‘Hamilton’ makes history with 16 Tony Award nominations
After winning Drama Desk Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Hamilton has yet again made history by receiving 16 Tony Award nominations.
From this morning’s article in the New York Times:
Tony nominators singled out the show in every category of theatermaking — acting, writing, directing, dance, music and design. A whopping seven “Hamilton” performers received nominations; in two categories, “Hamilton” actors will be competing against one another.
Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer of fellow nominee School of Rock, said:
“We call it the HamilTonys, and we know this is as far as we can go, but it’s great to have got this far,”
To read more about the Tony Awards, visit this New York Times article, complete with a slideshow of the nominees.