How to get tickets to Tony-winning shows
The Tony Awards celebrate the best of Broadway theatre each year.
The Tony Awards are called "Broadway's biggest night" for good reason. The annual ceremony celebrates excellent Broadway plays, musicals, and more, and many people discover a new must-see show on their list after seeing it win a bunch of Tony Awards. If this is you, you're in the right place to find tickets to this year's award-winning hits, like A Strange Loop, Company, Six, and more.
The 2022 Tony Award winners were announced at the ceremony on June 12, taking place live at Radio City Music Hall and broadcast on CBS from 8-11 p.m. that night. Not all the 2022 Tony winners are running — some had limited runs that have since ended — but for many musicals especially, a Tony Award is just the start of a long life for the show. Learn more right now about the winners for Best Musical and more that are currently running, and discover even more Tony-nominated shows that are still worth checking out, even though they're not Tony winners.
2022 Tony Award winners
Check out six shows below that are nominated for either Best Musical, Best Play, Best Musical Revival, and Best Play Revival. These all have performances scheduled past the 2022 Tony Awards ceremony, so now is the time to get your tickets before some of these shows become Tony Award winners that everyone will be looking to see.
A Strange Loop
With 11 nods, A Strange Loop is the most-nominated show of 2022, and with a Pulitzer Prize and many Off-Broadway accolades under its belt already, this musical was primed to succeed at the Tonys, too. The musical is a semiautobiographical one by Michael R. Jackson, a Black, gay writer, and the main character, Usher, is a Black gay, writer penning a musical about a Black, gay writer. Equal parts humorous and heartbreaking, A Strange Loop sees Usher battle his relentless thoughts (personified as an ensemble) about personally and professionally succeeding in a world that's harsh to fat, queer, Black people, and find his voice. The show won Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical.
MJ The Musical
This thriller of a show has 10 Tony nominations and has received widespread praise especially for its explosive choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and leading performance by Myles Frost as the King of Pop — and both these artists won Tonys for their work. MJ The Musical takes place during Michael Jackson's rehearsals for his 1992 Dangerous World Tour, but as MTV interviewers come to ask him about his inspiration for a documentary, audiences are taken back through formative moments in Jackson's life and career. You'll hear all of Jackson's biggest hits — but as they're used to tell Jackson's life story, you've never heard them like this. The show won four Tony Awards: Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical (Myles Frost), Best Lighting Design (Natasha Katz), Best Choreography (Christopher Wheeldon), and Best Sound Design (Gareth Owen).
Six doesn't just have six Tony nominations — this musical had eight, plus fame and a fandom that spans the globe. Co-created by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, who won the Tony for Best Original Score, Six has the six wives of Henry VIII share the trials and tribulations of their marriages to the king who'd eventually dispose of most of them. But this isn't your average history lesson — the Queens are a sparkly, sassy girl group who tell their tales with infectiously catchy pop songs, and extra tidbits about their individual lives you won't get from the textbooks. Six also won Best Costume Design of a Musical (for Gabriella Slade).
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