Just the Nominees, Please: 2003 Tony Award Nominations Announced

Tony Awards   Just the Nominees, Please: 2003 Tony Award Nominations Announced The complete list of 2003 Tony Award nominees — announced May 12 by John Lithgow and Melanie Griffith — follows:

BEST PLAY:
Enchanted April
Say Goodnight, Gracie
Take Me Out
Vincent in Brixton


BEST MUSICAL:
Amour
Hairspray
Movin' Out
A Year With Frog and Toad


BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL:
Gypsy
La Bohème
Man of La Mancha
Nine


BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY:
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Dinner at Eight
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
Long Day's Journey Into Night


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY:
Brian Bedford, Tartuffe
Brian Dennehy, Long Day's Journey
Eddie Izzard, Joe Egg
Paul Newman, Our Town
Stanley Tucci, Frankie and Johnny
BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY :
Jayne Atkinson, Enchanted April
Victoria Hamilton, Joe Egg
Clare Higgins, Vincent in Brixton
Vanessa Redgrave, Long Day's Journey
Fiona Shaw, Medea


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL :
Antonio Banderas, Nine
Harvey Fierstein, Hairspray
Malcolm Gets, Amour
John Selya, Movin' Out
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Man of La Mancha


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL:
Melissa Errico, Amour
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Man of La Mancha
Elizabeth Parkinson, Movin' Out
Bernadette Peters, Gypsy
Marissa Jaret Winokur, Hairspray


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY :
Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Philip Seymour Hoffman, Long Day's Journey
Robert Sean Leonard, Long Day's Journey
Denis O'Hare, Take Me Out
Daniel Sunjata, Take Me Out


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY:
Christine Ebersole, Dinner at Eight
Linda Emond, Life x 3
Kathryn Meisle, Tartuffe
Michele Pawk, Hollywood Arms
Marian Seldes, Dinner at Eight


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A MUSICAL :
Michael Cavanaugh, Movin’ Out
John Dossett, Gypsy
Dick Latessa, Hairspray
Corey Reynolds, Hairspray
Keith Roberts, Movin’ Out


BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL:
Tammy Blanchard, Gypsy
Jane Krakowski, Nine
Mary Stuart Masterson, Nine
Chita Rivera, Nine
Ashley Tuttle, Movin' Out


BEST DIRECTION OF A PLAY:
Laurence Boswell, Joe Egg
Robert Falls, Long Day's Journey
Joe Mantello, Take Me Out
Deborah Warner, Medea


BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL :
David Leveaux, Nine
Baz Luhrmann, La Bohème
Jack O'Brien, Hairspray
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out


BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL:
Jeremy Sams, Amour
Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, Hairspray
Willie Reale, A Year with Frog and Toad
David Henry Hwang, Flower Drum Song


BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:
Michel Legrand, Amour
Willie and Robert Reale, A Year with Frog and Toad
Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, Hairspray
Various composers, Urban Cowboy


BEST CHOREOGRAPHY:
Robert Longbottom, Flower Drum Song
Jerry Mitchell, Hairspray
Melinda Roy, Urban Cowboy
Twyla Tharp, Movin' Out


BEST SCENIC DESIGN:
John Lee Beatty, Dinner at Eight
Santo Loquasto, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Catherine Martin, La Bohème
David Rockwell, Hairspray


BEST COSTUME DESIGN :
Gregg Barnes, Flower Drum Song
William Ivey Long, Hairspray
Catherine Martin, Angus Strathie, La Bohème
Catherine Zuber, Dinner at Eight


BEST LIGHTING DESIGN :
Donald Holder, Movin' Out
Nigel Levings, La Bohème
Brian MacDevitt, Nine
Kenneth Posner, Hairspray


BEST ORCHESTRATIONS:
Billy Joel and Stuart Malina, Movin’ Out
Nicholas Kitsopoulos, La Bohème
Jonathan Tunick, Nine
Harold Wheeler, Hairspray

SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENT:
The Play What I Wrote
Prune Danish
Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Jam
Bill Maher's Victory Begins at Home


SPECIAL TONY AWARDS:

Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre:
The principal ensemble of La Bohème
Paul Huntley
Johnson-Liff Casting Associates
The Acting Company

Cy Feuer for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

The Children's Theatre Company (Minneapolis, MN) - Regional Theatre Tony Award

Productions with multiple nominations follow:
Hairspray, 13
Movin' Out, 10
Nine, 8
Long Day's Journey Into Night, 7
La Bohème, 6
Amour, 5
Dinner at Eight, 5
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, 4
Gypsy, 4
Take Me Out, 4
A Year with Frog and Toad, 3
Flower Drum Song, 3
Man of La Mancha, 3
Enchanted April, 2
Frankie and Johnnie in the Clair de Lune, 2
Medea, 2
Tartuffe, 2
Urban Cowboy, 2
Vincent in Brixton, 2