Disney on Broadway Earns 17 Tony Award Nominations

The 2012 Tony Award nominees were announced this morning by Kristin Chenoweth and Jim Parsons. The awards will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 10th on CBS at 8pm. Neil Patrick Harris will return as host. The full list of nominees can be found here on the official website of the Tony’s. But for the news we all really┬ácare about, Newsies picked up eight nominations, and Peter and the Starcatcher earned nine. Below is the full list of nominations earned by Disney Theatrical Group:

Best Play

  • Peter and the Starcatcher

Best Musical

  • Newsies

Best Book of a Musical

  • Harvey Fierstein (Newsies)

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

  • Alan Menken & Jack Feldman (Newsies)
  • Wayne Barker & Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Jeremy Jordan (Newsies)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Celia Keenan-Bolger (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Direction of a Play

  • Roger Rees & Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Jeff Calhoun (Newsies)

Best Choreography

  • Christopher Gattelli (Newsies)

Best Orchestrations

  • Danny Troob (Newsies)

Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • Donyale Werle (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • Tobin Ost & Sven Ortel (Newsies)

Best Costume Design of a Play

  • Paloma Young (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Lighting Design of a Play

  • Jeff Croiter (Peter and the Starcatcher)

Best Sound Design of a Play

  • Darron L. West (Peter and the Starcatcher)
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