HomeEntertainment‘A Strange Loop’ leads 75th Tony Award nominations‘A Strange Loop’ leads 75th Tony Award nominationsMon, May 9, 2022 by ABC NewsSHARE NOW Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry -- Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Tony Awards ProductionsThe nominations for the 75th annual Tony Awards were announced on Monday, with two musicals about Michael Jackson getting the love from voters.A Strange Loop led the pack with 11 nominations, followed by MJ: The Musical and Paradise Square following with 10 noms apiece.Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster both scored acting nominations for the revival of The Music Man; Billy Crystal was nominated for his adaptation Mr. Saturday Night; Sam Rockwell scored a nod for the David Mamet drama American Buffalo; and Phylicia Rashad earned a nomination for Skeleton Crew, while her performance in How I Learned to Drive earned a nomination for Mary-Louise Parker.The 75th Annual Tony Awards, hosted by newly-minted West Side Story Oscar winner Ariana DeBose, will be held on June 12 at New York City’s famed Radio City Music Hall. The ceremony will air live on CBS and on Paramount+ starting at 8 p.m. Eastern time.Here is a list of the nominees:Best Book of a MusicalGirl From The North Country – Conor McPhersonMJ – Lynn NottageMr. Saturday Night – Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo MandelParadise Square – Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas & Larry KirwanA Strange Loop – Michael R. JacksonBest Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the TheatreFlying Over Sunset – Music: Tom Kitt, Lyrics: Michael KorieMr. Saturday Night – Music: Jason Robert Brown, Lyrics: Amanda GreenParadise Square – Music: Jason Howland, Lyrics: Nathan Tysen & Masi AsareSIX: The Musical – Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy MossA Strange Loop – Music & Lyrics: Michael R. JacksonBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Simon Russell Beale – The Lehman Trilogy Adam Godley – The Lehman Trilogy Adrian Lester – The Lehman Trilogy David Morse – How I Learned to Drive Sam Rockwell – American Buffalo Ruben Santiago-Hudson – Lackawanna Blues David Threlfall – HangmenBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gabby Beans – The Skin of Our Teeth LaChanze – Trouble in Mind Ruth Negga – Macbeth Deirdre O’Connell – Dana H. Mary-Louise Parker – How I Learned to DriveBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Billy Crystal – Mr. Saturday Night Myles Frost – MJ Hugh Jackman – The Music Man Rob McClure – Mrs. Doubtfire Jaquel Spivey – A Strange LoopBest Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Sharon D Clarke – Caroline, or Change Carmen Cusack – Flying Over Sunset Sutton Foster – The Music Man Joaquina Kalukango – Paradise Square Mare Winningham – Girl From The North CountryBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Alfie Allen – Hangmen Chuck Cooper – Trouble in Mind Jesse Tyler Ferguson – Take Me Out Ron Cephas Jones – Clyde’s Michael Oberholtzer – Take Me Out Jesse Williams – Take Me OutBest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Uzo Aduba – Clyde’s Rachel Dratch – POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Kenita R. Miller – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Phylicia Rashad – Skeleton Crew Julie White – POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Kara Young – Clyde’sBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Matt Doyle – Company Sidney DuPont – Paradise Square Jared Grimes – Funny Girl John-Andrew Morrison – A Strange Loop A.J. Shively – Paradise SquareBest Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Jeannette Bayardelle – Girl From The North Country Shoshana Bean – Mr. Saturday Night Jayne Houdyshell – The Music Man L Morgan Lee – A Strange Loop Patti LuPone – Company Jennifer Simard – CompanyBest Direction of a Play Lileana Blain-Cruz – The Skin of Our Teeth Camille A. Brown – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Sam Mendes – The Lehman Trilogy Neil Pepe – American Buffalo Les Waters – Dana H.Best Direction of a Musical Stephen Brackett – A Strange Loop Marianne Elliott – Company Conor McPherson – Girl From The North Country Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage – SIX: The Musical Christopher Wheeldon – MJBest Choreography Camille A. Brown – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Warren Carlyle – The Music Man Carrie-Anne Ingrouille – SIX: The Musical Bill T. Jones – Paradise Square Christopher Wheeldon – MJBest Orchestrations David Cullen – Company Tom Curran – SIX: The Musical Simon Hale – Girl From The North Country Jason Michael Webb and David Holcenberg – MJ Charlie Rosen – A Strange LoopBest PlayClyde’sHangmenThe Lehman TrilogyThe MinutesSkeleton CrewBest MusicalGirl From The North CountryMJMr. Saturday NightParadise SquareSIX: The MusicalA Strange LoopBest Revival of a PlayAmerican Buffalofor colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enufHow I Learned to DriveTake Me OutTrouble in MindBest Revival of a MusicalCaroline, or ChangeCompanyThe Music ManBest Scenic Design of a Play Beowulf Boritt – POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive Michael Carnahan and Nicholas Hussong – Skeleton Crew Es Devlin – The Lehman Trilogy Anna Fleischle – Hangmen Scott Pask – American Buffalo Adam Rigg – The Skin of Our TeethBest Scenic Design of a Musical Beowulf Boritt and 59 Productions – Flying Over Sunset Bunny Christie – Company Arnulfo Maldonado – A Strange Loop Derek McLane and Peter Nigrini – MJ Allen Moyer – Paradise SquareBest Costume Design of a Play Montana Levi Blanco – The Skin of Our Teeth Sarafina Bush – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Emilio Sosa – Trouble in Mind Jane Greenwood – Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite Jennifer Moeller – Clyde’sBest Costume Design of a Musical Fly Davis – Caroline, or Change Toni-Leslie James – Paradise Square William Ivey Long – Diana, The Musical Santo Loquasto – The Music Man Gabriella Slade – SIX: The Musical Paul Tazewell – MJBest Lighting Design of a Play Joshua Carr – Hangmen Jiyoun Chang – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Jon Clark – The Lehman Trilogy Jane Cox – Macbeth Yi Zhao – The Skin of Our TeethBest Lighting Design of a Musical Neil Austin – Company Tim Deiling – SIX: The Musical Donald Holder – Paradise Square Natasha Katz – MJ Bradley King – Flying Over Sunset Jen Schriever – A Strange LoopBest Sound Design of a Play Justin Ellington – for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Mikhail Fiksel, Dana H. Palmer Hefferan – The Skin of Our Teeth Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey – The Lehman Trilogy Mikaal Sulaiman – MacbethBest Sound Design of a Musical Simon Baker – Girl from the North Country Paul Gatehouse – SIX: The Musical Ian Dickinson for Autograph – Company Drew Levy – A Strange Loop Gareth Owen – MJ Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.