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2012 Tony® Nominees

The 2012 Nominations for the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre, also known as the Tony Awards®, were announced Tuesday, May 2nd. The awards recognize achievement in live American  theatre  and are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League. The 2012 Award ceremony airs on June 10th on CBS.

The Tisch alumni and Dean's Council Members listed below have been nominated. For a full nomination list, please click here.

Tony Award® Nominees

Best Play
Peter and the Starcatcher, Adam S. Gordon '89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV), producer
Clybourne Park, Dean's Council Member Daryl Roth, producer

Best Musical
Leap of Faith, Melissa Pinsly '06 (BFA, Drama), Celine Rosenthal '06 (BFA, Drama), and Dean's Council Member Daryl Roth, producers

Best Revival of a Musical
Evita, Adam S. Gordon '89 (BFA, Kanbar F&TV), producer

Best Revival of a Play
Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, Dean's Council Member Scott Rudin, producer

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Phillip Seymour Hoffman '89 (BFA, Drama), Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Nina Arianda '09 (MFA, Acting), Venus in Fur

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Steve Kazee '05 (MFA, Acting), Once

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Cristin Milioti '07 (Drama), Once

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Jeremy Shamos '92/'98 (BFA/MFA, Drama/Acting), Clybourne Park

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Donyale Werle '02 (MFA, Design), Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
George Tsypin '84 (MFA, Design), Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark

Best Costume Design of a Play:
Paul Tazewell '89 (MFA, Design), A Streetcar Named Desire

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes '83 (BFA, Design), Follies