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Posted on: Tuesday, May 8, 2001

2001 Tony award nominees

Associated Press

Play: "The Invention of Love;" "King Hedley II;" "Proof;" "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife"

Musical: "A Class Act;" "The Full Monty;" "Jane Eyre;" "The Producers."

Book of a Musical: "A Class Act;" "The Full Monty;" "Jane Eyre;" "The Producers."

Original Score: "A Class Act;" "The Full Monty;" "Jane Eyre;" "The Producers."

Revival — Play: "Betrayal;" "The Best Man;" "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest;" "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe."

Revival — Musical: "Bells Are Ringing;" "Follies;" "42nd Street;" "The Rocky Horror Show."

Actor — Play: Sean Campion in "Stones in His Pockets;" Richard Easton in "The Invention of Love;" Conleth Hill in "Stones in His Pockets;" Brian Stokes Mitchell in "King Hedley II;" Gary Sinise in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

Actress — Play: Juliette Binoche in "Betrayal;" Linda Lavin in "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife;" Mary-Louise Parker in "Proof;" Jean Smart in "The Man Who Came to Dinner;" Leslie Uggams in "King Hedley II."

Actor — Musical: Matthew Broderick in "The Producers;" Kevin Chamberlin in "Seussical;" Tom Hewitt in "The Rocky Horror Show;" Nathan Lane in "The Producers;" Patrick Wilson in "The Full Monty."

Actress — Musical: Blythe Danner in "Follies;" Christine Ebersole in "42nd Street;" Randy Graff in "A Class Act;" Faith Prince in "Bells Are Ringing;" Marla Schaffel in "Jane Eyre."

Featured Actor — Play: Charles Brown in "King Hedley II;" Larry Bryggman in "Proof;" Michael Hayden in "Judgment at Nuremburg;" Robert Sean Leonard in "The Invention of Love;" Ben Shenkman in "Proof."

Featured Actress — Play: Viola Davis in "King Hedley II;" Johanna Day in "Proof;" Penny Fuller in "The Dinner Party;" Marthe Keller in "Judgment at Nuremburg;" Michelle Lee in "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife."

Featured Actor — Musical: Roger Bart in "The Producers;" Gary Beach in "The Producers;" John Ellison Conlee in "The Full Monty;" Andre De Shields in "The Full Monty;" Brad Oscar in "The Producers."

Featured Actress — Musical: Polly Bergen in "Follies;" Kathleen Freeman in "The Full Monty;" Cady Huffman in "The Producers;" Kate Levering in "42nd Street;" Mary Testa in "42nd Street."

Scenic Design: Bob Crowley, "The Invention of Love;" Heidi Ettinger, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer;" Douglas W. Schmidt, "42nd Street;" Robin Wagner; "The Producers."

Costume Design: Theoni V. Aldredge, "Follies;" Roger Kirk, "42nd Street;" William Ivey Long, "The Producers;" David C. Woolard, "The Rocky Horror Show."

Lighting Design: Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer, "Jane Eyre;" Paul Gallo, "42nd Street"; Peter Kaczorowski, "The Producers;" Kenneth Posner, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

Choreography: Jerry Mitchell, "The Full Monty;" Jim Moore, George Pinney, and John Vanderkloff, "Blast!;" Randy Skinner, "42nd Street;" Susan Stroman, "The Producers."

Direction of a Play: Marion McClinton, "King Hedley II;" Ian McElhinney, "Stones in His Pockets;" Jack O'Brien, "The Invention of Love;" Daniel Sullivan; "Proof."

Direction of a Musical: Christopher Ashley, "The Rocky Horror Show;" Mark Bramble, "42nd Street;" Jack O'Brien, "The Full Monty;" Susan Stroman "The Producers."

Orchestration: Doug Besterman, "The Producers;" Larry Hochman, "A Class Act;" Jonathan Tunick, "Follies;" Harold Wheeler; "The Full Monty."

Special Awards: Special Theatrical Event, to the production of "Blast;" lifetime achievement, to musical director Paul Gemignani. Excellence in theater to Betty Corwin and the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive; to the playwright workshop New Dramatists; and to Theatre World, the annual statistics and photography books published since 1945.