74th Annual Tony Awards: The Complete List Of Nominees

Find out who could walk away a winner during the 74th Annual Tony Awards, presented digitally this coming fall/winter.
Posted on Oct 16, 2020 | 10:00am
The show must, well... you already know!

Broadway's Biggest Night will go on and we've got an early taste thanks to James Monroe Iglehart's announcement video of the nominees for the 74th Annual Tony Awards®:



Presented digitally this coming fall/winter, the best of Broadway will be honored when that coveted brass medallion statue is bestowed on plays, musicals, casts, and crew members in 25 competitive categories. This year the Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards cover the abbreviated 2019-2020 season, which began April 26, 2019, and ended February 19, 2020.

Jagged Little Pill leads this season's nominations with 15, followed by Moulin Rouge! The Musical at 14, Slave Play and Tina - The Tina Turner Musical with 12 each, and The Inheritance with 11.

Check out the full list of nominees for the 74th Annual Tony Awards below, and for more updates and news go to TonyAwards.com.

Best Play
Grand Horizons
The Inheritance
Sea Wall/A Life
Slave Play
The Sound Inside​


Best Musical
Jagged Little Pill
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical​


Best Revival Of A Play
Betrayal
Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
A Soldier's Play


Best Book Of A Musical
Jagged Little Pill (Diablo Cody)
Moulin Rouge! The Musical (John Logan)
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical (Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, and Kees Prins)

Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre
A Christmas Carol (Music: Christopher Nightingale)
The Inheritance (Music: Paul Englishby)
The Rose Tattoo (Music: Fitz Patton and Jason Michael Webb)
Slave Play (Music: Lindsay Jones)
The Sound Inside (Music: Daniel Kluger)

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Play
Ian Barford, Linda Vista
Andrew Burnap, The Inheritance
Jake Gyllenhaal, Sea Wall/A Life
Tom Hiddleston, Betrayal
Tom Sturridge, Sea Wall/A Life
Blair Underwood, A Soldier's Play

Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Play
Joaquina Kalukango, Slave Play
Laura Linney, My Name is Lucy Barton
Audra McDonald, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune
Mary-Louise Parker, The Sound Inside

Best Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Musical
Aaron Tveit, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

(NOTE: From The Tony Awards Rules, "If the Tony Awards Nominating Committee has determined that if there is only one nominee in a category listed, such category shall be submitted to the Tony Voters which may, by the affirmative vote of sixty (60%) percent of the total ballots cast, grant an Award in that category.")

Best Performance By An Actress In A Leading Role In A Musical
Karen Olivo, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Elizabeth Stanley, Jagged Little Pill
Adrienne Warren, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Play
Ato Blankson-Wood, Slave Play
James Cusati-Moyer, Slave Play
David Alan Grier, A Soldier's Play
John Benjamin Hickey, The Inheritance
Paul Hilton, The Inheritance

Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Play
Jane Alexander, Grand Horizons
Chalia La Tour, Slave Play
Annie McNamara, Slave Play
Lois Smith, The Inheritance
Cora Vander Broek, Linda Vista

Best Performance By An Actor In A Featured Role In A Musical
Danny Burstein, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Derek Klena, Jagged Little Pill
Sean Allan Krill, Jagged Little Pill
Sahr Ngaujah, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Daniel J. Watts, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Performance By An Actress In A Featured Role In A Musical
Kathryn Gallagher, Jagged Little Pill
Celia Rose Gooding, Jagged Little Pill
Robyn Hurder, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Lauren Patten, Jagged Little Pill
Myra Lucretia Taylor, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Scenic Design Of A Play
Bob Crowley, The Inheritance
Soutra Gilmour, Betrayal
Rob Howell, A Christmas Carol
Derek McLane, A Soldier's Play
Clint Ramos, Slave Play

Best Scenic Design Of A Musical
Riccardo Hernández and Lucy Mackinnon, Jagged Little Pill
Derek McLane, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Mark Thompson and Jeff Sugg, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Costume Design Of A Play
Dede Ayite, Slave Play
Dede Ayite, A Soldier's Play
Bob Crowley, The Inheritance
Rob Howell, A Christmas Carol
Clint Ramos, The Rose Tattoo

Best Costume Design Of A Musical
Emily Rebholz, Jagged Little Pill
Mark Thompson, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Catherine Zuber, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Lighting Design Of A Play
Jiyoun Chang, Slave Play
Jon Clark, The Inheritance
Heather Gilbert, The Sound Inside
Allen Lee Hughes, A Soldier's Play
Hugh Vanstone, A Christmas Carol

Best Lighting Design Of A Musical
Bruno Poet, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Justin Townsend, Jagged Little Pill
Justin Townsend, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Sound Design Of A Play
Paul Arditti & Christopher Reid, The Inheritance
Simon Baker, A Christmas Carol
Lindsay Jones, Slave Play
Daniel Kluger, Sea Wall/A Life
Daniel Kluger, The Sound Inside

Best Sound Design Of A Musical
Jonathan Deans, Jagged Little Pill
Peter Hylenski, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Nevin Steinberg, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Direction Of A Play
David Cromer, The Sound Inside
Stephen Daldry, The Inheritance
Kenny Leon, A Soldier's Play
Jamie Lloyd, Betrayal
Robert O'Hara, Slave Play

Best Direction Of A Musical
Phyllida Lloyd, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Diane Paulus, Jagged Little Pill
Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Best Choreography
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jagged Little Pill
Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Anthony Van Laast, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical

Best Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, Jagged Little Pill
Katie Kresek, Charlie Rosen, Matt Stine, and Justin Levine, Moulin Rouge! The Musical
Ethan Popp, Tina - The Tina Turner Musical