‘Hamilton’ dominates Tony Award nominations

Posted on 03 May 2016 at 9:26am

LMMTo the surprise of no one, the hit Broadway musical Hamilton — already the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant and the adoration of theater queens the world over — dominated the Tony nominations this morning with 16 overall nominations, the most ever in the 70-year history of the awards. The awards will be presented June 12.

Here is a list of all the nominees.

Musical categories

Musical: Bright Star; Hamilton; School of Rock — The Musical; Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All that Followed; Waitress.

RevivalThe Color Purple; Fiddler on the Roof; She Loves Me; Spring Awakening.

Book: Bright Star; Hamilton; School of Rock; Shuffle Along.

ScoreBright Star; Hamilton; School of Rock — The Musical; Shuffle Along; Waitress.

Choreography: Hamilton; Dames at Sea; Shuffle Along; Fiddler on the Roof; On Your Heat.

OrchestrationsBright Star; Hamilton; She Loves Me; Shuffle Along.

Director: Michael Arden, Spring Awakening; John Doyle, The Color Purple; Scott Ellis, She Loves Me; Thomas Kail, Hamilton; George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along.

Actor: Alex Brightman, School of Rock; Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof; Zachary Levi, She Loves Me; Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton; Leslie Odom, Jr., Hamilton.

Actress: Laura Benanti, She Loves Me; Carmen Cusack, Bright Star; Cynthia Envo, The Color Purple; Jessie Mueller, Waitress; Phillipa Soo, Hamilton.

Featured Actor: Daveed Diggs, Hamilton; Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along; Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress; Jonathan Groff, Hamilton; Christopher Jackson, Hamilton.

Featured Actress: Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple; Renee Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton; Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me; Jennifer Simard, Disaster!; Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along.

Scenic: American Psycho; Hamilton; Shuffle Along; She Loves Me.

CostumesTuck Everlasting; She Loves Me; Shuffle Along; Hamilton.

LightingHamilton; American Psycho; Shuffle Along; Spring Awakening.

Play categories

Play: Eclipsed; The Humans; King Charles III; The Father.

RevivalThe Crucible; A View from the Bridge; Blackbird; Long Day’s Journey into Night; Noises Off.

Director: Rupert  Goold, King Charles III; Jonathan Kent, Long Day’s Journey into Night; Joe Mantello, The Humans; Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed; Ivo Van Hove, A View from the Bridge.

Actor: Gabriel Byrne, Long Day’s Journey; Jeff Daniels, Blackbird; Frank Langella, The Father; Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III; Mark Strong, A View from the Bridge.

Actress: Jessica Lange, Long Day’s Journey; Laurie Metcalf, Misery; Lupita Nyong’o, Eclipsed; Sophie Okonedo, The Crucible; Michelle Williams, Blackbird.

Featured Actor: Reed Birney, The Humans; Bill Camp, The Crucible; David Furr, Noises Off; Richard Goulding, King Charles III; Michael Shannon, Long Day’s Journey.

Featured Actress: Pascale Armand, Eclipsed; Megan Hilty, Noises Off; Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans; Andrea Martin, Noises Off; Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed.

Scenic: Therese Raquin; Hughie; A View from the Bridge; The Humans.

Costumes: Long Day’s Journey; Noises Off; Eclipsed; King Charles III.

Lighting: Long Day’s Journey; The Humans; The Crucible; A View from the Bridge.

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