And, The Winner Was: See How Playbill Readers' Picks Compared to Those of Tony Award Voters

By Playbill Staff
10 Jun 2013

Pam MacKinnon
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Best Direction of a Play

Tony voters picked Pam MacKinnon for Best Director of a Play for her work on the Tony-winning revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The director, who was previously nominated for her work on Clybourne Park, took home her first Tony Award June 9. 

Reader picked Nicholas Martin as their favorite Director of a Play for his work on the comic new play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Martin, who received his first Tony nomination for Vanya and Sonia, was nominated for a Drama Desk Award in 1999 for his direction of Betty's Summer Vacation.