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And the 2022 Tony Nominees Are…

  • by GSBO Staff
  • May 9, 2022

The 2022 Tony nominees have been announced! See which of your favorites were nominated, and tune in on Sunday, June 12 to see who takes home Broadway’s biggest awards.

Best Musical

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A Strange Loop

Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical arrives on Broadway.

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Girl from the North Country

Conor McPherson’s acclaimed new work features the music of Bob…

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MJ The Musical

The life story of Michael Jackson arrives on Broadway.

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Mr. Saturday Night

Billy Crystal returns to Broadway in a new musical!

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Paradise Square

A new musical about racial harmony undone by a country…

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SIX

A pop spectacle featuring the six ex-wives of Henry VIII.

Best Revival of a Musical

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Company

A revelatory staging of the quintessential Sondheim musical.

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The Music Man

Hugh Jackman returns to Broadway as Harold Hill in this…

The revival of Caroline, Or Change which played its final performance on Broadway on January 9, 2022 was also nominated in this category.

Best Play

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Hangmen

Martin McDonagh’s award-winning comedy arrives on Broadway.

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The Minutes

Tracy Letts’ powerful and resonant portrayal of democracy in action.

Clyde’s, which played its final Broadway performance on January 16, 2022, Skeleton Crew, which played its final Broadway performance on February 20, 2022, and The Lehman Trilogy, which played its final Broadway performance on January 2, 2022, were also nominated in this category.

Best Revival of a Play

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American Buffalo

The hustle and the con are two sides of the…

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for colored girls who have considered suicide

The Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange’s choreopoem.

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How I Learned to Drive

Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer-winning play.

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Take Me Out

Take Me Out follows Darren Lemming, star center fielder for…

Trouble in Mind, which played its final Broadway performance on January 9, 2022, was also nominated in this category.

Below is a complete list of the 2022 Tony nominees!

Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night
Myles Frost, MJ 
Hugh Jackman, The Music Man
Rob McClure, Mrs. Doubtfire
Jaquel Spivey, A Strange Loop

Best Leading Actress in a Musical
Sharon D Clarke, Caroline, Or Change
Carmen Cusack, Flying Over Sunset
Sutton Foster, The Music Man
Joaquina Kalukango, Paradise Square
Mare Winningham, Girl From the North Country

Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Matt Doyle, Company
Sidney DuPont, Paradise Square
Jared Grimes, Funny Girl
John-Andrew Morrison, A Strange Loop
A.J. Shively, Paradise Square

Best Featured Actress in a Musical
Jeannette Bayardelle, Girl From the North Country
Shoshana Bean, Mr. Saturday Night
Jayne Houdyshell, The Music Man
L Morgan Lee, A Strange Loop
Patti LuPone, Company
Jennifer Simard, Company

Best Leading Actor in a Play
Simon Russell Beale, The Lehman Trilogy
Adam Godley, The Lehman Trilogy
Adrian Lester, The Lehman Trilogy
David Morse, How I Learned To Drive
Sam Rockwell, American Buffalo
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Lackawanna Blues
David Threlfall, Hangmen

Best Leading Actress in a Play
Gabby Beans, The Skin of Our Teeth
LaChanze, Trouble in Mind
Ruth Negga, Macbeth
Deirdre O’Connell, Dana H.
Mary-Louise Parker, How I Learned To Drive

Best Featured Actor in a Play
Alfie Allen, Hangmen
Chuck Cooper, Trouble in Mind
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Take Me Out
Ron Cephas Jones, Clyde’s
Michael Oberholtzer, Take Me Out
Jesse Williams, Take Me Out

Best Featured Actress in a Play
Uzo Aduba, Clyde’s
Rachel Dratch, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
Kenita R. Miller, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Phylicia Rashad, Skeleton Crew
Julie White, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
Kara Young, Clyde’s

Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
Marianne Elliott, Company
Conor McPherson, Girl From the North
Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, SIX: The Musical
Christopher Wheedon, MJ

Best Direction of a Play
Lileana Blain-Cruz, The Skin of Our Teeth
Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy
Neil Pepe, American Buffalo
Les Waters, Dana H.

Best Choreography
Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Warren Carlyle, The Music Man
Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, SIX: The Musical
Bill T. Jones, Paradise Square
Christopher Wheedon, MJ

Best Score
Jason Robert Brown and Amanda Green, Mr. Saturday Night
Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare, Paradise Square
Michael R. Jackson, A Strange Loop
Tom Kitt and Michael Korie, Flying Over Sunset
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, SIX: The Musical

Best Orchestrations
David Cullen, Company
Tom Curran, SIX: The Musical
Simon Hale, Girl From the North Country
David Holcenberg and Jason Michael Webb, MJ
Charlie Rosen, A Strange Loop

Best Book
Christina Anderson, Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas and Larry Kirwan, Paradise Square
Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel, Mr. Saturday Night
Michael R. Jackson, A Strange Loop
Conor McPherson, Girl From the North Country
Lynn Nottage, MJ 

Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Beowulf Boritt and 59 Productions, Flying Over Sunset
Bunny Christie, Company
Arnulfo Maldonado, A Strange Loop
Derek McLane and Peter Nigrini, MJ
Allen Moyer, Paradise Square

Best Scenic Design of a Play
Beowulf Boritt, POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
Michael Carnahan, Skeleton Crew
Es Devlin, The Lehman Trilogy
Anna Fleischle, Hangmen
Scott Pask, American Buffalo
Adam Rigg, The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Costume Design of a Musical
Fly Davis, Caroline, Or Change
Toni-Leslie James, Paradise Square
William Ivey Long, Diana, The Musical
Santo Loquasto, The Music Man
Gabriella Slade, SIX: The Musical
Paul Tazewell, MJ 

Best Costume Design of a Play
Montana Levi Blanco, The Skin of Our Teeth
Sarafina Bush, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Jane Greenwood, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite
Jennifer Moeller, Clyde’s
Emilio Sosa, Trouble in Mind

Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Neil Austin, Company
Tim Deiling, SIX: The Musical
Donald Holder, Paradise Square
Natasha Katz, MJ 
Bradley King, Flying Over Sunset
Jen Schriever, A Strange Loop

Best Lighting Design of a Play
Joshua Carr, Hangmen
Jiyoun Chang, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Jon Clark, The Lehman Trilogy
Jane Cox, Macbeth
Yi Zhao, The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Sound Design of a Musical
Simon Baker, Girl From the North Country
Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Company
Paul Gatehouse, SIX: The Musical
Drew Levy, A Strange Loop
Gareth Owen, MJ 

Best Sound Design of a Play
Justin Ellington, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Mikhail Fiksel, Dana H.
Palmer Hefferan, The Skin of Our Teeth
Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey, The Lehman Trilogy
Mikaal Sulaiman, Macbeth