2008 Tony Awards

The 2008 Tony Award Nominees

CBS will broadcast the 2008 Tony Awards ceremony on June 15, live from Radio City Music Hall. For EW.com's look at the surprises and snubs in this year's nods, visit PopWatch.

Best Play
August: Osage County
Rock 'n' Roll
The Seafarer
The 39 Steps

Best Musical
Cry-Baby
In the Heights
Passing Strange
Xanadu

Best Book of a Musical
Cry-Baby
In the Heights
Passing Strange
Xanadu

Best Original Score
Cry-Baby
Passing Strange
In the Heights
The Little Mermaid

Best Revival of a Play
Boeing-Boeing
The Homecoming
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Macbeth

Best Revival of a Musical
Grease
Gypsy
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Sunday in the Park with George

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play
Ben Daniels (Les Liaisons Dangereuses)
Laurence Fishburne (Thurgood)
Mark Rylance (Boeing-Boeing)
Rufus Sewell (Rock 'n' Roll)
Patrick Stewart (Macbeth)

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Eve Best (The Homecoming)
Deanna Dunagan (August: Osage County)
S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba)
Amy Morton (August: Osage County)
Kate Fleetwood (Macbeth)

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical
Daniel Evans (Sunday in the Park With George)
Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights)
Stew (Passing Strange)
Paulo Szot (Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific)
Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair)

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Kerry Butler (Xanadu)
Patti LuPone (Gypsy)
Kelli O'Hara (Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific)
Faith Prince (A Catered Affair)
Jenna Russell (Sunday in the Park With George)

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play
Bobby Cannavale (Mauritius)
Raul Esparza (The Homecoming)
Conleth Hill (The Seafarer)
Jim Norton (Jim Norton)
David Pittu (Is He Dead?)

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Sinead Cusack (Rock 'n' Roll)
Mary McCormack (Boeing-Boeing)
Laurie Metcalf (November)
Martha Plimpton (Top Girls)
Rondi Reed (August: Osage County)

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical
Daniel Breaker (Passing Strange)
Danny Burstein (Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific)
Robin De Jesus (In The Heights)
Christopher Fitzgerald (The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein)
Boyd Gaines (Gypsy)

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
de'Adre Aziza (Passing Strange)
Loretta Ables Sayre (Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific)
Olga Merediz (In The Heights)
Andrea Martin (The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein)
Laura Benanti (Gypsy)

Originally posted May 13, 2008