Tony Awards nominations 2022: full list of Broadway nominees

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Production, The Strange Company currently leads with 11 nominations for the Musical Awards.

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This year’s Tony Awards will be held in June at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and will be hosted by award-winning actress and singer Ariana DeBose.

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Here’s everything you need to know, from nomination to execution.

When are the Tony Awards 2022?

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The Tony Awards will be presented on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

It begins at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, airs on the CBS Television Network and is available to stream on Paramount Plus.

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Who was nominated for the Tony Awards?

Joshua Henry and Adrienne Warren co-host the 75th Annual Tony Awards Nominations in New York City (Image: Getty Images)

The Tony Awards nominations were announced on May 9 by Joshua Henry and Adrienne Warren.

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Production, The Strange Company currently leads with 11 confirmed nominations.

Here is the full list of 2022 Tony Award nominations:

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Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • Beowulf Boritt, POTUS: Or behind every big fool are seven women trying to stay
  • Experienced
  • Michael Carnahan and Nicholas Hussong, Skeleton Crew
  • Es Devlin, The Lehman Trilogy
  • Anna Fleischle, executioner
  • Scott Pask, American Buffalo
  • Adam Rigg, The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

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  • 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 Costume Design for a Play

  • Montana Levi Blanco, The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Sarafina Bush, for girls of color who have contemplated suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Emilio Sosa, problems in the head
  • Jane Greenwood, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite
  • Jennifer Moeller, Clydes

Best Costume Design in a Musical

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  • 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 Lighting Design of a Play

  • Joshua Carr, executioner
  • Jiyoun Chang, for black girls who have contemplated suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Jon Clark, The Lehman Trilogy
  • Jane Cox, Macbeth
  • Yi Zhao, The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

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  • Neil Austin, company
  • Tim Deiling, SIX: The Musical
  • Donald Holder, Paradise Place
  • Natasha Katz, MJ
  • Bradley King flies over the sunset
  • Jen Schriever, A Strange Loop

Best Sound Design of a Play

  • Justin Ellington, for girls of color who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Mikhail Fiksel, Dana H.
  • Palmer Hefferan, The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey, The Lehman Trilogy
  • Mikaal Sulaiman, Macbeth

Best Sound Design of a Musical

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  • Simon Baker, Girl from the North
  • Paul Gatehouse, SIX: The Musical
  • Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Company
  • Drew Levy, A Strange Loop
  • Gareth Owen, MJ
  • Liliana Blain-Cruz, The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Camille A. Brown, for girls of color who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy
  • Neil Pepe, American Buffalo
  • LesWaters, Dana H.

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
  • Marianne Elliott, company
  • Conor McPherson, girl from the north
  • Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage, SIX: The Musical
  • Christopher Wheeldon, MJ
  • Camille A. Brown, for girls of color who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Warren Carlyle, The Music Man
  • Carrie-Anne Ingrouille, SIX: The Musical
  • Bill T Jones, Paradise Square
  • Christopher Wheeldon, MJ
  • David Cullen, Company
  • Tom Curran, SIX: The Musical
  • Simon Hale, girl from the north
  • Jason Michael Webb and David Holcenberg, MJ
  • Charlie Rosen, A Strange Loop
  • Girls from the North – Conor McPherson
  • MJ-Lynn Days of Emergency
  • Mr. Saturday Night – Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel
  • Paradise Square – Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas & Larry Kirwan
  • A Strange Loop – Michael R. Jackson

Best Original Score (Music and/or Text) Written for the Theater

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  • Flying Over Sunset – Music: Tom Kitt, Lyrics: Michael Korie
  • Mr. Saturday Night – Music by Jason Robert Brown, Lyrics by Amanda Green
  • Paradise Square – Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Nathan Tysen & Masi Asare
  • SIX: The Musical – music and lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss
  • A Strange Loop – Music & Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Matt Doyle, company
  • Sidney DuPont, Paradise Square
  • Jared Grimes, funny girl
  • John-Andrew Morrison, A Strange Loop
  • AJ Shively, Paradise Square

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

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  • Jeannette Bayardelle, Girl from the North
  • Shoshana Bean, Mr. Saturday night
  • Jayne Houdyshell, The Music Man
  • L Morgan Lee, A Strange Loop
  • Patti LuPone, Company
  • Jennifer Simard, company

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

  • Alfie Allen, executioner
  • Chuck Cooper, trouble in the head
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson, take me out
  • Ron Cephas Jones, Clydes
  • Michael Oberholtzer, Get me out
  • Jesse Williams, take me out

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

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  • Uzo Aduba, Clydes
  • Rachel Dratch, POTUS: Or behind every big fool are seven women trying to stay
  • Experienced
  • Kenita R. Miller, for girls of color who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • Phylicia Rashad, Skeleton Crew
  • Julie White, POTUS: Or behind every big fool are seven women trying to stay
  • Experienced
  • Kara Young, Clydes

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 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 Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

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  • Sharon D. Clarke, Caroline or Change
  • Carmen Cusack, flies over the sunset
  • Sutton Foster, The Music Man
  • Joaquina Kalukango, Paradise Square
  • Mare Winningham, girl from the north

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 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, Executioner

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

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  • Gabby beans, the skin of our teeth
  • LaChanze, trouble in your head
  • Ruth Negga, Macbeth
  • Deirdre O’Connell, Dana H.
  • Mary-Louise Parker, How I Learned to Drive
  • American buffalo
  • For girls of color who’ve been contemplating suicide/when the rainbow is enough
  • How I learned to drive
  • take me out
  • trouble in the head

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Caroline or change
  • company
  • the music man
  • best game
  • Clydes
  • hangman
  • The Lehman Trilogy
  • The minutes
  • Skeleton Crew
  • Northland girl
  • MJ
  • Mr Saturday night
  • paradise place
  • SIX: The Musical
  • A strange loop

Which production received the most Tony nominations?

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A Strange Loop leads with 11 total nominations.

MJ and Paradise Square take second and third place with ten each.

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A total of 29 productions were nominated for a Tony.

Here are the productions, ranked by number of Tony nominations:

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  • A strange loop: 11
  • MY: 10
  • Paradise place: 10
  • company: 9
  • The Lehman Trilogy: 8th Edition
  • SIX: The Musical: 8
  • for colored girls who have contemplated suicide/when the rainbow is enough: 7
  • Girls from the north: 7
  • The music man: 6
  • The skin of our teeth: 6
  • Clydes: 5
  • Executioner: 5
  • Mr. Saturday evening: 5
  • American Buffalo: 4th
  • Flying over the sunset: 4
  • Get me out: 4
  • Problems in the head: 4
  • Caroline or change: 3
  • Dana H.: 3
  • How I learned to drive: 3
  • Macbeth: 3
  • POTUS: Or behind every great fool are seven women trying to keep him alive: 3
  • Skeleton Crew: 3
  • Diana, The Musical: 1
  • Funny girl: 1
  • Lackawanna Blues: 1
  • The protocol: 1
  • Ms. Doubt: 1
  • Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite: 1

Who will host the 2022 Tony Awards?

Ariana DeBose accepting the Best Actress award at the 2022 Oscars (Image: Getty Images)

The 75th Tony Awards will be hosted by Ariana DeBose.

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American actress, singer and dancer, best known for her role as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 film adaptation of West Side Story.

DeBose has won an Oscar, a Bafta, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award.

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She has also been nominated for a Tony Award but has yet to win one.

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