Tony Award for Best Musical

The Tony Award for Best Musical is given annually to the best new Broadway musical, as determined by Tony Award voters. The award is one of the ceremony's longest-standing awards, having been presented each year since 1949. The award goes to the producers of the winning musical. A musical is eligible for consideration in a given year if it has not previously been produced on Broadway and is not "determined... to be a 'classic' or in the historical or popular repertoire", otherwise it may be considered for Best Revival of a Musical.[1]

Tony Award for
Best Musical
Awarded forBest Musical
LocationNew York City
Presented byAmerican Theatre Wing, The Broadway League
Currently held byKimberly Akimbo (2023)
WebsiteTonyAwards.com

Best Musical is the final award presented at the Tony Awards ceremony. Excerpts from the musicals that are nominated for this award are usually performed during the ceremony before this award is presented.

This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Winners and nominees edit

1940s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1949
(3rd)
Kiss Me, Kate

Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack, Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter

Saint Subber and Lemuel Ayers

1950s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1950
(4th)
South Pacific

Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Hammerstein

Leland Hayward, Joshua Logan, Rodgers and Hammerstein
1951
(5th)
Guys and Dolls

Book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling, Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Cy Feuer & Ernest H. Martin
1952
(6th)
The King and I

Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Music by Richard Rodgers

Rodgers and Hammerstein
1953
(7th)
Wonderful Town

Book by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Robert Fryer
1954
(8th)
Kismet

Book by Luther Davis and Charles Lederer, Music by Alexander Borodin, Adaptation and Lyrics by Chet Forrest and Bob Wright

Charles Lederer
1955
(9th)
The Pajama Game

Book by George Abbott and Richard Pike Bissell, Music & Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross

Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith, & Harold Prince
1956
(10th)
[2]
Damn Yankees

Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, Music & Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross

Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith, & Harold Prince in association with Albert B. Taylor
Pipe Dream

Book & Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Music by Richard Rodgers

Rodgers and Hammerstein
1957
(11th)
[3]
My Fair Lady

Book & Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe

Herman Levin
Bells Are Ringing

Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Jule Styne

The Theatre Guild
Candide

Book by Lillian Hellman, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Richard Wilbur

Ethel Linder Reiner in association with Lester Osterman Jr.
The Most Happy Fella

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Kermit Bloomgarden and Lynn Loesser
1958
(12th)
[4]
The Music Man

Book by Franklin Lacey and Meredith Willson, Music & Lyrics by Willson

Kermit Bloomgarden and Herbert Greene in association with Frank Productions
Jamaica

Book by Yip Harburg and Fred Saidy, Music by Harold Arlen, Lyrics by Harburg

David Merrick
New Girl in Town

Book by George Abbott, Music & Lyrics by Bob Merrill

Robert E. Griffith and Harold Prince
Oh, Captain!

Book by José Ferrer and Al Morgan, Music & Lyrics by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston

Howard Merrill and Theatre Corporation of America
West Side Story

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Robert E. Griffiths and Harold Prince
1959
(13th)
[5]
Redhead

Book by Dorothy and Herbert Fields, David Shaw, and Sidney Sheldon, Music by Albert Hague, Lyrics by D. Fields

Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Flower Drum Song

Book by Joseph Fields and Oscar Hammerstein II, Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Hammerstein

Joseph Fields, Oscar Hammerstein II, and Richard Rodgers
La Plume de Ma Tante

Book by Robert Dhéry, Music by Gérard Calvi, Lyrics by Francis Blanche and Ross Parker

David Merrick and Joseph Kipness, present the Jack Hylton Production

1960s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1960
(14th)
[6]
The Sound of Music

Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Leland Hayward, Richard Halliday, Richard Rodgers, & Oscar Hammerstein II (posthumous)
Fiorello!

Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Robert E. Griffith & Harold Prince
Gypsy

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

David Merrick and Leland Hayward
Once Upon a Mattress

Book by Marshall Barer, Dean Fuller, and Jay Thompson, Music by Mary Rodgers, Lyrics by Barer

T. Edward Hambleton, Norris Houghton, William and Jean Eckart
Take Me Along

Book by Bob Russell and Joseph Stein, Music & Lyrics by Bob Merrill

David Merrick
1961
(15th)
[7]
Bye Bye Birdie

Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams

Edward Padula in association with L. Slade Brown
Do Re Mi

Book by Garson Kanin, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

David Merrick
Irma La Douce

Book & Lyrics by Alexandre Breffort, Music by Marguerite Monnot

English Book & Lyrics by David Heneker, Julian More, and Monty Norman

David Merrick in association with Donald Albery, H. M. Tennent Ltd.
1962
(16th)
[8]
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Book by Abe Burrows, Willie Gilbert, and Jack Weinstock, Music & Lyrics by Frank Loesser

Cy Feuer & Ernest H. Martin
Carnival!

Book by Helen Deutsch and Michael Stewart, Music & lyrics by Bob Merrill

David Merrick
Milk and Honey

Book by Don Appell, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Gerard Oestreicher
No Strings

Book by Samuel A. Taylor, Music & Lyrics by Richard Rodgers

Richard Rodgers in association with Samuel Taylor
1963
(17th)
[9]
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Book by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Harold Prince
Little Me

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh

Cy Feuer & Ernest H. Martin
Oliver!

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Lionel Bart

David Merrick and Donald Albery
Stop the World – I Want to Get Off

Book, Music & Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley

David Merrick in association with Bernard Delfont
1964
(18th)
[10]
Hello, Dolly!

