Tony Award Nominations 2016

It’s that time of year when our inner stagey reemerges as we await the Tony nominations. This year marks the 70th annual awards which are hosted by funny man James Corden on June 12th at the Beacon Theatre. With smash hit Hamilton making record breaking nominations, this years show is certainly not one to be missed.

Take a look at the full list below…

Best Play

Eclipsed (Author – Danai Gurira)
The Father (Author – Florian Zeller)
The Humans (Author – Stephen Karam)
King Charles III (Author – Mike Bartlett)

Best Musical

Bright Star
Hamilton
School of Rock
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 – Julian Fellowes
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed – George C. Wolfe

Best Original Score Written for the Theatre

Bright Star -Music: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell/Lyrics: Eddie Brickell
Hamilton – Music/Lyrics – Lin-Manuel Miranda
School of Rock – 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
Danny Burstein – Fiddler on the Roof
Zachary Lev –  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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