Tony Award for Best Musical


Tony Award for Best Musical

This is a list of winners and nominations for the Tony Award for Best Musical, first awarded in 1949.

Awards and nominations

1940s

;1949: –"Kiss Me, Kate" : Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack"

1950s

;1950: –"South Pacific" : Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan"

;1951: –"Guys and Dolls" : Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows"

;1952: –"The King and I" : Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers"

;1953: –"Wonderful Town" : Book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green"

;1954: –"Kismet" : Book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis, music by Alexander Borodin, adapted and with lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest"

;1955: –"The Pajama Game" : Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross"
**"Fanny" : Book by S. N. Behrman and Joshua Logan and music and lyrics by Harold Rome
**"Peter Pan" : Book by Jerome Robbins, music by Moose Charlap and Jule Styne and lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
**"Plain and Fancy" : Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman, music by Albert Hague, and lyrics by Arnold Horwitt.
**"Silk Stockings" : Book, music and lyrics by Cole Porter

;1956: –"Damn Yankees" : Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross"
**"Pipe Dream" : Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers.

;1957: –"My Fair Lady" : Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe"
**"Bells Are Ringing" : Book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Jule Styne.
**"Candide" : Book by Lillian Hellman, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Richard Wilbur.
**"The Most Happy Fella" : Book, music, and lyrics by Frank Loesser.

;1958: –"The Music Man" : Book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson"
**"West Side Story" : Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
**"New Girl In Town" : Book by George Abbott, music and lyrics by Bob Merrill.
**"Oh, Captain!" : Book by Al Morgan and José Ferrer, music and lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans.
**"Jamaica" : Book by E. Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy, music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E. Y. Harburg.

;1959: –"Redhead" : Book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, Sidney Sheldon and David Shaw, music by Albert Hague, lyrics by Dorothy Fields"
**"Flower Drum Song" : Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joseph Fields, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers.
**"La Plume de Ma Tante" : Written, devised, and directed by Robert Dhery, music by Gérard Calvi, English lyrics by Ross Parker.

1960s

;1960: –"The Sound of Music" : Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers": –"Fiorello!" : Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, music by Jerry Bock."'
**"Gypsy" : book by Arthur Laurents. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Jule Styne.
**"Once Upon a Mattress" : Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer, and Dean Fuller. Lyrics by Marshall Barer, music by Mary Rodgers.
**"Take Me Along" : Book by Joseph Stein and Robert Russell, lyrics and music by Bob Merrill. ;1961: –"Bye Bye Birdie" : Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams"
**"Do Re Mi" : Book by Garson Kanin, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.
**"Irma La Douce" : Book and lyrics by Alexandre Breffort, music by Marguerite Monnot. English Book and lyrics by Julian More, David Heneker and Monty Norman.

;1962: –"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" : Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser"
**"Carnival!" : Book by Michael Stewart and Helen Deutsch, music and lyrics by Bob Merrill.
**"Milk and Honey" : Book by Don Appell, lyrics and music by Jerry Herman.
**"No Strings" : Book by Samuel A. Taylor, music and lyrics by Richard Rodgers.

;1963: –"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" : Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"
**"Little Me" : Book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh.
**"Oliver!" : Book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart.
**"Stop the World - I Want to Get Off" : Book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.

;1964: –"Hello, Dolly!" : Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman"
**"Funny Girl" : Book by Isobel Lennart, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill.
**"High Spirits" : Book, lyrics, and music by Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray.
**"She Loves Me" : Book by Joe Masteroff, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

;1965: –"Fiddler on the Roof" : Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick"
**"Golden Boy" : Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams.
**"Half a Sixpence" : Book by Beverley Cross, music and lyrics by David Heneker.
**"Oh! What a Lovely War". Devised by Joan Littlewood for Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton and Members of the Cast.

;1966: –"Man of La Mancha" : Book by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion"
**"Mame" : Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
**"Skyscraper" : Book by Peter Stone, music by Jimmy Van Heusen, lyrics by Sammy Cahn.
**"Sweet Charity" : Book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields.

;1967: –"Cabaret" : Book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb"
**"I Do! I Do!" : Book and lyrics by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt.
**"The Apple Tree" : Book by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.
**"Walking Happy" : Book by Roger O. Hirson and Ketti Frings, music by Jimmy Van Heusen, lyrics by Sammy Cahn.

