Tony Awards 2018: Susan Haskins (Theater Talk) tops all Experts predicting winners


Congratulations to our Expert Susan Haskins (Theater Talk) for a terrific score of 76.92% when predicting the 2018 Tony Awards winners on Sunday. She got 20 of 26 categories correct and is tops among 14 Experts, journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year. She also has a great point score total of 6,951 by using the 500 super bets wisely.

Over 900 people worldwide predicted these Broadway winners in 26 categories. The awards ceremony was held in New York City and were hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban. Haskins got three of the four top winners right with Best Musical (“The Band’s Visit”), Best Play (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”) and Best Play Revival (“Angels in America”) but missed out on Best Musical Revival (choosing “My Fair Lady” over “Once on This Island”).

SEE 2018 Tony Awards: Complete list of winners and nominees in all 26 categories

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the other 13 Experts making predictions, we have a five-way tie for second place with 73.08% between Gordon Cox (Variety), Harry Haun (Observer), David Sheward (ArtsinNY.com), Matt Windham (amNY) and Wayman Wong (Talkin’ Broadway). There is then a six-way tie at 69.23% between David Gordon (Theatermania), Andy Humm (Gay USA), Brian Lipton (Cititour), Michael Musto (NewNowNext), Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). Jan Simpson (Broadway and Me) and Jack Smart (Backstage) follow with 65.38%. See Experts’ leaderboard.

PREDICT the Emmy nominees and winners now; change them until July 12

Be sure to make your Emmy predictions today so that Hollywood insiders can see how their TV shows and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions as often as you like until just before nominees are announced on July 12. And join in the fun debate over the 2018 Emmy taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our television forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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