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News: 2024 Tony Award Nominations Announced

Nikki M. James as Ida B. Wells and Suffs Company (Photo: Joan Marcus)

This morning, April 30th, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced the nominees for this year's Tony Awards. Stereophonic and Hell's Kitchen led the nominations with 13 nods each, while a number of other shows from the 2023-2024 season also secured nominations for theater's biggest night. This year's ceremony will take place on Sunday June 16th at Lincoln Center, with Oscar winner Ariana DeBose hosting for the third year in a row.

The full list of nominees are as follows:

Best New Play

Jaja's African Hair Braiding

Mary Jane

Mother Play

Prayer for the French Republic


Best New Musical

Hell's Kitchen


The Outsiders


Water for Elephants

Best Revival of a Play


An Enemy of the People

Purlie Victorious

Best Revival of a Musical


Gutenberg! The Musical!

Merrily We Roll Along

The Who's Tommy

Best Book of a Musical

Bekah Brunstetter, The Notebook

Kristoffer Diaz, Hell's Kitchen

Rick Elice, Water for Elephants

Adam Rapp and Justin Levine, The Outsiders

Shaina Taub, Suffs

Best Leading Actress in a Musical

Eden Espinosa, Lempicka

Maleah Joi Moon, Hell's Kitchen

Maryann Plunkett, The Notebook

Kelli O'Hara, Days of Wine and Roses

Gayle Rankin, Cabaret

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Brody Grant, The Outsiders

Jonathan Groff, Merrily We Roll Along

Dorian Harewood, The Notebook

Brian d'Arcy James, Days of Wine and Roses

Eddie Redmayne, Cabaret

Best Leading Actress in a Play

Betsy Aidem, Prayer for the French Republic

Jessica Lange, Mother Play

Rachel McAdams, Mary Jane

Sarah Paulson, Appropriate

Amy Ryan, Doubt

Best Leading Actor in a Play

William Jackson Harper, Uncle Vanya

Leslie Odom Jr., Purlie Victorious

Liev Schreiber, Doubt

Jeremy Strong, An Enemy of the People

Michael Stuhlbarg, Patriots

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Will Brill, Stereophonic

Eli Gelb, Stereophonic

Jim Parsons, Mother Play

Tom Pecinka, Stereophonic

Corey Stoll, Appropriate

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Roger Bart, Back to the Future

Joshua Boone, The Outsiders

Brandon Victor-Dixon, Hell's Kitchen

Sky Lakota-Lynch, The Outsiders

Daniel Radcliffe, Merrily We Roll Along

Steven Skybell, Cabaret

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Doubt

Juliana Canfield, Stereophonic

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Mother Play

Sarah Pidgeon, Stereophonic

Kara Young, Purlie Victorious

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Shoshana Bean, Hell's Kitchen

Amber Iman, Lempicka

Nikki M. James, Suffs

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Spamalot

Kecia Lewis, Hell's Kitchen

Lindsay Mendez, Merrily We Roll Along

Bebe Neuwirth, Cabaret

Best Direction of a Play

Daniel Aukin, Stereophonic

Anne Kauffman, Mary Jane

Kenny Leon, Purlie Victorious

Lila Neugebauer, Appropriate

Whitney White, Jaja's African Hair Braiding

Best Direction of a Musical

Maria Friedman, Merrily We Roll Along

Michael Greif, Hell's Kitchen

Leigh Silverman, Suffs

Jessica Stone, Water for Elephants

Danya Taymor, The Outsiders

Best Scenic Design of a Play

dots, An Enemy of the People

dots, Appropriate

Derek McLane, Purlie Victorious

David Zinn, Jaja's African Hair Braiding

David Zinn, Stereophonic

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

AMP featuring Tatiana Kahvegian, The Outsiders

Robert Brill and Peter Nigrini, Hell's Kitchen

Tim Hatley and Finn Ross, Back to the Future

Richardo Hernández and Peter Nigrini, Lempicka

Takeshi Kata, Water for Elephants

David Korins, Here Lies Love

Tom Scutt, Cabaret

Best Costume Design of a Play

Dede Ayite, Appropriate

Dede Ayite, Jaja's African Hair Braiding

Enver Chakartash, Stereophonic

Emilio Sosa, Purlie Victorious

David Zinn, An Enemy of the People

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Dede Ayite, Hell's Kitchen

Linda Cho, The Great Gatsby

David Israel Reynoso, Water for Elephants

Tom Scutt, Cabaret

Paul Tazewell, Suffs

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Isabella Byrd, Enemy of the People

Amith Chandrashaker, Prayer for the French Republic

Jiyoun Chang, Stereophonic

Jane Cox, Appropriate

Natasha Katz, Grey House

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Brandon Stirling Baker, Illinoise

Isabella Byrd, Cabaret

Natasha Katz, Hell's Kitchen

Bradley King and David Bengali, Water for Elephants

Brian MacDevitt and Hana S. Kim, The Outsiders

Best Sound Design of a Play

Justin Ellington and Stefania Bulbarella, Jaja's African Hair Braiding

Leah Gelpe, Mary Jane

Tom Gibbons, Grey House

Bray Poor and Will Pickens, Appropriate

Ryan Rumery, Stereophonic

Best Sound Design of a Musical

M.L. Dogg and Cody Spencer, Here Lies Love

Kai Harada, Merrily We Roll Along

Nick Lidster, Cabaret

Gareth Owen, Hell's Kitchen

Cody Spencer, The Outsiders

Best Original Score

Will Butler, Stereophonic

Adam Guettel, Days of Wine and Roses

Jamestown Revival and Justin Levine, The Outsiders

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Here Lies Love

Shaina Taub, Suffs

Best Choreography

Camille A. Brown, Hell's Kitchen

Shana Carroll and Jesse Robb, Water for Elephants

Rick and Jeff Kuperman, The Outsiders

Annie-B Parson, Here Lies Love

Justin Peck, Illinoise

Best Orchestrations

Timo Andres, Illinoise

Tom Kitt and Adam Blackstone, Hell's Kitchen

Will Butler and Justin Craig, Stereophonic

Justin Levine, Matt Hinkley and Jamestown Revival, The Outsiders

Jonathan Tunick, Merrily We Roll Along


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