2013 Tony Awards Spotlight: The Playbills
By Brynn Cox
In preparation for the 67th Annual Tony Awards, the Playbill Vault has compiled the opening night Playbills from each of this year's Tony-nominated plays, musicals and revivals.
Browse the nominees and their Playbills below:
The Assembled Parties, by Richard Greenberg
Greenberg's new play also features Tony-nominated work from actress Judith Light and set designer Santo Loquasto. Read the Playbill here.
Lucky Guy, by Nora Ephron
The posthumous production's six Tony nominations include nods for actors Tom Hanks and Courtney B. Vance and director George C. Wolfe. Read the Playbill here.
The Testament of Mary, by Colm Tóibín
In addition to Best Play, the production received nominations for Lighting Design of a Play (Jennifer Tipton) and Sound Design of a Play (Mel Mercier). Read the Playbill here.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christopher Durang
The play earned six nominations including nods for lead actors David Hyde Pierce and Kristine Nielsen and featured actors Billy Magnussen and Shalita Grant. Read the Playbill here.
Bring It On: The Musical
The new musical also earned a nomination for Andy Blakenbuehler's choreography. Read the Playbill here.
A Christmas Story, the Musical
The new musical earned additional Tony noms for Book of a Musical (Joseph Robinette) and Original Score (Benj Pasek and Justin Paul). Read the Playbill here.
Its 13 Tony nominations include music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, book by Harvey Fierstein, and performances from Billy Porter, Stark Sands, and Annaleigh Ashford. Read the Playbill here.
Matilda the Musical
Matilda received 12 Tony nominations including Dennis Kelly's book, Tim Minchin's music and lyrics, and Matthew Warchus's direction. Read the Playbill here.
BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
Golden Boy, by Clifford Odets
The 75th-anniversary revival of Golden Boy earned eight Tony nominations, including nods for featured actors Danny Burstein and Tony Shalhoub and director Bartlett Sher. Read the Playbill here.
Orphans, by Lyle Kessler
In addition to the revival nomination, Tom Sturridge will vie for Best Actor in a Play. Read the Playbill here.
The Trip to Bountiful, by Horton Foote
The 60th-anniversary production of Trip to Bountiful also features Tony-nominated performances from Cicely Tyson and Condola Rashad. Read the Playbill here.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee
The third Broadway revival of Virginia Woolf earned Tony nominations for performers Tracy Letts, Amy Morton, and Carrie Coon and director Pam MacKinnon. Read the Playbill here.
BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
The third Broadway production of Annie earned a Tony nomination for Best Musical Revival. Read the Playbill here.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Drood's five Tony nominations include Best Actress in a Musical (Stephanie J. Block) and Featured Actor in a Musical (Will Chase). Read the Playbill here.
The revival's 10 Tony nominations include nods to performers Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, and Andrea Martin. Read the Playbill here.
The first Broadway mounting of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella features Tony-nominated performances from Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, and Victoria Clark. Read the Playbill here.
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