PHOTO CALL: 2008 Tony Award Preview — Best Leading Actor in a Play Nominees

Tony Awards   PHOTO CALL: 2008 Tony Award Preview — Best Leading Actor in a Play Nominees Playbill.com offers a look at the nominees for the 62nd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards: Best Performance By a Leading Actor in a Play.

Whoopi Goldberg will host this season's Tony Awards ceremony June 15. CBS-TV will broadcast the event live from Radio City Music Hall, 8-11 PM (ET). (Click here for a full list of nominations.)

The nominees for Best Performance By a Leading Actor in a Play follow:
Ben Daniels, Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Laurence Fishburne, Thurgood
Mark Rylance, Boeing-Boeing
Rufus Sewell, Rock 'n' Roll
Patrick Stewart, Macbeth

Here is a look at the nominated actors in their productions:

Ben Daniels in Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Laurence Fishburne in Thurgood
Mark Rylance in Boeing-Boeing
Rufus Sewell in Rock 'n' Roll
Patrick Stewart in Macbeth

Photos by Joan Marcus (Les Liasions..., Boeing-Boeing, Rock 'n' Roll)‚ Carol Rosegg (Thurgood) and Manuel Harlan (Macbeth). Additional photos by Aubrey Reuben and Ernio Hernandez.