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Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston Earn 2014 Tony Nominations

April 30, 2014 02:43:48 GMT

This year's nomination list is dominated by 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' with 10, followed by Harris' 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' with 8.


Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston Earn 2014 Tony Nominations
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Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston both earned their Tony Awards nominations this year. Harris scored from his role as a transgender in the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" while Cranston grabbed his from the role as Lyndon B. Johnson in "All the Way".

For Harris, this is his first nomination for best actor in a musical. He is battling Ramin Karimloo ("Les Miserables"), Andy Karl ("Rocky") and Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham ("A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder") in the category. "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" received eight nominations in total.

Meanwhile, this is the first Tony nomination for Cranston who is pitted against Chris O'Dowd ("Of Mice and Men"), Samuel Barnett ("Twelfth Night"), Mark Rylance ("Richard III") and Tony Shalhoub ("Act One") in the best actor in a play category.

The lead nominee this year is Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak's comedy "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder". It was given 10 nominations, including the best musical.

The 2014 Tony Awards will be held and broadcast from Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 8 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on CBS. Hugh Jackman is hosting. The full list of nominees can be found on the official website.

2014 Tony Awards Nominees Partial List:

Best Play

  • "Act One"
  • "All the Way"
  • "Casa Valentine"
  • "Mothers and Sons"
  • "Outside Mullingar"
Best Musical
  • "After Midnight"
  • "Aladdin"
  • "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
Best Revival of a Play
  • "The Cripple of Inishmaan"
  • "The Glass Menagerie"
  • "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • "Twelfth Night"
Best Revival of a Musical
  • "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
  • "Les Miserables"
  • "Violet"
Best Book of a Musical
  • "Aladdin"
  • "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • "Bullets Over Broadway"
  • "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
  • "Aladdin"
  • "The Bridges of Madison County"
  • "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
  • "If/Then"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
  • Tyne Daly, "Mothers and Sons"
  • LaTanya Richardson, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • Cherry Jones, "The Glass Menagerie"
  • Audra McDonald, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"
  • Estelle Parsons, "The Velocity of Autumn"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Neil Patrick Harris, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
  • Ramin Karimloo, "Les Miserables"
  • Andy Karl, "Rocky"
  • Jefferson Mays, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
  • Bryce Pinkham, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Mary Bridget Davies, "A Night With Janis Joplin"
  • Sutton Foster, "Violet"
  • Idina Menzel, "If/Then"
  • Jessie Mueller, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • Kelli O'Hara, "The Bridges of Madison County"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
  • Reed Birney, "Casa Valentina"
  • Paul Chahidi, "Twelfth Night"
  • Stephen Fry, "Twelfth Night"
  • Mark Rylance, "Twelfth Night"
  • Brian J. Smith, "The Glass Menagerie"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
  • Sarah Greene, "The Cripple of Inishmaan"
  • Celia Keenan-Bolger, "The Glass Menagerie"
  • Sophie Okonedo, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • Anika Noni Rose, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • Mare Winningham, "Casa Valentina"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Danny Burstein, "Cabaret"
  • Nick Cordero, "Bullets Over Broadway"
  • Joshua Henry, "Violet"
  • James Monroe Iglehart, "Aladdin"
  • Jarrod Spector, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Linda Emond, "Cabaret"
  • Lena Hall, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
  • Anika Larsen, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • Adriane Lenox, "After Midnight"
  • Lauren Worsham, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"


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