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Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris Score Tony Nominations

6/17/2014 Liz Raftery

By Liz Raftery

Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris and Audra McDonald were among Tuesday's Tony Awards nominees.  

Cranston received a nod for his portrayal of President Lyndon Johnson in All the Way, which also nabbed a Best Play nomination, while McDonald was recognized for her lead performance in the play Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill.

Harris, who has hosted the Tonys four times and won three Emmys for doing so, scored a nomination for playing the title character in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a nominee for Best Revival of a Musical. (Watch videos of Harris here.)

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder topped the field with 10 nominations, followed by Hedwig with eight.

Other nominees included Chris O'Dowd (Of Mice and Men), Tony Shalhoub (Act One), Cherry Jones (The Glass Menagerie) and Adele Dazeem Idina Menzel (If/Then).

The nominations were announced Tuesday morning by Lucy Liu and Jonathan Groff. Check out a full list of nominees here.

The 68th Tony Awards, hosted by Hugh Jackman, will air Sunday, June 8 at 8/7c on CBS.

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