Book by Michael Stewart, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

David Merrick
Funny Girl

Book by Isobel Lennart, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Bob Merrill

Ray Stark
High Spirits

Book, Music & Lyrics by Timothy Gray and Hugh Martin

Lester Osterman, Robert Fletcher, and Richard Horner
She Loves Me

Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Harold Prince in association with Lawrence Kasha and Philip C. McKenna
1965
(19th)
[11]
Fiddler on the Roof

Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Harold Prince
Golden Boy

Book by William Gibson and Clifford Odets, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams

Hillard Elkins
Half a Sixpence

Book by Beverley Cross, Music & Lyrics by David Heneker

Allen Hodgdon, Stevens Productions, Harold Fielding
Oh, What a Lovely War!

Book by Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

David Merrick and Gerry Raffles
1966
(20th)
[12]
Man of La Mancha

Book by Dale Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion

Albert W. Seldon and Hal James
Mame

Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Sylvia and Joseph Harris, Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Skyscraper

Book by Peter Stone, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen, Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

Cy Feuer & Ernest H. Martin
Sweet Charity

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Sylvia and Joseph Harris, Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
1967
(21st)
[13]
Cabaret

Book by Joe Masteroff, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell
I Do! I Do!

Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt

David Merrick
The Apple Tree

Book by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, and Jerome Coopersmith, Music by Bock, Lyrics by Harnick

Stuart Ostrow
Walking Happy

Book by Ketti Frings and Roger O. Hirson, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen, Lyrics by Sammy Cahn

Cy Feuer & Ernest H. Martin
1968
(22nd)
[14]
Hallelujah, Baby!

Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Albert Selden, Hal James, Jane C. Nusbaum and Harry Rigby
The Happy Time

Book by N. Richard Nash, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

David Merrick
How Now, Dow Jones

Book by Max Shulman, Music by Elmer Bernstein, Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh

Illya Darling

Book by Jules Dassin, Music by Manos Hatzidakis, Lyrics by Joe Darion

Kermit Bloomgarden
1969
(23rd)
[15]
1776

Book by Peter Stone, Music & Lyrics by Sherman Edwards

Stuart Ostrow
Hair

Book by James Rado and Gerome Ragni, Music by Galt MacDermot, Lyrics by Rado

Michael Butler
Promises, Promises

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Burt Bacharach, Lyrics by Hal David

David Merrick
Zorba

Book by Joseph Stein, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Harold Prince

1970s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1970
(24th)
[16]
Applause

Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams

Joseph Kipness and Lawrence Kasha
Coco

Book & Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by André Previn

Frederick Brisson
Purlie

Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, Music by Gary Geld, Lyrics by Udell

Philip Rose
1971
(25th)
[17]
Company

Book by George Furth, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Harold Prince
The Me Nobody Knows

Book by Robert H. Livingston, Herb Schapiro, and Stephen M. Joseph, Music by Gary William Friedman. Lyrics by Will Holt

Jeff Britton
The Rothschilds

Book by Sherman Yellen, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick

Lester Osterman and Hillard Elkins
1972
(26th)
[18]
Two Gentlemen of Verona

Book by John Guare and Mel Shapiro, Music by Galt Macdermot, Lyrics by Guare

New York Shakespeare Festival and Joseph Papp
Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles

Eugene V. Wolsk, Charles Blackwell, Emanuel Azenberg, and Robert Malina
Follies

Book by James Goldman, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Harold Prince
Grease

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs

Kenneth Waissman and Maxine Fox
1973
(27th)
[19]
A Little Night Music

Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Harold Prince
Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Micki Grant

Edward Padula and Arch Lustberg
Pippin

Book by Roger Hirson, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Stuart Ostrow
Sugar

Book by Peter Stone, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Bob Merrill

David Merrick
1974
(28th)
[20]
Raisin

Book by Robert B. Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg, Music by Judd Woldin, Lyrics by Robert Brittan

Robert B. Nemiroff
Over Here!

Book by Will Holt, Music & Lyrics by Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman

Kenneth Waissman and Maxine Fox
Seesaw

Book by Michael Bennet, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields

Joseph Kipness, Lawrence Kasha, James M. Nederlander, George Steinbrenner and Lorin E. Price
1975
(29th)
[21]
The Wiz

Book by William F. Brown, Music & Lyrics by Charlie Smalls

Ken Harper
Mack & Mabel

Book by Michael Stewart, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

David Merrick
The Lieutenant

Book, Music & Lyrics by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman, and Chuck Strand

Joseph S. Kutrzeba and Spofford Beadle
Shenandoah

Book by James Lee Barrett, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, Music by Gary Geld, Lyrics by Udell

Philip Rose, Gloria and Louis K. Sher
1976
(30th)
[22]
A Chorus Line

Book by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Edward Kleban

Joseph Papp and New York Shakespeare Festival
Bubbling Brown Sugar

Book by Loften Mitchell, Based on a concept by Rosetta LeNoire, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

J. Lloyd Grant, Richard Bell, Robert M. Cooper, Ashton Springer in association with Moe Septee, Inc.
Chicago

Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Ebb

Robert Fryer and James Cresson
Pacific Overtures

Book by John Weidman, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell
1977
(31st)
[23]
Annie

Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin

Lewis Allen, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer, and Stephen R. Friedman
Happy End

Book by Elisabeth Hauptmann, Music by Kurt Weill, Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht

Michael Harvey, The Chelsea Theatre Center
I Love My Wife

Book & Lyrics by Michael Stewart, Music by Cy Coleman

Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby in association with Joseph Kipness
Side by Side by Sondheim

