"Kinky Boots" Leads the 2013 Tony Awards Nominees


Each year theres fierce competition to determine the best and brightest of Broadway, and the 2013 Tony Awards committee just revealed the new batch of hopefuls.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sutton Foster rattled off the various nominees this morning (April 30), and of course, Kinky Boots is the darling of the year thanks to an impressive 13 nominations overall.

The winners will be announced at New York Citys Lincoln Center on Sunday, June 9th and its sure to be a spirited event.

The 2013 Tony Awards Nominees are:

Best musical:
Bring It On: The Musical
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Kinky Boots
Matilda: The Musical

Best play:
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The Testament of Mary
Lucky Guy
The Assembled Parties

Best revival of a play:
Golden Boy
Orphans
Trip to Bountiful
Who”s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Best revival of a musical:
Annie
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Pippin
Rodgers + Hammerstein”s Cinderella

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play
Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy
Nathan Lane, The Nance
Tracy Letts, Who”s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
David Hyde Pierce, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Tom Sturridge, Orphans

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play
Laurie Metcalf, The Other Place
Amy Morton, Who”s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Kristine Nielsen, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Holland Taylor, Ann
Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

Best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical
Bertie Carvel, Matilda The Musical
Santino Fontana, Rodgers + Hammerstein”s Cinderella
Rob McClure, Chaplin
Billy Porter, Kinky Boots
Stark Sands, Kinky Boots

Best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical
Stephanie J. Block, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Carolee Carmello, Scandalous
Valisia LeKae, Motown The Musical
Patina Miller, Pippin
Laura Osnes, Rodgers + Hammerstein”s Cinderella