Tue. Dec 10th, 2019

2018 Tony Nomination Predictions: Angels in America, Harry Potter, SpongeBob Should Reign

From left; Lee Pace, Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane are all expected to show up at tomorrow’s Tony Awards nomination announcement for ANGELS IN AMERICA

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The 2018 Tony Award nominations will be announced tomorrow and…it’s kind of unexciting. While we have the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations from last week to tip us off it still looks like a relatively lackluster list of possibilities with some categories (like Actor in a Musical) struggling to fill out slots.

Here are my predictions for this year’s Tony Nominations, come back tomorrow when official nominations are announced.

Best Musical
The Band’s Visit
Frozen
Mean Girls
Prince of Broadway
SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Play
The Children
Farinelli and the King
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Junk
Meteor Shower

Best Revival of a Musical
Carousel
My Fair Lady
Once on This Island

Best Revival of a Play
Angels in America
The Iceman Cometh
Lobby Hero
Three Tall Women
Travesties

Best Actor (Musical)
Henry Hadden-Paton, My Fair Lady
Joshua Henry, Carousel
Tony Shalhoub, The Band’s Visit
Ethan Slater, SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Actress (Musical)
Lauren Ambrose, My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore, Once on This Island
Katrina Lenk, The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman, Mean Girls
Jessie Mueller, Carousel

Best Actor (Play)
Andrew Garfield, Angels in America
Tom Hollander, Travesties
Jamie Parker, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Mark Rylance, Farinelli and the King
Denzel Washington, The Iceman Cometh

Best Actress (Play)
Glenda Jackson, Three Tall Women
Condola Rashad, Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God
Lili Taylor, Marvin’s Room
Uma Thurman, The Parisian Woman

Best Featured Actor (Musical)
Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Gavin Lee, SpongeBob SquarePants
Alex Newell, Once on This Island
Ari’el Statchel, The Band’s Visit

Best Featured Actor (Play)
Anthony Boyle, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Brian Tyree Henry, Lobby Hero
James McArdle, Angels in America
Nathan Lane, Angels in America
Lee Pace, Angels in America

Best Featured Actress (Musical)
Kerry Butler, Mean Girls
Lindsay Mendez, Carousel
Ashley Park, Mean Girls
Dame Diana Rigg, My Fair Lady
Lea Salonga, Once on This Island

Best Featured Actress (Play)
Laura Benanti, Meteor Shower
Noma Dumezweni, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Denise Gough, Angels in America
Laurie Metcalf, Three Tall Women
Alison Pill, Three Tall Women

Best Director (Musical)
The Band’s Visit
Carousel
Mean Girls
My Fair Lady
Once on This Island

Best Director (Play)
Angels in America
The Children
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The Iceman Cometh
Three Tall Women

Best Book of a Musical
The Band’s Visit
Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Score of a Musical
The Band’s Visit
Frozen
Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants

Best Choreography
Carousel
Frozen
Mean Girls
Once on This Island
SpongeBob SquarePants

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