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Additional Music by Leonard Bernstein, Mary & Richard Rodgers, and Jule Styne

Harold Prince in association with Ruth Mitchell
1978
(32nd)
[24]
Ain't Misbehavin'

Book by Murray Horwitz and Richard Maltby, Jr., Music by Fats Waller, Lyrics by Various Artists

Emanuel Azenberg, Dasha Epstein, The Shubert Organization, Jane Gaynor and Ron Dante
Dancin'

Directed & Choreographed by Bob Fosse, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Jules Fisher, The Shubert Organization and Columbia Pictures
On the Twentieth Century

Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Cy Coleman

The Producers Circle 2 Inc. (Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson, James Cresson and Martin Richards), Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein
Runaways

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Elizabeth Swados

Joseph Papp
1979
(33rd)
[25]
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Richard Barr, Charles Woodward, Robert Fryer, Mary Lea Johnson and Martin Richards
Ballroom

Book by Jerome Kass, Music by Billy Goldenberg, Lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman

Michael Bennett, Bob Avian, Bernard Gersten and Susan MacNair
The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, Music & Lyrics by Carol Hall

Universal Pictures
They're Playing Our Song

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager

Emanuel Azenberg

1980s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1980
(34th)
[26]
Evita

Book & Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Robert Stigwood
A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine

Book & New Lyrics by Dick Vosburgh, New Music by Frank Lazarus

Alexander H. Cohen and Hildy Parks
Barnum

Book by Mark Bramble, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Michael Stewart

Judy Gordon, Cy Coleman, Lois Rosenfield and Maurice Rosenfield
Sugar Babies

Conceived by Ralph G. Allen and Harry Rigby, Music by Jimmy McHugh, Lyrics by Dorothy Fields, Al Dubin, and Various Artists

Terry Allen Kramer and Harry Rigby
1981
(35th)
[27]
42nd Street

Book by Mark Bramble and Michael Stewart, Music by Harry Warren, Lyrics by Al Dubin

David Merrick
Sophisticated Ladies

Book by Donald McKayle, Music by Duke Ellington, Lyrics by Various Artists

Roger Berlind, Manheim Fox, Sondra Gilman, Burton L. Litwin, Louise Westergaard, Belwin Mills Publishing Corporation and Norzar Productions Inc.
Tintypes

Conceived by Mary Kyte, Mel Marvin, and Gary Pearl

Richmond Crinkley, Royal Pardon Productions, Ivan Block, Larry J. Silva, Eve Skina and Joan F. Tobin
Woman of the Year

Book by Peter Stone, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Lawrence Kasha, David S. Landay, James M. Nederlander, Warner Theater Productions, Claire Nichtern, Carole J. Shorenstein and Stewart F. Lane
1982
(36th)
[28]
Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit, Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Michel Stuart, Harvey J. Klaris, Roger Berlind, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth D. Greenblatt
Dreamgirls

Book & Lyrics by Tom Eyen, Music by Henry Krieger

Michael Bennett, Bob Avian, Geffen Records and The Shubert Organization
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Book & Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Zev Buffman, Susan R. Rose, Melvin J. Estrin, Sidney Shlenker and Gail Berman
Pump Boys and Dinettes

Book, Music, & Lyrics by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, Jim Wann

Dodger Productions, Louis Busch Hager, Marilyn Strauss, Kate Studley, Warner Theater Productions Inc. and Max Weitzenhoffer
1983
(37th)
[29]
Cats

Based on Old Possum's Book of Cats by T. S. Eliot, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Additional Lyrics by Trevor Nunn & Richard Stilgoe

Cameron Mackintosh, The Really Useful Company Inc., David Geffen and The Shubert Organization
Blues in the Night

Conceived by Sheldon Epps

Mitchell Maxwell, Alan J. Schuster, Fred H. Krones and M2 Entertainment Inc.
Merlin

Book by Richard Levinson and William Link, Music by Elmer Bernstein, Lyrics by Don Black

Ivan Reitman, Columbia Pictures Stage Productions Inc., Marvin A. Krauss and James M. Nederlander
My One and Only

Book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer, Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

Paramount Theatre Productions, Francine LeFrak and Kenneth-Mark Productions
1984
(38th)
[30]
La Cage aux Folles

Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman

Allan Carr, Kenneth D. Greenblatt, Marvin A. Krauss, Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander, Martin Richards, Barry Brown and Fritz Holt
Baby

Book by Sybille Pearson, Music by David Shire, Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

James B. Freydberg, Ivan Bloch, Kenneth-John Productions, Suzanne J. Schwartz and Manuscript Productions
Sunday in the Park with George

Book by James Lapine, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

The Shubert Organization and Emanuel Azenberg
The Tap Dance Kid

Book by Charles Blackwell, Music by Henry Krieger, Lyrics by Robert Lorick

Stanley White, Evelyn Barron, Harvey J. Klaris and Michel Stuart
1985
(39th)
[31]
Big River

Book by William Hauptman, Music & Lyrics by Roger Miller

Rocco Landesman & Heidi Ettinger, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher and Dodger Productions
Grind

Book by Fay Kanin, Music by Larry Grossman, Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh

Kenneth D. Greenblatt, John J. Pomerantz, Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards, James M. Nederlander, Harold Prince, Michael Frazier, Susan Madden Samson and Jonathan Farkas
Leader of the Pack

Book by Anne Beatts, Music & Lyrics by Ellie Greenwich, Additional Lyrics by Jeff Barry, Phil Spector, Shadow Morton, Jeff Kent, and Ellen Foley

Elizabeth Ireland McCann, Nelle Nugent, Francine LeFrak, Clive Davis, John Hart Associates Inc., Rodger Hess and Richard Kagan
Quilters

Book by Barbara Damashek and Molly Newman, Music & Lyrics by Damashek

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The American National Theatre and Academy and Brockman Seawell
1986
(40th)
[32]
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Rupert Holmes

Joseph Papp
Big Deal

Book by Bob Fosse, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

The Shubert Organization, Roger Berlind, Jerome Minskoff and Jonathan Farkas
Song and Dance

Book & Lyrics by Don Black, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Additional Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.

