2012 Tony Award Predictions & Photos

Sunday night, June 10th are the 2012 Tony Awards, and we’ve got our predictions ready to go. Last year we scored a solid 21/26.  This year we’re hoping to top that. Our predictions are in bold.  Feel free to challenge us in the comments below! We’ll be live commenting tomorrow night on our Facebook Page. 2012 TONY AWARDS – BEAT BY BEAT PREDICTIONS Best Play Clybourne Park Other Desert Cities Peter and the Starcatcher Venus in Fur Best Musical Leap of Faith Newsies Nice Work If You Can Get It Once Best Revival of a Play Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Gore Vidal’s The Best Man Master Class Wit Best Revival of a Musical  
Peter and the Starcatcher.
Evita Follies The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Jesus Christ Superstar Best Book of a Musical Lysistrata Jones Douglas Carter Beane Newsies Harvey Fierstein Nice Work If You Can Get It Joe DiPietro Once Enda Walsh Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Newsies.
Bonnie & Clyde   Music: Frank Wildhorn Lyrics: Don Black Newsies (see opening night photos here) Music: Alan Menken Lyrics: Jack Feldman One Man, Two Guvnors Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding Peter and the Starcatcher Music: Wayne Barker Lyrics: Rick Elice Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play James Corden, One Man, Two Guvnors Philip Seymour Hoffman, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman James Earl Jones, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man Frank Langella, Man and Boy John Lithgow, The Columnist Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Nina Arianda, Venus in Fur Tracie Bennett, End of the Rainbow Stockard Channing, Other Desert Cities Linda Lavin, The Lyons Cynthia Nixon, Wit Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Once.
Danny Burstein, Follies Jeremy Jordan, Newsies Steve Kazee, Once Norm Lewis, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Ron Raines, Follies Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Jan Maxwell, Follies Audra McDonald, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Cristin Milioti, Once Kelli O’Hara, Nice Work If You Can Get It Laura Osnes, Bonnie & Clyde Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Christian Borle, Peter and the Starcatcher Michael Cumpsty, End of the Rainbow Tom Edden, One Man, Two Guvnors Andrew Garfield, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Jeremy Shamos, Clybourne Park Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Death of a Salesman.
Linda Emond, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Spencer Kayden, Don’t Dress for Dinner Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher Judith Light, Other Desert Cities Condola Rashad, Stick Fly Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Phillip Boykin, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Michael Cerveris, Evita David Alan Grier, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Michael McGrath, Nice Work If You Can Get It Josh Young, Jesus Christ Superstar Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Follies.
Elizabeth A. Davis, Once Jayne Houdyshell, Follies Judy Kaye, Nice Work If You Can Get It Jessie Mueller, On A Clear Day You Can See Forever Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Ghost the Musical Best Scenic Design of a Play John Lee Beatty, Other Desert Cities Daniel Ostling, Clybourne Park Mark Thompson, One Man, Two Guvnors Donyale Werle, Peter and the Starcatcher Best Scenic Design of a Musical  
Spider-man Turn Off the Dark.
Bob Crowley, Once Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll, Ghost the Musical Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel, Newsies George Tsypin, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark Best Costume Design of a Play William Ivey Long, Don’t Dress for Dinner Paul Tazewell, A Streetcar Named Desire Mark Thompson, One Man, Two Guvnors Paloma Young, Peter and the Starcatcher Best Costume Design of a Musical Gregg Barnes, Follies ESosa, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Eiko Ishioka, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark Martin Pakledinaz, Nice Work If You Can Get It Best Lighting Design of a Play Jeff Croiter, Peter and the Starcatcher Peter Kaczorowski, The Road to Mecca Brian MacDevitt, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Kenneth Posner, Other Desert Cities Best Lighting Design of a Musical  
Porgy and Bess.
Christopher Akerlind, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Natasha Katz, Follies Natasha Katz, Once Hugh Vanstone, Ghost the Musical Best Sound Design of a Play Paul Arditti, One Man, Two Guvnors Scott Lehrer, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Gareth Owen, End of the Rainbow Darron L West, Peter and the Starcatcher Best Sound Design of a Musical Acme Sound Partners, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Clive Goodwin, Once Kai Harada, Follies Brian Ronan, Nice Work If You Can Get It Best Choreography Rob Ashford, Evita Christopher Gattelli, Newsies Steven Hoggett, Once Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It Best Direction of a Play Nicholas Hytner, One Man, Two Guvnors Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park Mike Nichols, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher Best Direction of a Musical  
Evita broadway.
Jeff Calhoun, Newsies Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It Diane Paulus, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess John Tiffany, Once Best Orchestrations William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It Martin Lowe, Once Danny Troob, NewsiesBeat by Beat Press believes in the power of musical theatre to inspire children. That’s why we create new and exciting children’s musicals for schools and community theaters.

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