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2013 Tony Awards: Winner Predictons

The 67th Annual Tony Awards: June 9, 2013

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Here’s a rundown of all my predictions and the possible spoilers. I haven’t made any changes to my original predictions — I’m feelin’ pretty good about my initial instincts (to see my full commentary, click on the link provided for each category) — so these are it: My selections for my office Tony pool. And I am going to win, obviously.

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VANYA1-articleLargePlay
Will win: Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Could win: n/a
Should win: Christopher Durang, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Musical
Will win: Matilda The Musical
Could win: Kinky Boots
Should win: Matilda The Musical

matilda-the-musical-005Book of a Musical
Will win: Dennis Kelly, Matilda The Musical
Could win: n/a
Should win: Dennis Kelly, Matilda The Musical

Original Score
Will win: Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical
Could win: Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots
Should win: Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical

24TRIPjp1-articleLargePlay Revival
Will win: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Could win: Golden Boy
Should win: The Trip to Bountiful

Musical Revival
Will win: Pippin
Could win: n/a
Should win: Pippin

Direction (Play)
Will win: Nicholas Martin, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Could win: George C. Wolfe, Lucky Guy
Should win: George C. Wolfe, Lucky Guy

Matilda3Direction (Musical)
Will win: Diane Paulus, Pippin
Could win: Matthew Warchus, Matilda The Musical
Should win: Matthew Warchus, Matilda The Musical

Actor (Play)
Will win: Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
Could win: Tracy Letts, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Should win: Don’t care.

UnknownActress (Play)
Will win: Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful
Could win: n/a
Should win: Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful or Holland Taylor, Ann

Actor (Musical)
Will win: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots
Could win: Bertie Carvel, Matilda The Musical
Should win: Billy Porter, Kinky Boots or Bertie Carvel, Matilda The Musical

OsnesITWActress (Musical)
Will win: Patina Miller, Pippin
Could win: Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Should win: Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Featured Actor (Play)
Will win: Danny Burstein, Golden Boy
Could win: Courtney B. Vance, Lucky Guy
Should win: Billy Magnussen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Tracy-Letts-and-Carrie-Coon-in-Steppenwolf-Theatre-production-of-Whos-Afraid-of-Virginia-Woolf-on-BroadwayFeatured Actress (Play)
Will win: Judith Light, The Assembled Parties
Could win: n/a
Should win: Carrie Coon, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Featured Actor (Musical)
Will win: Terrence Mann, Pippin
Could win: Gabriel Ebert, Matilda The Musical
Should win: Terrence Mann, Pippin or Gabriel Ebert, Matilda The Musical

Featured Actress (Musical)
Will win: Andrea Martin, Pippin
Could win: n/a
Should win: Andrea Martin, Pippin

5.184673Scenic Design (Play)
Will win: John Lee Beatty, The Nance
Could win: n/a
Should win: John Lee Beatty, The Nance

Scenic Design (Musical)
Will win: Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical
Could win: n/a
Should win: Rob Howell, Matilda The Musical

Costume Design (Play)
Will win: Ann Roth, The Nance
Could win: Albert Wolsky, The Heiress
Should win: Ann Roth, The Nance

KinkyBootsBroadway224jpgA185052--500x380Costume Design (Musical)
Will win: William Ivey Long, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella
Could win: n/a
Should win: Kinky Boots, Gregg Barnes

Lighting Design (Play)
Will win: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy
Could win: Donald Holder, Golden Boy
Should win: Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Lucky Guy

Lighting Design (Musical)
Will win: Hugh Vanstone, Matilda The Musical
Could win: Kenneth Posner, Pippin
Should win: Hugh Vanstone, Matilda The Musical

The NanceLyceum TheatreSound Design (Play)
Will win: Leon Rothenberg, The Nance
Could win: Peter John Still & Marc Salzberg, Golden Boy
Should win: Leon Rothenberg, The Nance

Sound Design (Musical)
Will win: Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm, Pippin
Could win: n/a
Should win: Jonathan Deans & Garth Helm, Pippin

Choreography
Will win: Chet Walker, Pippin
Could win: n/a
Should win: Peter Darling, Matilda The Musical

Matilda-heroOrchestrations
Will win: Chris Nightingale, Matilda The Musical
Could win: n/a
Should win: Chris Nightingale, Matilda The Musical

Good Luck and Enjoy the Show!

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