tony predictions

The 2017 Tony Awards will be held on June 11th at Radio City Musical Hall and will be hosted by Kevin Spacey. Here are my predictions:

Best Play:
Want to win: “A Doll’s House, Part 2”
Win will: “Sweat” or “Indecent”

Best Musical:
Want to win: “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
Will win: “Dear Evan Hansen” or “Great Comet”

Best Book of a Musical:
Want to win: “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” — Dave Malloy
Will win: “Dear Evan Hansen” — Steven Levenson

Best Original Score:
Want to win: “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” — Music & Lyrics: Dave Malloy
Will win: “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” — Music & Lyrics: Dave Malloy

Best Revival of a Play:
Want to win: “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”
Will win: “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes” or “August Wilson’s Jitney”

Best Revival of a Musical:
Want to win: “Falsettos”
Will win: “Hello, Dolly!”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play:                                     Want to win: Jefferson Mays, “Oslo” Denis Arndt, “Heisenberg”
Will win: Jefferson Mays, “Oslo” or Kevin Kline, “Present Laughter”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play:
Want to win: Laurie Metcalf, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”
Will win: Sally Field, “The Glass Menagerie,” Laura Linney, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes,” or Laurie Metcalf, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Want to win: Andy Karl, “Groundhog Day The Musical”
Will win: Ben Platt, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical:
Want to win: Denee Benton, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” or Christine Ebersole, “War Paint”
Will win: Bette Midler, “Hello, Dolly!”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play:
Want to win: Nathan Lane, “The Front Page”
Will win: Richard Thomas, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play:
Want to win: Jayne Houdyshell, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”
Will win: Cynthia Nixon, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Want to win: Andrew Rannells, “Falsettos”
Will win: Andrew Rannells, “Falsettos” or Lucas Steele, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical:
Want to win: Stephanie J. Block, “Falsettos”
Will win: Rachel Bay Jones, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Scenic Design of a Play:
Want to win: Nigel Hook, “The Play That Goes Wrong”
Will win: Nigel Hook, “The Play That Goes Wrong”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical:
Want to win: Mimi Lien, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”                           Will win: David Korins, “War Paint” or Mimi Lien, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

Best Costume Design of a Play:
Want to win: Jane Greenwood, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”
Will win: Jane Greenwood, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”

Best Costume Design of a Musical:
Want to win: Paloma Young, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
Will win: Paloma Young, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” or Catherine Zuber, “War Paint”

Best Lighting Design of a Play:
Want to win: Christopher Akerlind, “Indecent”
Will win: Jennifer Tipton, “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical:
Want to win: Bradley King, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
Will win: Japhy Weideman, “Dear Evan Hansen”

Best Direction of a Play:
Want to win: Daniel Sullivan, “Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes”
Will win: Rebecca Taichman, “Indecent”

Best Direction of a Musical:
Want to win: Rachel Chavkin, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”
Will win: Rachel Chavkin, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

Best Choreography:
Want to win: Andy Blankenbuehler, “Bandstand”
Will win: Sam Pinkleton, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” or Andy Blankenbuehler, “Bandstand”

Best Orchestrations:
Want to win: Dave Malloy, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”                         Will win: Dave Malloy, “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812”

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