Tony Awards Nominations 2016: Hamilton Scores Record 16 Nominations [FULL LIST]

The 2016 Tony Awards Nominations have been announced, with the mega hit play Hamilton scoring a record 16 nominations.

Earlier this morning, former Book of Mormon co-stars Andrew Rannells and Nikki M. James announced the full list of the 2016 Tony Awards Nominations at New York City’s Paramount Hotel. Rannells is a Tony Nominee having been nominated for his work in Book of Mormon, while James is a Tony Winner for her role as Éponine Thénardier in Les Miserables.

Hamilton has taken the Broadway world by storm over the past few months, so it is no surprise the show was nominated for a number of Tony Awards. Along with the hit show, a number of Hollywood heavy hitters among the list of very talented people who have been nominated for Broadway’s highest honor.

Without further ado, there is the full list of the 2016 Tony Awards Nominations.

Best Musical

  • Bright Star
  • Hamilton
  • School of Rock
  • Shuffle Along
  • Waitress

Best Play

  • Eclipsed
  • King Charles III
  • The Father
  • The Humans

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • She Loves Me
  • Spring Awakening
  • The Color Purple

Best Revival of a Play

  • A View from the Bridge
  • Blackbird
  • Long Day’s Journey Into Night
  • Noises Off
  • The Crucible

Best Leading Actor 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 – A View From the Bridge

Best Leading Actress in a Play

  • Jessica Lange – Long Day’s Journey Into Night
  • Laurie Metcalf – Misery
  • Lupita Nyong’o – Eclipsed
  • Sophie Okonedo – The Crucible
  • Michelle Williams – Blackbird

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

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

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

  • Laura Benanti – She Loves Me
  • Carmen Cusack – Bright Star
  • Cynthia Erivo – The Color Purple
  • Jessie Mueller – Waitress
  • Phillipa Soo – Hamilton

Best Score

  • Sara Bareilles – Waitress
  • Steve Martin and Edie Brickell – Bright Star
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda – Hamilton
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater – School of Rock
  • Sara Bareilles – Waitress

Best Orchestrations

  • August Eriksmoen – Bright Star
  • Larry Hochman – She Loves Me
  • Alex Lacamoire – Hamilton
  • Daryl Waters – Shuffle Along

Best Choreography

  • Andy Blankenbuehler – Hamilton
  • Savion Glover – Shuffle Along
  • Hofesh Shechter – Fiddler on the Roof
  • Randy Skinner – Dames at Sea
  • Sergio Trujillo – On Your Feet!

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • Es Devlin and Finn Ross – American Psycho
  • David Korins – Hamilton
  • Santo Loquasto – Shuffle Along
  • 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
  • Paul Tazewell – Hamilton

Best Book

  • Julian Fellowes – School of Rock
  • Steve Martin – Bright Star
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda – Hamilton
  • George C. Wolfe – Shuffle Along

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

  • Howell Binkley – Hamilton
  • Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer – Shuffle Along
  • Ben Stanton – Spring Awakening
  • Justin Townsend – American Psycho

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

Best Featured Actress in a Play

  • Pascale Armand – Eclipsed
  • Megan Hilty – Noises Off
  • Jayne Houdyshell – The Humans
  • Andrea Martin – Noises Off
  • Saycon Sengbloh – Eclipsed

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

  • Danielle Brooks – The Color Purple
  • Renée Elise Goldsberry – Hamilton
  • Jane Krakowski – She Loves Me
  • Jennifer Simard – Disaster!
  • Adrienne Warren – Shuffle Along

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

  • Daveed Diggs – Hamilton
  • Brandon Victor Dixon – Shuffle Along
  • Christopher Fitzgerald – Waitress
  • Jonathan Groff – Hamilton
  • Christopher Jackson – Hamilton

Hamilton: An American Musical has been nominated for 16 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Other nominations include: Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Lead Actor in a Musical @leslieodomjr for Best Lead Actor in a Musical @phillipasoo for Best Lead Actress in a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Book of a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Original Score Andy Blankenbuehler for Best Choreography @alacamoire for Best Orchestrations @davidkorins for Best Scenic Design of a Musical Paul Tazewell for Best Costume Design of a Musical Howell Binkley for Best Lighting Design of a Musical Thomas Kail for Best Direction of a Musical @daveeddiggs for Best Featured Actor in a Musical Jonathan Groff for Best Featured Actor in a Musical @cjack930 for Best Featured Actor in a Musical @reneeelisegoldsberry for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

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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 – A View From the Bridge

Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • Beowulf Boritt – Thérèse Raquin
  • Christopher Oram – Hughie
  • Jan Versweyveld – A View From the Bridge
  • David Zinn – The Humans

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