Tony Pool Winner Announced! And How Did You, Me, and My Dog Do?

Alright ladies and gentle-blog readers, it’s time to announce who is taking home that fancy dancy Apple Watch!

But before we announce the winner . . .

If you remember, last Friday I posted my predictions on who was going to win, along with your predictions (based on the Tony Pool) . . . and my dog’s.  Let’s see how that little bitch did, shall we?

  • I scored an 83%, getting 20 out of the 24 correct (I missed both Featured Actor in a Play and Featured Actress in a Musical, Leading Actress in a Musical and the big prize of Best Musical).  B-.  Not bad.  Much better than last year’s score of 69%.
  • You scored a 79%.  And this is where I stick my tongue out and say, “Nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah.  I beat you!”
  • And how did Koda do?  She got 5 out of 24 correct . . . or 21%.  I guess that means this business is definitely not going to the dogs.  Heyo!  I’ll be here all week!

And now . . . the winner of the Apple Watch is . . .

Drumroll please . . . .

Drdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrddrdrdrdrdrdrdrdrd . . .

Vanessa Raffio!

Congrats, Vanessa!  You won the Apple Watch!  Email me for details on how to pick up your hot new item.

Vanessa scored a magnificent 92% (22 out of 24 correct) missing only Featured Actress in a Musical and Featured Actor in a Play (Me too, Vanessa, me too).  And, get this . . . she wasn’t the only one who got 22 out of 24 correct!  We had a tie this year, but Vanessa’s answer to the tiebreaker is what put her over the top.

Oh man, this was exciting.  I can’t wait for next year.  I wonder who the favorite is for Best Musical?

See you then!!!


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Ken created one of the first Broadway podcasts, recording over 250 episodes over 7 years. It features interviews with A-listers in the theater about how they “made it”, including 2 Pulitzer Prize Winners, 7 Academy Award Winners and 76 Tony Award winners. Notable guests include Pasek & Paul, Kenny Leon, Lynn Ahrens and more.