Cameron Mackintosh Inc., The Shubert Organization, F.W.M. Producing Group and The Really Useful Company Inc.
Tango Argentino

Conceived by Hector Orezzoli and Claudio Segovia

Mel Howard and Donald K. Donald
1987
(41st)
[33]
Les Misérables

Book & Lyrics by Alain Boublil, Music by Claude-Michel Schoenberg, English Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

Cameron Mackintosh
Me and My Girl

Book & Lyrics by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose, Music by Noel Gay, Revised Book by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent

Richard Armitage, Terry Allen Kramer, James M. Nederlander and Stage Promotions Limited & Co.
Rags

Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Revised Book by David Thompson

Lee Guber, Martin Heinfling and Marvin A. Krauss
Starlight Express

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Richard Stilgoe

Martin Starger and Lord Grade
1988
(42nd)
[34]
The Phantom of the Opera

Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe, Music by Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart, Additional Lyrics by Stilgoe

Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company Inc.
Into the Woods

Book by James Lapine, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Heidi Landesman, Rocco Landesman, Rick Steiner, M. Anthony Fisher, Frederic H. Mayerson and Jujamcyn Theaters
Romance/Romance

Book & Lyrics by Barry Harman, Music by Keith Herrmann

Dasha Epstein, Harve Brosten and Jay S. Bulmash
Sarafina!

Book by Mbongeni Ngema, Music & Lyrics by Ngema and Hugh Masekela

Lincoln Center Theater, Gregory Mosher, Bernard Gersten, Lucille Lortel and The Shubert Organization
1989
(43rd)
[35]
Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Directed & Choreographed by Jerome Robbins

The Shubert Organization, Roger Berlind, Suntory International Corp., Byron Goldman and Emanuel Azenberg
Black and Blue

Directed by Hector Orezzoli and Claudio Segovia, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Mel Howard and Donald K. Donald
Starmites

Book by Barry Keating and Stuart Ross, Music & Lyrics by Keating

Hinks Shimberg, Mary Keil and Steven Warnick

1990s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
1990
(44th)
[36]
City of Angels

Book by Larry Gelbart, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by David Zippel

Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters, Suntory International Corp. and The Shubert Organization
Aspects of Love

Book & Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart

The Really Useful Theater Co. Inc.
Grand Hotel: The Musical

Book by Luther Davis, Music & Lyrics by George Forrest, Robert Wright, and Maury Yeston

Martin Richards, Mary Lea Johnson, Sam Crothers, Sander Jacobs, Kenneth D. Greenblatt, Paramount Pictures, Jujamcyn Theaters, Patty Grubman and Marvin A. Krauss
Meet Me in St. Louis

Book by Hugh Wheeler, Music & Lyrics by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane

Brickhill-Burke Productions, Christopher Seabrooke and EPI Products
1991
(45th)
[37]
The Will Rogers Follies

Book by Peter Stone, Music by Cy Coleman, Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Pierre Cossette, Martin Richards, Sam Crothers, James M. Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane, Max Weitzenhoffer and Japan Satellite Broadcasting Inc.
Miss Saigon

Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, Music by Schönberg, Lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr.

Cameron Mackintosh
Once on This Island

Book & Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Music by Stephen Flaherty

The Shubert Organization, Capital Cities/ABC, Suntory International, James Walsh and Playwrights Horizons
The Secret Garden

Book & Lyrics by Marsha Norman, Music by Lucy Simon

Heidi Ettinger, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, Elizabeth Williams, Jujamcyn Theaters, TV Asahi and Dodger Productions
1992
(46th)
[38]
Crazy for You

Book by Ken Ludwig, Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

Samuel Roger Horchow and Elizabeth Williams
Falsettos

Book by James Lapine and William Finn, Music & Lyrics by Finn

Barry and Fran Weissler
Five Guys Named Moe

Book by Clarke Peters, Music & Lyrics by Louis Jordan

Cameron Mackintosh
Jelly's Last Jam

Book by George C. Wolfe, Music by Luther Henderson and Jelly Roll Morton, Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead

Margo Lion, Pamela Koslow, PolyGram Diversified Entertainment, 126 Second Avenue Corp. / Hal Luftig, Roger Hess, Jujamcyn Theaters / TV Asahi and Herb Alpert
1993
(47th)
[39]
Kiss of the Spider Woman

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Live Entertainment Corp. of Canada / Garth Drabinsky
Blood Brothers

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Willy Russell

Bill Kenwright
The Goodbye Girl

Book by Neil Simon, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by David Zippel

Office Two-One Inc., Gladys Nederlander, Stewart F. Lane, James M. Nederlander, Richard Kagan and Emanuel Azenberg
The Who's Tommy

Book by Des McAnuff and Pete Townshend, Music & Lyrics by Townshend

Pace Theatrical Group, Dodger Productions and Kardana Productions, Inc.
1994
(48th)
[40]
Passion

Book by James Lapine, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

The Shubert Organization, Capital Cities/ABC, Roger Berlind, Scott Rudin and Lincoln Center Theater
Beauty and the Beast

