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We review all the 2017 Tony Award nominees
The 2017 Tony Award nominations were announced this morning at a ceremony hosted by Christopher Jackson and Jane Krakowski. Following an intense season of new plays, revivals and a record breaking amount of new musicals, the field was narrowed to the following list of hit shows all hoping to walk away with the top prize come the ceremony on June 8, hosted by Kevin Spacey.
New musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 led the pack with 12 nominations, followed closely by the revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler with 10 nominations. Dear Evan Hansen picked up 9 nominations, with other new musicals Come From Away and Groundhog Day the Musical earning 7 a piece.
On the plays front, new play Oslo, which is set to transfer to London later this year, earned 7 nominations with the revival of August Wilson's Jitney and The Little Foxes both earning 6. Pulitzer Prize-winner Sweat earned 3 nominations, alongside Indecent.
This year, our New York Editor has covered all the major Broadway openings and with his team of reviewers has filed reviews for each of the new productions.
Read our reviews of the 2017 Tony Award-nominated productions below, and check out the full list of nominees:
Dear Evan Hansen - "Required viewing"
Come From Away - "The cast is beautifully directed and choreographed... They are a marvel to watch"
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 - "This is a visual spectacle that you rarely see on Broadway."
Groundhog Day: "Dizzyingly witty new musical"
A Doll's House Part 2 - "Smart, funny and utterly engrossing new play"
Indecent - "Beautiful and emotionally shattering new play"
Oslo - "Dense and compelling"
Sweat - "Leaves us thirsting for more"
Hello, Dolly! - "Nostalgia-infused, perfectly-crafted Broadway revival"
Miss Saigon - " The story packs an unavoidable emotional punch, even if you do see it coming "
Falsettos - "a period piece with enormous vitality"
The Little Foxes - "Directed with style and precision by Daniel Sullivan, this is a crisp evening of deceit and calculation"
Present Laughter - "If you assume that Kevin Kline is perfect for Noel Coward, you assume correctly - and then some"
Six Degrees of Separation - "stunning revival"
Jitney - "it felt a bit disjointed"
Come From Away
Dear Evan Hansen
Groundhog Day The Musical
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Come From Away, Music & Lyrics: Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Dear Evan Hansen Music & Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul
Groundhog Day The Musical, Music & Lyrics: Tim Minchin
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Music & Lyrics: Dave Malloy
Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll's House, Part 2
Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter
Jefferson Mays, Oslo
Cate Blanchett, The Present
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll's House, Part 2
Christian Borle, Falsettos
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen
Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Christine Ebersole, War Paint
Patti LuPone, War Paint
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon
Michael Aronov, Oslo
Danny DeVito, Arthur Miller's The Price
Nathan Lane, The Front Page
Richard Thomas, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
John Douglas Thompson, August Wilson's Jitney
Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll's House, Part 2
Cynthia Nixon, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
Condola Rashad, A Doll's House, Part 2
Michelle Wilson, Sweat
Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!
Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos
Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!
Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away
Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen
Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia
David Gallo, August Wilson's Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day The Musical
David Korins, War Paint
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Jane Greenwood, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Toni-Leslie James, August Wilson's Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll's House, Part 2
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Catherine Zuber, War Paint
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Jane Cox, August Wilson's Jitney
Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll's House, Part 2
Howell Binkley, Come From Away
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen
Sam Gold, A Doll's House, Part 2
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, August Wilson's Jitney
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
Daniel Sullivan, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
Rebecca Taichman, Indecent
Christopher Ashley, Come From Away
Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen
Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day The Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day The Musical
Kelly Devine, Come From Away
Denis Jones, Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical
Sam Pinkleton, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!
Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen
Dave Malloy, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Read the 2016 Tony Award winners here.
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