Tony Predictions 2016

It’s time for the Tony nominations! While I’m still seeing most plays and do not feel confident in my picks, I’m usually pretty great at getting the nominees for musicals, so here goes!

Best Musical

  • Allegiance
  • Hamilton
  • On Your Feet!
  • Shuffle Along…
  • School of Rock

Best Revival

  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • She Loves Me
  • Spring Awakening
  • The Color Purple

Leading Actor

  • Alex Brightman
  • Danny Burstein
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • Austin P. McKenzie
  • Leslie Odom, Jr

Leading Actress

  • Laura Benanti
  • Carmen Cusack
  • Cynthia Ervio
  • Audra McDonald
  • Phillipa Soo
  • Wishlist: Lea Salonga

Featured Actor

  • Gavin Creel
  • Daveed Diggs
  • Daniel N. Durant
  • Jonathan Groff
  • Someone from Shuffle Along

Featured Actress

  • Danielle Brooks
  • Jasmine Cephas Jones
  • Renee Elise Goldsberry
  • Jane Krakowski
  • Adrienne Warren

Director

  • Michael Arden
  • John Doyle
  • Thomas Kail
  • Bartlett Sherr
  • George C. Wolfe

Choreographer

  • Andy Blankenbuehler
  • Savion Glover
  • Spencer Liff
  • Casey Nicholaw
  • Hofesh Shrecter

Book

  • Hamilton (does it really have a book though?)
  • On Your Feet!
  • School of Rock
  • Shuffle Along
  • Waitress

Score

  • Allegiance
  • Bright Star
  • Hamilton
  • School of Rock
  • Waitress

Set Design

  • American Psycho
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Hamilton
  • She Loves Me
  • Spring Awakening

Orechestrations

  • Fidder on the Roof
  • Hamilton
  • Spring Awakening
  • She Loves Me
  • The Color Purple

Costumes

  • American Psycho
  • Hamilton
  • School of Rock
  • Spring Awakening
  • Shuffle Along

Light Design

  • American Psycho
  • Hamilton
  • She Loves Me
  • Spring Awakening
  • The Color Purple

As for the plays, expect to hear lots of nominations for A View From the Bridge, Blackbird, Eclipsed, King Charles III, And The Humans. I would be shocked if I didn’t hear Annaleigh Ashford, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Ivo van Hove’s names called. I also think Roundabout productions will do very well in the set design category.

Happy Nomination morning! Let’s hope we’re all winners today!

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