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Adams, Rashad, Henry among 2018 TONY Awards Nominees, live broadcast

The American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards, hosted by Tony Award Nominees Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, will broadcast live from the Radio City Music Hall on CBS, Sunday, June 10th, 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay).

The “Tony” Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television. The 2018 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Among the nominees:

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (Music and/or Lyrics) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATRE

Yolanda Adams

Angels in America – Music: Adrian Sutton

The Band’s Visit – Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek

Frozen – Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Mean Girls – Music: Jeff Richmond, Lyrics: Nell Benjamin

SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical – Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY

Denzel Washington attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees event in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Andrew Garfield – Angels in America

Tom Hollander – Travesties

Jamie Parker -Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two

Mark Rylance -Farinelli and The King

Denzel Washington – Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

 

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE IN A PLAY

Glenda Jackson – Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women

Condola Rashad attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees event in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Condola Rashad – Saint Joan

Lauren Ridloff -Children of a Lesser God

Amy Schumer – Meteor Shower

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE IN A MUSICAL

Lauren Ambrose – My Fair Lady

 

Hailey Kilgore – Once On This Island

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 02: Hailey Kilgore attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Junket on May 2, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

 

 

 

 

LaChanze attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees event in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

LaChanze – Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Katrina Lenk – The Band’s Visit

Taylor Louderman – Mean Girls

Jessie Mueller – Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel

 

 

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A PLAY

John Leguizamo attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees event in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Anthony Boyle – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two

Michael Cera – Lobby Hero

Brian Tyree Henry – Lobby Hero

Nathan Lane – Angels in America

David Morse – Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh

 

Noma Dumezweni attends the 2018 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees event in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A FEATURED ROLE IN A PLAY

Susan Brown – Angels in America

Noma Dumezweni – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two

Deborah Findlay – The Children

Denise Gough – Angels in America

Laurie Metcalf – Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women

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