Original Play production that received the most Tony Awards
by Tom Stoppard, received seven awards in 2007
Original Musical production that received the most Tony Awards
by Mel Brooks, received 12 awards in 2001
Individual with the most Tony Awards
21 Tonys: including eight for directing, eight for producing, two as producer of the year's Best Musical, and three special Tony Awards.
Composer with the most Tony Awards
8 Tonys: Best Music and Best Lyrics for Company (1971); and Best Score for Follies (1972), A Little Night Music (1973), Sweeney Todd (1979), Into the Woods (1988) and Passion (1994). His eighth honor was a 2008 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
Choreographer with the most Tony Awards
9 Tonys: Choreography: The Pajama Game (1955), Damn Yankees (1956), Redhead (1959), Little Me (1963), Sweet Charity (1966), Pippin (1973), Dancin' (1978), and Big Deal (1986). Direction: Pippin (1973).
One of two performers to be nominated in all four possible performing categories
Boyd Gaines: Best Actor in a Play (Journey's End, 2007); Best Actor in a Musical (She Loves Me, 1994); Best Featured Actor in a Play (The Heidi Chronicles, 1989); and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (Contact, 2000 and Gypsy, 2008); Raul Esparza: Best Featured Actor in a Play (The Homecoming, 2008), Best Actor in a Play (Speed-the-Plow, 2009), Best Actor in a Musical (Company, 2007), Featured Actor in a Musical (Taboo, 2004)
Musical that received 11 nominations but no awards
Chicago lost most awards to A Chorus Line, Steel Pier ironically lost most awards to the revival of Chicago
Director with the most Tony Awards for direction of a Play
5 Tonys: Barefoot in the Park (1964), Luv and The Odd Couple (1965), Plaza Suite (1968), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1972) and The Real Thing (1984)
One of two people to win awards in four different categories
Tune received Tonys as Best Actor in a Musical (My One and Only), Best Featured Actor in a Musical Seesaw), Best Choreography (A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine, My One and Only, Grand Hotel: The Musical, and The Will Rogers Follies), and Best Director of a Musical (Nine, Grand Hotel: The Musical, and The Will Rogers Follies). Fierstein received Tonys as Best Actor and as the author of the Best Play for Torch Song Trilogy; he also won as the author of the Best Book of a Musical (La Cage aux Folles) and Best Actor in a Musical (Hairspray).
Broadway theater that has housed more Tony Awards-winning productions
10 Productions: Guys and Dolls (1951), Damn Yankees (1956), Redhead (1959), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1962), 1776 (1969), Raisin (1974), Nine (1982), Fences (1987), Lost in Yonkers (1991), and In The Heights (2008).
Person with the most Tony wins in performance categories.
Audra is also the only person to win in all four performance categories.
Best Musical with the shortest Broadway run
Person with the most time in between Tony nominations
49 years: There Was a Little Girl (1960), 33 Variations (2009)
The only play to win two Best Revival Tonys
1984, 1999. The original production also won in 1949.
The only one-man show to win Best Play
by Douglas Wright in 2004
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