2016 Tony Awards Nominations (Full List Inside)


The nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards are in! The Tony Awards is a celebration of the best of the Broadway season. The list was revealed Tuesday morning live from the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel in New York. The years breakout musical goes to Hamilton who set a record with 16 total nominations, including Best Musical, Best Actor in a Musical (for both Lin-Manuel Miranda and Leslie Odom, Jr.), Best Actress in a Musical (for Phillipa Soo), and many more. The awards themselves will be handed out at the official ceremony on June 12th at the Beacon Theatre. This year’s event will be hosted by 2012 Tony winner and the host of The Late Late Show, James Corden.

Best Play Eclipsed The Father The Humans King Charles III

Best Musical Bright Star Hamilton School of Rock—The Musical Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Waitress

Best Revival of a Play Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge Blackbird Long Day’s Journey Into Night Noises Off

Best Revival of a Musical The Color Purple Fiddler on the Roof She Loves Me Spring Awakening

Best Book of a Musical

Bright Star, Steve Martin Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda School of Rock—The Musical, Julian Fellowes Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, George C. Wolfe

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Bright Star (Music: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell / Lyrics: Edie Brickell) Hamilton (Music & Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda) School of Rock—The Musical (Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber / Lyrics: Glenn Slater) Waitress (Music & Lyrics: Sara Bareilles)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey Into Night Jeff Daniels, Blackbird Frank Langella, The Father Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III Mark Strong, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey Into Night Laurie Metcalf, Misery Lupita Nyong’o, Eclipsed Sophie Okonedo, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Michelle Williams, Blackbird

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Alex Brightman, School of Rock—The Musical Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof Zachary Levi, She Loves Me Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Laura Benanti, She Loves Me Carmen Cusack, Bright Star Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple Jessie Mueller, Waitress Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Reed Birney, The Humans Bill Camp, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible David Furr, Noises Off Richard Goulding, King Charles III Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Pascale Armand, Eclipsed Megan Hilty, Noises Off Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans Andrea Martin, Noises Off Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Daveed Diggs, Hamilton Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress Jonathan Groff, Hamilton Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me Jennifer Simard, Disaster! Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Scenic Design of a Play Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin Christopher Oram, Hughie Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge David Zinn, The Humans

Best Scenic Design of a Musical Es Devlin & Finn Ross, American Psycho David Korins, Hamilton Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed David Rockwell, She Loves Me

Best Costume Design of a Play

Jane Greenwood, Long Day’s Journey Into Night Michael Krass, Noises Off Clint Ramos, Eclipsed Tom Scutt, King Charles III

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me Ann Roth, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Paul Tazewell, Hamilton

Best Lighting Design of a Play Natasha Katz, Long Day’s Journey Into Night Justin Townsend, The Humans Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Lighting Design of a Musical Howell Binkley, Hamilton Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening Justin Townsend, American Psycho

Best Direction of a Play Rupert Goold, King Charles III Jonathan Kent, Long Day’s Journey Into Night Joe Mantello, The Humans Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge

Best Direction of a Musical Michael Arden, Spring Awakening John Doyle, The Color Purple Scott Ellis, She Loves Me Thomas Kail, Hamilton George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Best Choreography Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton Savion Glover, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

Best Orchestrations August Eriksmoen, Bright Star Larry Hochman, She Loves Me Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

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