NEW YORK — The Drama League, a theater organization that honors achievement across the field, announced its annual Tony Award nominations Monday morning, with reviews for the new shows now in and those currently on Broadway, coming out Monday.
The 2019 Tony Award nominees announced on Monday:
“Oslo” — A married couple, Israeli peace negotiators and a Palestinian activist work together to broker the historic Oslo Accords.
“The Children” — A “re-imagining” of Henry James’ “The Turn of the Screw,” in which an old ghost story takes on layers of terror from present-day White House politics.
“Farinelli and The King” — A 16th-century play of love and power with a 17th-century heart.
“The Band’s Visit” — A Middle Eastern orchestra plays the soundtrack of a lost Egyptian village through an Israeli restaurant in Israel.
“Frozen” — A young woman bands together sisters, outsiders and faith in order to save her parents.
“Mean Girls” — An epic tale of girls everywhere learning life lessons from girls around them.
Best Revival of a Play
“Angels in America” —A Pulitzer Prize-winning classic on AIDS, family, death and love in 1980s New York.
“Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women” — Three playwrights meet a brash young actress with a whole lot of enthusiasm.
“Angels in America” — A Pulitzer Prize-winning classic on AIDS, family, death and love in 1980s New York.
Best Revival of a Musical
“My Fair Lady” — A tap-dancing flower girl who never grows up finds love when she meets an abrasive professor.
“Once On This Island” — Taped recordings and encounters that add emotional layers to a traditional story.
“Fun Home” — The orchestra of musical “Fun Home” brilliantly covers the material of its young author’s first act, A.D.’s alter ego and “healing.”
“Hello, Dolly!” — Tony Award winner David Yazbek contributed to his first revival with “vivid” arrangements and performances.
“The Band’s Visit” — Arnie Roth brings together Arab, Israeli and Egyptian musicians in a musically lush, witty number set in a small desert town.
“Frozen” — Andy Blankenbuehler brings incredible precision and control to the ice princess sisters’ songs.
“Mean Girls” — “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” is Jason Moore’s bright and colorful homage to U.S. high school culture and “combustible” performance.
Best Featured Actor in a Play
Denis Arndt, “Heisenberg”
Michael Aronov, “Oslo”
David Furr, “Three Tall Women”
Jayne Houdyshell, “The Children”
Brian Tyree Henry, “Lobby Hero”
Best Featured Actress in a Play
Susan Brown, “Angels in America”
Cynthia Nixon, “Lobby Hero”
Deborah Findlay, “The Children”
Denise Gough, “Three Tall Women”
Julie Halston, “The Little Foxes”
Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Alexander Gemignani, “Frozen”
Mike Faist, “Mean Girls”
Grey Henson, “Mean Girls”
Gavin Lee, “Once On This Island”
Gavin Lee, “The Band’s Visit”
Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Ariana DeBose, “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical”
Renée Fleming, “My Fair Lady”
Lindsay Mendez, “Once On This Island”
Angela Lansbury, “My Fair Lady”
Hailey Kilgore, “Once On This Island”