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2017 Tony Award Nominations Announced

Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet Of 1812 leads the nominations for the 71st annual Tony Awards. Check out the design nominations.

Nominations were announced this morning for the 2017 Tony Awards by Tony winner Jane Krakowski and Hamilton Tony nominee Christopher Jackson.The 71st annual Tony Awards will take place June 11 at Radio City Music Hall, hosted by Oscar and Tony winner Kevin Spacey.
 
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812 leads the nominations list, in categories including lighting, scenic, and costume design of a musical. The show's director, Rachel Chavkin, will also present the design team (Bradley King, lighting; Mimi Lien, sets; Nicholas Pope, sound; Paloma Young, costumes) with an award at the Live Design Achievement Awards in New York on June 12.
 
Photo Joan Marcus

The Encounter on Broadway

 
 
In another nod to design categories, not only was it recently announced that the Tony Award for sound design will be reinstated next year, but also Gareth Fry and Pete Malkin will be presented with Special Tony Awards for their sound design for The Encounter, which incorporated the use of headphones to provide audiences an intimate, environmental depiction of the Amazon rainforest. Check out our coverage of The Encounter.
 
Check out the design nominations:

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Howell Binkley, Come From Away
Natasha Katz, Hello, Dolly!
Bradley King, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Japhy Weideman, Dear Evan Hansen

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Christopher Akerlind, Indecent
Jane Cox, August Wilson's Jitney
Donald Holder, Oslo
Jennifer Tipton, A Doll's House, Part 2

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Rob Howell, Groundhog Day
David Korins, War Paint
Mimi Lien, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!

Best Scenic Design of a Play
David Gallo, Jitney
Nigel Hook, The Play That Goes Wrong
Douglas W. Schmidt, The Front Page
Michael Yeargan, Oslo

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Linda Cho, Anastasia
Santo Loquasto, Hello, Dolly!
Paloma Young, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Catherine Zuber, War Paint

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes
Susan Hilferty, Present Laughter
Toni-Leslie James, August Wilson's Jitney
David Zinn, A Doll's House, Part 2

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