The Tony Awards 2023 nominations list has been published. Which Broadway play or musical is this year’s favorite? HOLR breaks it down.

Hosts of Tony Awards 2023

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As the Tony Awards 2023 ceremony is due to happen soon, the list of nominations was published on Tuesday and people are already talking about this year’s favorite. The play Some Like It Hot, a jazzy adaptation of the beloved 1959 comedy, has received 13 nominations which made it this year’s favorite, as Variety notes.

Here is part of the Tony nominations list of 2023:

Best Play

Ain’t No Mo’

Between Riverside and Crazy

Cost of Living

Fat Ham


Best Musical

& Juliet

Kimberly Akimbo

New York, New York


Some Like It Hot

Best Revival of a Play

August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson

A Doll’s House

The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog

Best Revival of a Musical

Into the Woods

Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best Book of a Musical

& Juliet
David West Read

Kimberly Akimbo
David Lindsay-Abaire

New York, New York
David Thompson & Sharon Washington

Robert Horn

Some Like It Hot
Matthew López & Amber Ruffin

Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Almost Famous
Music: Tom Kitt
Lyrics: Cameron Crowe & Tom Kitt

Kimberly Akimbo
Music: Jeanine Tesori Lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire

Music & Lyrics: Helen Park & Max Vernon

Music and Lyrics: Brandy Clark & Shane McAnally

Some Like It Hot
Music: Marc Shaiman
Lyrics: Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman

Click here to see the full nominations list!

Who has won the most Tony Awards?

Photo Credits: Paul Kolnik

According to Billboard, the play with the most Tony Awards ever received is The Producers, the new Mel Brooks musical (2001), which won 12 awards.

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