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Tony Award for Best Musical

The Tony Awards are a yearly awards ceremony that recognize achievement in live Broadway theatre. The award for Best Musical is one of the ceremony's longest-standing awards, having been presented each year since 1949. This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Musical, typically presented to the producers of the musical. Fun Home is the most recent winner, awarded in 2015.

Contents

  • Awards and nominations 1
    • 1940s 1.1
    • 1950s 1.2
    • 1960s 1.3
    • 1970s 1.4
    • 1980s 1.5
    • 1990s 1.6
    • 2000s 1.7
    • 2010s 1.8
  • Records 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Awards and nominations

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

Records

Accumulated records as of 2015:[1]

  • The Sound of Music and Fiorello! are the only two musicals to date to have ever tied for the Best Musical award (in 1960).
  • Passion is the shortest running winner, with 280 performances.
  • Phantom of the Opera is the longest running winner still open, with 11,279 performances as of March 8, 2015.[2]
  • The Producers has the most Tony Awards of any winner of this category, leading with 12.
  • Hallelujah, Baby! is the only show thus far to win the Best Musical Tony after it had already closed.
  • Fun Home is the first musical composed by an all-female team to win Best Musical.

See also

References

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External links

  • The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards official website
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