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    NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Actor, composer Lin-Manuel Miranda performs on stage during "Hamilton" GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City.

    The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" may have made the big headlines Tuesday with a record 16 nominations for the 2016 Tony Awards, but several other plays took home multiple nods.

    See a selected list of nominees below. 

    Best Musical: "Bright Star"; "Hamilton"; "School of Rock_The Musical"; "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed"; "Waitress"

    Best Play: "Eclipsed" by Danai Gurira; "The Father" by Florian Zeller; "The Humans" by Stephan Karan; "King Charles III" by Mike Bartlett

    Best Book of a Musical: "Bright Star" by Steve Martin; "Hamilton" by Lin-Manuel Miranda; "School of Rock_The Musical" by Julian Fellowes; "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed" by George C. Wolfe

    Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theater: "Bright Star" with music by Steve Martin and music and lyrics by Edie Brickell; "Hamilton" with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda; "School of Rock_The Musical" with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Glenn Slater; "Waitress" with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles

    Best Revival of a Play: "Arthur Miller's The Crucible"; "Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge"; "Blackbird"; "Long Day's Journey Into Night"; "Noises Off"

    Best Revival of a Musical: "The Color Purple"; "Fiddler on the Roof": "She Loves Me"; "Spring Awakening"

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play: Gabriel Byrne, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"; Jeff Daniels, "Blackbird"; Frank Langella, "The Father"; Tim Pigott-Smith, "King Charles III"; Mark Strong, "Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge"

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play: Jessica Lange, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"; Laurie Metcalf, "Misery"; Lupita Nyong'o, "Eclipsed"; Sophie Okonedo, "Arthur Miller's The Crucible"; Michelle Williams, "Blackbird"

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Alex Brightman, "School of Rock_The Musical"; Danny Burstein, "Fiddler on the Roof"; Zachary Levi, "She Loves Me"; Lin-Manuel Miranda, "Hamilton"; Leslie Odom Jr., "Hamilton"

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical: Laura Benanti, "She Loves Me"; Carmen Cusack, "Bright Star"; Cynthia Erivo, "The Color Purple"; Jessie Mueller, "Waitress"; Phillipa Soo, "Hamilton"

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play: Reed Birney, "The Humans"; Bill Camp, "Arthur Miller's The Crucible"; David Furr, "Noises Off"; Richard Goulding, "King Charles III"; Michael Shannon, "Long Day's Journey Into Night"

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Pascale Armand, "Eclipsed"; Megan Hilty, "Noises Off"; Jayne Houdyshell, "The Humans"; Andrea Martin, "Noises Off"; Saycon Sengbloh, "Eclipsed"

    Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical: Daveed Diggs, "Hamilton"; Brandon Victor Dixon, "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed"; Christopher Fitzgerald, "Waitress"; Jonathan Groff, "Hamilton"; Christopher Jackson, "Hamilton"

    Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical: Danielle Brooks, "The Color Purple"; Renee Elise Goldsberry, "Hamilton"; Jane Krakowski, "She Loves Me"; "Jennifer Simard, "Disaster!"; Adrienne Warren, "Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed"

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