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Tonys predix: Brian Lipton bets on 'Red' and 'Memphis'

June 5, 2010 |  8:29 am

Brian Lipton (TheaterMania) gives us his savvy Tony Award predictions. Compare these to the Tonys forecasts of some other top pundits: David Sheward (Back Stage), Harry Haun (Playbill), Leonard Jacobs (Clyde Fitch Report) and Melissa Bernardo and Thom Geier (Entertainment Weekly).

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Best Play: "Red"
Best Musical: "Memphis"
Best Revival of a Play: "Fences"
Best Revival of a Musical: "La Cage Aux Folles"
Best Actor in a Play: Alfred Molina ("Red")
Best Actress in a Play: Viola Davis ("Fences")
Best Featured Actor in a Play: Eddie Redmayne ("Red")
Best Featured Actress in a Play: Scarlett Johansson ("A View from the Bridge")
Best Actor in a Musical: Douglas Hodge ("La Cage Aux Folles")
Best Actress in a Musical: Catherine Zeta-Jones ("A Little Night Music")
Best Featured Actor in a Musical: Levi Kreis ("Million Dollar Quartet")


Best Featured Actress in a Musical: Katie Finneran ("Promises, Promises")
Best Director of a Play: Michael Grandage ("Red")
Best Director of a Musical: Terry Johnson ("La Cage Aux Folles")
Best Choreography: Bill T. Jones ("Fela!")
Best Book of a Musical: David Bryan and Joe DiPietro ("Memphis")
Best Score of a Musical: David Bryan and Joe DiPietro ("Memphis")
Best Orchestrations: David Bryan and Daryl Waters ("Memphis")
Best Scenic Design of a Play: John Lee Beatty ("The Royal Family")
Best Scenic Design of a Musical: Marina Draghici ("Fela!")
Best Costume Design of a Play: Martin Pakledinaz ("Lend Me a Tenor")
Best Costume Design of a Musical: Matthew Wright ("La Cage Aux Folles")
Best Lighting Design of a Play: Neil Austin ("Red")
Best Lighting Design of a Musical: Kevin Adams ("American Idiot")
Best Sound Design of a Play: Adam Cork ("Red")
Best Sound Design of a Musical: Robert Kaplowitz ("Fela!")

Photo: American Theatre Wing

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