Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston Earn 2014 Tony Nominations
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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.

AceShowbiz - %cNeil Patrick Harris% and %cBryan 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 %cRamin Karimloo% ("Les Miserables"), %cAndy Karl% ("Rocky") and %cJefferson Mays% and %cBryce 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 %cChris O'Dowd% ("Of Mice and Men"), %cSamuel Barnett% ("Twelfth Night"), %cMark Rylance% ("Richard III") and %cTony 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. %cHugh 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
  • %cSamuel Barnett%, "Twelfth Night"
  • %cBryan Cranston%, "All the Way"
  • %cChris O'Dowd%, "Of Mice and Men"
  • %cMark Rylance%, "Richard III"
  • %cTony Shalhoub%, "Act One"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
  • %cTyne Daly%, "Mothers and Sons"
  • %cLaTanya Richardson%, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • %cCherry Jones%, "The Glass Menagerie"
  • %cAudra McDonald%, "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill"
  • %cEstelle Parsons%, "The Velocity of Autumn"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • %cNeil Patrick Harris%, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
  • %cRamin Karimloo%, "Les Miserables"
  • %cAndy Karl%, "Rocky"
  • %cJefferson Mays%, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
  • %cBryce Pinkham%, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • %cMary Bridget Davies%, "A Night With Janis Joplin"
  • %cSutton Foster%, "Violet"
  • %cIdina Menzel%, "If/Then"
  • %cJessie Mueller%, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • %cKelli O'Hara%, "The Bridges of Madison County"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
  • %cReed Birney%, "Casa Valentina"
  • %cPaul Chahidi%, "Twelfth Night"
  • %cStephen Fry%, "Twelfth Night"
  • %cMark Rylance%, "Twelfth Night"
  • %cBrian J. Smith%, "The Glass Menagerie"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
  • %cSarah Greene%, "The Cripple of Inishmaan"
  • %cCelia Keenan-Bolger%, "The Glass Menagerie"
  • %cSophie Okonedo%, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • %cAnika Noni Rose%, "A Raisin in the Sun"
  • %cMare Winningham%, "Casa Valentina"
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • %cDanny Burstein%, "Cabaret"
  • %cNick Cordero%, "Bullets Over Broadway"
  • %cJoshua Henry%, "Violet"
  • %cJames Monroe Iglehart%, "Aladdin"
  • %cJarrod Spector%, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • %cLinda Emond%, "Cabaret"
  • %cLena Hall%, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"
  • %cAnika Larsen%, "Beautiful -- The Carole King Musical"
  • %cAdriane Lenox%, "After Midnight"
  • %cLauren Worsham%, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder"

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