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Everything You Need to Know About the 2024 Tony Award Winners

Last updated June 25, 2024 by Staff
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The 2024 Tony Awards have been presented, honoring the best of the 2023-2024 Broadway season.
Here's your guide to this season's Tony Award winners

Tony-Winning Shows



Best Play 
Best Featured Actor in a Play - Will Brill
Best Director of a Play - Daniel Aukin
Best Scenic Design of a Play - David Zinn
Best Sound Design of a Play - Ryan Rumery

Featuring original music from Arcade Fire's Will Butler and set in a recording studio in 1976, Stereophonic mines the agony and the ecstasy of creation as it zooms in on an up-and-coming rock band as they teeter on the cusp of superstardom. Buy tickets to Stereophonic on Broadway

The cast of Stereophonic
(Photo: Julieta Cervantes)

The Outsiders

Best Musical 
Best Director of a Musical - Danya Taymor
Best Lighting Design of a Musical - Brian MacDevitt and Hana S. Kim
Best Sound Design of a Musical - Cody Spencer

Oklahoma comes to Broadway as Ponyboy and the gang take the stage in a thrilling new musical that explores the timeless themes of chosen family and more that have kept both S.E. Hinton’s novel and Francis Ford Coppola’s motion picture classics for decades. Buy tickets to The Outsiders on Broadway!


Sky Lakota-Lynch and Brody Grant in The Outsiders
(Photo: Matthew Murphy)

Merrily We Roll Along

Best Revival of a Musical 
Best Leading Actor in a Musical - Jonathan Groff
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Daniel Radcliffe
Best Orchestrations - Jonathan Tunick

It's a hit! A starry cast leads the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's cult-classic musical. Spanning three decades in the entertainment business, Merrily We Roll Along features some of Sondheim’s most celebrated and personal songs.

Merrily We Roll Along played its final performance on July 7, 2024.


Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez in Merrily We Roll Along
(Photo: Matthew Murphy)


Best Revival of a Play
Best Leading Actress in a Play - Sarah Paulson
Best Lighting Design of a Play - Jane Cox

Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Sarah Paulson leads the cast of Branden Jacobs-Jenkin's darkly comic family drama, which tells the story of the Lafayette family as they return to their patriarch’s Arkansas home to deal with the remains of his estate. Buy tickets to Appropriate on Broadway!


Sarah Paulson in Appropriate
(Photo: Joan Marcus)


Hell's Kitchen

Best Leading Actress in a Musical - Maleah Joi Moon
Best Featured Actress in a Musical - Kecia Lewis

A new musical inspired by the life of, and featuring music and lyrics by, 15-time Grammy winner Alicia Keys. Follow Ali as she steps out of her New York City apartment and finds the world. Buy tickets to Hell's Kitchen on Broadway!


Ali and Knuck dance
Maleah Joi Moon and Chris Lee in Hell's Kitchen
(Photo: Marc J. Franklin)


Best Original Score - Shaina Taub
Best Book of a Musical - Shaina Taub

The women's movement takes to the Broadway stage! Shaina Taub’s epic new musical tells the story of the suffragists as they engage in a relentless pursuit for the women’s right to vote. Buy tickets to Suffs on Broadway!


Shaina Taub in Suffs
(Photo: Joan Marcus)


1 WIN: 
Best Scenic Design of a Musical - Tom Scutt

Broadway's August Wilson Theatre is transformed into The Kit Kat Club in an electrifying new revival of Kander and Ebb's classic musical. Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin lead the cast as The Emcee and Sally Bowles, bringing new life to "Wilkommen," "Maybe This Time" and the enchanting title song. Buy tickets to Cabaret on Broadway!


Gayle Rankin, Eddie Redmayne and the cast of Cabaret
(Photo: Marc Brenner)

Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch

1 WIN:
Best Featured Actress in a Play - Kara Young

Leslie Odom Jr. leads the first Broadway revival of Ossie Davis' 1961 play. Directed by Kenny Leon, Purlie Victorious focuses on the traveling preacher Purlie Victorious Judson, who returns to his small Georgia town hoping to save the community's church and emancipate the cotton pickers who work on an oppressive plantation.


Leslie Odom Jr. in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch
(Photo: Marc J. Franklin)

An Enemy of the People

1 WIN:
Best Leading Actor in a Play - Jeremy Strong

Succession's Jeremy Strong and White Lotus' Michael Imperioli star in Amy Herzog’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s moral battle between a lone truth teller and a society desperate for self-preservation.


Jeremy Strong in The Enemy of the People
(Photo: Emilio Madrid)

Jaja's African Hair Braiding

1 WIN:
Best Costume Design of a Play - Dede Ayite

Jocelyn's Bioh's dazzling play welcomes audiences into Jaja’s bustling hair braiding salon in Harlem, where love blossoms, dreams flourish and secrets are revealed.


The cast of Jaja's African Hair Braiding
(Photo: Matthew Murphy)


1 WIN: 
Best Choreography - Justin Peck

The theatrical reimagining of Sufjan Stevens' Grammy and Oscar-nominated album Illinois arrives on Broadway, featuring new arrangements ranging in style from DIY folk and indie rock to marching band and ambient electronics. Buy tickets to Illinoise on Broadway!


Byron Tittle, Christine Flores, Kara Chan and Ricky Ubeda in Illinoise at the Park Avenue Armory
(Photo: Stephanie Berger)

The Great Gatsby

1 WIN: 
Best Costume Design of a Musical

Travel to the extravagant world of the 1920s as F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel hits the Broadway stage. Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and more come to life in this new musical. Don't miss the party! Buy tickets to The Great Gatsby on Broadway!


Gatsby and Daisy get close
Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada in The Great Gatsby
(Photo: Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman)
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