65th Tony Award nominations

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play 
Brian Bedford – The Importance of Being Earnest as Lady Bracknell
Bobby Cannavale – The Motherfucker With the Hat as Jackie
Joe Mantello – The Normal Heart as Ned Weeks
Al Pacino – The Merchant of Venice as Shylock
Mark Rylance – Jerusalem as Johnny “Rooster” Byron

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play
Nina Arianda – Born Yesterday as Emma ‘Billie’ Dawn
Frances McDormand – Good People as Margie Walsh
Lily Rabe – The Merchant of Venice as Portia

Vanessa Redgrave – Driving Miss Daisy as Daisy Werthan
Hannah Yelland – Brief Encounter as Laura Jesson

Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical 
Norbert Leo Butz – Catch Me If You Can as Carl Hanratty
Josh Gad – The Book of Mormon as Elder Cunningham
Joshua Henry – The Scottsboro Boys as Haywood Patterson
Andrew Rannells – The Book of Mormon as Elder Price
Tony Sheldon – Priscilla Queen of the Desert as Bernadette

Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical
Sutton Foster – Anything Goes as Reno Sweeney
Beth Leavel – Baby It’s You! as Florence Greenberg
Patina Miller – Sister Act as Deloris Van Cartier
Donna Murphy – The People in the Picture as Bubbie/Raisel

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play 
Mackenzie Crook – Jerusalem as Ginger
Billy Crudup – Arcadia as Bernard Nightingale
John Benjamin Hickey – The Normal Heart as Felix Turner
Arian Moayed – Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo as Musa
Yul Vázquez – The Motherfucker with the Hat as Cousin Julio

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play
Ellen Barkin – The Normal Heart as Dr. Emma Brookner
Edie Falco – The House of Blue Leaves as Bananas
Judith Light – Lombardi as Marie Lombardi
Joanna Lumley – La Bête as The Princess
Elizabeth Rodriguez – The Motherfucker with the Hat as Veronica

Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical 
Colman Domingo – The Scottsboro Boys as Mr. Bones
Adam Godley – Anything Goes as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh
John Larroquette – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as J.B. Biggley
Forrest McClendon – The Scottsboro Boys as Mr. Tambo

Rory O’Malley – The Book of Mormon as Elder McKinley

Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical
Laura Benanti – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown as Candela
Tammy Blanchard – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as Hedy La Rue
Victoria Clark – Sister Act as Mother Superior
Nikki M. James – The Book of Mormon as Nabulungi Hatimbi
Patti LuPone – Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown as Lucia

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