;1968: –"Hallelujah, Baby!" Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green"
**"The Happy Time" : Book by N. Richard Nash, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb.
**"How Now, Dow Jones" : Book by Max Shulman, music by Elmer Bernstein, lyrics by Carolyn Leigh.
**"Illya Darling" : Book by Jules Dassin, music by Manos Hadjidakis, lyrics by Joe Darion.

;1969: –"1776" : Book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards"
**"Hair" : Book by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, lyrics by James Rado.
**"Promises, Promises" : Book by Neil Simon, music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David.
**"Zorba" : Book by Joseph Stein, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb.

1970s

;1970: –"Applause" : Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams"
**"Coco" : Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Andre Previn.
**"Purlie" : Book by Ossie Davis, Philip Rose, and Peter Udell, music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell.

;1971: –"Company" : Book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"'
**"The Me Nobody Knows" : Book by Robert H. Livingston, Herb Schapiro, Stephen M. Joseph, music by Gary William Freedman, lyrics by Will Holt.
**"The Rothschilds" : Book by Sherman Yellen, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

;1972: –"Two Gentlemen of Verona" : Based on the play by William Shakespeare. Music by Galt MacDermot, lyrics by John Guare"
**"Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death" : Book, music, and lyrics by Melvin Van Peebles.
**"Follies" : Book by James Goldman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
**"Grease" : Book, music, and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.

;1973: –"A Little Night Music" : Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"
**"Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" : Book, music, and lyrics by Micki Grant
**"Pippin" : Book by Roger O. Hirson and Bob Fosse, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
**"Sugar" : Book by Peter Stone, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merrill

;1974: –"Raisin" : Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg, music by Judd Woldin, lyrics by Robert Brittan"
**"Over Here!" : Book by Will Holt, music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman.
**"Seesaw" : Book by Michael Bennett, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields.

;1975: –"The Wiz" : Book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls"
**"Mack and Mabel" : Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
**"The Lieutenant" : Book, music, and lyrics by Gene Curty, Nitra Scharfman, and Chuck Strand.
**"Shenandoah" : Book by James Lee Barrett, Peter Udell, and Philip Rose, music by Gary Geld, lyrics by Peter Udell.

;1976: –"A Chorus Line" : Book by James Kirkwood, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban"
**"Bubbling Brown Sugar" : Book by Loften Mitchell.
**"Chicago" : Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb.
**"Pacific Overtures" : Book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

;1977: –"Annie" : Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin"'
**"Happy End" : Music by Kurt Weill, lyrics by Bertolt Brecht.
**"I Love My Wife" : Book and lyrics by Michael Stewart, music by Cy Coleman.
**"Side by Side by Sondheim" : Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

;1978: –"Ain't Misbehavin'" : Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller"
**"Dancin'" : No credited authors; directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse.
**"On the Twentieth Century" : Book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Cy Coleman.
**"Runaways" : Book, music, and lyrics by Elizabeth Swados.

;1979: –"Sweeney Todd" : Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"
**"Ballroom" : Book by Jerome Kass, music by Billy Goldenberg, lyrics by Alan Bergman and Marilyn Bergman.
**"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" : Book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, music and lyrics by Carol Hall.
**"They're Playing Our Song" : Book by Neil Simon, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager.

1980s

;1980: –"Evita" : Book and lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber"
**"A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine" : Book and lyrics by Dick Vosburgh, music by Frank Lazarus.
**"Barnum" : Book by Mark Bramble, music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Michael Stewart.
**"Sugar Babies" : Written by Ralph G. Allen, music by Jimmy McHugh, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and Al Dubin.

;1981: –"42nd Street" : Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin"
**"Sophisticated Ladies" : Music by Duke Ellington
**"Tintypes" : Book by Mel Marvin and Gary Pearle.
**"Woman of the Year" : Book by Peter Stone, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb.

;1982: –"Nine" : Book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston"
**"Dreamgirls" : Book and lyrics by Tom Eyen, music by Henry Krieger.
**"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" : Book and lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
**"Pump Boys and Dinettes" : Book, music, and lyrics by Pump Boys and Dinettes (theatre organization featuring John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, and Jim Wann). ;1983: –"Cats" : Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics from the poems of T. S. Eliot with additional lyrics by Trevor Nunn"
**"Blues in the Night" : No credited authors, conceived and directed by Sheldon Epps.
**"Merlin" : Book by Richard Levinson and William Link, music by Elmer Bernstein, lyrics by Don Black.
**"My One and Only" : Book by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer, music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin.

