NEWS: 2022 Tony Awards Nominations Announced

The nominations for this year’s awards were announced in a ceremony by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. The Tony Awards themselves will take place at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, 12th June 2022 and will be hosted by Ariana DeBose.

The nominations for this year’s awards sees A Strange Loop becoming the most nominated production of the season with 11 nominations including Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical. Elsewhere, also leading the pack of nominees were MJ The Musical and Paradise Square, each with 10 nominations. The most nominated play of the season is The Lehman Trilogy. The full nominations are as follows:

Best Play

‘Clyde’s’

‘Hangmen’

‘The Lehman Trilogy’

‘The Minutes’

‘Skeleton Crew’

Best Musical

‘Girl From The North Country’

‘MJ’

‘Mr. Saturday Night’

‘Paradise Square’

‘Six: The Musical’

‘A Strange Loop’

Best Revival of a Play

‘American Buffalo’

‘for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf’

‘How I Learned to Drive’

‘Take Me Out’

‘Trouble in Mind’

Best Revival of a Musical

‘Caroline, or Change’

‘Company’

‘The Music Man’

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, ‘Hangmen’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 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 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

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 Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role 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’

Jesse Williams, ‘Take Me Out’

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role 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 Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role 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 Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role 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 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 Direction of a Musical

Stephen Brackett, ‘A Strange Loop’

Marianne Elliott, ‘Company’

Conor McPherson, ‘Girl From The North Country’

Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage, ‘Six: The Musical’

Christopher Wheeldon, ‘MJ’

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Beowulf Boritt, ‘POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive’

Michael Carnahan and Nicholas Hussong, ‘Skeleton Crew’

Es Devlin, ‘The Lehman Trilogy’

Anna Fleischle, ‘Hangmen’

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 Book of a Musical

‘Girl From The North Country’

Conor McPherson

‘MJ’

Lynn Nottage

‘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 Lyrics)

‘Flying Over Sunset’

Music: Tom Kitt Lyrics: Michael Korie

‘Mr. Saturday Night’

Music: Jason Robert Brown Lyrics: Amanda Green

‘Paradise Square’

Music: Jason Howland

Lyrics: Nathan Tysen & Masi Asare

‘Six: The Musical’

Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss

‘A Strange Loop’

Music & Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson

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 Emilio Sosa, Trouble in Mind

Jane Greenwood, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

Jennifer Moeller, Clyde’s

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 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 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 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’

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Simon Baker, ‘Girl From The North Country’

Paul Gatehouse, ‘Six: The Musical’

Ian Dickinson for Autograph, ‘Company’

Drew Levy, ‘A Strange Loop’

Gareth Owen, ‘MJ’

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 Wheeldon, ‘MJ’

Best Orchestrations

David Cullen, ‘Company’

Tom Curran, ‘Six: The Musical’

Simon Hale, ‘Girl From The North Country’

Jason Michael Webb and David Holcenberg, ‘MJ’

Charlie Rosen, ‘A Strange Loop’

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