2017 Tony Award Nominees

Brian Sloan
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This year’s Tony Award nominations honoring the best of Broadway are out. Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812  heads the pack with 12 nods. Comet’s leading man, Josh Groban, was recognized for his Broadway debut, as was fellow pop superstar Bette Midler for her star turn in Hello, Dolly. Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away should provide good competition for top musical, while this year's best play nominees feature four American playwrights making their Broadway debuts.

Many nominated shows and performers are still onstage, so check them out before the winners are announced on June 11 at Radio City Music Hall. (Shows whose titles are not linked have finished their runs.) Read on for nominees in the main categories.

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Best Musical

Come From Away 
Dear Evan Hansen 
Groundhog Day 
Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (See our video with the show's star, Josh Groban, below.)

Best Revival of a Musical

Falsettos  
Hello, Dolly! 
Miss Saigon 

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Denis Arndt, Heisenberg
Chris Cooper, A Doll’s House, Part 2 
Corey Hawkins, Six Degrees of Separation 
Kevin Kline, Present Laughter 
Jefferson Mays, Oslo 

Best Leading Actress in a Play

Cate Blanchett, The Present
Jennifer Ehle, Oslo 
Sally Field, The Glass Menagerie 
Laura Linney, The Little Foxes 
Laurie Metcalf, A Doll’s House, Part 2 

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Christian Borle, Falsettos  
Josh Groban, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day 
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly! 
Ben Platt, Dear Evan Hansen 

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Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Denée Benton, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 
Christine Ebersole, War Paint 
Patti LuPone, War Paint 
Bette Midler, Hello, Dolly! 
Eva Noblezada, Miss Saigon 


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