;1984: –"La Cage aux Folles" : Book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman"
**"Baby" : Book by Sybille Pearson, music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
**"Sunday in the Park with George" : Book by James Lapine, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
**"The Tap Dance Kid" : Book by Charles Blackwell, music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Robert Lorick.

;1985: –"Big River" : Book by William Hauptman, music and lyrics by Roger Miller"
**"Grind" : Book by Fay Kanin, music by Larry Grossman, lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh.
**"Leader of the Pack" : Book by Anne Beatts
**"Quilters" : Book by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, music and lyrics by Barbara Damashek

;1986: –"The Mystery of Edwin Drood" : Book, music, and lyrics by Rupert Holmes"
**"Big Deal" : Book by Bob Fosse, various composers
**"Song and Dance" : Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Don Black
**"Tango Argentino" : No credited authors, conceived and directed by Claudio Segovia and Héctor Orezzoli

;1987: –"Les Misérables" : Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer"
**"Me and My Girl" : Book and lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas Furber, music by Noel Gay.
**"Rags" : Book by Joseph Stein, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz.
**"Starlight Express" : Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Richard Stilgoe.

;1988: –"The Phantom of the Opera" : Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart"
**"Into the Woods" : Book by James Lapine, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.
**"Romance/Romance" : Book and lyrics by Barry Harman, music by Keith Herrmann.
**"Sarafina!" : Book, music, and lyrics by Mbongeni Ngema.

;1989: –"Jerome Robbins' Broadway" : No credited authors, directed by Jerome Robbins"
**"Black and Blue" : No credited authors, conceived and directed by Claudio Segovia and Héctor Orezzoli
**"Starmites" : Book by Stuart Ross and Barry Keating, music and lyrics by Barry Keating.

1990s

;1990: –"City of Angels" : Book by Larry Gelbart, lyrics by David Zippel, music by Cy Coleman"'
**"Aspects of Love" : Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Don Black and Charles Hart, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
**"Grand Hotel" : Book by Luther Davis, music/lyrics by George Forrest and Robert Wright
**"Meet Me in St. Louis" : Book by Hugh Wheeler, music/lyrics by Ralph Blane and Hugh Martin

;1991: –"The Will Rogers Follies" : Book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Cy Coleman"'
**"Miss Saigon" : Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr., music by Claude-Michel Schönberg
**"Once on This Island" : Book/lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty
**"The Secret Garden" : Book/lyrics by Marsha Norman, music by Lucy Simon

;1992: –"Crazy for You" : Book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin"'
**"Falsettos" : Book by William Finn and James Lapine, music/lyrics by William Finn
**"Five Guys Named Moe" : Conceived by Clarke Peters, music/lyrics by various composers
**"Jelly's Last Jam" : Book by George C. Wolfe, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, music by Jelly Roll Morton

;1993: –"Kiss of the Spider Woman" : Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander"'
**"Blood Brothers" : Book, music,/lyrics by Willy Russell
**"The Goodbye Girl" : Book by Neil Simon, lyrics by David Zippel, music by Marvin Hamlisch
**"The Who's Tommy" : Book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, music/lyrics by Pete Townshend

;1994: –"Passion" : Book by James Lapine, music/lyrics by Stephen Sondheim"'
**"A Grand Night for Singing" : Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
**"Beauty and the Beast" : Book by Linda Woolverton, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, music by Alan Menken
**"" : Book/lyrics by Koen van Dijk, music by Ad van Dijk

;1995: –"Sunset Boulevard" : Book by Christopher Hampton and Don Black, lyrics by Don Black, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber"'
**"Smokey Joe's Cafe" : Music/lyrics by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

;1996: –"Rent" : Book, music, and lyrics by Jonathan Larson"'
**"Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk" : Book by Reg E. Gaines; lyrics by Reg E. Gaines, George C. Wolfe, and Ann Duquesnay; music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark, and Ann Duquesnay
**"Chronicle of a Death Foretold" : Book adapted by Graciela Daniele and Jim Lewis, based on the novel by Gabriel García Márquez; music by Bob Telson
**"Swinging on a Star" : Book by Michael Leeds, lyrics by Johnny Burke, music by various composers

;1997: –"Titanic" : Book by Peter Stone, music/lyrics by Maury Yeston"'
**"Juan Darien" : Book by Elliot Goldenthal and Julie Taymor, lyrics by Elliot Goldenthal, music by Elliot Goldenthal
**"Steel Pier" : Book by David Thompson, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander
**"The Life" : Book by Cy Coleman, David Newman, and Ira Gasman; lyrics by Ira Gasman; music by Cy Coleman

