It’s almost Tony time and as the theater industry gears up for the glamorous and exciting June 10 ceremony, many eyes are on the talented crop of first time Tony nominees who made a splash this season. From the Guy (Steve Kazee) and Girl (Cristin Milioti) making beautiful music in Once, to two mega-talented Brits (James Corden and Tracie Bennett) leading exciting new plays, plus stage couple and close pals Jeremy Jordan and Laura Osnes, these nominees have all worked their butts off to earn the theater world’s highest honor. With so many versatile performances, it's hard to root for a favorite, but we want to know: Which first time nominee in a lead acting category most deserves to win a Tony Award? Vote below!
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Which first time Leading Actor Tony nominee most deserves to win?