The 2015 Tony Awards: Winners Update|Show Time, Live Stream, Red Carpet Info, Nominees

The 2015 Tony Awards: Winners Update|Show Time, Live Stream, Red Carpet Info, Nominees

*Update: The winners of last night’s Tony awards are in bold below in the list of nominees

The 2015 Tony Awards take place tonight,  live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, celebrating the best and brightest stars of the “Great White Way”.

This is the 69th annual Tony telecast and it promises not to disappoint. The line-up is packed with more musical acts than ever before. Plus there’s a stunt featuring Josh Groban, who will try to lead the most performers in a single number in Tony history.

News For Shoppers has everything you need to know, including show time, free live streaming options, red carpet show times and a preview of the nominees.

Show Time: 8 P. M. (EST) on CBS.  Alan Cumming and Kristen Chenoweth will be co-hosting (both have previously won Tony’s).

Free live streaming: Free live streaming is available on your PC or devices using CBS All Access.  CBS All Access has a 1-week free trial with no purchase necessary , so you can watch the awards tonight at no cost. Those who want to keep the service can pay $5.99 after the trial is up.  Also, All Access is available in select markets so check here to see if it is available in your area.

Additional, exclusive,  content can also be streamed from the Tony Awards YouTube channel and the Tony Awards Second Screen Experience.

Those watching outside the U.S. can go to this page for free live streaming options

Red Carpet: “Live From The Red Carpet”, the 1st ever live-streaming Tony’s red carpet show, will air from, 5:30-8 P.M. (EST) through The Tony Awards Official website and CBS All Access.

Darren Criss and 2-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes will host, and Anna Wintour will be sharing the Vogue closet with the nominees.

Nominees: Here are the nominees in the major categories:

Best Play

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

“Disgraced”
“Hand to God”
“Wolf Hall Parts One & Two”

Best Musical

“An American in Paris”
Fun Home”

“Something Rotten!”

“The Visit”

Best Revival of a Play

“The Elephant Man”
Skylight”

“This is Our Youth”

“You Can’t Take it With You”

Best Revival of a Musical

The King and I

“On the Town”

“On the Twentieth Century”

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play            

Steven Boyer – “Hand to God” as Jason/Tyrone
Bradley Cooper – “The Elephant Man” as John Merrick
Ben Miles – “Wolf Hall Parts One & Two” as Thomas Cromwell
Bill Nighy – “Skylight” as Tom Sergeant
Alex Sharp – “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” as Christopher Boone

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play

Geneva Carr – “Hand to God” as Margery
Helen Mirren – “The Audience” as Queen Elizabeth II

Elisabeth Moss – “The Heidi Chronicles” as Heidi Holland
Carey Mulligan – “Skylight” as Kyra Hollis
Ruth Wilson – “Constellations” as Marianne

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical     

Michael Cerveris – “Fun Home” as Bruce Bechdel
Robert Fairchild – “An American in Paris” as Jerry Mulligan
Brian d’Arcy James – “Something Rotten!” as Nick Bottom
Ken Watanabe – “The King and I” as The King of Siam
Tony Yazbeck – “On the Town” as Gabey

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical

Kristin Chenoweth – “On the Twentieth Century” as Lily Garland / Mildred Plotka
Leanne Cope – “An American in Paris” as Lise Dassin
Beth Malone – “Fun Home” as Alison Bechdel
Kelli O’Hara – “The King and I” as Anna Leonowens

Chita Rivera – “The Visit” as Claire Zachannassian

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play         

Matthew Beard – “Skylight” as Edward Sergeant
K. Todd Freeman – “Airline Highway” as Sissy Na Na
Richard McCabe – “The Audience” as PM Harold Wilson

Alessandro Nivola – “The Elephant Man” as Frederick Treves
Nathaniel Parker – “Wolf Hall Parts One & Two” as Henry VIII
Micah Stock – “It’s Only a Play” as Gus P. Head

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play

Annaleigh Ashford – “You Can’t Take It with You” as Essie Carmichael

Patricia Clarkson – “The Elephant Man” as Madge Kendal
Lydia Leonard – “Wolf Hall Parts One & Two” as Anne Boleyn
Sarah Stiles – “Hand to God” as Jessica
Julie White – “Airline Highway” as Tanya

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical

Christian Borle – “Something Rotten!” as The Bard

Andy Karl – “On the Twentieth Century” as Bruce Granit
Brad Oscar – “Something Rotten!” as Nostradamus
Brandon Uranowitz – “An American in Paris” as Adam Hochberg
Max von Essen – “An American in Paris” as Henri Baurel

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical

Victoria Clark – “Gigi” as Mamita
Judy Kuhn – “Fun Home” as Helen Bechdel
Sydney Lucas – “Fun Home” as Small Alison
Ruthie Ann Miles – “The King and I” as Lady Thiang

Emily Skeggs – “Fun Home” as Medium Alison

Best Book of a Musical         

“An American in Paris” – Craig Lucas
“Fun Home” – Lisa Kron

“Something Rotten!” – Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell

“The Visit” – Terrence McNally

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

“Fun Home” – Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (lyrics)

“The Last Ship” – Sting (music and lyrics)
“Something Rotten!” – Wayne Kirkpatrick (music and lyrics) and Karey Kirkpatrick (music and lyrics)
“The Visit” – John Kander (music) and Fred Ebb (lyrics)

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