Tony Awards 2015: List of nominees

Nominees for the 69th annual Tony Awards, honoring the best of the Broadway season, have been revealed.

The nominations were announced Thursday by actors Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker from the Paramount Hotel in New York City. The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" lead this year's nominees with 12 apiece.

Winners will be named at the Tonys ceremony on Sunday, June 7, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming will be this year's hosts.

See below for the list of contenders:

Best Musical
"An American in Paris"
"Fun Home"
"Something Rotten!"
"The Visit"

Best Play
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
"Disgraced"
"Hand to God"
"Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"

Best Revival of a Musical
"The King and I"
"On the Town"
"On the Twentieth Century"

Best Revival of a Play
"The Elephant Man"
"Skylight"
"This Is Our Youth"
"You Can't Take It With You"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Steven Boyer, "Hand to God"
Bradley Cooper, "The Elephant Man"
Ben Miles, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Bill Nighy, "Skylight"
Alex Sharp, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Geneva Carr, "Hand to God"
Helen Mirren, "The Audience"
Elisabeth Moss, "The Heidi Chronicles"
Carey Mulligan, "Skylight"
Ruth Wilson, "Constellations"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Michael Cerveris, "Fun Home"
Robert Fairchild, "An American in Paris"
Brian d'Arcy James, "Something Rotten!"
Ken Watanabe, "The King and I"
Tony Yazbeck, "On the Town"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Kristin Chenoweth, "On the Twentieth Century"
Leanne Cope, "An American in Paris"
Beth Malone, "Fun Home"
Kelli O'Hara, "The King and I"
Chita Rivera, "The Visit"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Matthew Beard, "Skylight"
K. Todd Freeman, "Airline Highway"
Richard McCabe, "The Audience"
Alessandro Nivola, "The Elephant Man"
Nathaniel Parker, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Micah Stock, "It's Only a Play"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Annaleigh Ashford, "You Can't Take It With You"
Patricia Clarkson, "The Elephant Man"
Lydia Leonard, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Sarah Stiles, "Hand to God"
Julie White, "Airline Highway"

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christian Borle, "Something Rotten!"
Andy Karl, "On the Twentieth Century"
Brad Oscar, "Something Rotten!"
Brandon Uranowitz, "An American in Paris"
Max von Essen, "An American in Paris"

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Victoria Clark, "Gigi"
Judy Kuhn, "Fun Home"
Sydney Lucas, "Fun Home"
Ruthie Ann Miles, "The King and I"
Emily Skeggs, "Fun Home"

Best Book of a Musical
"
An American in Paris" (Craig Lucas)
"Fun Home" (Lisa Kron)
"Something Rotten!" (Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell)
"The Visit" (Terrence McNally)

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
"
Fun Home" (Music: Jeanine Tesori Lyrics: Lisa Kron)
"The Last Ship" (Music & Lyrics: Sting)
"Something Rotten!" (Music & Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick)
"The Visit" (Music: John Kander; Lyrics: Fred Ebb)

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Bunny Christie and Finn Ross, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Bob Crowley, "Skylight"
Christopher Oram, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
David Rockwell, "You Can't Take It with You"

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Bob Crowley and 59 Productions, "An American in Paris"
David Rockwell, "On the Twentieth Century"
Michael Yeargan, "The King and I"
David Zinn, "Fun Home"

Best Costume Design of a Play
Bob Crowley, "The Audience"
Jane Greenwood, "You Can't Take It with You"
Christopher Oram, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
David Zinn, "Airline Highway"

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Gregg Barnes, "Something Rotten!"
Bob Crowley, "An American in Paris"
William Ivey Long, "On the Twentieth Century"
Catherine Zuber, "The King and I"

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Paule Constable, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Paule Constable and David Plater, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Natasha Katz, "Skylight"
Japhy Weideman, "Airline Highway"

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Donald Holder, "The King and I"
Natasha Katz, "An American in Paris"
Ben Stanton, "Fun Home"
Japhy Weideman, "The Visit"

Best Direction of a Play
Stephen Daldry, "Skylight"
Marianne Elliott, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Scott Ellis, "You Can't Take It with You"
Jeremy Herrin, "Wolf Hall Parts One & Two"
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, "Hand to God"

Best Direction of a Musical
Sam Gold, "Fun Home"
Casey Nicholaw, "Something Rotten!"
John Rando, "On the Town"
Bartlett Sher, "The King and I"
Christopher Wheeldon, "An American in Paris"

Best Choreography
Joshua Bergasse, "On the Town"
Christopher Gattelli, "The King and I"
Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"
Casey Nicholaw, "Something Rotten!"
Christopher Wheeldon, "An American in Paris"

Best Orchestrations
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky, Bill Elliott, "An American in Paris"
John Clancy, "Fun Home"
Larry Hochman, "Something Rotten!"
Rob Mathes, "The Last Ship"

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Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Tommy Tune

Special Tony Award
John Cameron Mitchell

Regional Theatre Tony Award
Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, Ohio

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
Stephen Schwartz

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
Arnold Abramson
Adrian Bryan-Brown
Gene O'Donovan