The Tony Awards showcase excellence in Broadway Theatre from the preceding year.
The first Tony Awards were presented in 1947 and are named after Broadway actress and director Antionette Perry.
There are currently 26 main awards on offer and 4 special awards.
The winners receive the Tony Award trophy which features a Comedy and Tragedy medallion.
The Tony Awards are normally broadcast in the US on CBS
Tony Betting Odds in the main categories will be available from leading sportsbooks, betting sites, and online bookmakers.
The Tony Awards after numerous delays due to the pandemic will now be held on the 26th of September 2021.
Jagged Little Pill with 13 nominations was just ahead of Moulin Rouge with 12.
Tony Award Best Musical Nomination And History
In 2020 The Tony Award Nomination For Best Musical are:
- Jagged Little Pill
- Moulin Rouge - The Musical
- Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
The most successful musical at the Tony Awards was The Producers, it won 12 Tonys in 2001.
|Year||Best Musical Tony Winner|
|2018||The Bands Visit|
|2017||Dear Evan Hansen|
|2014||A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder|
|2011||The Book Of Mormon|
Tony Award Best Play Nomination And History
In 2020 The Tony Award Nomination For Best Play are:
- Grand Horizons - Bess Wohl
- The Inheritance - Matthew Lope
- Sea Wall/A Life - Simon Stephens and Nick Payne
- Slave Play - Jeremy O Harris
- The Sound Inside - Adam Rapp
The Coast Of Utopia written by English playwright Tom Stoppard has won most Play Awards (7).
|Year||Best Play Tony Winner||Playwright|
|2019||The Ferryman ||Jez Butterworth|
|2018||Harry Potter And The Cursed Child||Jack Thorne|
|2017||Oslo||J T Rogers|
|2016||The Humans||Steven Karam|
|2015||The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time||Simon Stephens|
|2014||All The Way||Robert Schenkkan|
|2013||Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike||Christopher Durang|
|2012||Clybourne Park||Bruce Norris|
|2011||War Horse||Nick Stafford|
Tony Award Categories
The 2020 Tony Award Nominations were announced on the 15th of October 2020 by James Monroe Iglehart.
You can view all the nominees on YouTube - Tony Award Nominations
Below you can check all the Tony categories and some highlights from those categories.
Some classic musicals that have stood the test of time have won Best Musical. These include Fiddler On The Roof, A Chorus Line, and Les Miserables.
|Best Musical Revival|
|Best Direction Of a Musical|
|Best Book Of A Musical|
|Best Original Score|
|Best Scenic Design In A Musical|
|Best Costume Design|
|Best Lighting Design in A Musical|
|Best Sounds Design In A Musical|
Long Days Journey Into Night, A Man For All Seasons, and Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf all won Best Play at the Tonys.
|Best Revival Of A Play|
|Best Scenic Design In A Play|
|Best Costume Design In A Play|
|Best Lighting Design In A Play|
|Best Sound Design Of A Play|
Hugh Jackman and Glenn Close are previous winners of Tony acting awards.
|Best Performance By A Leading Actor In A Musical|
|Best Performance By A Leading Actress In A Musical|
|Best Performance By A Featured Actor In A Musical|
|Best Performance By A Featured Actress In A Musical|
|Best Performance By A Leading Actor In A Play|
|Best Performance By A Leading Actress In A Play|
|Best Performance By A Featured Actor In A Play|
|Best Performance By A Featured Actress In A Play|
Yul Bryner, James Earl Jones, Andrew Lloyd Webber, have been recipients of special awards at the Tonys.
|Tony Special Awards|
|Regional Theatre Tony Award|
|Special Tony Award|
|Tony Award For Excellence In Theatre|
|Isabelle Stevenson Award|