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“A Strange Loop” Leads the 2022 Tony Nominations – See the Full List of Nominees

The nominees for the 2022 Tony Awards have officially arrived!

Tony Award-winner Adrienne Warren and three-time Tony nominee Joshua Henry announced this year’s nominees this morning (May 9). The Tony Awards celebrate Broadway’s theatrical productions throughout the entire year, honoring nominees in 26 different categories across acting, production, music, and more.

Nominees for the Tony Awards are selected by an independent committee consisting of 29 professionals chosen by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. Anyone in the 41 Broadway theaters can be nominated.

Leading the pack in nominations is the Broadway play, A Strange Loop, with a whopping 11 nods. A Strange Loop follows the story of a composer dealing with and trying to understand his own thoughts. Other leaders include the pop-musical MJ with 10 nominations and Paradise Square also with 10 nominations.

The 2022 Tony Awards, hosted by Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose, will air live from New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022, at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST on CBS. The show will also be available to stream live exclusively on Paramount +.

Fans looking to attend the event in person can purchase a limited quantity of tickets here.

We can’t wait to see who will take homeTony Awards this year! Are you excited to watch the 2022 Tony Awards? Let us know by either leaving a reaction below or by tweeting us at @CelebSecrets!

2022 Tony Awards Nominees – Full List

Best Book of a Musical 

“Girl From the North Country” -Conor McPherson

“MJ” – Lynn Nottage

“Mr. Saturday Night” – Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel

“Paradise Square” – Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas & Larry Kirwan

“A Strange Loop” – Michael R. Jackson

Best Play 

“Clyde’s”

“Hangmen”

“The Lehman Trilogy”

“The Minutes”

“Skeleton Crew”

Best Musical 

“Girl From The North Country”

“MJ”

“Mr. Saturday Night”

“Paradise Square”

“SIX: The Musical”

“A Strange Loop”

Best Revival of a Play 

“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”

Best Revival of a Musical 

“Caroline, or Change”

“Company”

“The Music Man”

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

“Flying Over Sunset” – Music: Tom Kitt/Lyrics: Michael Korie

“Mr. Saturday Night” – Music: Jason Robert Brown/Lyrics: Amanda Green

“Paradise Square”- Music: Jason Howland/Lyrics: Nathan Tysen & Masi Asare

“SIX: The Musical” – Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss

“A Strange Loop” – Music and Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 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”

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

Billy Crystal – “Mr. Saturday Night”

Myles Frost – “MJ”

Hugh Jackman – “The Music Man”

Rob McClure – “Mrs. Doubtfire”

Jaquel Spivey – “A Strange Loop”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 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”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role 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”

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

Uzo Aduba – “Clyde’s”

Rachel Dratch – “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive”

Kenita R. Miller – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Phylicia Rashad – “Skeleton Crew”

Julie White – “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive”

Kara Young – “Clyde’s”

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

Matt Doyle – “Company”

Sidney DuPont – “Paradise Square”

Jared Grimes – “Funny Girl”

John-Andrew Morrison – “A Strange Loop”

A.J. Shively – “Paradise Square”

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

Jeannette Bayardelle – “Girl From The North Country”

Shoshana Bean – “Mr. Saturday Night”

Jayne Houdyshell – “The Music Man”

L Morgan Lee – “A Strange Loop”

Patti LuPone – “Company”

Jennifer Simard – “Company”

Best Scenic Design of a Play 

Beowulf Boritt – “POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive”

Michael Carnahan and Nicholas Hussong – “Skeleton Crew”

Es Devlin – “The Lehman Trilogy”

Anna Fleischle – “Hangmen”

Scott Pask – “American Buffalo”

Adam Rigg – “The Skin of Our Teeth”

Best Scenic Design of a Musical 

Beowulf Boritt and 59 Productions –“Flying Over Sunset”

Bunny Christie – “Company”

Arnulfo Maldonado – “A Strange Loop”

Derek McLane and Peter Nigrini – “MJ”

Allen Moyer – “Paradise Square”

Best Costume Design of a Play 

Montana Levi Blanco – “The Skin of Our Teeth”

Sarafina Bush – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Emilio Sosa – “Trouble in Mind”

Jane Greenwood – “Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite”

Jennifer Moeller – “Clyde’s”

Best Costume Design of a Musical 

Fly Davis – “Caroline, or Change”

Toni-Leslie James – “Paradise Square”

William Ivey Long – “Diana, The Musical”

Santo Loquasto – “The Music Man”

Gabriella Slade – “SIX: The Musical”

Paul Tazewell – “MJ”

Best Lighting Design of a Play 

Joshua Carr – “Hangmen”

Jiyoun Chang – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Jon Clark – “The Lehman Trilogy”

Jane Cox – “Macbeth”

Yi Zhao – “The Skin of Our Teeth”

Best Lighting Design of a Musical 

Neil Austin – “Company”

Tim Deiling – “SIX: The Musical”

Donald Holder – “Paradise Square”

Natasha Katz – “MJ”

Bradley King – “Flying Over Sunset”

Jen Schriever – “A Strange Loop”

Best Sound Design of a Play 

Justin Ellington – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Mikhail Fiksel – “Dana H.”

Palmer Hefferan – “The Skin of Our Teeth”

Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey – “The Lehman Trilogy”

Mikaal Sulaiman – “Macbeth”

Best Sound Design of a Musical 

Simon Baker – “Girl From The North Country”

Paul Gatehouse – “SIX: The Musical”

Ian Dickinson for Autograph – “Company”

Drew Levy – “A Strange Loop”

Gareth Owen – “MJ”

Best Direction of a Play 

Lileana Blain-Cruz – “The Skin of Our Teeth”

Camille A. Brown – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Sam Mendes – “The Lehman Trilogy”

Neil Pepe – “American Buffalo”

Les Waters – “Dana H.”

Best Direction of a Musical 

Stephen Brackett – “A Strange Loop”

Marianne Elliott – “Company”

Conor McPherson – “Girl From The North Country”

Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage – “SIX: The Musical”

Christopher Wheeldon – “MJ”

Best Choreography 

Camille A. Brown – “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf”

Warren Carlyle – “The Music Man”

Carrie-Anne Ingrouille – “SIX: The Musical”

Bill T. Jones – “Paradise Square”

Christopher Wheeldon – “MJ”

Best Orchestrations 

David Cullen – “Company”

Tom Curran – “SIX: The Musical”

Simon Hale – “Girl From The North Country”

Jason Michael Webb and David Holcenberg – “MJ”

Charlie Rosen – “A Strange Loop”

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