Tony Award for Best Musical

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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.

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Accumulated records as of 2011:[1]

  • The Sound of Music and Fiorello! are the only two musicals, to date, to have ever received a tie 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 11,000 performances as of July 8th, 2014.
  • The Producers has the most Tony Awards of any winner of this category, leading with 12.

''Hallelujah Baby is the only thus far to win the Best Musical Tony after it had already closed. Jason Robert Brown is the only composer to win two Tony Awards for Best Score after their respected shows - ''Parade in 1999 and ''The Bridges of Madison County in 2014 - had already closed.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Facts About the Tony Awards". Tony Legacy. The American Theatre Wing. 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 

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