Book by Linda Woolverton, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice

Walt Disney Theatrical Productions/ Robert McTyre and Ron Logan
Cyrano: The Musical

Book by Koen van Dijk, Music by Ad van Dijk, Lyrics by Koen van Dijk, Peter Reeves, and Sheldon Harnick

Joop van den Ende in association with Peter T. Kulok
A Grand Night for Singing

Book by Walter Bobbie, Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Roundabout Theatre Company and Todd Haimes
1995
(49th)
[41]
Sunset Boulevard

Book & Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Really Useful Company
Smokey Joe's Cafe

Music & Lyrics by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Richard Frankel, Thomas Viertel, Steven Baruch, Jujamcyn Theaters / Jack Viertel, Rick Steiner, Frederic H. Mayerson, Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre / Gordon Davidson
1996
(50th)
[42]
Rent

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Jonathan Larson

Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop
Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk

Book by Reg E. Gaines, Music by Ann Duquesnay, Zane Mark, and Daryl Waters, Lyrics by Duquesnay, Gaines, and George C. Wolfe

The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival, George C. Wolfe and Joey Parnes
Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Book & Lyrics by Graciela Daniele, Michael John LaChiusa, and Jim Lewis, Music by Bob Telson

Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop, Bernard Gersten and INTAR Hispanic Arts Center
Swinging on a Star

Book by Michael Leeds, Music & Lyrics by Johnny Burke

Richard Seader, Mary Burke Kramer, Paul B. Berkowsky and Angels of the Arts
1997
(51st)
[43]
Titanic

Book by Peter Stone, Music & Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Dodger Endemol Theatricals, Richard S. Pechter and John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Juan Darien

Book by Elliot Goldenthal and Julie Taymor, Music & Lyrics by Goldenthal

Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop, Bernard Gersten and Music-Theatre Group
The Life

Book by Cy Coleman, Ira Gasman, and David Newman, Music by Coleman, Lyrics by Gasman

Roger Berlind, Martin Richards, Cy Coleman and Sam Crothers
Steel Pier

Book by David Thompson, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Roger Berlind
1998
(52nd)
[44]
The Lion King

Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, Music by Elton John, Tsidii Le Loka, Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, & Hans Zimmer, Lyrics by Le Loka, M, Mancina, Rifkin, Tim Rice, and Julie Taymor

Disney (Thomas Shumacher and Peter Schneider)
Side Show

Book & Lyrics by Bill Russell, Music by Henry Krieger

Emanuel Azenberg, Joseph Nederlander, Herschel Waxman, Janice McKenna and Scott Nederlander
The Scarlet Pimpernel

Book & Lyrics by Nan Knighton, Music by Frank Wildhorn

Pierre Cossette, Bill Haber, Hallmark Entertainment, Ted Forstmann, Kathleen Raitt
Ragtime

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens

Livent U.S. Inc.
1999
(53rd)
[45]
Fosse

Conceived by Richard Maltby Jr., Ann Reinking, and Chet Walker

Livent U.S. Inc.
The Civil War

Book by Gregory Boyd and Frank Wildhorn, Music by Wildhorn, Lyrics by Jack Murphy

Pierre Cossette, PACE Theatrical Group/SFX Entertainment, Bomurwil Productions, Kathleen Raitt and Jujamcyn Theaters
It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues

Book by Charles Bevel, Lita Gaithers, Randal Myler, Ron Taylor, and Dan Wheetman, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Eric Krebs, Jonathan Reinis, Lawrence Horowitz, Anita Waxman, Elizabeth Williams, CTM Productions, Anne Squadron, Lincoln Center Theater, Crossroads Theatre Company, San Diego Repertory Theatre and Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Parade

Book by Alfred Uhry, Music & Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop, Bernard Gersten and Livent U.S. Inc.

2000s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
2000
(54th)
[46]
Contact

Book by John Weidman, Choreography by Susan Stroman, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop and Bernard Gersten
James Joyce's The Dead

Book by Richard Nelson, Music by Shaun Davey, Lyrics by Davey and Nelson

Gregory Mosher, Arielle Tepper, Playwrights Horizons and Tim Sanford
Swing!

Book by Paul Kelly, Choreography by Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
The Wild Party

Book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe, Music & Lyrics by LaChiusa

The Joseph Papp Public Theater / New York Shakespeare Festival, George C. Wolfe, Scott Rudin / Paramount Pictures, Roger Berlind and Williams/Waxman
2001
(55th)
[47]
The Producers

Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, Music & Lyrics by Brooks

Rocco Landesman, SFX Theatrical Group, The Frankel-Baruch-Viertel-Routh Group, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, Rick Steiner, Robert F.X. Sillerman, Mel Brooks and James D. Stern / Douglas Meyer
A Class Act

Book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price, Music & Lyrics by Edward Kleban

Marty Bell, Chase Mishkin, Arielle Tepper and Manhattan Theatre Club
The Full Monty

Book by Terrence McNally, Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek

Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lindsay Law and Thomas Hall
Jane Eyre

Book by John Caird, Music & Lyrics by Paul Gordon

Annette Niemtzow, Janet Robinson, Pamela Koslow, Margaret McFeeley Golden, Jennifer Manocherian and Carolyn Kim McCarthy
2002
(56th)
[48]
Thoroughly Modern Millie

Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics by Scanlan

Michael Leavitt, Fox Theatricals, Stewart F. Lane, James L. Nederlander, Whoopi Goldberg, et al.
Mamma Mia!

