The Tony Award Winners 2012

All the winners from the 2012 Tony Awards

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Best Musical

  • Leap of FaithNewsies
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Once


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 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 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 Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Danny Burstein, Follies
  • Jeremy Jordan, Newsies
  • Steve Kazee, Once
  • Norm Lewis, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • Ron Raines, Follies


Best Revival of a Musical

  • Evita
  • Follies
  • The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • Jesus Christ Superstar


Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • 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 Play

  • Clybourne Park
  • Other Desert Cities
  • Peter and the Starcatcher
  • Venus in Fur


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 Lighting Design of a Musical

  • Christopher Akerlind, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • Natasha Katz, Follies
  • Natasha Katz, Once
  • Hugh Vanstone, Ghost the Musical


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 Revival of a Play

  • Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
  • Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
  • Master Class
  • Wit


Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

  • Bonnie & Clyde – Music: Frank Wildhorn Lyrics: Don Black
  • Newsies – 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 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 Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • 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 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 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 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

  • Jeff Calhoun, Newsies
  • Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Diane Paulus, The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • John Tiffany, Once


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 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 Play

  • 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 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, Newsies


Best Choreography

  • Rob Ashford, Evita
  • Christopher Gattelli, Newsies
  • Steven Hoggett, Once
  • Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It


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
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