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10 Fun Facts About This Year's Tony Nominees

From Kelli O'Hara's six nominations to the 10 British nominees, here are some statistics that you need to know.

Once the Tony Award nominations came out this morning, we pored over the list to see if we could spot any trends among the nominees. We found enough to compile this top-10 list of fun facts. Connect the dots with us below.


British acting nominees this year include (left to right, from top) Matthew Beard, Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy, Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard, Ben Miles, Helen Mirren, Ruth Wilson, Leanne Cope, and Alex Sharp.
(© David Gordon)

10 British performers were nominated for Tonys this year:
Matthew Beard, Carey Mulligan, Bill Nighy (all of Skylight), Nathaniel Parker, Lydia Leonard, Ben Miles (all of Wolf Hall: Parts One & Two), Helen Mirren (The Audience), Ruth Wilson (Constellations), Leanne Cope (An American in Paris), and Alex Sharp (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time).


Tommy Tune is a nine-time Tony Award winner, who adds a special Tony this year to his collection.
(© David Gordon)

9 Tony Awards are already on the mantle of this year's Special Tony Award recipient, Tommy Tune, for his work as a Broadway director, choreographer, and actor.


The musicals An American in Paris, The King and I, Fun Home, On the Twentieth Century, The Visit, Something Rotten!, Gigi, and On the Town all have nominees in the acting categories.
(© Angela Sterling, Paul Kolnik, Joan Marcus, Thom Kaine)

8 musicals are represented in the acting categories this year:
An American in Paris, The King and I, Fun Home, On the Twentieth Century, The Visit, Something Rotten!, Gigi, and On the Town.


Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson on the hit AMC series Mad Men.

7 seasons of TV's Mad Men have been completed by Leading Actress in a Play nominee Elisabeth Moss.


Kelli O'Hara received Tony nominations for her performances in The Light in the Piazza, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Bridges of Madison County, and The King and I.
(© Joan Marcus, Paul Kolnik)

6 career nominations have been achieved by Kelli O'Hara to date, for her performances in The Light in the Piazza, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Bridges of Madison County, and The King and I.


Designers Jane Greenwood, Natasha Katz, Paule Constable, Bunny Christie, and Catherine Zuber are up for Tonys this year.

5 women have been nominated in design categories this year, Paule Constable, Natasha Katz, Catherine Zuber, Jane Greenwood, and Bunny Christie.


Bob Crowley received nominations for his scenic work on An American in Paris and Skylight, as well as his scenic and costume work on The Audience.
(© David Gordon)

4 categories include scenic and costume designer Bob Crowley's name, for his work on An American in Paris, Skylight, and The Audience.


Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, and Emily Skeggs are nominated in the Best Featured Actress in a Musical category for Fun Home.
(© David Gordon)

3 women from Fun Home have been nominated in the Best Featured Actress in a Musical category, Judy Kuhn, Sydney Lucas, and Emily Skeggs.


New York City Ballet Principal Robert Fairchild and London's Royal Ballet member Leanne Cope are nominated in the Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical categories for their performances in An American in Paris.
(© Angela Sterling Photography)

2 ballet dancers were nominated in Leading Actor and Actress in a Musical categories, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope of An American in Paris.


John Cameron Mitchell as Hedwig in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
(© Joan Marcus)

1 Special Tony Award will be presented to John Cameron Mitchell, for his return to Broadway in his musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch.