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Tony Awards 2018: Nominations in numbers

Andrew Garfield in Angels in America. Photo: Helen Maybanks Andrew Garfield in Angels in America. Photo: Helen Maybanks
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Nominations for the Tony Awards 2018 were announced live from the New York Public Library on May 1. Here is a breakdown of the facts and figures in detail.

125 – Total number of nominations

71 – Number of years the Tony Awards have been running

29 – Nods for UK originated productions

13 – Nominations for British and Irish actors out of 39 performer nominations

18 – Number of nominations for British creatives (directors, writers and designers), including directors Marianne Elliott and John Tiffany and writers Lucy Kirkwood and Jack Thorne

Record breakers

11 – Nods for Angels in America, the most nominations ever for a play at the Tony Awards

Movers and shakers

10 – Number of nominations for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, including in the best play and best actor in a leading role categories

5 – Nominations for Farinelli and The King, which originated at Shakespeare’s Globe

By gender

15 – Number of nominations for women in non-gendered individual categories (best design, direction, choreography and orchestrations categories)
48 – Number of nominations for men in non-gendered individual categories

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