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2022 Tonys: ‘Lehman Trilogy’, ‘MJ’, ‘Music Man’, ‘Strange Loop’ Top Nominations; ‘Funny Girl’, Daniel Craig Snubbed – Complete List

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UPDATED with full list of nominees: Tony Awards nominations were announced Monday morning, and Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s autobiographical musical starring Jaquel Spivey, took the most nominations with 11, while MJ, the Michael Jackson musical, and Paradise Square each earned 10. Company took nine, The Lehman Trilogy and Six garnered eight, and both for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf and Girl From the North Country took seven.

With six nominations were The Music Man and The Skin of Our Teeth, with Clyde’s, Hangmen and Mr. Saturday Night taking five.

At four nominations were American Buffalo, Flying Over Sunset, Take Me Out, and Trouble in Mind. With three nominations were Caroline, or Change, Dana H.,  How I Learned to Drive,  Macbeth, POTUS and Skeleton Crew. Taking single noms were Diana, The Musical, Funny Girl, Lackawanna Blues, The Minutes, Mrs. Doubtfire and Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite.

Here is the complete list of Tony Award 2022 nominees:

Best Musical

Girl From The North Country

MJ

Mr. Saturday Night

Paradise Square

SIX: The Musical

A Strange Loop

Best Play

Clyde’s

Hangmen

The Lehman Trilogy

The Minutes

Skeleton Crew

Best Revival of a Musical

Caroline, or Change

Company

The Music Man

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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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) Written for the Theatre

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 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

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 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 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

Nominations were announced this morning by Tony-winning actress Adrienne Warren and three-time Tony-nominated actor Joshua Henry.

The 75th Annual Tony Awards will be a four-hour television and streaming event and will broadcast live coast-to-coast for the first time. The celebration will commence at 7-8 p.m. ET/4-5 p.m. PT with exclusive content streaming only on Paramount+. That will be followed by the live presentation of the American Theatre Wing’s 75th Tony Awards from 8-11 p.m. ET/5-8 p.m. PT on CBS and live and on demand on Paramount+.

A total of 35 shows — 14 musicals and 21 plays — opened during the 2021-2022 season (several began performances prior to the March 2020 shutdown) and were deemed eligible for this year’s Tony nominations.

Those 35 eligible shows were:

Girl From the North Country 

Pass Over 

Six 

Lackawanna Blues 

Chicken & Biscuits 

Is This A Room 

Thoughts of a Colored Man 

The Lehman Trilogy 

Dana H. 

Caroline, or Change 

Diana, The Musical 

Trouble in Mind 

Clyde’s 

Mrs. Doubtfire 

Company 

Flying Over Sunset 

Skeleton Crew 

MJ The Musical 

The Music Man 

Plaza Suite 

Paradise Square 

Take Me Out 

Birthday Candles 

The Little Prince 

American Buffalo 

The Minutes 

How I Learned to Drive 

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

Hangmen 

Funny Girl 

The Skin of Our Teeth 

A Strange Loop 

Mr. Saturday Night 

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

Macbeth 

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