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2012 Tony Awards: Best Sound Design for a Musical

The popular and critical favorite (and the one not hated by Sondheim), Once has a leg up on the competition in most of its nominated categories. But who will actually win the 2012 Tony Award for Best Sound Design for a Musical?

May 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

2012 Tony Awards: Best Costume Design for a Musical

My prediction for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Costume Design for a Musical.

May 30, 2012 · 3 Comments

2012 Tony Awards: Best Actor in a Musical

Jeremy Jordan takes on Steve Kazee for Best Actor in a Musical. My pick and prediction for the 2012 Tony Award.

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Tony Awards: Best Costume Design for a Play

There’s no real competition here: the whimsical PETER has charmed audiences and critics alike.

May 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Tony Awards: Best Lighting Design for a Musical

Natasha Katz vs…. Natasha Katz. Who’s gonna win the 2012 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design for a musical?

May 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Tony Awards: Best Scenic Design for a Musical

We know voters are drawn to the sparkly and spectacular, but can they overlook the general badness of shows like SPIDER-MAN and GHOST to award these design-centric shows?

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Tony Awards: Best Score

Two musicals square off against two plays with music. But who will win the 2012 Tony Award for Best Score? Here’s my pick and prediction.

May 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

2012 Tony Awards: Best Scenic Design for a Play

It’s the highly imaginative vs. the highly aesthetic: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER battles OTHER DESERT CITIES for the gold. My picks and predictions for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design (Play).

May 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Tony Awards: Best Actress in a Play

It’s a battle of youth vs. experience: Nina Arianda battles Linda Lavin for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

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