The 68th Annual Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning, April 29 in the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.

Among the nominees are Broadway Master Class speakers Japhy Weideman, Kevin Adams, Howell Binkley, Christopher Akerlind, Peter Hylenski, Christopher Barreca, and Dan Moses Schreier.

On June 8 the Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET. Tony winner Hugh Jackman will once again host.

BMC speakers are denoted below with asterisks (*). The nominees for the design categories are as follows:

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Beowulf Boritt, Act One
Bob Crowley, The Glass Menagerie
Es Devlin, Machinal
Christopher Oram, The Cripple of Inishmaan

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
*Christopher Barreca, Rocky
Julian Crouch, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Alexander Dodge, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Santo Loquasto, Bullets Over Broadway

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, Act One
Michael Krass, Machinal
Rita Ryack, Casa Valentina
Jenny Tiramani, Twelfth Night

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Linda Cho, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
William Ivey Long, Bullets Over Broadway
Arianne Phillips, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Isabel Toledo, After Midnight

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Jane Cox, Machinal
Natasha Katz, The Glass Menagerie
*Japhy Weideman, Of Mice and Men

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
*Kevin Adams, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
*Christopher Akerlind, Rocky
*Howell Binkley, After Midnight
Donald Holder, The Bridges of Madison County

Best Sound Design of a Play
Alex Baranowski, The Cripple of Inishmaan
Steve Canyon Kennedy, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill
*Dan Moses Schreier, Act One
Matt Tierney, Machinal

Best Sound Design of a Musical
*Peter Hylenski, After Midnight
Tim O'Heir, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Mick Potter, Les Misérables
Brian Ronan, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories:

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Jane Greenwood

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