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Critic's picks: What shows will win Tony Awards?

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Neil Patrick Harris Hedwig Neil Patrick Harris is up for a Tony Award as the lead actor in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."
Credit: Joan Marcus

The 68th annual Tony Awards takes place this Sunday at Radio City Music Hall and airs live on CBS starting at 8 p.m.

Metro’s theater critic, T. Michelle Murphy, lists her cynically predicted (*) and personally desired wins for this year’s top categories.

Let us know if you agree or disagree in the comments below — or message T. Michelle Murphy directly by emailing tmichelle.murphy@metro.us or tweeting @TMichelleMurphy.

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BEST PLAY
“Act One”
“All the Way”
“Casa Valentina”
“Mothers and Sons”*
“Outside Mullinger”

BEST MUSICAL
“After Midnight”*
“Aladdin”
“Beautiful – The Carole King Musical”
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY
“The Cripple of Inishmaan”
“The Glass Menagerie”*
“A Raisin in the Sun”
“Twelfth Night”

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”*
“Les Miserables”
“Violet”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR IN A PLAY
Samuel Barnett, “Twelfth Night”*
Bryan Cranston, “All the Way”
Chris O'Dowd, “Of Mice and Men”
Mark Rylance, “Richard III”
Tony Shalhoub, “Act One”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS IN A PLAY
Tyne Daly, “Mothers and Sons”
LaTanya Richardson Jackson, “A Raisin in the Sun”
Cherry Jones, “The Glass Menagerie”
Audra McDonald, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill”*
Estelle Parsons, “The Velocity of Autumn”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTOR IN A MUSICAL
Neil Patrick Harris, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”*
Ramin Karimloo, “Les Miserables”
Andy Karl, “Rocky”
Jefferson Mays, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
Bryce Pinkham, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEAD ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL
Mary Bridget Davies, “A Night with Janis Joplin”
Sutton Foster, “Violet”
Idina Menzel, “If/Then”
Jessie Mueller, “Beautiful – The Carole King Musical”*
Kelli O'Hara, “The Bridges of Madison County”

 
 
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