The event took place at the Marriott Marquis Hotel.
Nick Cordero, James Monroe Iglehart, and Casey Nicholaw are also in the running.
The newly minted honorees gather for the yearly Tony press junket at the Paramount Hotel.
The new musical is directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.
The Woody Allen musical comedy will release its original Broadway cast recording later this season.
Zach Braff and Marin Mazzie star in this musical adaptation of the 1994 film about organized crime on the Great White Way.
The Tony winner will be presented with the award at the organization's 65th Annual Spring Luncheon.