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Nominations for the 2022 Tony Awards were announced Monday, May 9, and the music category is packed with productions loved by fans and critics alike.
MJ the musical, North country girl, Mr Saturday night, SIX: The Musical, place of paradise and A strange loop will compete in the Best Musical category at the 75th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 12.
With the weather ultimately improves on the East Coast and travel restrictions ease, now is a great time to start planning to see one of this year’s Tony-nominated musicals on Broadway.
Tickets for musicals and other productions can be purchased from sites like Broadway.com and Telecharge, but we’ve also rounded up other ticketing sites for you to use.
Keep reading for a breakdown of each of the top music nominees for 2022 and where to buy tickets.
A strange loop
Leading the pack as the most Tony Award-nominated show of the year, A strange loop premiered in 2019 but like many other shows, production was forced to shut down at the start of the pandemic. The Pulitzer Prize-winning production, written and composed by Michael R. Jackson, is an invigorating story about a young queer writer named Usher struggling with his desires and his identity. Jaquel Spivey, L. Morgan Lee, James Jackson Jr. and John-Michael Lyles are among the cast.
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MJ the musical
Behind the glitz and glamor and inside the “creative and collaborative spirit” that helped make Michael Jackson a legend, MJ the Musical — created by Tony-winning director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning Lynn Nottage, garnered 10 Tony Award nominations this year. The electrifying musical to focus on the making of the King of Pop’s Dangerous World Tour in 1992.
Myles Frost stars as an older MJ and Walter Russell III plays him as a child. The rest of the cast includes Quentin Earl Darrington and Ayana George as Joseph and Katherine Jackson, Antoine L. Smith as Berry Gordy, and Apollo Levin as Quincy Jones.
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North country girl
If you are a Bob Dylan fan, North country girl offers a unforgettable reinvention of 20 of the music legend’s songs, including ‘Hurricane’, ‘Slow Train Coming’, ‘Forever Young’ and ‘I Want You’. Written and directed by Conor McPherson, the musical is set in 1934 and follows a group of wanderers whose lives intersect at a musical house in Duluth, Minn. North country girl landed seven Tony nominations this year. The musical is playing at the Belasco Theater until July 11.
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Mr Saturday night
billy crystal resumes his role as Buddy Young Jr. in Mr Saturday night, the stage adaptation of his 1992 film of the same name. The play follows the washed-up comedian’s attempt to take one last shot at the top. Mr Saturday night is written by Crystal, Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel and is directed by Tony winner John Rando, with music by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown, lyrics by Tony nominee Amanda Green and choreography by Ellenore Scott.
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SIX: The Musical
The many wives of Henry VIII grab the mic in SIX: The Musical. An exuberant reversal of history, SIX transforms 500 years of heartbreak into a modernized celebration of girl power. The cast includes Adrianna Hicks as Catherine of Aragon, Andrea Macasaet as Anne Boleyn, Keri Rene Fuller as Jane Seymour, Brittany Mack as Anna of Cleves, Joy Woods as Catherine Parr, and Samantha Pauly as Katherine Howard. SIX was written by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss. The musical takes place at the Brooks Atkinson Theater and ticket from $65 for the Broadway show depending on the date. Find tickets for additional dates and locations here.
place of paradise
Located in New York, place of paradise is a Civil War era musical on the conflict between Irish immigrants and free black Americans that led to the deadly riots of July 1863, place of paradise plays at the Barrymore Theater until November. Tickets start at $58.
The cast of place of paradise includes Joaquina Kalukango, Chilina Kennedy, John Dossett, Sidney DuPont, AJ Shively, Matt Bogart, Nathaniel Stampley and Gabrielle McClinton.
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