Tony Awards nominations 2022: full list of Broadway nominees

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The nominations for the 2022 Tony Awards have been announced.

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.

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

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When are the Tony Awards 2022?

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

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

Who was nominated for the Tony Awards?

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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.

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

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Here is the full list of 2022 Tony Award nominations:

Best Scenic Design of a Play

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

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  • 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?

A Strange Loop leads with 11 total nominations.

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

A total of 29 productions were nominated for a Tony.

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

  • 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 night: 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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