This edition: 2014 Tony PreviewTweet
Original tape date: May 21, 2014.
First aired: May 30, 2014.
Pat Collins and Harvey Fierstein take a look at several of the major categories as the countdown to the Tonys gets underway.
Collins and Fierstein team up at Hudson Scenic Studio in Yonkers, where the set for the June 8 CBS telecast is being built, and introduce segments consisting of clips and interviews in all of the leading categories, including Best Play, Best Musical and Best Revivals. A total of 18 nominees are interviewed.
Four-time Tony winner Fierstein is nominated again this year, for his new play "Casa Valentina."
Ms. Pat Collins Co-Host
Tyne Daly Actress, “Mothers and Sons”
Harvey Fierstein Co-Host, Playwright, “Casa Valentina”
Sarah Greene Actress, “The Cripple of Inishmaan”
Lena Hall Actress, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”
Joshua Henry Actor, “Violet”
James Monroe Iglehart Actor, “Aladdin”
Andy Karl Actor, “Rocky”
Celia Keenan-Bolger Actress, “The Glass Menagerie”
Michael Mayer Director, “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”
Jefferson Mays Actor, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder”
Terrence McNally Playwright, “Mothers and Sons”
Alan Menken Composer, “Aladdin”
Jessie Mueller Actress, “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical”
Kelli O'Hara Actress, “Bridges of Madison County”
Bryce Pinkham Actor, “A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder”
LaTanya Richardson Jackson Actress, “A Raisin in the Sun”
Anika Noni Rose Actress, “A Raisin in the Sun”
Tony Shalhoub Actor, “Act One”
Leigh Silverman Director, “Violet”