The 2018 Tony Nominations are Announced

The 2017-18 Tony Nominations

Nominations for the 2018 Tony Awards were announced May 1, with Mean Girls and SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical coming out on top with 12 nods each including Best Musical. Joining the two titles in the category were The Band’s Visit (with 11 nominations) and Frozen (earning three nods).
Also earning 11 nominations were the Broadway revivals of Angels in America (becoming the most-nominated play in Broadway Tony history) and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two and My Fair Lady trailing closely behind with ten.

Best Book of a Musical

The Band’s Visit: Itamar Moses
Frozen: Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls: Tina Fey

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Angels in America, Music: Adrian Sutton
The Band’s Visit, Music & Lyrics: David Yazbek
Frozen, Music & Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Mean Girls, Music: Jeff Richmond; Lyrics: Nell Benjamin
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical, Music & Lyrics: Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! at the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C
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Travesties

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

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Condola Rashad, Saint Joan
Lauren Ridloff, Children of a Lesser God
Amy Schumer, Meteor Shower

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

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

Lauren Ambrose,My Fair Lady
Hailey Kilgore,Once On This Island
Katrina Lenk,The Band’s Visit
Taylor Louderman,Mean Girls

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

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

Norbert Leo Butz, My Fair Lady
Grey Henson, Mean Girls
Ari’el Stachel, The Band’s Visit
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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

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The Iceman Cometh

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Dane Laffrey, Once On This Island
Scott Pask, The Band’s Visit
Scott Pask, Finn Ross & Adam Young, Mean Girls
Michael Yeargan, My Fair Lady

Best Costume Design of a Play

Best Costume Design of a Musical

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Best Lighting Design of a Play

Paule Constable,Angels in America
Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh
Ben Stanton,Junk

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Jules Fisher + Peggy Eisenhauer, Once On This Island
Donald Holder, My Fair Lady
Tyler Micoleau, The Band’s Visit

Best Sound Design of a Play

Adam Cork, Travesties
Ian Dickinson for Autograph, Angels in America
Tom Gibbons, 1984

Best Sound Design of a Musical

Kai Harada, The Band’s Visit
Peter Hylenski, Once On This Island
Brian Ronan, Mean Girls
Walter Trarbach and Mike Dobson, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical
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Angels in America Millennium Approaches

Best Direction of a Play

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Best Direction of a Musical

Michael Arden, Once On This Island
David Cromer, The Band’s Visit
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady

Best Choreography

Christopher Gattelli, My Fair Lady
Casey Nicholaw, Mean Girls
SpongeBob SquarePants
The Broadway Musical for Everyone

Best Orchestrations

John Clancy,Mean Girls
AnnMarie Milazzo & Michael Starobin, Once On This Island
Jamshied Sharifi,The Band’s Visit

Best Play

The Children, Author: Lucy Kirkwood
Farinelli and The King, Author: Claire van Kampen
Junk-, Author: Ayad Akhtar
Latin History for Morons, Author: John Leguizamo
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Best Musical

Best Revival of a Play

Best Revival of a Musical

Recipients of Awards and Honors in Non-competitive Categories

Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

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Chita Rivera
Andrew Lloyd Webber

Special Tony Awards

Bruce Springsteen

Regional Theatre Tony Award

La MaMa E.T.C. New York City

Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

Nick Scandalios

Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre

Sara Krulwich
Bessie Nelson
Ernest Winzer Cleaners

Tony Nominations by Production

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