2017 Tony Nominations Revealed: Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett & More

While Hamiltondominated Broadway theater in 2016, this year's Tony nominations are more evenly distributed.

The 71st annual Tony Awards nominations were unveiled on Tuesday morning live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Announced by Jane Krakowski and Hamilton alum Christopher Jackson, the honorees were led by Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 with 12 nominations, including Best Musical and Best Leading Actor for Josh Groban's role in the War and Peace-inspired story.


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Dear Evan Hansen
landed nine nominations, two of which were for Best Musical and Best Leading Actor (Ben Platt of Pitch Perfect). The stage adaptation of Groundhog Day and the 9/11 musical, Come From Away, rounded out the Best Musical noms.

Bette Midler also scored a Best Leading Actress nomination for her performance in Hello, Dolly! -- her first-ever lead role in a Broadway musical -- while Cate Blanchett (The Present), Sally Field (The Glass Menagerie) and Laura Linney (The Little Foxes) are competing for Best Leading Actress in a Play.


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The 71st annual Tony Awards will be hosted by Tony winner Kevin Spacey and will air live on CBS at 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 11 from New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

Here's the full list of nominations:


Best Musical

Come From Away

Dear Evan Hansen

Groundhog Day

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812


Best Play

A Doll's House, Part 2

Indecent

Oslo

Sweat


Best Revival of a Musical
Falsettos

Hello, Dolly!

Miss Saigon


Best Revival of a Play

Jitney

The Little Foxes

Present Laughter
Six Degrees of Separation


Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Christine Ebersole, War Paint

Patti LuPone, War Paint

Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly!

Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon


Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Christian Borle, Falsettos
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Andy Karl, Groundhog Day

David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!

Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen


Best Leading Actress in a Play

Cate Blanchett, The Present

Jennifer Ehle, Oslo
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes

Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2


Best Leading Actor in a Play

Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll's House Part 2

Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation

Kevin Kline, Present Laughter

Jefferson Mays, Oslo


Best Book of a Musical

Come From Away, Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Dear Evan Hansen, Steven Levenson

Groundhog Day, Danny Rubin

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Dave Malloy


Best Original Score

Come From Away, Music and Lyrics: Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Dear Evan Hansen, Music and Lyrics: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Groundhog Day, Music and Lyrics: Tim Minchin

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Music and Lyrics: Dave Malloy


Best Featured Actor in a Play

Michael Aronov, Oslo
Danny DeVito, The Price

Nathan Lane, The Front Page

Richard Thomas, The Little Foxes

John Douglas Thompson, Jitney


Best Featured Actress in a Play

Johanna Day, Sweat
Jayne Houdyshell, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Cynthia Nixon, The Little Foxes
Condola Rashad, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Michelle Wilson, Sweat


Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Gavin Creel, Hello, Dolly!

Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen

Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
Lucas Steele, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Brandon Uranowitz, Falsettos


Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Kate Baldwin, Hello, Dolly!

Stephanie J. Block, Falsettos
Jenn Colella, Come From Away

Rachel Bay Jones, Dear Evan Hansen

Mary Beth Peil, Anastasia


Best Scenic Design of a Play

David Gallo, Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong

Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo


Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Rob Howell, Groundhog Day

David Korins, War Paint

Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!


Best Costume Design of a Play

Jane Greenwood, The Little Foxes

Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter

Toni-Leslie James, Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll’s House, Part 2


Best Costume Design of a Musical

Linda Cho, Anastasia
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!

Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Catherine Zuber, War Paint


Best Lighting Design of a Play

Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Jane Cox, Jitney
 Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll’s House, Part 2


Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Howell Binkley, Come From Away

Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!

Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen


Best Direction of a Play

Sam Gold, A Doll’s House, Part 2

Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jitney
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes

Rebecca Taichman, Indecent


Best Direction of a Musical

Christopher Ashley, Come From Away

Rachel Chavkin, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Michael Greif, Dear Evan Hansen

Matthew Warchus, Groundhog Day

Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!


Best Choreography

Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
Peter Darling and Ellen Kane, Groundhog Day

Kelly Devine, Come From Away

Denis Jones, Holiday Inn

Sam Pinkleton, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812


Best Orchestrations

Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen, Bandstand
Larry Hochman, Hello, Dolly!

Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen

Dave Malloy, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812


Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater

James Earl Jones


Special Tony Award

Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin, Sound Designers for The Encounter


Regional Theater Tony Award

Dallas Theater Center, Dallas


Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Baayork Lee


Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theater

Nina Lannan

Alan Wasser