Book by Catherine Johnson, Music & Lyrics by Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaeus

Judy Craymer, Richard East and Björn Ulvaeus for Littlestar and Universal
Sweet Smell of Success

Book by John Guare, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Craig Carnelia

Clear Channel Entertainment, David Brown, Ernest Lehman, Marty Bell, Martin Richards, Roy Furman, Joan Cullman, Bob Boyett, East of Doheny, Bob and Harvey Weinstein
Urinetown

Book by Greg Kotis, Music by Mark Hollmann, Lyrics by Hollmann and Kotis

The Araca Group and Dodger Theatricals, TheaterDreams, Inc., Lauren Mitchell
2003
(57th)
[49]
Hairspray

Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman

Margo Lion, et al.
Amour

Book & Lyrics by Jeremy Sams and Didier Van Cauwelaert, Music by Michel Legrand

The Shubert Organization, Jean Doumanian Productions, Inc. and USA Ostar Theatricals
Movin' Out

Conceived by Twyla Tharp, Music & Lyrics by Billy Joel

James L. Nederlander, Hal Luftig, Scott E. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Clear Channel Entertainment and Emanuel Azenberg
A Year with Frog and Toad

Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale, Music by Robert Reale

Bob Boyett, Adrianne Lobel, Michael Gardner, Lawrence Horowitz, Roy Furman, Scott E. Nederlander and The Children's Theatre Company
2004
(58th)
[50]
Avenue Q

Book by Jeff Whitty, Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre and The New Group
The Boy from Oz

Book by Nick Enright and Martin Sherman, Music & Lyrics by Peter Allen

Ben Gannon and Robert Fox
Caroline, or Change

Book & Lyrics by Tony Kushner, Music by Jeanine Tesori

Carole Shorenstein Hays, HBO Films, Jujamcyn Theaters, Scott Rudin, Fox Theatricals, Roger Berlind, Clear Channel Entertainment, Joan Cullman, Greg Holland/Scott Nederlander, Margo Lion, The Public Theater, et al.
Wicked

Book by Winnie Holzman, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Marc Platt, Universal Pictures, The Araca Group, Jon B. Platt and David Stone
2005
(59th)
[51]
Spamalot

Book & Lyrics by Eric Idle, Music by John Du Prez and Idle

Boyett Ostar Productions, The Shubert Organization, Arielle Tepper, Jam Theatricals, TGA Entertainment, Clear Channel Entertainment, et al.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Book by Jeffrey Lane, Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek

Chase Mishkin, Debra Black, Weissberger Theater Group, Clear Channel Entertainment, Harvey Weinstein, MGM on Stage, et al.
The Light in the Piazza

Book by Craig Lucas, Music & Lyrics by Adam Guettel

Lincoln Center Theater, André Bishop and Bernard Gersten
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Music & Lyrics by William Finn

David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo, Barrington Stage Company and Second Stage Theater
2006
(60th)
[52]
Jersey Boys

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music by Bob Gaudio, Lyrics by Bob Crewe

Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Pelican Group, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Latitude Link, Rick Steiner/Osher/Staton/Bell/Mayerson Group
The Color Purple

Book by Marsha Norman, Music & Lyrics by Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell, and Allee Willis

Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, Kelsey Grammer, Nederlander Presentations, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, et al.
The Drowsy Chaperone

Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, Music & Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Kevin McCollum, Roy Miller, Boyett Ostar Productions, Stephanie P. McClelland, Barbara Freitag, Jill Furman
The Wedding Singer

Book by Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Beguelin

Margo Lion, New Line Cinema, The Araca Group, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
2007
(61st)
[53]
Spring Awakening

Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater, Music by Duncan Sheik

Ira Pittelman, Tom Hulce, Jeffrey Richards, Jerry Frankel, Atlantic Theater Company, et al.
Curtains

Book by Rupert Holmes, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Kander, and Holmes

Roger Berlind, Roger Horchow, Daryl Roth, Jane Bergere, Ted Hartley and Center Theatre Group
Grey Gardens

Book by Doug Wright, Music by Scott Frankel, Lyrics by Michael Korie

East of Doheny, Staunch Entertainment, Randall Wreghitt / Mort Swinsky, Michael Alden, Edwin W. Schloss and Playwrights Horizons
Mary Poppins

Book by Julian Fellowes, Music by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, and George Stiles, Lyrics by Anthony Drewe and The Sherman Brothers

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh
2008
(62nd)
[54]
In the Heights

Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Music & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, Jill Furman, Sander Jacobs, Goodman/Grossman, Peter Fine, Everett/Skipper
Cry-Baby

Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, Music by Adam Schlesinger, Lyrics by David Javerbaum

Adam Epstein, Universal Pictures Stage Productions, The Pelican Group, et al.
Passing Strange

Book & Lyrics by Stew, Music by Heidi Rodewald and Stew

The Shubert Organization, Elizabeth Ireland McCann LLC, Bill Kenwright, Chase Mishkin, The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre, et al.
Xanadu

Book by Douglas Carter Beane, Music & Lyrics by John Farrar and Jeff Lynne

Robert Ahrens, Dan Vickery, Tara Smith/B. Swibel and Sarah Murchison/Dale Smith
2009
(63rd)
[55]
Billy Elliot the Musical

Book & Lyrics by Lee Hall, Music by Elton John

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films, Old Vic Productions and Weinstein Live Entertainment
Next to Normal

Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey, Music by Tom Kitt

David Stone, James L. Nederlander, Barbara Whitman, Patrick Catullo, Second Stage Theater, Carole Rothman and Ellen Richard
Rock of Ages

Book by Chris D'Arienzo, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Matthew Weaver, The Araca Group, et al.
Shrek The Musical

Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, Music by Jeanine Tesori

DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

2010s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
2010
(64th)
[56]
Memphis

Book by Joe DiPietro, Music by David Bryan, Lyrics by Bryan and DiPietro

Junkyard Dog Productions, Richard Winkler, et al.
American Idiot

Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, Music by Green Day, Lyrics by Armstrong

Tom Hulce & Ira Pittelman, Vivek J. Tiwary,Berkeley Repertory Theatre, et al.
Fela!

