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Tony Awards

  • 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.

Tony Awards

Most Nominations

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.

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Year Best Musical Tony Winner
2019 Hadestown
2018  The Bands Visit
2017 Dear Evan Hansen
2016 Hamilton
2015 Fun Home
2014 A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
2013 Kinky Boots
2012 Once
2011 The Book Of Mormon
2010 Memphis

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).

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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
2010 Red  John Logan

Tony Award Categories

Tony Award

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. 

Best Musical

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
Best Musical Revival
Best Direction Of a Musical
Best Book Of A Musical
Best Original Score
Best Orchestration
Best Choreography
Best Scenic Design In A Musical
Best Costume Design
Best Lighting Design in A Musical
Best Sounds Design In A Musical

Best Play

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 Play
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

Acting Awards

Hugh Jackman and Glenn Close are previous winners of Tony acting awards.

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

Special Awards

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


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