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The 2012 Tony Award Nominations!

01 May, 2012 - Alumni, Announcements, Awards

The 2012 Tony Award nominations are announced. AMDA salutes all of our outstanding alumni in Tony Award nominated shows! A special congratulations to alumna Nina Arianda who is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her portrayal of Vanda in Venus in Fur! This is Nina’s second Tony nomination in a row. She was nominated in 2011 for her performance as Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday. Venus in Fur also received a Tony nomination for Best Play.

AMDA Alumni in Tony Award Nominated Productions:

Bonnie & Clyde featuring AMDA alumnus Jon Fletcher (AMDA 2007)

  • Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Evita featuring alumnus Colin Cunliffe (AMDA 2000)

  • Best Revival of a Musical
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Best Choreography

Follies featuring alumna Amanda Kloots Larson (AMDA 2002)

  • Best Revival of a Musical
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (2 nods)
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Best Costume Design of a Musical
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical
  • Best Sound Design of a Musical

Ghost the Musical featuring alumni Caissie Levy (AMDA 2002), Vasthy Mompoint (AMDA 1999) and Albert Guerzon (AMDA 2000)

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
  • Best Scenic Design of a Musical
  • Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Lysistrata Jones featuring alumnus Teddy Toye (AMDA 2009)

  • Best Book of a Musical

Master Class starring Tyne Daly (AMDA)

  • Best Revival of a Play

On A Clear Day You Can See Forever featuring alumna Sarah Stiles (AMDA 2000)

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark featuring alumni Kristen Martin (AMDA 2007) and Sean Samuels (AMDA 2005)

  • Best Scenic Design of a Musical
  • Best Costume Design of a Musical

Venus in Fur starring Nina Arianda (AMDA 2004)

  • Best Play
  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards salute excellence in Broadway theatre, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The 66th Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on June 10th from the Beacon Theater, with Neil Patrick Harris returning as the host for the third time. Full list of award nominations.