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2015 Fred and Adele Astaire Award nominations: American in Paris, On The Town, On The Twentieth Century Lead.

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The nominees for the 2015 Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, which honor dancers and choreographers on Broadway and Hollywood:

Best Female Dancer:

By doing nothing more than doing fake ballet moves, Annaleigh Ashford, turns her lines into memorable hilarity in

By doing nothing more than doing fake ballet moves, Annaleigh Ashford, turns her lines into memorable hilarity in “You Can’t Take It With You.”

Annaleigh Ashford – You Can’t Take it With You
Leanne Cope – American in Paris
Jill Paice – American in Paris
Megan Fairchild – On the Town
Erin Davie – Sideshow
Emily Padgett – Sideshow
XiaoChuan Xie – The King and I
Melanie Moore – Finding Neverland

Best Male Dancer:
Robert Fairchild – American in Paris
Clyde Alves – On the Town

Tony Yazbeck – On the Town
Jay Armstrong Johnson – On the Town
Phillip Attmore – On the Twentieth Century
Rick Faugno – On the Twentieth Century
Drew King – On the Twentieth Century
Richard Riaz Yoder – On the Twentieth Century

Alex Sharp in Curious Incident

Alex Sharp in Curious Incident

Christian Borle – Something Rotten!
Alex Sharp – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best Choreographer:
Christopher Wheeldon – American in Paris
Joshua Bergasse – On the Town
Christopher Gattelli – The King and I
Warren Carlyle – On the Twentieth Century
Casey Nicholaw – Something Rotten!
Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Steven Hoggett – The Last Ship
Mia Michaels – Finding Neverland

JoelGreyLifetime Achievement Award:  Joel Grey

Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre and Film: Harvey Weinstein

The winners of the Astaire awards will be announced at a ceremony on June 1, 2015

Megan Fairchild and Tony Yazbeck dance to Joshua Bergasse's choreography in "On The Town"

Megan Fairchild and Tony Yazbeck dance to Joshua Bergasse’s choreography in “On The Town”

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in An American in Paris

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in An American in Paris

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Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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