Laurie Metcalf stars in The Other Place, a drama about a woman whose life is unraveling at the seams.
Amy Morton is nominated for her role as Martha, a woman who trades sadistic barbs with her professor husband in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Kristine Nielsen plays Sonia, a woman who never left home so she could care for her parents in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.
Holland Taylor plays fiery and funny Texas governor Ann Richards in Ann.
Cicely Tyson is nominated for her work in The Trip to Bountiful as Carrie Watts, a woman longing to return to small-town life.