Tony Winners Announced and Hamilton Receives 16 Nominations

Posted on May 3, 2016

Great year for plays!  This year’s Tony Awards has moved from Radio City Music Hall (6,015 seats) to The Beacon Theater (2,894 seats). 

Best Play:
Eclipsed
The Father
The Humans
King Charles III

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

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
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 for 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 Burnstein, fiddler on the Roof
Zachary Levi, She Loves Me
Lin-Manuel Miranda, 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, The 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
Jane 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
Renee 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 and Finn Ross for American Psycho
David Korins, for Hamilton
Santo Loquasto, for Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
David Rockwell for She Loves Me

Best Costume Design of a Play
Jane Greenwood, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Michael Krass for Noises Off
Clint Ramos for Eclipsed
Tom Scutt for King Charles III

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
Sheldon Harnick
Marshall W. Mason

Special Tony Award
National Endowment for the Arts
Miles Wilkin

Tony Nominations by Production
Hamilton – 16
Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed – 10
She Loves Me – 8
Long Day’s Journey Into Night – 7
Eclipsed – 6
The Humans – 6
Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge – 5
Bright Star – 5
King Charles III – 5
Noises Off – 5
Arthur Miller’s The Crucible – 4
The Color Purple – 4
School of Rock  The Musical – 4
Waitress – 4
Blackbird – 3
Fiddler on the Roof – 3
Spring Awakening – 3
American Psycho – 2
The Father – 2
Dames at Sea – 1
Disaster! – 1
Hughie – 1
Misery – 1
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan – 1
Thérèse Raquin – 1
Tuck Everlasting – 1

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