Tony Awards 1996

Actor (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent)
Nominees: Lewis J. Stadlen (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)
Brett Tabisel (Big – The Musical)
Scott Wise (State Fair)

Actor (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Seven Guitars)
Nominees: James Gammon (Buried Child)
Roger Robinson (Seven Guitars)
Reg Rogers (Holiday)

Actor (Musical) Winner – Nathan Lane (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)
Nominees: Savion Glover (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Adam Pascal (Rent)
Lou Diamond Phillips (The King and I)

Actor (Play) Winner – George Grizzard (A Delicate Balance)
Nominees: Philip Bosco (Moon Over Buffalo)
George C. Scott (Inherit the Wind)
Martin Shaw (An Ideal Husband)

Actress (Featured Role–Musical) Winner – Ann Duquesnay (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Nominees: Joohee Choi (The King and I)
Veanne Cox (Company)
Idina Menzel (Rent)

Actress (Featured Role–Play) Winner – Audra McDonald (Master Class)
Nominees: Viola Davis (Seven Guitars)
Michele Shay (Seven Guitars)
Lois Smith (Buried Child)

Actress (Musical) Winner – Donna Murphy (The King and I)
Nominees: Julie Andrews (Victor/Victoria)
Crista Moore (Big – The Musical)
Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent)

Actress (Play) Winner – Zoe Caldwell (Master Class)
Nominees: Carol Burnett (Moon Over Buffalo)
Rosemary Harris (A Delicate Balance)
Elaine Stritch (A Delicate Balance)

Book (Musical) Winner – Jonathan Larson (Rent)
Nominees: John Weidman (Big – The Musical)
Reg E. Gaines (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Graciela Daniele, Jim Lewis and Michael John LaChiusa (Chronicle of a Death Foretold)

Choreographer Winner – Savion Glover (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Nominees: Graciela Daniele (Chronicle of a Death Foretold)
Susan Stroman (Big – The Musical)
Marlies Yearby (Rent)

Costume Designer Winner – Roger Kirk (The King and I)
Nominees: Jane Greenwood (A Delicate Balance)
Allison Reeds (Buried Child)
Paul Tazewell (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)

Director (Musical) Winner – George C. Wolfe (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Nominees: Michael Greif (Rent)
Christopher Renshaw (The King and I)
Jerry Zaks (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum)

Director (Play) Winner – Gerald Gutierrez (A Delicate Balance)
Nominees: Peter Hall (An Ideal Husband)
Lloyd Richards (Seven Guitars)
Gary Sinise (Buried Child)

Lighting Designer Winner – Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer (Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk)
Nominees: Christopher Akerlind (Seven Guitars)
Blake Burba (Rent)
Nigel Levings (The King and I)

Musical Winner – Rent. Produced by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon, The New York Theatre Workshop
Nominees: Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk. Produced by The Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, George C. Wolfe, Joey Parnes
Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Produced by Lincoln Center Theater, Andr� Bishop, Bernard Gersten, INTAR Hispanic Arts Center
Swinging on a Star. Produced by Richard Seader, Mary Burke Kramer, Paul B. Berkowsky, Angels of the Arts

Original Musical Score Winner – Rent; Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson.
Nominees: Big – The Musical; Music by David Shire/Lyrics byRichard Maltby Jr.
Bring in ‘da Noise/Bring in ‘da Funk ; Music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay/Lyrics by Reg E. Gaines, George C. Wolfe and Ann Duquesnay.
State Fair; Music by Richard Rodgers/Lyrics byOscar Hammerstein II (only the songs Driving at Night, You Never Had It So Good, When I Go Out Walking With My Baby and Boys and Girls Like You and Me are eligible for Tony Award consideration.)

Play Winner – Master Class by Terrence McNally. Produced by Robert Whitehead, Lewis Allen, Spring Sirkin
Nominees: Buried Child by Sam Shepard. Produced byFrederick Zollo, Nicholas Paleologos, Jane Harmon, Nina Kenneally, Gary Sinise, Edwin Schloss, Liz Oliver
Racing Demon by David Hare. Produced by Lincoln Center Theater, Andr� Bishop, Bernard Gersten
Seven Guitars by August Wilson. Produced by Sageworks, Benjamin Mordecai, Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre, Gordon Davidson,Herb Alpert/Margo Lion, Scott Rudin/Paramount Pictures, Jujamcyn Theaters, Goodman Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, American Conservatory Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club

Revival (Musical) Winner – The King and I. Produced by Dodger Productions, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, James M. Nederlander, Perseus Productions, John Frost, The Adelaide Festival Centre, The Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization
Nominees: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Produced by Jujamcyn Theaters, Scott Rudin/Paramount Pictures, The Viertel-Baruch-Frankel Group, Roger Berlind, Dodger Productions
Company. Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company, Todd Haimes, Ellen Richard
Hello, Dolly! Produced by Manny Kladitis, Magic Promotions and Theatricals, Pace Theatrical Group, Inc., Jon B. Platt

Revival (Play) Winner – A Delicate Balance. Produced by Lincoln Center Theater, Andr� Bishop, Bernard Gersten
Nominees: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Produced by Terry Allen Kramer, James L. Nederlander, Carole Shorenstein Hays, The John F. Kennedy Center for thePerforming Arts, Elizabeth Ireland McCann, The Royal Shakespeare Company
An Ideal Husband. Produced by Bill Kenwright
Inherit the Wind. National Actors Theatre, Tony Randall

Scenic Designer Winner – Brian Thomson (The King and I)
Nominees: John Lee Beatty (A Delicate Balance)
Scott Bradley (Seven Guitars)
Anthony Ward (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Special Regional Theatre Award Winner – Alley Theatre of Houston

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