And, The Winner Was: See How Playbill Readers' Picks Compared to Those of Tony Award Voters
10 Jun 2013
Playbill.com asked our readers to vote for the nominated artists and productions they would like to see take home the coveted Tony Awards June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. Now that the 67th Annual Tony Awards are over and trophies have been awarded, we take a look at how our readers picks compared to those of the Tony voters.
Through our non-scientific, strictly-for-fun poll via PollDaddy.com, Playbill.com readers were able to vote for their favorites — in categories including Leading Actress and Actor in a Musical, Leading Actress and Actor in a Play, Featured Actress and Actor in a Musical, Featured Actress and Actor in a Play, Best Choreography, Best Direction of a Play and Musical, Best Revival of a Play and Musical, and Best Musical and Best Play — from May 16-June 5.
Out of 15 major categories, our readers were 67 percent correct, naming the winner in ten categories. Click on to see where Playbill.com readers aligned with Tony voters as well as where they differed.
Click here for a full list of winners from this year's Tonys and here for Playbill.com's Tony blog.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.