Hamilton

Awards and nominations

Original Off-Broadway production

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2015 Lucille Lortel Awards[78] Outstanding Musical Won
Outstanding Director Thomas Kail Won
Outstanding Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler Won
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Leslie Odom, Jr. Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical Phillipa Soo Won
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Daveed Diggs Won
Brian d'Arcy James Nominated
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Renée Elise Goldsberry Won
Outstanding Costume Design Paul Tazewell Won
Outstanding Lighting Design Howell Binkley Won
Outstanding Sound Design Nevin Steinberg Won
Outer Critics Circle Awards[79] Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Won
Outstanding Book of a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Outstanding New Score Won
Outstanding Director of a Musical Thomas Kail Nominated
Outstanding Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler Nominated
Drama League Awards[80] Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical Nominated
Distinguished Performance Daveed Diggs Nominated
Lin-Manuel Miranda Nominated
Drama Desk Awards[81] Outstanding Musical Won
Outstanding Actor in a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda Nominated
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Leslie Odom, Jr. Nominated
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Renée Elise Goldsberry Won
Outstanding Director of a Musical Thomas Kail Won
Outstanding Music Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Outstanding Lyrics Won
Outstanding Book of a Musical Won
Outstanding Orchestrations Alex Lacamoire Nominated
Outstanding Set Design David Korins Nominated
Outstanding Costume Design Paul Tazewell Nominated
Outstanding Lighting Design Howell Binkley Nominated
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical Nevin Steinberg Won
Special Award ‡ Andy Blankenbuehler Won
New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards[82] Best Musical Won
Off Broadway Alliance Awards[83] Best New Musical Won
Theatre World Awards[84] Outstanding Debut Performance Daveed Diggs Won
Clarence Derwent Awards[85] Most Promising Female Performer Phillipa Soo Won
Obie Awards[86] Best New American Theatre Work Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler, Alex Lacamoire Won
Edgerton Foundation New American Play Awards[87] Won

‡ Blankenbuehler received a Special Drama Desk Award for "his inspired and heart-stopping choreography in Hamilton, which is indispensible [sic] to the musical's storytelling. His body of work is versatile, yet a dynamic and fluid style is consistently evident. When it's time to 'take his shot,' Blankenbuehler hits the bull's-eye."[81]

Original Broadway production

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2016 Tony Awards[88][89] Best Musical Won
Best Book of a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Best Original Score Won
Best Actor in a Musical Nominated
Leslie Odom, Jr. Won
Best Actress in a Musical Phillipa Soo Nominated
Best Featured Actor in a Musical Daveed Diggs Won
Jonathan Groff Nominated
Christopher Jackson Nominated
Best Featured Actress in a Musical Renée Elise Goldsberry Won
Best Scenic Design of a Musical David Korins Nominated
Best Costume Design of a Musical Paul Tazewell Won
Best Lighting Design of a Musical Howell Binkley Won
Best Direction of a Musical Thomas Kail Won
Best Choreography Andy Blankenbuehler Won
Best Orchestrations Alex Lacamoire Won
Drama League Awards[90] Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical Won
Distinguished Performance Daveed Diggs Nominated
Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Pulitzer Prize Drama Won
Grammy Awards[36] Best Musical Theater Album Daveed Diggs, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Christopher Jackson, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom, Jr., Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos & Phillipa Soo (principal soloists); Alex Lacamoire, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bill Sherman, Ahmir Thompson & Tariq Trotter (producers); Lin-Manuel Miranda (composer & lyricist) Won
Fred and Adele Astaire Awards[91] Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway Show Nominated
Best Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler Won
Best Male Dancer Daveed Diggs Nominated
NAACP Image Awards[92] Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration Original Broadway Cast Nominated
Dramatists Guild of America Awards[93] Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Edward M. Kennedy Prize[94] Drama Inspired by American History Won
Broadway.com Audience Awards Favorite New Musical Won
Favorite Leading Actor in a Musical Lin-Manuel Miranda Won
Leslie Odom Jr. Nominated
Favorite Leading Actress in a Musical Phillipa Soo Won
Favorite Breakthrough Performance (female) Won
Jasmine Cephas Jones Nominated
Favorite Featured Actress in a Musical Nominated
Renee Elise Goldsberry Won
Favorite Featured Actor in a Musical Daveed Diggs Nominated
Christopher Jackson Nominated
Anthony Ramos Nominated
Jonathan Groff Won
Favorite Diva Performance Won
Favorite Funny Performance Won
Daveed Diggs Nominated
Favorite Breakthrough Performance Won
Anthony Ramos Nominated
Okieriete Onaodowan Nominated
Favorite Onstage Pair Lin-Manuel Miranda & Leslie Odom Jr. Won
Lin-Manuel Miranda & Phillipa Soo Nominated
Favorite Replacement (Male) Andrew Rannells Nominated
Rory O'Malley Nominated
Favorite New Song "Alexander Hamilton" Nominated
"My Shot" Nominated
"The Schuyler Sisters" Nominated
"Satisfied" Won
"The Room Where It Happens" Nominated

Accolades

Publication Accolade Rank
Billboard 25 Best Albums of 2015[95] 2
Rolling Stone 50 Best Albums of 2015[96] 8

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