(Ben Brantley’s and Charles Isherwood’s article appeared in The New York Times, 5/11; via Pam Green.)

Ben Brantley and Charles Isherwood, the theater critics for The New York Times, make their Tony Award choices. For the Should Have Been Nominated category, the critics were allowed to expand the potential nominees to Off Broadway productions, which are ineligible for the Tonys.

BEN BRANTLEY

BEST MUSICAL

WILL WIN: “Hamilton”

SHOULD WIN: “Hamilton”

SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: “On Your Feet!”

BEST PLAY

WILL WIN: “The Humans”

SHOULD WIN: A tie! “The Humans” and “King Charles III”

SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: “Hold on to Me Darling”*

BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL

WILL WIN: “The Color Purple”

SHOULD WIN: “The Color Purple”

SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: “The Robber Bridegroom”*

BEST PLAY REVIVAL

WILL WIN: “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”

SHOULD WIN: “A View From the Bridge”

SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: “Fool for Love”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/15/theater/tony-award-winner-predictions.html

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