(The list of 2009 Tony nominations from the New York Times—the links below will also allow you to see the NY Times reviews of the shows.)

BEST MUSICAL

Billy Elliot

Next to Normal

Rock of Ages

Shrek the Musical

BEST PLAY

33 Variations

Dividing the Estate

God of Carnage

reasons to be pretty

BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL

Guys and Dolls

Hair

Pal Joey

West Side Story

BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY

Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Mary Stuart

The Norman Conquests

Waiting for Godot

BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL

Lee Hall, Billy Elliot

Brian Yorkey, Next to Normal

David Lindsay-Abaire, Shrek the Musical

Hunter Bell, [title of show]

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (MUSIC AND/OR LYRICS) WRITTEN FOR THE THEATER

Billy Elliot
Music: Elton John, Lyrics: Lee Hall

Next to Normal
Music: Tom Kitt, Lyrics: Brian Yorkey

9 to 5
Music and lyrics: Dolly Parton

Shrek the Musical
Music: Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A PLAY

Jeff Daniels, God of Carnage

Raúl Esparza, Speed-the-Plow

James Gandolfini, God of Carnage

Geoffrey Rush, Exit the King

Thomas Sadoski, reasons to be pretty

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Hope Davis, God of Carnage

Jane Fonda, 33 Variations

Marcia Gay Harden, God of Carnage

Janet McTeer, Mary Stuart

Harriet Walter, Mary Stuart

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL

David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik, and Kiril Kulish, Billy Elliot

Gavin Creel, Hair

Brian d’Arcy James, Shrek the Musical

Constantine Maroulis, Rock of Ages

J. Robert Spencer, Next to Normal

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A LEADING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL

Stockard Channing, Pal Joey

Sutton Foster, Shrek the Musical

Allison Janney, 9 to 5

Alice Ripley, Next to Normal

Josefina Scaglione, West Side Story

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTOR IN A PLAY

John Glover, Waiting for Godot

Zach Grenier, 33 Variations

Stephen Mangan, The Norman Conquests

Paul Ritter, The Norman Conquests

Roger Robinson, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY

Hallie Foote, Dividing the Estate

Jessica Hynes, The Norman Conquests

Marin Ireland, reasons to be pretty

Angela Lansbury, Blithe Spirit

Amanda Root, The Norman Conquests

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/05/theater/theaterspecial/05tonyslist.html

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