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Tony Awards 2012: Full list of nominees

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06/09/2012 by Olivia Allin

The American Theatre Wing's 66th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are set to air live from the Beacon Theatre in New York on CBS on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET.

The new musical "Once," based on the 2006 film about a two struggling musicians in Dublin who come together to make music and fall in love, earned the most Tony Award nominations wtih 11 nods.

Pulling in 10 nominations each was "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It." Other musicals of note were the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" and Disney's new musical, "Newsies," which earned 8 nods each.

In the play category, "Peter and the Starcatcher," which is based on a children's book, earned nine nominations. Mike Nichols' critically praised "Death of a Salesman" and U.K. import "One Man, Two Guvnors" each earned seven nominations.

Competing for the honor of Best Actress in a play are Tracie Bennett, Stockard Channing, Linda Lavin and Cynthia Nixon. In the Best Actor category, "Salesman" star Philip Seymour Hoffman is up against James Earl Jones, Frank Langella, John Lithgow and James Corden.

"The Amazing Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield was nominated for a Best Featured Tony Award for his role opposite Hoffman in "Death of a Salesman."

At the ceremony, Hugh Jackman will be honored with a special Tony Award, for his contributions to the Broadway community and to the Actors' Equity Association. The actor appeared in "Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway" in 2011. Bernadette Peters will also be honored, with the Isabelle Stevenson Award, which recognizes individuals for humanitarian and charity work.

Check out the full list of 2012 Tony nominations below.

Play
"Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris
"Other Desert Cities," Jon Robin Baitz
"Peter and the Starcatcher," Rick Elice
"Venus in Fur," David Ives

Musical
"Leap of Faith"
"Newsies"
"Nice Work If You Can Get It"
"Once"

Revival of a play
"Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
"Gore Vidal's The Best Man"
"Master Class"
"Wit"

Revival of a musical
"Evita"
"Follies"
"The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
"Jesus Christ Superstar"

Book of a musical
"Lysistrata Jones," Douglas Carter Beane
"Newsies," Harvey Fierstein
"Nice Work If You Can Get It," Joe DiPietro
"Once," Enda Walsh

Original score (music and/or lyrics) written for the theater
"Bonnie & Clyde," music: Frank Wildhorn; lyrics: Don Black
"Newsies," music: Alan Menken; lyrics: Jack Feldman
"One Man, Two Guvnors," music & lyrics: Grant Olding
"Peter and the Starcatcher," music: Wayne Barker; lyrics: Rick Elice

Performance by an actor in a leading role in a play
James Corden, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
James Earl Jones, "Gore Vidal's The Best Man"
Frank Langella, "Man and Boy"
John Lithgow, "The Columnist"

Performance by an actress in a leading role in a play
Nina Arianda, "Venus in Fur"
Tracie Bennett, "End of the Rainbow"
Stockard Channing, "Other Desert Cities"
Linda Lavin, "The Lyons"
Cynthia Nixon, "Wit"

Performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical
Danny Burstein, "Follies"
Jeremy Jordan, "Newsies"
Steve Kazee, "Once"
Norm Lewis, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Ron Raines, "Follies"

Performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical
Jan Maxwell, "Follies"
Audra McDonald, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Cristin Milioti, "Once"
Kelli O'Hara, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Laura Osnes, "Bonnie & Clyde"

Performance by an actor in a featured role in a play
Christian Borle, "Peter and the Starcatcher"
Michael Cumpsty, "End of the Rainbow"
Tom Edden, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Andrew Garfield, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
Jeremy Shamos, "Clybourne Park"

Performance by an actress in a featured role in a play
Linda Emond, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
Spencer Kayden, "Don't Dress for Dinner"
Celia Keenan-Bolger, "Peter and the Starcatcher"
Judith Light, "Other Desert Cities" Condola Rashad, "Stick Fly"

Performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical
Phillip Boykin, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Michael Cerveris, "Evita"
David Alan Grier, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Michael McGrath, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Josh Young, "Jesus Christ Superstar"

Performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical
Elizabeth A. Davis, "Once"
Jayne Houdyshell, "Follies"
Judy Kaye, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Jessie Mueller, "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"
Da'Vine Joy Randolph, "Ghost the Musical"

Scenic design of a play
John Lee Beatty, "Other Desert Cities"
Daniel Ostling, "Clybourne Park"
Mark Thompson, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Donyale Werle, "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Scenic design of a musical
Bob Crowley, "Once"
Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll, "Ghost the Musical"
Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel, "Newsies"
George Tsypin, "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark"

Costume design of a play
William Ivey Long, "Don't Dress for Dinner"
Paul Tazewell, "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Mark Thompson, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Paloma Young, "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Costume design of a musical
Gregg Barnes, "Follies"
ESosa, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Eiko Ishioka, "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark"
Martin Pakledinaz, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Lighting design of a play
Jeff Croiter, "Peter and the Starcatcher"
Peter Kaczorowski, "The Road to Mecca"
Brian MacDevitt, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
Kenneth Posner, "Other Desert Cities"

Lighting design of a musical
Christopher Akerlind, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Natasha Katz, "Follies"
Natasha Katz, "Once"
Hugh Vanstone, "Ghost the Musical"

Sound design of a play
Paul Arditti, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Scott Lehrer, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
Gareth Owen, "End of the Rainbow"
Darron L. West, "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Sound design of a musical
Acme Sound Partners, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Clive Goodwin, "Once"
Kai Harada, "Follies"
Brian Ronan, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Choreography
Rob Ashford, "Evita"
Christopher Gattelli, "Newsies"
Steven Hoggett, "Once"
Kathleen Marshall, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Direction of a play
Nicholas Hytner, "One Man, Two Guvnors"
Pam MacKinnon, "Clybourne Park"
Mike Nichols, "Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman"
Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, "Peter and the Starcatcher"

Direction of a musical
Jeff Calhoun, "Newsies"
Kathleen Marshall, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Diane Paulus, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
John Tiffany, "Once"

Orchestrations
William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke, "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess"
Bill Elliott, "Nice Work If You Can Get It"
Martin Lowe, "Once"
Danny Troob, "Newsies"

Non-competitive categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Emanuel Azenberg

Regional Theatre Award
The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

Isabelle Stevenson Award
Bernadette Peters

Special Tony Award
Actors' Equity Assn. Hugh Jackman

Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre
Freddie Gershon
Artie Siccardi
TDF Open Doors

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