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Who Will Win and Who Should Win at the 2016 Tony Awards?

By Nora Dominick ‘17/ Emertainment Monthly Co-Executive Stage Editor

With the 70th Annual Tony Awards one week away, Emertainment Monthly has decided to sit down a predicts who will win, who should win and who just got snubbed. In a year filled to the brim with surprises, snubs and Broadway veterans, there is no telling who will win an award.

Below Emertainment Monthly’s gives their predictions for who will win, who should win and who should’ve been nominated for this year’s ceremony. Don’t forget to tune into the 70th Annual Tony Awards on June 12th, 2015 at 8/7c on CBS hosted by James Corden.

Best Musical

Will Win: Hamilton

Should Win: Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: On Your Feet!

Best Revival of a Musical

Will Win: The Color Purple or She Loves Me

Should Win: The Color Purple

Should Have Been Nominated: None

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Will Win: Leslie Odom Jr., Hamilton

Should Win: Leslie Odom Jr. or Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: Benjamin Walker, American Psycho

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Will Win: Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple

Should Win: Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple

Should Have Been Nominated: Audra McDonald, Shuffle Along

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Will Win: Daveed Diggs, Hamilton

Should Win: Daveed Diggs or Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Shuffle Along

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Will Win: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton

Should Win: Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: Keala Settle, Waitress

Best Original Score (Music and /or Lyrics)

Will Win: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Should Win: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: Duncan Sheik, American Psycho

Best Book of a Musical

Will Win: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Should Win: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton

Should Have Been Nominated: Claudia Shear and Tim Federle, Tuck Everlasting

Best Direction of a Musical

Will Win: Thomas Kail, Hamilton

Should Win: Michael Arden, Spring Awakening

Should Have Been Nominated: Bartlett Sher, Fiddler on the Roof

Best Play

Will Win: The Humans

Should Win: The Humans or Eclipsed

Should Have Been Nominated: None

Best Revival of a Play

Will Win: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Should Win: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Should Have Been Nominated: None

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Will Win: Frank Langella, The Father

Should Win: Mark Strong, A View From the Bridge

Should Have Been Nominated: Ben Whishaw, The Crucible

Best Leading Actress in a Play

Will Win: Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Should Win: Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Should Have Been Nominated: Cicely Tyson, The Gin Game

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Will Win: Reed Birney, Humans

Should Win: Reed Birney, Humans

Should Have Been Nominated: Jason Butler Harner, The Crucible

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Will Win: Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans

Should Win: Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans

Should Have Been Nominated: Saoirse Ronan, The Crucible

Best Direction of a Play

Will Win: Joe Mantello, The Humans

Should Win: Joe Mantello, The Humans

Should Have Been Nominated: Ivo van Hove, The Crucible

For a complete list of this year’s nominees visit www.tonyawards.com.

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