Robert Wins the Tony!

Robert L. Freedman was awarded the 2014 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at the 68th Annual Tony Awards held June 8, 2014 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2013-2014 season.  The ceremony was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, and was televised live on CBS.  Hugh Jackman was host.  The same night, awards also went to Darko Tresnjak for Best Direction of a Musical, Linda Cho for Best Costumes, and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder was named Best Musical of 2014.  Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak were nominated for Best Score of a Musical.  Also nominated were Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, for Best Actor in a Musical, Lauren Worsham for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Alexander Dodge for Best Set Design for a Musical, and Dan Moses Schreier for Best Sound Design for a Musical.  In total, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder received 10 Tony Nominations, the most nominations of the season.