Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play Jude Law, "Hamlet" Alfred Molina, "Red" Liev Schreiber, "A View from the Bridge" Christopher Walken, "A Behanding in Spokane" Denzel Washington, "Fences"
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play Viola Davis, "Fences" Valerie Harper, "Looped" Linda Lavin, "Collected Stories" Laura Linney, "Time Stands Still" Jan Maxwell, "The Royal Family"
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Kelsey Grammer, La Cage aux Folles Sean Hayes, Promises, Promises Douglas Hodge, La Cage aux Folles Chad Kimball, Memphis Sahr Ngaujah, Fela!
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical Kate Baldwin, Finian's Rainbow Montego Glover, Memphis Christiane Noll, Ragtime Sherie Rene Scott, Everyday Rapture Catherine Zeta-Jones, A Little Night Music
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play David Alan Grier, "Race" Stephen McKinley Henderson, "Fences" Jon Michael Hill, "Superior Donuts" Stephen Kunken, "Enron" Eddie Redmayne, "Red"
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play Maria Dizzia, "In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play" Rosemary Harris, "The Royal Family" Jessica Hecht, "A View from the Bridge" Scarlett Johansson, "A View from the Bridge" Jan Maxwell, "Lend Me a Tenor"
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Kevin Chamberlin, "The Addams Family" Robin De Jesús, "La Cage aux Folles" Christopher Fitzgerald, "Finian's Rainbow" Levi Kreis, Million "Dollar Quartet" Bobby Steggert, "Ragtime"
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Barbara Cook, "Sondheim on Sondheim" Katie Finneran, "Promises, Promises" Angela Lansbury, "A Little Night Music" Karine Plantadit, "Come Fly Away" Lillias White, "Fela!"