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. Fun Home is the most recent winner, awarded in 2015.

Awards and nominations[edit]

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Records[edit]

Accumulated records as of 2011:[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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facts About the Tony Awards". Tony Legacy. The American Theatre Wing. 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-05. 
  2. ^ http://www.ibdb.com/production.php?id=4491. Retrieved 16 March 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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