Welcome to the 77th anniversary of the Tony Awards!
Honoring the best and brightest on Broadway, the 2024 Tony Award show will air live from New York City on a Sunday in June on CBS beginning at 8PM ET.
Watch for 2024 Tony nominations to be announced in May.
Meanwhile, keep it here for updates including the official date and venue, who will host, as well as presenters and featured performances plus the announcement of big winners on awards night!
2023 Tony Awards nominees and WINNERS (see below) included "Some Like It Hot" leading the list with 13 nominations, followed by “& Juliet,” “New York, New York,” and “Shucked” with nine nods a piece.
2023 Tony Awards contenders
A total of 37 plays and musicals were eligible for Tony competition this year with Tom Stoppard's "Leopoldstadt" a favorite among both audiences and odds-makers for Best Play.
"Some Like It Hot", based on the classic Hollywood movie, was the major contender for Best Musical.
The new staging of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd", starring Josh Groban, was also a popular favorite with a number of major award nods including Best Musical Revival.
Leading contenders as this years Tony Awards were "Leopoldstadt" for Best Play,
"Some Like It Hot" for Best Musical, and "Sweeney Todd" for Best Revival of a Musical.
2023 Tony Awards performances
And what would the Tonys be without the ol' razzle dazzle?
Performances by the casts of Best Musical nominees & Juliet, Kimberly Akimbo, New York, New York, Shucked, and Some Like It Hot were only a few of the evening's featured performances, along with numbers from Best Revival nominees Camelot, Into the Woods, Parade and Sweeney Todd.
Just up ahead check out the complete list of 2023 Tony nominees and WINNERS along with more info on Tony trivia and history plus related resources around the web:
DID YOU KNOW? Tony Awards fun facts
• Give that Tony a whirl: Hinged on a curved armature, the Tony Award medallion is the only major entertainment award that spins.
• The host with the most: One of the modern era's most popular Tony hosts, Neil Patrick Harris has hosted the Tony Awards show four times - in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2013. In that time, he won three Emmys for hosting the Tonys.
• Hollywood to Broadway: Although Broadway shows have been adapted into popular movies in the past, the modern trend has gone into reverse. Hollywood-to-Broadway shows that have won Tonys include Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Lion King, and The Producers.
• Musical with the most Tony Awards:The Producers (2001) with 12.
• Actress with the most Tony Awards: Audra McDonald has won six Tony Awards, more than any other Broadway actress. She is also the only person to win Tony Awards in four different acting categories in both dramas and musicals.
• Individual with the most Tony Awards: Producer/director Harold Prince with 21.
• Tony winner with the longest title: The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade (1966). Or, Marat/Sade for short.
• Tony winner with the shortest title:Da in 1978.
2023 Tony Award
Nominees & WINNERS
Ain’t No Mo’
Between Riverside and Crazy
Cost of Living
WINNER: Kimberly Akimbo
New York, New York
Some Like It Hot
Best Revival of a Play
August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson
A Doll’s House
The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window
WINNER: Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog
Best Revival of a Musical
Into the Woods
Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Best Book of a Musical
David West Read
WINNER: Kimberly Akimbo David Lindsay-Abaire
New York, New York David Thompson & Sharon Washington
Shucked Robert Horn
Some Like It Hot
Matthew López & Amber Ruffin
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Almost Famous Music: Tom Kitt
Lyrics: Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt
WINNER: Kimberly Akimbo
Music: Jeanine Tesori Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire
KPOP Music & Lyrics: Helen Park & Max Vernon
Shucked Music and Lyrics: Brandy Clark & Shane McAnally
Some Like It Hot Music: Marc Shaiman
Lyrics: Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog
Corey Hawkins, Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog
WINNER: Sean Hayes, Good Night, Oscar
Stephen McKinley Henderson, Between Riverside and Crazy
Wendell Pierce, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Jessica Chastain, A Doll’s House
WINNER: Jodie Comer, Prima Facie
Jessica Hecht, Summer, 1976
Audra McDonald, Ohio State Murders
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Christian Borle, Some Like It Hot
