Other major 2008 Tonys

Awards to be handed out June 15

Play: “August: Osage County” by Tracy Letts; “Rock ‘n’ Roll” by Tom Stoppard; “The Seafarer” by Conor McPherson, “The 39 Steps” by Patrick Barlow

Play revival: “Boeing-Boeing,” “The Homecoming,” “Les Liaisons Dangereuses,” “Macbeth.”

Musical revival: “Grease,” “Gypsy,” “South Pacific,” “Sunday in the Park With George”

Lead actor in a play: Ben Daniels, “Les Liaisons Dangereuses”; Laurence Fishburne, “Thurgood”; Mark Rylance, “Boeing-Boeing”; Rufus Sewell, “Rock ‘n’ Roll”; Patrick Stewart, “Macbeth”

Lead actress in a play: Eve Best, “The Homecoming”; Deanna Dunagan, “August: Osage County”; Kate Fleetwood, “Macbeth”; S. Epatha Merkerson, “Come Back, Little Sheba”; Amy Morton, “August: Osage County”

Lead actor in a musical: Daniel Evans, “Sunday in the Park With George”; Lin-Manuel Miranda, “In the Heights”; Stew, “Passing Strange”; Paulo Szot, “South Pacific”; Tom Wopat, “A Catered Affair”

Lead actress in a musical: Kerry Butler, “Xanadu”; Patti LuPone, “Gypsy”; Kelli O’Hara, “South Pacific”; Faith Prince, “A Catered Affair”; Jenna Russell, “Sunday in the Park With George”

Direction of a play: Maria Aitken, “The 39 Steps”; Conor McPherson, “The Seafarer”; Anna D. Shapiro, “August: Osage County”; Matthew Warchus, “Boeing-Boeing”

Direction of a musical: Sam Buntrock, “Sunday in the Park With George”; Thomas Kail, “In the Heights”; Arthur Laurents, “Gypsy”; Bartlett Sher, “South Pacific”

Book of a musical: Douglas Carter Beane, “Xanadu”; Quiara Alegria Hudes, “In the Heights”; Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, “Cry-Baby”; Stew, “Passing Strange”

Score of a musical: Lin-Manuel Miranda, “In the Heights”; Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater and Alan Menken, “The Little Mermaid”; Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum, “Cry-Baby”; Stew and Heidi Rodewald, “Passing Strange”

Featured actor in a play: Bobby Cannavale, “Mauritius”; Raul Esparza, “The Homecoming”; Conleth Hill, “The Seafarer”; Jim Norton, “The Seafarer”; David Pittu, “Is He Dead?”

Featured actress in a play: Sinead Cusack, “Rock ‘n’ Roll”; Mary McCormack, “Boeing-Boeing”; Laurie Metcalf, “November”; Martha Plimpton, “Top Girls”; Rondi Reed, “August: Osage County”

Featured actor in a musical: Daniel Breaker, “Passing Strange”; Danny Burstein, “South Pacific”; Robin De Jesus, “In the Heights”; Christopher Fitzgerald, “Young Frankenstein”; Boyd Gaines, “Gypsy”

Featured actress in a musical: de’Adre Aziza, “Passing Strange”; Laura Benanti, “Gypsy”; Andrea Martin, “Young Frankenstein”; Olga Merediz, “In the Heights”; Loretta Ables Sayre, “South Pacific”

Choreography: Rob Ashford, “Cry-Baby”; Andy Blankenbuehler, “In the Heights”; Christopher Gattelli, “South Pacific”; Dan Knechtges, “Xanadu”

Lifetime Achievement: Stephen Sondheim

Regional Theater: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

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