Tony Awards 2019: Gordon Cox (Variety), Brian Lipton (Cititour), Jan Simpson (Broadway and Me) top all Experts predicting nominees

Congratulations to our Experts Gordon Cox (Variety), Brian Lipton (Cititour) and Jan Simpson (Broadway & Me) for a wonderful score of 73.81% when predicting the 2019 Tony Awards nominations on Tuesday. They are tied as the best among 12 Experts, journalists who cover entertainment and Broadway throughout the year. See Experts’ scores.

Over 1,100 people worldwide predicted these Tony nominees. Our top scorers each got 62 out of 81 slots correct in the 17 categories we featured. The Tony Awards will be live on CBS and hosted by past champ James Corden on June 9.

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 the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the remaining nine Experts predicting, David Gordon (Theatermania) is in the next spot with 72.61% correct. Melissa Bernardo (NY Stage Review) and Michael Musto (NewNowNext) follow with 71.43%. Andy Humm (Gay USA) is up next with 70.24%. We then have a three-way tie for Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby), Peter Travers (Rolling Stone) and Matt Windman (amNY) with 69.05%. David Sheward (Cultural Weekly) follows with 65.48% and then Jack Smart (Backstage) with 55.95%.

PREDICT Tony Awards winners now and change them until June 9

Be sure to make your Tony predictions today so that Broadway insiders can see how their shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions as often as you like until just before winners are announced on June 9. And join in the fun debate over the 2019 Tonys taking place right now in our theater forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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