2017 Tony Awards nominations: Brian Lipton (Cititour) tops all Experts predicting nominees

Congratulations to our Expert Brian Lipton (Cititour) for an excellent top score of 85.69% when predicting the 2017 Tony Awards nominees on Tuesday. He is the best among 13 Experts, journalists who cover Broadway and entertainment throughout the year.

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Just behind Lipton in second place is David Gordon (Theatermania) with 85.59%. Michael Musto (Out.com) follows with 83.63%, and then Jack Smart (Backstage) with 83.24%, and Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway) and Harry Haun (Playbill) tied with 82.45%.

Up next is Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) at 81.57%, Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) at 81.27%, Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby) at 78.53%, David Sheward (ArtsinNY.com) at 71.86%, Andy Humm (Gay USA) at 67.16%, and Matt Windman (amNY) at 66.27%. Gordon Cox (Variety) predicted 10 of the 17 categories for 63.67% correct. See Experts’ leaderboard.

Tony Awards 2017: Best prediction scores by our Editors and Users

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

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