2022 Tony Award Nominations - See The Full List

This morning Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren and Tony Nominee Joshua Henry announced the 75th Annual Tony Award Nominations. The 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will take place LIVE from the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8:00 – 11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 – 8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.  The celebration will commence at 7:00-8:00 PM, ET/4:00-5:00 PM, PT with exclusive content streaming only on Paramount+. Hosts and further information on the Paramount+ presentation will be announced at a later date. The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

Broadway productions eligible for Tony Award nominations had to open between February 20th, 2020 and May 4th, 2022 (with the deadline date moving due to ongoing COVID-19 related issues). Current productions that are up for nominations include: American Buffalo, Birthday Candles, Caroline, or Change, Chicken & Biscuits, Clyde's, Company, Dana H, Diana - The Musical, Flying Over Sunset, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Funny Girl, Girl From The North Country, Hangmen, How I Learned to Drive, Is This a Room, Lackawanna Blues, The Lehman Trilogy, Macbeth, MJ The Musical, The Minutes, Mr. Saturday Night, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Music Man, Neil Simon's Plaza Suite, Paradise Square, Pass Over, POTUS: Or; Behind Ever Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive, SIX The Musical, Skeleton Crew, The Skin of Our Teeth, A Strange Loop, Take Me Out, Thoughts of a Colored Man and Trouble in Mind.

The 2022 Tony Nominations:

Girl From the North Country
MJ The Musical
Mr. Saturday Night
Paradise Square
A Strange Loop

Musical Revival 
Caroline, or Change
The Music Man

Clyde’s by Lynn Nottage
Hangmen by Martin McDonagh
The Lehman Trilogy by Stefano Massini and Ben Power
The Minutes by Tracy Letts
Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau

Play Revival 
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

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

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

Leading Actress in a Play
Gaby 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

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

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

Featured Actor in a Musical 
Matt Doyle, Company
Sidey Dupont, Paradise Square
Jared Grimes, Funny Girl
John-Andrew Morrison, A Strange Loop
AJ Shiveley, Paradise Square

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

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

Creative Categories:

Original 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

Christina Anderson, 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 The Musical

Director 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. 

Director of a Musical
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
Marianne Elliott, Company
Conor McPherson, Girl From the North Country
Lucy Moss and Jamie Armitage, Six 
Christopher Wheeldon, MJ The Musical

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

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

Design Categories:

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 The Musical
Allen Moyer, Paradise Square

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

Lighting Design of a Musical 
Neil Austin, Company
Tim Deiling, Six
Domnald Holider, Paradise Square
Natasha Katz, MJ The Musical
Bradley King, Flying Over Sunset
Jen Schriever, A Strange Loop

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

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

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, The Lehman Trilogy
Mikaal Sulaiman, Macbeth

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

A Special Tony Award will be awarded to James C. Nicola, the Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop since 1988. Under his guidance, NYTW has remained steadfast to its founding commitment of nurturing emerging, mid-career and established theatre artists and promoting collaboration and bold experimentation with theatrical forms. Mr. Nicola initiated an extensive series of workshop opportunities that have continued for 25 years, including summer residencies and fellowships for artists representing a broad spectrum of cultures and backgrounds. He forged a unique community of theatre artists, the Usual Suspects, which now boasts over 600 members and whose work has shaped our very idea of what theatre can be. As Artistic Director, Mr. Nicola has been instrumental in the development of many NYTW productions, including Jonathan Larson's Rent; Tony Kushner's Slavs! and Homebody/Kabul; Doug Wright's Quills; Claudia Shear's Blown Sideways Through Life and Dirty Blonde; Paul Rudnick's The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and Valhalla; Martha Clarke’s Vienna: Lusthaus; Will Power’s The Seven and Fetch Clay, Make Man; Caryl Churchill's Mad Forest, Far Away, A Number and Love and Information; Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s Aftermath; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; Dael Orlandersmith’s The Gimmick and Forever; Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown; Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me; Jeremy O. Harris’s Slave Play; Sam Gold’s production of Othello; and eight productions directed by Ivo van Hove.

As previously announced, the 2022 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award will be awarded to Robert E. Wankel for his enduring service to theatre community. The 2022 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to five outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry – the Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC); Broadway For All; music copyist, Emily Grishman; Feinstein’s/54 Below and United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE. 

Productions with multiple nominations:
A Strange Loop - 11
MJ - 10
Paradise Square - 10
Company - 9
The Lehman Trilogy - 8
SIX: The Musical - 8
for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf - 7
Girl From The North Country - 7
The Music Man - 6
The Skin of Our Teeth - 6
Clyde's - 5
Hangmen - 5
Mr. Saturday Night - 5
American Buffalo - 4
Flying Over Sunset - 4
Take Me Out - 4
Trouble in Mind - 4
Caroline, or Change - 3
Dana H. - 3
How I Learned to Drive - 3
Macbeth - 3
POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive - 3
Skeleton Crew - 3