2016 Tony Awards will be handed out this Sunday 12th June

2016 Tony Awards will be handed out this Sunday 12th June

Updated On: Sep 15, 2017
By Nicki McIntyre
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    The 70th Annual Tony Awards will be handed out this Sunday 12th June in a ceremony hosted by James Corden at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

    Lin-Manuel Miranda's celebrated musical Hamilton received a staggering 16 nominations, followed by 10 for the musical Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed.

    Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock, which transfers from Broadway to the New London Theatre this October, received four nominations, including Best Musical.

    The West End transfers of Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge and King Charles III received 5 nominations a piece, along with Arthur Miller's The Crucible and The Color Purple which both received 4. American Psycho and The Father were also nominated twice.

    And the nominees are…

    Best Play
    -    Eclipsed
    -    The Father
    -    The Humans
    -    King Charles III

    Best Musical
    -    Bright Star
    -    Hamilton
    -    School of Rock
    -    Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    Waitress

    Best Revival of a Play
    -    Arthur Miller's The Crucible
    -    Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
    -    Blackbird
    -    Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Noises Off

    Best Revival of a Musical
    -    The Color Purple
    -    Fiddler on the Roof
    -    She Loves Me
    -    Spring Awakening

    Best Book of a Musical
    -    Bright Star, Steve Martin
    -    Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda
    -    School of Rock, Julian Fellowes
    -    Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, George C. Wolfe

    Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
    -    Bright Star, music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, lyrics by Edie Brickell
    -    Hamilton, music & lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
    -    School of Rock - The Musical, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Glenn Slater
    -    Waitress, music & lyrics by Sara Bareilles

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
    -    Gabriel Byrne, Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Jeff Daniels, Blackbird
    -    Frank Langella, The Father
    -    Tim Pigott-Smith, King Charles III
    -    Mark Strong, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
    -    Jessica Lange, Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Laurie Metcalf, Misery
    -    Lupita Nyong'o, Eclipsed
    -    Sophie Okonedo, Arthur Miller's The Crucible
    -    Michelle Williams, Blackbird

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

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

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
    -    Laura Benanti, She Loves Me
    -    Carmen Cusack, Bright Star
    -    Cynthia Erivo, The Color Purple
    -    Jessie Mueller, Waitress
    -    Phillipa Soo, Hamilton

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
    -    Reed Birney, The Humans
    -    Bill Camp, Arthur Miller's The Crucible
    -    David Furr, Noises Off
    -    Richard Goulding, King Charles III
    -    Michael Shannon, Long Day's Journey Into Night

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
    -    Pascale Armand, Eclipsed
    -    Megan Hilty, Noises Off
    -    Jayne Houdyshell, The Humans
    -    Andrea Martin, Noises Off
    -    Saycon Sengbloh, Eclipsed

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
    -    Daveed Diggs, Hamilton
    -    Brandon Victor Dixon, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
    -    Jonathan Groff, Hamilton
    -    Christopher Jackson, Hamilton

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
    -    Danielle Brooks, The Color Purple
    -    Renée Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton
    -    Jane Krakowski, She Loves Me
    -    Jennifer Simard, Disaster!
    -    Adrienne Warren, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

    Best Scenic Design of a Play

    -    Beowulf Boritt, Thérèse Raquin
    -    Christopher Oram, Hughie
    -    Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
    -    David Zinn, The Humans

    Best Scenic Design of a Musical

    -    Es Devlin & Finn Ross, American Psycho
    -    David Korins, Hamilton
    -    Santo Loquasto, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    David Rockwell, She Loves Me

    Best Costume Design of a Play

    -    Jane Greenwood, Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Michael Krass, Noises Off
    -    Clint Ramos, Eclipsed
    -    Tom Scutt, King Charles III

    Best Costume Design of a Musical
    -    Gregg Barnes, Tuck Everlasting
    -    Jeff Mahshie, She Loves Me
    -    Ann Roth, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    Paul Tazewell, Hamilton

    Best Lighting Design of a Play
    -    Natasha Katz, Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Justin Townsend, The Humans
    -    Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's The Crucible
    -    Jan Versweyveld, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

    Best Lighting Design of a Musical
    -    Howell Binkley, Hamilton
    -    Jules Fisher & Peggy Eisenhauer, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    Ben Stanton, Spring Awakening
    -    Justin Townsend, American Psycho

    Best Direction of a Play
    -    Rupert Goold, King Charles III
    -    Jonathan Kent, Long Day's Journey Into Night
    -    Joe Mantello, The Humans
    -    Liesl Tommy, Eclipsed
    -    Ivo Van Hove, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge

    Best Direction of a Musical
    -    Michael Arden, Spring Awakening
    -    John Doyle, The Color Purple
    -    Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
    -    Thomas Kail, Hamilton
    -    George C. Wolfe, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

    Best Choreography
    -    Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
    -    Savion Glover, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
    -    Hofesh Shechter, Fiddler on the Roof
    -    Randy Skinner, Dames at Sea
    -    Sergio Trujillo, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan

    Best Orchestrations
    -    August Eriksmoen, Bright Star
    -    Larry Hochman, She Loves Me
    -    Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton
    -    Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

    Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre
    -    Sheldon Harnick
    -    Marshall W. Mason

    Special Tony Award
    -    National Endowment for the Arts
    -    Miles Wilkin

    Regional Theatre Tony Award
    -    Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, New Jersey

    Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award
    -    Brian Stokes Mitchell

    Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre
    -    Seth Gelblum
    -    Joan Lader
    -    Sally Ann Parsons

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