Tony Award Nominations 2016: 'Hamilton' Breaks Record

PHOTO: Actor Leslie Odom, Jr. and actor, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda perform on stage during "Hamilton" GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater, Feb.15, 2016, in New York.PlayTheo Wargo/Getty Images
WATCH 'Hamilton' Earns 16 Tony Nominations

The 2016 Tony Award nominations are in and, as expected, "Hamilton" is poised to win big. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and company all scored nods.

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Indeed, "Hamilton" set the record for most nominations in a year with 16.

The nominations took place live at TonyAwards.com today, starting at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Here's the list:

Best Play

  • Eclipsed
  • The Father
  • The Humans
  • King Charles III

Best Musical

  • Bright Star
  • Hamilton
  • School of Rock—The Musical
  • Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
  • Waitress

Best Revival of a Play

Best Revival of a Musical

Best Book of a Musical

Best Original Score

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Reed Birney
  • Bill Camp
  • David Furr
  • Richard Goulding
  • Michael Shannon

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Best Scenic Design of a Play

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

Best Costume Design of a Play

Best Costume Design of a Musical

Best Lighting Design of a Play

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

Best Direction of a Play

Best Direction of a Musical

Best Choreography

Best Orchestrations

Other nominations and wins:

The 2016 Tony Awards take place on June 12 on CBS.

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