COMPLETE LIST OF 1999-2000 TONY AWARD WINNERS


04 Jun 2000

Here are the 1999-2000 Tony Award nominees and winners, with winners indicated by caps and boldface:



Here are the 1999-2000 Tony Award nominees and winners, with winners indicated by caps and boldface:

Best Choreography:
Kathleen Marshall, Kiss Me, Kate
SUSAN STROMAN, Contact
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Swing!

Best Book of a Musical:
John Weidman, Contact
RICHARD NELSON, James Joyce's The Dead
Michael John LaChiusa, Marie Christine
Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe, The Wild Party

Best Original Score:
ELTON JOHN, TIM RICE, Aida
Shaun Davey, Richard Nelson, James Joyce's The Dead
Michael John LaChiusa, Marie Christine
Michael John LaChiusa, The Wild Party

Best Orchestrations:
Doug Besterman, The Music Man
DON SEBESKY, Kiss Me, Kate
Jonathan Tunick, Marie Christine
Harold Wheeler, Swing!

Best Scenic Design :
BOB CROWLEY, Aida
Thomas Lynch, The Music Man
Robin Wagner, Kiss Me, Kate
Tony Walton, Uncle Vanya

Best Lighting Design :
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, The Wild Party
Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, Marie Christine
Peter Kaczorowski, Kiss Me, Kate
NATASHA KATZ, Aida

Best Costume Design :
Bob Crowley, Aida
Constance Hoffman, The Green Bird
William Ivey Long, The Music Man
MARTIN PAKLEDINAZ, Kiss Me, Kate

Best Direction Of A Musical :
MICHAEL BLAKEMORE, Kiss Me, Kate
Lynne Taylor Corbett, Swing!
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
Susan Stroman, Contact

Best Direction Of A Play :
MICHAEL BLAKEMORE, Copenhagen
James Lapine, Dirty Blonde
David Leveaux, The Real Thing
Matthew Warchus, True West

Special Regional Theatre Tony
UTAH SHAKESPEAREAN FESTIVAL, Cedar City, UT.

Best Revival of a Play:
Amadeus
Moon for the Misbegotten
THE REAL THING
The Price

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play :
Kevin Chamberlin, Dirty Blonde
Daniel Davis, Wrong Mountain
ROY DOTRICE, A Moon for the Misbegotten
Derek Smith, The Green Bird
Bob Stillman, Dirty Blonde

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play:
BLAIR BROWN, Copenhagen
Frances Conroy, The Ride Down Mt. Morgan
Amy Ryan, Uncle Vanya
Helen Stenborg, Waiting in the Wings
Sarah Woodward, The Real Thing

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical :
Michael Berresse, Kiss Me, Kate
BOYD GAINES, Contact
Michael Mulheren, Kiss Me, Kate
Stephen Spinella, James Joyce's The Dead
Lee Wilkof, Kiss Me, Kate

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play :
Jayne Atkinson, Rainmaker
JENNIFER EHLE, The Real Thing
Rosemary Harris, Waiting in the Wings
Cherry Jones, A Moon for the Misbegotten
Claudia Shear, Dirty Blonde

Best Revival of a Musical:
KISS ME, KATE
The Music Man
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tango Argentino

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play:
Gabriel Byrne, A Moon for the Misbegotten
STEPHEN DILLANE, The Real Thing
Philip Seymour Hoffman, True West
John C. Reilly, True West
David Suchet, Amadeus

Best Play:
COPENHAGEN by Michael Frayn
Dirty Blonde by Claudia Shear
The Ride Down Mt. Morgan by Arthur Miller
True West by Sam Shepard

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical :
Craig Bierko, The Music Man
BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL, Kiss Me, Kate
George Hearn, Putting It Together
Mandy Patinkin, The Wild Party
Christopher Walken, James Joyce's The Dead

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical:
Laura Benanti, Swing!
Ann Hampton Callaway, Swing!
Eartha Kitt, The Wild Party
Deborah Yates, Contact
KAREN ZIEMBA, Contact

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical:
Toni Collette, The Wild Party
HEATHER HEADLEY, Aida
Rebecca Luker, The Music Man
Audra McDonald, Marie Christine
Marin Mazzie, Kiss Me, Kate

Best Musical:
CONTACT
James Joyce's The Dead
Swing!
The Wild Party

Special Lifetime Achievement Tony
T. EDWARD HAMBLETON, founder of the Phoenix Theatre.

Excellence in Theatre
Actress EILEEN HECKART.

Special Awards
DAME EDNA, ENCORES! at City Center & agent SYLVIA HERSCHER.

Tally of winners:
Kiss Me, Kate: 5 (musical revival, actor - musical, orchestrations, costumes, direction of musical)
Contact: 4 (musical, featured actress - musical, choreography, featured actor - musical)
Aida: 4 (actress, score, scenic, lighting)
Copenhagen: 3 (play, featured actress - play, play director)
The Real Thing: 3 (play revival, actress - play, actor - play)
James Joyce's The Dead: 1 (musical book)
A Moon for the Misbegotten: 1 (featured actor - play)