Tony Awards 2014: Nominees AnnouncedBy: Mike Fossum - April 29, 2014
The nominees for the 2014 Tony Awards were announced Tuesday morning by Jonathan Groff and Lucy Liu, with A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and Hedwig and the Angry Itch receiving the most nods. Hugh Jackman, who is set to host the awards ceremony which will be broadcast live on June 8 on CBS, made an appearance alongside Liu and Groff, as the stars revealed the Tony field.
Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak’s comedy musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder garnered ten nominations altogether, and the rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Itch, starring Neil Patrick Harris, received 8 nominations. The music and lyrics of Hedwig were composed by Lexington, Kentucky’s own Stephen Trask. Harris was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical.
Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his work in All the Way, and Tony Shalhoub received a nod for Act One.
Nominees for productions include:
All the Way
Mothers and Sons
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
Best Revival of a Play:
The Cripple of Inishmaan
The Glass Menagerie
A Raisin in the Sun
Best Revival of a Musical:
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
A complete list of the 2014 Tony Award nominees can be found here.
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