What will win Hadestown
What should win Tootsie. Either one of these shows winning is a good thing, however this is about the road vote. Hadestown has my heart. It is intelligent, tuneful and spiritual, but Tootsie is a winner on the road and would represent Broadway at its best for this year. .
What will win Hands down it will be The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth. What The Constitution Means To Me could pull an upset, but the Ferryman is a well crafted play
What should win Network and To Kill A Mockingbird should have been nominated.
Best Revival of a Musical
What will win Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!
What should win Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. This was and is the best revival.
Best Revival of a Play
What will win The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan. This has the sentimental vote.
What should win Arthur Miller’s All My Sons was the best revival of a play.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
What will and should win Bryan Cranston, Network. This isn’t even a contest.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
What will and should win Elaine May, The Waverly Gallery. This is also a given. Again a sentimental vote.
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
What will and should win Santino Fontana, Tootsie. This is a tour de Force performance. Bravo!
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
What will and should win Stephanie J. Block, The Cher Show. Its Stephanie’s year.
Best Book of a Musical
What will and should win Tootsie, Robert Horn. Funniest and most well constructed script. It made you love the movie even more.
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
What will win Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell. I love this tuneful score that haunting stays with you asking you to “Wait For Me”.
What should win Be More Chill, Joe Iconis. This is a score that creative a loyal fan base.
What will and should win Warren Carlyle, Kiss Me, Kate. Tap, jazz and hot dance moves make this a shoe in.
What will win Daniel Kluger, Oklahoma!. This will win, but seriously I do not get it.
What should win Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose, Hadestown. This makes the songs so much more and is well constructed.
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
What will win David Korins, Beetlejuice spectacular and over the top.
What should win Rachel Hauck, Hadestown intelligent and subtle.
Best Scenic Design of a Play
What will and should win Jan Versweyveld, Network. This man created a new way to see theatre.
Best Costume Design of a Play
What will win Nothing is really that spectacular, so this is a guess. Ann Roth, To Kill a Mockingbird and Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus
What should win Toni-Leslie James, Bernhardt/Hamlet made the biggest statement.
Best Costume Design of a Musical
What will and should win Bob Mackie, The Cher Show. I mean there is an 8 minute fashion show.
Best Sound Design of a Play
What will and should win Fitz Patton, Choir Boy
Best Sound Design of a Musical
What will win Steve Canyon Kennedy, Ain’t Too Proud
What should win Nevin Steinberg and Jessica Paz, Hadestown
Best Lighting Design of a Play
What will win Peter Mumford, The Ferryman
What should win Jan Versweyveld and Tal Yarden, Network
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Who will win Kenneth Posner and Peter Nigrini, Beetlejuice
Who should win Bradley King, Hadestown
Best Direction of a Play
Who will and should win Sam Mendes, The Ferryman
Best Direction of a Musical
Who will and should win Rachel Chavkin, Hadestown
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Who will win Bertie Carvel, Ink
Who should win Benjamin Walker, All My Sons
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Who will win Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird
Who should win Fionnula Flanagan, The Ferryman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Who will win Ali Stroker, Oklahoma!
Who should win Amber Gray, Hadestown
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Who will win Andre De Shields, Hadestown
Who should win Patrick Page, Hadestown or Ephraim Sykes, Ain’t Too Proud