In a strong field this year, there only a few sure things — which can always be overturned by upsets.
Who will take home Tony Awards from the 2015 ceremony on Sunday, June 7, at Radio City Music Hall? In a strong field this year, there are only a few sure things — which can always be overturned by upsets.
You can see how it all comes down, and watch scenes from Broadway hit shows, on the live-delayed CBS telecast of the ceremony at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS.
The 69th annual Tony Awards
8 p.m. Sunday, June 7, on CBS.
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Likely winner: The innovative, poignant coming-of -age music-drama “Fun Home.”
Ranking high also: The dazzling Gershwin dance tuner “An American Paris,” and faux-Elizabethan romp “Something Rotten!”
Likely winner: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon, a creatively conveyed story of an autistic boy’s big adventure.
Best Musical Revival
Likely winner: The elegantly mounted “The King and I,” directed by ex-Intiman Theatre artistic head, Bartlett Sher.
Contender: “On the Town.”
Best Play Revival
Likely winner: “Skylight” by David Hare.
Possible upset: “The Elephant Man” by Bernard Pomerance.
Best Actor in a Musical
Likely winner: Michael Cerveris, as a deeply troubled father and funeral director in “Fun Home.”
Close competitor: Charismatic actor-dancer Robert Fairchild, spreading sheer kinetic joy in “An American Paris.”
Best Actress in a Musical
Likely winner: Kristin Chenoweth, as a high-spirited stage diva in “On the Twentieth Century.”
Possible upset: Don’t count out octogenarian force of nature Chita Rivera in “The Visit.”
Best Actor in a Play
Toss-up: Between Alex Sharp, for a smashing Broadway debut in “The Curious Incident …”; filmdom’s well-received Bradley Cooper (“The Elephant Man”); and incomparable Bill Nighy (“Skylight”).
Best Actress in a Play
Likely winner: Wrestle the crown from Helen Mirren, for her transatlantic portrait of QE II (in “The Audience”)? We think not.
Bainbridge Island native David Zinn is nominated this year for his costume designs (“Airline Highway”) and set creations (“The Last Ship”).