WINNER: J. Harrison Ghee, Some Like It Hot
Josh Groban, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Brian d’Arcy James, Into the Woods
Ben Platt, Parade
Colton Ryan, New York, New York
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Annaleigh Ashford, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sara Bareilles, Into the Woods
WINNER: Victoria Clark, Kimberly Akimbo
Lorna Courtney, & Juliet
Micaela Diamond, Parade
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Jordan E. Cooper, Ain’t No Mo’
Samuel L. Jackson, August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson
Arian Moayed, A Doll’s House
WINNER: Brandon Uranowitz, Leopoldstadt
David Zayas, Cost of Living
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Nikki Crawford, Fat Ham
Crystal Lucas-Perry, Ain’t No Mo’
WINNER: Miriam Silverman, The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window
Katy Sullivan, Cost of Living
Kara Young, Cost of Living
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Kevin Cahoon, Shucked
Justin Cooley, Kimberly Akimbo
Kevin Del Aguila, Some Like It Hot
Jordan Donica, Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
WINNER: Alex Newell, Shucked
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Julia Lester, Into the Woods
Ruthie Ann Miles, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
WINNER: Bonnie Milligan, Kimberly Akimbo
NaTasha Yvette Williams, Some Like It Hot
Betsy Wolfe, & Juliet
Best Scenic Design of a Play
Miriam Buether, Prima Facie
WINNER: Tim Hatley & Andrzej Goulding, Life of Pi
Rachel Hauck, Good Night, Oscar
Richard Hudson, Leopoldstadt
Dane Laffrey & Lucy Mackinnon, A Christmas Carol
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
WINNER: Beowulf Boritt, New York, New York
Mimi Lien, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Michael Yeargan & 59 Productions, Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
Scott Pask, Shucked
Scott Pask, Some Like It Hot
Best Costume Design of a Play
Tim Hatley, Nick Barnes & Finn Caldwell, Life of Pi
Dominique Fawn Hill, Fat Ham
WINNER: Brigitte Reiffenstuel, Leopoldstadt
Emilio Sosa, Ain’t No Mo’
Emilio Sosa, Good Night, Oscar
Best Costume Design of a Musical
WINNER: Gregg Barnes, Some Like It Hot
Susan Hilferty, Parade
Jennifer Moeller, Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
Clint Ramos & Sophia Choi, KPOP
Paloma Young, & Juliet
Donna Zakowska, New York, New York
Best Lighting Design of a Play
Neil Austin, Leopoldstadt
Natasha Chivers, Prima Facie
Jon Clark, A Doll’s House
Bradley King, Fat Ham
WINNER: Tim Lutkin, Life of Pi
Jen Schriever, Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman
Ben Stanton, A Christmas Carol
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Ken Billington, New York, New York
Lap Chi Chu, Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot
Heather Gilbert, Parade
Howard Hudson, & Juliet
Natasha Katz, Some Like It Hot
WINNER: Natasha Katz, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Best Sound Design of a Play
Jonathan Deans & Taylor Williams, Ain’t No Mo’
WINNER: Carolyn Downing, Life of Pi
Joshua D. Reid, A Christmas Carol
Ben & Max Ringham, A Doll’s House
Ben & Max Ringham, Prima Facie
Best Sound Design of a Musical
Kai Harada, New York, New York
John Shivers, Shucked
Scott Lehrer & Alex Neumann, Into the Woods
Gareth Owen, & Juliet
WINNER: Nevin Steinberg, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Best Direction of a Play
Saheem Ali, Fat Ham
Jo Bonney, Cost of Living
Jamie Lloyd, A Doll’s House
WINNER: Patrick Marber, Leopoldstadt
Stevie Walker-Webb, Ain’t No Mo’ Max Webster, Life of Pi
Best Direction of a Musical
WINNER: Michael Arden, Parade
Lear deBessonet, Into the Woods
Casey Nicholaw, Some Like It Hot
Jack O’Brien, Shucked
Jessica Stone, Kimberly Akimbo
Steven Hoggett, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
WINNER: Casey Nicholaw, Some Like It Hot
Susan Stroman, New York, New York
Jennifer Weber, & Juliet
Jennifer Weber, KPOP
Bill Sherman and Dominic Fallacaro, & Juliet
John Clancy, Kimberly Akimbo
Jason Howland, Shucked
WINNER: Charlie Rosen & Bryan Carter, Some Like It Hot
More about the Tony Awards around the web:
Tony Awards 2023 - Check out the official site with lists of current nominees and winners, news, videos, photo galleries, and more.
Tony Awards | Playbill - Keep up to date with all the latest news and gossip from the New York theater scene, including feature stories on current Tony nominees and major contenders.
Tony Awards - Wikipedia - Take a deep dive into Tony history, nomination criteria, lists of winners, photos and more.