Just like Oscar nomination day means everything to filmmakers, the Tony nominations are what playwrights and performers get excited about. This year, Broadway newbie, Frozen is among those nominees. After a successful preview run in Denver and on Broadway, the live stage production of the wildly popular 2013 animated movie, has put smiles on audiences’ faces and touched their hearts. This morning, the nominees for the 2018 Tony awards were announced with Frozen receiving nominations in three categories: Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical. Here’s the full list of of nominees for these categories.
The Band’s Visit
SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical
Best Original Score
Angels in America, Adrian Sutton
The Band’s Visit, David Yazbek
Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Mean Girls, Jeff Richmond and Nell Benjamin
Best Book of a Musical
Frozen, Jennifer Lee
Mean Girls, Tina Fey
SpongeBob SquarePants, Kyle Jarrow
The Band’s Visit, Itamar Moses
Frozen officially opened on Broadway on March 23rd. The musical score was written by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez who also wrote the music for the movie. Frozen stars Caissie Levy as Elsa, Patti Murin as Anna, Jelani Alladin as Kristoff, Greg Hildreth as Olaf, John Riddle as Hans, Robert Creighton as Weselton, Kevin Del Aguila as Oaken, Timothy Hughes as Pabbie, and Andrew Pirozzi as Sven.
Tune in to The 2018 Tony Awards on June 10th to see if Frozen will be victorious in all of their nominated categories. The Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS from Radio City Music Hall with Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban co-hosting. For a list of all of the 2018 Tony Award Nominees, visit Playbill.com.
More Frozen news:
- Disney has announced the Original Broadway Cast Recording will be available on Digital on Friday, May 11th and as a physical copy on Friday, June 8th.
- Can’t wait for the Cast Recording? Listen to “True Love,” “Dangerous to Dream,” and “Monster” now.
- Frozen actress Patti Murin recently shared with fans her struggles with anxiety after missing a performance.
- The show set a house record for it’s official opening week beating out 2004’s The Producers.
Frozen is currently playing at the St. James Theatre in New York.