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.

Awards and nominations[edit]

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2010s[edit]

Records[edit]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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