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Here’s a look at the plays and musicals that are hoping to earn Tony Award nominations in 2022.

The shows are listed in alphabetical order. Use the filters above to view by category.

NOTE: This page includes shows that have fulfilled the eligibility requirements to receive competitive Tony Awards in 2022. Ineligible shows and shows that may be considered eligible in future years are not listed. All information on this page is subject to change and verification. Eligibility and category determinations are made exclusively by the Tony Awards Administration Committee.

American Buffalo

Three small-time hustlers want a bigger cut of the American dream. David Mamet’s classic about loyalty and greed stars Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss.

Birthday Candles

Debra Messing returns to the stage as Ernestine Ashworth, who spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificance in the universe.

Caroline, or Change

A new production of Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori’s musical that explores how, in times of great transformation, even the simplest acts shake the earth.

Chicken & Biscuits

Chicken & Biscuits is a raucous family comedy so full of laughter and love, it’ll leave you begging for seconds.


A truck stop sandwich shop offers its formerly incarcerated kitchen staff a shot at reclaiming their lives. Even as the shop's callous owner tries to keep them under her thumb, the staff members are given purpose and permission to dream by their shared quest to create the perfect sandwich.


A revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical comedy starring past Tony Award®-winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone.

Dana H.

Dana H. tells the true story of a woman who was held captive for five months in a series of Florida motels. Now, her own words have been reconstructed for the stage by her son, Tony-nominated playwright Lucas Hnath.

Diana, The Musical

A new musical that brings the legend of Princess Di to thrilling new life onstage.

Flying Over Sunset

A new musical inspired by the lives of three extraordinary people who, under the influence of LSD, take a trip and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world.

for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf

Seven Black women share their stories and find strength in each other's humor and passion through a fusion of poetry, dance, music, and song.

Funny Girl

This bittersweet comedy is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage.

Girl from the North Country

Reimagining the music of Bob Dylan, Conor McPherson writes and directs this heartbreaking story about family and love.


In Martin McDonagh’s new comedy, it’s England in 1965. What is Britain’s (second most) famous executioner to do now that hanging has been abolished?

How I Learned to Drive

The Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel’s masterpiece reunites original stars Mary-Louise Parker and David Morse for a new production.

Is This A Room

On June 3, 2017, a 25-year-old Air Force intelligence specialist named Reality Winner, suspected of leaking proof of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, was visited at her home in Augusta, Georgia, by the FBI.

Lackawanna Blues

In a 1950s boarding house outside Buffalo, Nanny, as she was affectionately called, opened her doors to anyone and everyone in need of kindness, hope, compassion and care.

The Lehman Trilogy

Weaving together nearly two centuries of family history, this epic theatrical event tells the quintessential story of western capitalism, rendered through the lens of a single immigrant family.


A tale of malice, matrimony and murder, Macbeth tells the story of one couple's obsession with power- and their guilt after doing the unthinkable.

The Minutes

Tracy Letts’s new play takes a look at the inner-workings of a city council meeting in the small town of Big Cherry – and the hypocrisy, greed, and ambition that follow.


Telling the story of Michael Jackson's life, this new musical features a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history.

Mr. Saturday Night

A new musical comedy starring Billy Crystal as an outrageous and outspoken comedian 40 years after his meteoric rise to fame.

Mrs. Doubtfire

A new musical based on the motion picture about an out-of-work actor who loses custody of his kids and disguises himself as a Scottish nanny to stay in their lives.

The Music Man

Hugh Jackman stars as Harold Hill opposite Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo in a new production of this classic Broadway musical.

Paradise Square

New York, 1863. As the Civil War rages on, free Blacks and Irish immigrants live and love together in the unlikeliest of neighborhoods called Paradise Square.

Pass Over

A riff on Beckett’s Waiting for Godot following two black men killing time on a street corner when a white man enters their space.

Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker return to Broadway together in a classic Neil Simon comedy.

POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive

A new comedy about the women in charge of the man in charge of the free world.

SIX: The Musical

All six of Henry VIII’s wives light up the stage in a concert-esque musical, which gives them the opportunity to tell their stories through a high-energy pop score.

Skeleton Crew

In 2008 Detroit, a small automotive factory is on the brink of foreclosure, and a tight knit family of workers hangs in the balance.

The Skin of Our Teeth

Thornton Wilder's 1942 play follows a family confronting the apocalypse, dinosaurs, war, a woolly mammoth, the Ice Age and raising two kids in suburban NJ.

A Strange Loop

Meet Usher: a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer writing a musical about a Black, queer writer...

Take Me Out

A revival of Richard Greenberg’s Tony Award-winning Best Play that celebrates the personal and professional intricacies of America’s favorite pastime.

Thoughts of a Colored Man

Keenan Scott II's play blends spoken word, slam poetry, rhythm, and humor into a daringly universal new play. Welcome to the vibrant inner life of being Black, proud, and thriving in the 21st century.

Trouble in Mind

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