Book by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, Music & Lyrics by Fela Kuti

Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, Sony Pictures Entertainment, et al.
Million Dollar Quartet

Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Relevant Theatricals, John Cossette Productions, American Pop Anthology, Broadway Across America and James L. Nederlander
2011
(65th)
[57]
The Book of Mormon

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Robert Lopez, Trey Parker, and Matt Stone

Anne Garefino, Scott Rudin, Roger Berlind, Jean Doumanian, Sonia Friedman Productions, et al.
Catch Me If You Can

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman

Margo Lion, The Araca Group, Richard Winkler, Jamie deRoy, et al.
The Scottsboro Boys

Book by David Thompson, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Barry and Fran Weissler, The Shubert Organization, Catherine Schreiber, et al.
Sister Act

Book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment, The Shubert Organization and Disney Theatrical Productions
2012
(66th)
[58]
Once

Book by Enda Walsh, Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová

Barbara Broccoli, The Shubert Organization, New York Theatre Workshop, et al.
Leap of Faith

Book by Janus Cercone and Warren Leight, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Michael Manheim, Center Theatre Group, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
Newsies

Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman

Disney Theatrical Productions and Thomas Schumacher
Nice Work If You Can Get It

Book by Joe DiPietro, Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

Scott Landis, Roger Berlind, Sonia Friedman Productions, Candy Spelling, William Berlind, Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization, et al.
2013
(67th)
[59]
Kinky Boots

Book by Harvey Fierstein, Music & Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper

Daryl Roth, James L. Nederlander, Ken Davenport, Jim Kierstead, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
Bring It On: The Musical

Book by Jeff Whitty, Music by Tom Kitt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lyrics by Amanda Green and Miranda

Universal Pictures Stage Productions / Glenn Ross, et al.
A Christmas Story: The Musical

Book by Joseph Robinette, Music & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Gerald Goehring, et al.
Matilda the Musical

Book by Dennis Kelly, Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers
2014
(68th)
[60]
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Book by Robert L. Freedman, Music by Steven Lutvak, Lyrics by Freedman and Lutvak

Joey Parnes, Jhett Tolentino, Jamie deRoy, Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, Joseph Sirola, et al.
After Midnight

Choreography & Direction by Warren Carlyle, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Scott Sanders Productions, Candy Spelling, James L. Nederlander, Tom Kirdahy, et al.
Aladdin

Book by Chad Beguelin, Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Beguelin, and Tim Rice

Disney Theatrical Productions and Thomas Schumacher
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Book by Douglas McGrath, Music & Lyrics by Carole King and Various Artists

Paul Blake, et al.
2015
(69th)
[61]
Fun Home

Book & Lyrics by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori

Fox Theatricals, Carole Shorenstein Hays, The Public Theater, Oskar Eustis, et al.
An American in Paris

Book by Craig Lucas, Music by George Gershwin, Lyrics by Ira Gershwin

Stuart Oken, Roger Berlind, et al.
Something Rotten!

Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Music & Lyrics by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick

Kevin McCollum, Robert Greenblatt, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
The Visit

Book by Terrence McNally, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Tom Kirdahy, Ken Davenport, The Shubert Organization, Williamstown Theatre Festival, et al.
2016
(70th)
[62]
Hamilton

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill Furman and The Public Theater
Bright Star

Book by Steve Martin, Music by Edie Brickell and Martin, Lyrics by Brickell

Joey Parnes, Len Blavatnik, James L. Nederlander, The Shubert Organization, Jamie deRoy / Catherine Adler, et al.
School of Rock: The Musical

Book by Julian Fellowes, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Glenn Slater

Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Really Useful Group, The Shubert Organization and The Nederlander Organization, et al.
Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Book by George C. Wolfe, Music & Lyrics by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Scott Rudin, Center Theatre Group, Roger Berlind, William Berlind, The Araca Group, Sonia Friedman, Eli Bush, Len Blavatnik, et al.
Waitress

Book by Jessie Nelson, Music & Lyrics by Sara Bareilles

Barry and Fran Weissler, American Repertory Theater, et al.
2017
(71st)
[63]
Dear Evan Hansen

Book by Steven Levenson, Music & Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Stacey Mindich, Roger and William Berlind, Colin Callender,Robert Greenblatt, Arielle Tepper Madover, Ambassador Theatre Group, The Shubert Organization, Second Stage Theater, et al.
Come from Away

Book, Music, & Lyrics by David Hein and Irene Sankoff

Junkyard Dog Productions, Richard Winkler, The Shubert Organization, Corey Brunish, et al.
Groundhog Day

Book by Danny Rubin, Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin

Whistle Pig, The Araca Group, Len Blavatnik, Ken Davenport, John Gore Organization, Sonia Friedman Productions, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Dave Malloy

Howard and Janet Kagan, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Jim Kierstead, American Repertory Theater, Ars Nova, et al.
2018
(72nd)
[64]
The Band's Visit