;1998: –"The Lion King" : Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi; lyrics by Tim Rice; music by Elton John; additional music/lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor, and Hans Zimmer"'
**"Side Show" : Book/lyrics by Bill Russell, music by Henry Kreiger
**"The Scarlet Pimpernel" : Book/lyrics by Nan Knighton, music by Frank Wildhorn
**"Ragtime" : Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty

;1999: –"Fosse" : Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking, music/lyrics by various composers"'
**"The Civil War" : Book by Gregory Boyd and Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn
**"It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues" : Book by Charles Bevel, Lita Gaithers, Randal Myler, Ron Taylor, and Dan Wheetman; music/lyrics by various composers
**"Parade" : Book by Alfred Uhry, music/lyrics by Jason Robert Brown

2000s

;2000: –"Contact" : Conceived by Susan Stroman and John Weidman, book by John Weidman, music/lyrics by various composers"'
**"James Joyce's The Dead" : Book by Richard Nelson, music by Shaun Davey, lyrics by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey
**"Swing!" : Conceived by Paul Kelley, music/lyrics by various composers
**"The Wild Party" : Book by Michael John LaChiusa and George C. Wolfe, music/lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa

;2001: –"The Producers" : Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music/lyrics by Mel Brooks"'
**"A Class Act" : Book by Linda Kline and Lonny Price, music/lyrics by Edward Kleban
**"The Full Monty" : Book by Terrence McNally, music/lyrics by David Yazbek
**"Jane Eyre" : Book by John Caird, lyrics by John Caird and Paul Gordon, music by Paul Gordon

;2002: –"Thoroughly Modern Millie" : Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, new lyrics by Dick Scanlan, new music by Jeanine Tesori"'
**"Mamma Mia!" : Book by Catherine Johnson, music/lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
**"" : Book by John Guare, lyrics by Craig Carnelia, music by Marvin Hamlisch
**"Urinetown The Musical" : Book by Greg Kotis, lyrics by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollman, music by Mark Hollman

;2003: –"Hairspray" : Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman"'
**"Amour" : Book/original French lyrics by Didier Van Cauwelaert, book adaptation and English lyrics by Jeremy Sams; music by Michel Legrand
**"A Year with Frog and Toad" : Book/lyrics by Willie Reale, music by Robert Reale
**"Movin' Out" : Conceived by Twyla Tharp, music/lyrics by Billy Joel

;2004: –"Avenue Q" : Book by Jeff Whitty, music/lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx"'
**"The Boy from Oz" : Book by Martin Sherman (original book by Nick Enright), music/lyrics by Peter Allen
**"Caroline, or Change" : Book/lyrics by Tony Kushner, music by Jeanine Tesori
**"Wicked" : Book by Winnie Holzman, music/lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

;2005: –"Monty Python's Spamalot" : Book by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, lyrics by Eric Idle based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail"'
**"The Light in the Piazza" : Book by Craig Lucas, music/lyrics by Adam Guettel"'
**"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" : Book by Jeffrey Lane, music/lyrics by David Yazbek"'
**"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" : Book by Rachel Sheinkin, music/lyrics by William Finn

;2006: –"Jersey Boys" : Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Ellice, music and lyrics by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe"'
**"The Color Purple" : Book by Marsha Norman, music/lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray
**"The Drowsy Chaperone" : Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar, music/lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
**"The Wedding Singer" : Book by Tim Herlihy and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin

;2007: –"Spring Awakening" : Book by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater
**"Curtains" : Book by Rupert Holmes, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
**"Grey Gardens" : Book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie
**"Mary Poppins" : Book by Julian Fellowes, music and lyrics by Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman, George Stiles, and Anthony Drewe

;2008: –"In the Heights":Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, Music and Lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda
**"Cry-Baby":Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, Lyrics by David Javerbaum, Music by Adam Schlesinger
**"Passing Strange" : Book and Lyrics by Stew, Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald
**"Xanadu" : Book by Douglas Carter Beane, Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar

ee also

*List of Tony Award and Olivier Award winning musicals

Records

*"Passion" is the shortest running winner, with 280 performances;
*"Phantom of the Opera" is the longest currently running, with 8571 performances as of June 12 September 7, 2008;
*"Cats" is the longest running winner that has closed, with 7485 performances.

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