The 2022 Tony Award Nominees #PinkInOurLives

Last Monday, the nominees for the 75th Tony Awards were announced. The ceremony will take place on June 12 on CBS and Paramount+.

Adrienne Warren

The Tony Award nominations were announced Monday by the actors Adrienne Warren, who won a Tony Award for portraying Tina Turner in “Tina,” and Joshua Henry, a three-time Tony nominee, most recently for “Carousel.”

Joshua Henry

This year’s awards ceremony will take place on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall, and will feature two parts: a one-hour awards-focused segment streamed on Paramount+, which will be followed by a three-hour performance-heavy segment to be broadcast on television by CBS. It will be hosted by Ariana DeBose, who earlier this year won an Academy Award for “West Side Story.”

Ariana Bose

A total of 34 shows were vying for awards in 26 categories this year; to be eligible, the shows had to have opened between Feb. 20, 2020, and May 4, 2022. Below is a list of the nominees.

“Six: The Musical”

Best New Musical

  • “Girl From the North Country”
  • “MJ”
  • “Mr. Saturday Night”
  • “Paradise Square”
  • “Six: The Musical”
  • “A Strange Loop”
“Company”

Best Musical Revival

  • “Caroline, or Change”
  • “Company”
  • “The Music Man”
“Skeleton Crew”

Best New Play

  • “Clyde’s”
  • “Hangmen”
  • “The Lehman Trilogy”
  • “The Minutes”
  • “Skeleton Crew”
“Take Me Out”

Best 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”
“Paradise Square,” music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan; lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare

Best Original Score

  • “Flying Over Sunset,” music by Tom Kitt; lyrics by Michael Korie
  • A Cook Who Never Used a Cookbook Now Has Her Own
  • The Mundane Thrill of ‘Romanticizing Your Life’
  • The Strange Afterlife of George Carlin
  • “Mr. Saturday Night,” music by Jason Robert Brown; lyrics by Amanda Green
  • “Paradise Square,” music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan; lyrics by Nathan Tysen and Masi Asare
  • “Six: The Musical,” music and lyrics: Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss
  • “A Strange Loop,” music and lyrics: Michael R. Jackson
David Morse, “How I Learned to Drive”

Best 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”
Ruth Negga, “Macbeth”

Best Leading Actress 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 Leading Actor in a Musical

Hugh Jackman, “The Music Man”
  • Billy Crystal, “Mr. Saturday Night”
  • Myles Frost, “MJ”
  • Hugh Jackman, “The Music Man”
  • Rob McClure, “Mrs. Doubtfire”
  • Jaquel Spivey, “A Strange Loop”
Sutton Foster, “The Music Man”

Best 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”
Jesse Williams, “Take Me Out”

Best 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”

Check out all the other nominees here: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/09/theater/tony-awards-nominees.html

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