‘Which musical received the most Tony Award nominations?’

Tony Award is the most prestigious theatre award given in the United States. Together with the Academy Awards (Oscars), the Grammy Awards for music, and the Emmy Awards for television, it forms the EGOT, the grand quartet of the most important awards in the American entertainment industry. The musical “Hamilton,” created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, holds the record for the most Tony Award nominations. In 2016, the show received 16 nominations in the following categories: Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, Best Actor in a Musical, Best Actress in a Musical, Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Best Costume Design of a Musical, Best Lighting Design of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Choreography, and Best Orchestrations. The musical received multiple nominations in some categories. Ultimately, the show won 11 awards, including the top prize for Best Musical. The musical focuses on the life of Alexander Hamilton, often referred to as one of the founding fathers of the United States.


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