Tony Award for Best Musical

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The Tony Award for Best Musical is given annually to the best new Broadway musical, as determined by Tony Award voters.wikipedia
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It won the first Tony Award for Best Musical.

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Kiss Me, Kate

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In 1949, it won the first Tony Award for Best Musical.

The King and I

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The musical was an immediate hit, winning Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Actress (for Lawrence) and Best Featured Actor (for Brynner).

Tony Award

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The Tony Award for Best Musical is given annually to the best new Broadway musical, as determined by Tony Award voters.
Statistical analysis may support this argument; productions that are nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical (which are usually the productions that stage performances at the award show) have a longer run than non-nominated productions.

The Pajama Game

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The original production, produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince, won a Tony Award for Best Musical.

Jerry Bock

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He received the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama with Sheldon Harnick for their 1959 musical Fiorello! and the Tony Award for Best Composer and Lyricist for the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof with Sheldon Harnick.

1776 (musical)

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The production was nominated for five Tony Awards and won three, including the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Once Upon a Mattress

The musical received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical as well as a Best Leading Actress nomination for Carol Burnett.

Stephen Sondheim

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With a run of 280 performances, Passion was the shortest-running show to win a Tony Award for Best Musical.

The Wiz

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The 1975 Broadway production won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Kismet (musical)

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The musical caught the popular attention and ran for a successful 583 performances, winning the 1954 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Hallelujah, Baby!

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It won the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Elizabeth Swados

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Swados received Tony Award nominations for Best Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Choreography.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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It won the Tony Award for Best Musical and Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

Zorba (musical)

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It was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical in a season that included Hair, Promises, Promises and 1776.

Hair (musical)

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At the 1969 Tonys, Hair was nominated for Best Musical and Best Director but lost out to 1776 in both categories.

Fred Ebb

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The original Broadway production opened on November 20, 1966 and won eight of the 11 Tony Awards for which it was nominated, including Best Musical and Best Score.

Jerry Ross (composer)

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The show won the 1955 Tony Award for Best Musical as well as the Donaldson Award and the Variety Drama Critics Award.

Evita (musical)

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Its success led to productions in London's West End in 1978, winning the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical, and on Broadway a year later, where it was the first British musical to receive the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Redhead (musical)

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The show won the Tony Award for Best Musical.

Raisin (musical)

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The musical was nominated for nine Tony Awards, winning two, including Best Musical, and the Broadway production ran for 847 performances.

A Little Night Music

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It won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and the Tony Award for Best Musical.