Book by Itamar Moses, Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek

Orin Wolf, Atlantic Theater Company, Barbara Broccoli, Marc Platt, The Shubert Organization, FilmNation Entertainment, John Gore Organization, et al.
Frozen

Book by Jennifer Lee, Music & Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Disney Theatrical Productions and Thomas Schumacher
Mean Girls

Book by Tina Fey, Music by Jeff Richmond, Lyrics by Nell Benjamin

Lorne Michaels, Sonia Friedman, Paramount Pictures, Robert Greenblatt, John Gore Organization, James L. Nederlander, Universal Theatrical Group, et al.
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Book by Kyle Jarrow, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Nickelodeon, The Araca Group, Sony Music Masterworks and Kelp on the Road
2019
(73rd)
[65]
Hadestown

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Anaïs Mitchell

Mara Isaacs, Tom Kirdahy, Craig Balsam, Jujamcyn Theaters, National Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, et al.
Ain't Too Proud

Book by Dominique Morisseau, Music & Lyrics by The Temptations

Ira Pittelman & Tom Hulce, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, David Binder, John Gore Organization, Universal Music Theatrical, et al.
Beetlejuice

Book by Scott Brown and Anthony King, Music & Lyrics by Eddie Perfect

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Jeffrey Richards, James L. Nederlander, Mark S. Golub, John Gore Organization, et al.
The Prom

Book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Beguelin

Bill Damaschke, Seth A. Goldstein, John Gore Organization, The Shubert Organization, et al.
Tootsie

Book by Robert Horn, Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek

Scott Sanders, James L. Nederlander, Robert Greenblatt, Candy Spelling, Jamie deRoy / Catherine Adler John Gore Organization, et al.

2020s edit

Year Musical Producer(s)
2020
(74th)
[66]
Moulin Rouge!

Book by John Logan, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Carmen Pavlovic, Bill Damaschke, Len Blavatnik, John Gore Organization, Eric Falkenstein, Candy Spelling, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
Jagged Little Pill

Book by Diablo Cody, Music by Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard, Michael Farrell, and Guy Sigsworth, Lyrics by Morisette

Vivek J. Tiwary, James L. Nederlander, Len Blavatnik, Universal Music Publishing Group, Jujamcyn Theaters, et al.
Tina

Book by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, and Kees Prins, Music & Lyrics by Various Artists

Stage Entertainment, James L. Nederlander, Jamie deRoy, John Gore Organization, Catherine Adler, Candy Spelling, Universal Music Publishing Group, Tina Turner, et al.
2022
(75th)
[67]
A Strange Loop

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson

Barbara Whitman, Annapurna Theatre, Marc Platt, John Gore Organization, James L. Nederlander, The Shubert Organization, RuPaul Charles, Alan Cumming, Ilana Glazer, Jennifer Hudson, Mindy Kaling, Billy Porter, Playwrights Horizons, et al.
Girl from the North Country

Book by Conor McPherson, Music & Lyrics by Bob Dylan

Tristan Baker and Charlie Parsons for Runaway Entertainment, Len Blavatnik, John Gore Organization, The Old Vic, Matthew Warchus, The Public Theater, Oskar Eustis, et al.
MJ

Book by Lynn Nottage, Music & Lyrics by Michael Jackson and Various Artists

Lia Vollack, Sony Pictures Entertainment, James L. Nederlander, Candy Spelling, John Gore Organization, Estate of Michael Jackson, et al.
Mr. Saturday Night

Book by Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz, and Babaloo Mandel, Music by Jason Robert Brown, Lyrics by Amanda Green

James L. Nederlander, Jamie deRoy, John Gore Organization, The Shubert Organization, Barry and Fran Weissler, et al.
Paradise Square

Book by Christina Anderson, Larry Kirwan, and Craig Lucas, Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mari Asare and Nathan Tysen

Garth H. Drabinsky, Len Blavatnik, The Shubert Organization, Henry R. Muñoz III, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, et al.
Six

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss

Kenny Wax, Wendy & Andy Barnes, George Stiles, Kevin McCollum, Chicago Shakespeare Theater
2023
(76th)
[68]
Kimberly Akimbo

Book & Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire, Music by Jeanine Tesori

David Stone, Atlantic Theater Company, James L. Nederlander, LaChanze, John Gore, et al.
& Juliet

Book by David West Read, Music & Lyrics by Max Martin and Various Artists

Max Martin & Tim Headington, Martin Dodd, Lukasz Gottwald, Shellback, Barry Weiss, John Gore Organization, et al.
New York, New York

Book by David Thompson and Sharon Washington, Music by Fred Ebb and John Kander, Lyrics by Kander and Ebb and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Sonia Friedman Productions, Tom Kirdahy, Ambassador Theatre Group, Colin Callender, Craig Balsam, Concord Theatricals, John Gore Organization, MGM on Stage, James L. Nederlander, Jamie deRoy, Henry R. Muñoz III, Ron Simons, et al.
Shucked

Book by Robert Horn, Music & Lyrics by Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally

Mike Bosner, Jason Owen, Gary Gersh, James L. Nederlander, Sony Music Entertainment, John Gore Organization, et al.
Some Like It Hot

Book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin, Music by Marc Shaiman, Lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman

The Shubert Organization, Neil Meron, MGM on Stage, Robert Greenblatt, James L. Nederlander, Kenny Leon, John Gore Organization, Ambassador Theatre Group Productions, The Araca Group, Concord Theatricals, Jujamcyn Theaters, Henry R. Muñoz III, Mariah Carey, et al.

Records edit

Accumulated records as of 2022:[69]

See also edit

References edit

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