Book of Mormon and The Normal Heart Take Home Top Prizes At The 2011 Tony Awards

6.13.2011

By Max Berlinger

2011 Tony Nominees and Winners (in bold)

Best New Musical
The Book of Mormon 
Catch Me if You Can
The Scottsboro Boys
Sister Act

Best Play
Good People
Jerusalem
The Motherf—er With the Hat
War Horse

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Nina Arianda, Born Yesterday
Frances McDormand, Good People 
Lily Rabe, The Merchant of Venice
Vanessa Redgrave, Driving Miss Daisy
Hannah Yelland, Brief Encounter

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sutton Foster, Anything Goes
Beth Leavel, Baby It’s You!
Patina Miller, Sister Act
Donna Murphy, The People in the Picture

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Brian Bedford, The Importance of Being Earnest
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf—er With the Hat
Joe Mantello, The Normal Heart
Al Pacino, The Merchant of Venice
Mark Rylance, Jerusalem 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Norbert Leo ButzCatch Me If You Can 
Josh Gad, The Book of Mormon
Joshua Henry, The Scottsboro Boys
Andrew Rannells, The Book of Mormon
Tony Sheldon, Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Best Direction of a Play
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, War Horse 
Joel Grey & George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart
Anna D. Shapiro, The Motherf—er With the Hat
Daniel Sullivan, The Merchant of Venice

Best Direction of a Musical
Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, The Book of Mormon
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Ellen Barkin, The Normal Heart 
Edie Falco, The House of Blue Leaves
Judith Light, Lombardi
Joanna Lumley, La Bête
Elizabeth Rodriguez, The Motherf—er With the Hat

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Mackenzie Crook, Jerusalem
Billy Crudup, Arcadia
John Benjamin Hickey, The Normal Heart
Arian Moayed, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Yul Vázquez, The Motherf—er With the Hat

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Laura Benanti, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Tammy Blanchard, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Victoria Clark, Sister Act
Nikki M. James, The Book of Mormon 
Patti LuPone, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Colman Domingo, The Scottsboro Boys
Adam Godley, Anything Goes
John Larroquette, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 
Forrest McClendon, The Scottsboro Boys
Rory O’Malley, The Book of Mormon

Best Revival of a Play
Arcadia
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Merchant of Venice
The Normal Heart

Best Revival of a Musical
Anything Goes 
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Best Book of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon 
David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys
Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner and Douglas Carter Beane, Sister Act

Best Original Score Written for the Theater
Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, The Book of Mormon 
John Kander and Fred Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys
Alan Menken (music) and Glenn Slater (lyrics), Sister Act
David Yazbek, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Best Choreography
Rob Ashford, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes
Casey Nicholaw, The Book of Mormon
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys

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