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  • FreemanGriffin
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    If you were a committee of one, what would your final ballot look like? Here’s mine:

    Best Musical:
    An American In Paris
    Fun Home
    Honeymoon in Vegas
    The Last Ship
    The Visit

    Best Revival (Musical):
    On the Twentieth Century
    On the Town
    Side Show

    Best Book of a Musical:
    Andrew Bregman, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Lisa Kron, Fun Home
    Craig Lucas, An American In Paris
    Terence McNally, The Visit

    Best Score:
    Jason Robert Brown, Honeymoon in Vegas
    John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Visit
    Sting, The Last Ship
    Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, Fun Home

    Best Lead Actor in a Musical:
    Michael Cerveris, Fun Home
    Robert Fairchild, An American In Paris
    Peter Gallagher, On the Twentieth Century
    Rob McClure, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Tony Yazbeck, On the Town

    Best Lead Actress in a Musical:
    Kristin Chenowith, On the Twentieth Century
    Erin Davie, Side Show
    Beth Malone, Fun Home
    Emily Padgett, Side Show
    Chita Rivera, The Visit

    Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
    Clive Alves, On the Town
    Jay Armstrong Johnson, On the Town
    Christian Borle, Something Rotten!
    Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
    Ryan Silverman, Side Show

    Best Featured Actress in a Musical:
    Judy Kuhn, Fun Home
    Sydney Lucas, Fun Home
    Nancy Opel, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Emily Skeggs, Fun Home
    Alysha Umphress, On the Town

    Best Director of a Musical:
    Bill Condon, Side Show
    John Doyle, The Visit
    Scott Ellis, On the Twentieth Century
    Sam Gold, Fun Home
    John Rando, On the Town

    Best Choreography:
    Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
    Warren Carlyle, On the Twentieth Century
    Denis Jones, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Danny Mefford, Fun Home
    Christopher Wheeldon, An American In Paris

    Best Orchestrations:
    Christopher Austin, et al., An American In Paris
    John Clancy, Fun Home
    Bruce Coughlin, On the Town
    Harold Wheeler, Side Show

    Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
    Beuwulf Boritt, On the Town
    Scott Pask, The Visit
    David Rockwell, On the Twentieth Century
    David Zinn, Fun Home

    Best Costume Design of a Musical:
    Bob Crowley, An American In Paris
    Jess Goldstein, On the Town
    Ann Hould-Ward, The Visit
    Paul Tazewell, Side Show

    Best Lighting Design of a Musical:
    Jules Fisher, Side Show
    Jason Lyons, On the Town
    Ben Stanton, Fun Home
    Japhy Weideman, The Visit

    Best Play:
    The Audience
    Constellations
    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Disgraced
    Hand To God

    Best Revival:
    A Delicate Balance
    The Heidi Chronicles
    It’s Only a Play
    This Is Our Youth
    You Can’t Take It With You

    Best Actor in a Play:
    Stephen Boyer, Hand To God
    Kieran Culkin, This Is Our Youth
    Jake Gyllenhaal, Constellations
    Nathan Lane, It’s Only a Play
    Alex Sharp, The Curious Incident…

    Best Actress in a Play:
    Lindsay Duncan, A Delicate Balance
    Helen Mirren, The Audience
    Elisabeth Moss, The Heidi Chronicles
    Carey Mulligan, Skylight
    Ruth Wilson, Constellations

    Best Featured Actor in a Play:
    Dylan Baker, The Audience
    Richard McCabe, The Audience
    Alessandro Nivola, The Elephant Man
    Bryce Pinkham, The Heidi Chronicles
    Micah Stock, It’s Only a Play

    Best Featured Actress in a Play:
    Annaleigh Ashford, You Can’t Take It With You
    Clare Higgins, A Delicate Balance
    Judith Ivey, The Audience
    Kristine Nielsen, You Can’t Take It With You
    Martha Plimpton, A Delicate Balance

    Best Director of a Play:
    Stephen Daldry, The Audience
    Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident..
    Scott Ellis, You Can’t Take It With You
    Michael Longhurst, Constellations
    Anna D. Shapiro, This Is Our Youth

    Best Scenic Design of a Play:
    Bunny Christie, The Curious Incident…
    Bob Crowley, The Audience
    Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall
    David Rockwell, You Can’t Take It With You

    Best Costume Design of a Play:
    Bob Crowley, The Audience
    Jane Greenwood, You Can’t Take It With You
    Christopher Oram, Wolf Hall
    Ann Roth, A Delicate Balance

    Best Lighting Design of a Play:
    Paule Constable, The Curious Incident…
    Paule Constable and David Plater, Wolf Hall
    Rick Fisher, The Audience
    Jason Lyons, Hand To God

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    Actriz
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    Best Musical:
    Fun Home
    Honeymoon in Vegas
    Something Rotten!
    The Visit

    Best Revival (Musical):
    The King and I
    On the Twentieth Century
    Side Show

    Best Book of a Musical:
    Andrew Bregman, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Lisa Kron, Fun Home
    Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Something Rotten!
    Terence McNally, The Visit

    Best Score:
    Jason Robert Brown, Honeymoon in Vegas
    John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Visit
    Sting, The Last Ship
    Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, Fun Home

    Best Lead Actor in a Musical:
    Michael Cerveris, Fun Home
    Brian d’Arcy James, Something Rotten!
    Peter Gallagher, On the Twentieth Century
    Rob McClure, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Ken Watanabe, The King and I

    Best Lead Actress in a Musical:
    Kristin Chenowith, On the Twentieth Century
    Beth Malone, Fun Home
    Kelli O’Hara, The King and I
    Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, Side Show (my committee considers them as one)
    Chita Rivera, The Visit

    Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
    Christian Borle, Something Rotten!
    Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
    Brad Oscar, Something Rotten!
    Conrad Ricamora, The King and I
    David St. Louis, Side Show

    Best Featured Actress in a Musical:
    Judy Kuhn, Fun Home
    Sydney Lucas, Fun Home
    Ruthie Ann Miles, The King and I
    Nancy Opel, Honeymoon in Vegas
    Mary Louise Wilson, On the Twentieth Century

    Best Director of a Musical:
    John Doyle, The Visit
    Scott Ellis, On the Twentieth Century
    Sam Gold, Fun Home
    Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
    Bartlett Sher, The King and I

    Best Choreography:
    Joshua Bergasse, On the Town
    Warren Carlyle, On the Twentieth Century
    Christopher Gattelli, The King and I
    Casey Nicholaw, Something Rotten!
    Christopher Wheeldon, An American In Paris

    Have not seen enough plays to make a full wish list, though I am rooting hard for Hand to God.

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    vinichelsea
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    As I left NY I came up with a personal wish list. Because I didn’t see enough plays/musicals to make a list with all the categories I ended up having this messy award:

    Best Stage Production:

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    FUN HOME

    HAND TO GOD

    ***THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    THE KING AND I

    Best Direction in Stage Production:

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    FUN HOME

    ***THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    THE KING AND I

    WOLF HALL

    Best Original Writing in Stage Production:

    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    FUN HOME

    ***HAND TO GOD

    SOMETHING ROTTEN!

    THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    Best Adapted Writing in Stage Production:

    ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    THE ELEPHANT MAN

    THE HEIDI CHRONICLES

    ***THE KING AND I

    Best Lead Actor in Stage Production:

    ***Alex Sharp – THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    Jake Gyllenhaal – CONSTELLATIONS

    John Cariani – SOMETHING ROTTEN!

    Robbie Fairchild – AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    Steven Boyer – HAND TO GOD

    Best Lead Actress in Stage Production:

    Elisabeth Moss – THE HEIDI CHRONICLES

    Geneva Carr – HAND TO GOD

    Helen Mirren – THE AUDIENCE

    ***Kelli O’Hara – THE KING AND I

    Kristin Chenoweth – ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    Best Featured Actor in Stage Production:

    Alessandro Nivola – THE ELEPHANT MAN

    Ian Barford – THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    Max von Essen – AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

    ***Michael Cerveris – FUN HOME

    Nathaniel Parker – WOLF HALL

    Best Featured Actress in Stage Production:

    Enid Graham – THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    Francesca Faridany – THE CURIOUS INCIDENT WITH THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME

    Lydia Leonard – WOLF HALL

    Martha Plimpton – A DELICATE BALANCE

    Ruthie Ann Miles – THE KING AND I

    ***Sidney Lucas – FUN HOME

    *************************************************************************************************************************************************
    Editing with my all-time favorites just for the record:

    2000:

    PLAYS:

    Best Play:

    King Hedley II

    ***Proof

    The Invention of Love

    The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

    Best Revival of a Play:

    ***Betrayal

    Gore Vidal’s The Best Man

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    Best Direction of a Play:

    Betrayal

    King Hedley II

    ***Proof

    The Invention of Love

    Best Screenplay:

    ***King Hedley II

    Proof

    Stones in His Pockets

    The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

    Best Lead Actor in a Play:

    Brian Stokes Mitchell for King Hedley II

    Conleth Hill for Stones in His Pockets

    Richard Easton for The Invention of Love

    ***Robert Sean Leonard for The Invention of Love

    Sean Campión for Stones in His Pockets

    Best Lead Actress in a Play:

    Juliette Binoche for Betrayal

    Leslie Uggams for King Hedley II
    Linda Lavin for The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

    ***Mary-Louise Parker for Proof

    Best Featured Actor in a Play:

    ***Ben Shenkman for Proof

    Charles Brown for King Hedley II

    Larry Bryggman for Proof

    Lewis J. Stadlen for The Man Who Came to Dinner

    Best Featured Actress in a Play:

    Amy Morton for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

    Marthe Keller for Judgment at Nuremberg

    Michele Lee for The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife
    ***Viola Davis for King Hedley II

    MUSICALS:

    Best Musical:

    A Class Act

    Jane Eyre
    The Full Monty

    ***The Producers

    Best Revival of a Musical:

    ***42nd Street
    Follies

    The Rocky Horror Show

    Best Direction of a Musical:

    42nd Street

    A Class Act
    The Full Monty

    ***The Producers

    Best Musical Book:

    A Class Act

    Jane Eyre

    The Full Monty

    ***The Producers

    Best Original Score:

    A Class Act

    Jane Eyre

    The Full Monty

    ***The Producers

    Best Lead Actor in a Musical:

    Gregory Harrison for Follies

    Lonny Price for A Class Act

    ***Matthew Broderick for The Producers 

    Nathan Lane for The Producers

    Best Lead Actress in a Musical:

    Blythe Danner for Follies

    Christine Ebersole for 42nd Street
    Judith Ivey for Follies

    ***Marla Schaffel for Jane Eyre

    Best Featured Actor in a Musical:
    ***Brad Oscar for The Producers

    Gary Beach for The Producers

    John Ellison Conlee for The Full Monty

    Roger Bart for The Producers

    Best Featured Actress in a Musical:

    Cady Huffman for The Producers

    Kate Levering for 42nd Street
    Polly Bergen for Follies

    ***Randy Graff for A Class Act

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