippin”
“Annie”
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”
“Cinderella”

Spoiler: “Jekyll and Hyde”

BEST ACTOR (MUSICAL)
Billy Porter, “Kinky Boots”
Bertie Carvel, “Matilda”
Brandon Victor Dixon, “Motown”
Anthony Warlow, “Annie”
Rob McClure, “Chaplin”

Spoiler: Stark Sands, “Kinky Boots”

BEST ACTRESS (MUSICAL)
Patina Miller, “Pippin”
Lilla Crawford, “Annie”
Laura Osnes, “Cinderella”
Stephanie J. Block, “Edwin Drood”
Carolee Carmello, “Scandalous”

Spoiler: Valisia LeKae, “Motown”

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