The Tony Awards 2012 Winners
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Complete List of Winners and Nominees:

Best Play

  • Clybourne Park     Author: Bruce Norris
  • Other Desert Cities   Author: Jon Robin Baitz
  • Peter and the Starcatcher   Author: Rick Elice 
  • Venus in Fur   Author: David Ives

Best Musical

  • Leap of Faith
  • Newsies
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Once

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    Best Book of a Musical

    • Lysistrata Jones:    Douglas Carter Beane
    • Newsies:   Harvey Fierstein
    • Nice Work If You Can Get It:   Joe DiPietro
    • Once:   Enda Walsh

    Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

    • Bonnie & Clyde  Music:  Frank Wildhorn   Lyrics:  Don Black
    • Newsies   Music:   Alan Menken   Lyrics:   Jack Feldman
    • One Man, Two Guvnors  Music & Lyrics: Grant Olding
    • Peter and the Starcatcher   Music:   Wayne Barker   Lyrics:  Rick Elice

     

    Best Revival of a Play

    • Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Gore Vidal's The Best Man
    • Master Class
    • Wit

     

    Best Revival of a Musical

    • Evita
    • Follies
    • The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Jesus Christ Superstar

     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

    • James Corden    One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Philip Seymour Hoffman   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • James Earl Jones   Gore Vidal's The Best Man
    • Frank Langella   Man and Boy
    • John Lithgow   The Columnist

     

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

    • Nina Arianda   Venus in Fur
    • Tracie Bennett   End of the Rainbow
    • Stockard Channing   Other Desert Cities
    • Linda Lavin   The Lyons
    • Cynthia Nixon   Wit

     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

    • Danny Burstein  Follies
    • Jeremy Jordan   Newsies
    • Steve Kazee   Once
    • Norm Lewis   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Ron Raines   Follies

     

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

    • Jan Maxwell   Follies
    • Audra McDonald   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Cristin Milioti   Once
    • Kelli O'Hara   Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Laura Osnes   Bonnie & Clyde

     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

    • Christian Borle   Peter and the Starcatcher
    • Michael Cumpsty   End of the Rainbow
    • Tom Edden   One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Andrew Garfield   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Jeremy Shamos   Clybourne Park

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

    • Linda Emond   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Spencer Kayden   Don't Dress for Dinner
    • Celia Keenan-Bolger   Peter and the Starcatcher
    • Judith Light   Other Desert Cities
    • Condola Rashad   Stick Fly

     

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

    • Phillip Boykin   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Michael Cerveris   Evita
    • David Alan Grier   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Michael McGrath   Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Josh Young   Jesus Christ Superstar

     

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

    • Elizabeth A. Davis    Once
    • Jayne Houdyshell   Follies
    • Judy Kaye    Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Jessie Mueller   On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
    • Da'Vine Joy Randolph   Ghost the Musical

     

    Best Direction of a Play

    • Nicholas Hytner   One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Pam MacKinnon    Clybourne Park
    • Mike Nichols   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Roger Rees and Alex Timbers    Peter and the Starcatcher

     

    Best Direction of a Musical

    • Jeff Calhoun   Newsies
    • Kathleen Marshall   Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Diane Paulus   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • John Tiffany  Once

     

    Best Choreography

    • Rob Ashford   Evita
    • Christopher Gattelli   Newsies
    • Steven Hoggett   Once
    • Kathleen Marshall   Nice Work If You Can Get It

     

    Best Orchestrations

    • William David Brohn and Christopher Jahnke   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Bill Elliott   Nice Work If You Can Get It
    • Martin Lowe   Once
    • Danny Troob   Newsies

     

    Best Scenic Design of a Play

    • John Lee Beatty   Other Desert Cities
    • Daniel Ostling   Clybourne Park
    • Mark Thompson   One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Donyale Werle   Peter and the Starcatcher

     

    Best Scenic Design of a Musical

    • Bob Crowley   Once
    • Rob Howell and Jon Driscoll   Ghost the Musical
    • Tobin Ost and Sven Ortel   Newsies
    • George Tsypin   Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark

     

    Best Costume Design of a Play

    • William Ivey Long   Don't Dress for Dinner
    • Paul Tazewell   A Streetcar Named Desire
    • Mark Thompson   One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Paloma Young   Peter and the Starcatcher

     

    Best Costume Design of a Musical

    • Gregg Barnes   Follies
    • ESosa   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Eiko Ishioka   Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark
    • Martin Pakledinaz   Nice Work If You Can Get It

     

    Best Lighting Design of a Play

    • Jeff Croiter   Peter and the Starcatcher
    • Peter Kaczorowski   The Road to Mecca
    • Brian MacDevitt   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Kenneth Posner   Other Desert Cities

     

    Best Lighting Design of a Musical

    • Christopher Akerlind   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Natasha Katz   Follies
    • Natasha Katz   Once
    • Hugh Vanstone   Ghost the Musical

     

    Best Sound Design of a Play

    • Paul Arditti   One Man, Two Guvnors
    • Scott Lehrer   Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
    • Gareth Owen   End of the Rainbow
    • Darron L West   Peter and the Starcatcher
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    Best Sound Design of a Musical

    • Acme Sound Partners   The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
    • Clive Goodwin   Once
    • Kai Harada   Follies
    • Brian Ronan   Nice Work If You Can Get It

     

    Special Tony Award® for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

    • Emanuel Azenberg

    Regional Theatre Award

    • The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.

    Isabelle Stevenson Award

    • Bernadette Peters

    Special Tony Award

    • Actors' Equity Association   Hugh Jackman

    Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

    • Freddie Gershon
    • Artie Siccardi
    • TDF Open Doors