The winners of the 2012 Tony Awards!

BEST PLAY
*** WINNER: Clybourne Park (author: Bruce Norris)
Other Desert Cities (author: Jon Robin Baitz)
Peter and the Starcatcher (author: Rick Elice)
Venus in Fur (author: David Ives)

BEST MUSICAL
Leap of Faith
Newsies
Nice Work If You Can Get It
*** WINNER: Once

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL
Lysistrata Jones (Douglas Carter Beane)
Newsies (Harvey Fierstein)
Nice Work If You Can Get It (Joe DiPietro)
*** WINNER: Once (Enda Walsh)

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE
Bonnie & Clyde (Music: Frank Wildhorn. Lyrics: Don Black)
*** WINNER Newsies (Music: Alan Menken. Lyrics: Jack Feldman)
One Man, Two Guvnors (Music and lyrics: Grant Olding)
Peter and the Starcatcher (Music: Wayne Barker. Lyrics: Rick Elice)

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
*** WINNER: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
Master Classs
Wit

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
Evita
Follies
*** WINNER: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Jesus Christ Superstar

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: 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
Danny Burstein, Follies
Jeremy Jordan, Newsies
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: 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
Linda Emond, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Spencer Kayden, Don’t Dress For Dinner
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: 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
Elizabeth A. Davis, Once
Jayne Houdyshell, Follies
*** WINNER: 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 DIRECTION OF A PLAY
Nicholas Hytner, One Man, Two Guvnors
Pam MacKinnon, Clybourne Park
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: John Tiffany, Once

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Rob Ashford, Evita
*** WINNER: Christopher Gattelli, Newsies
Steven Hoggett, Once
Kathleen Marshall, Nice Work If You Can Get It

BEST ORCHESTRATIONS
William David Brohn & Christopher Jahnke The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Bill Elliott Nice Work If You Can Get It
*** WINNER: Martin Lowe Once
Danny Troob Newsies

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A PLAY
John Lee Beatty Other Desert Cities
Daniel Ostling Clybourne Park
Mark Thompson One Man, Two Guvnors
*** WINNER: Donyale Werle Peter and the Starcatcher

BEST SCENIC DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
*** WINNER: Bob Crowley Once
Rob Howell & Jon Driscoll Ghost the Musical
Tobin Ost & 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
*** WINNER: Paloma Young Peter and the Starcatcher

BEST COSTUME DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
*** WINNER: Gregg Barnes Follies
E. Sosa 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
*** WINNER: 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
Christopher Akerlind The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
Natasha Katz Follies
*** WINNER: 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
*** WINNER: Darron L. West Peter and the Starcatcher

BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A MUSICAL
Acme Sound Parnters The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
*** WINNER: Clive Goodwin Once
Kai Harada Follies
Brian Ronan Nice Work If You Can Get It

SPECIAL TONY AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT IN THE THEATRE
Emanuel Azenberg

REGIONAL THEATRE AWARD
The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD
Bernadette Peters

SPECIAL TONY AWARD
Actors’ Equity Association
Hugh Jackman

TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATRE
Freddie Gershon
Artie Siccardi
TDF Open Doors

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