This is Alan Menken’s fourth Tony nomination. He won a Tony Award for Newsies The Musical in 2012.
This is the late Howard Ashman’s third Tony nomination. He was nominated for Tony Awards for his book of Smile in 1987 and his lyrics of The Little Mermaid in 2008.
This is Tim Rice’s ninth Tony nomination. He won Tony Awards for his book and lyrics of Evita in 1980 and his lyrics of Aida in 2000.
Chad Beguelin was nominated for both Best Score and Best Book of a Musical for his work on Aladdin this year. He was previously nominated for his book and lyrics of The Wedding Singer in 2006.