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Jennifer Hudson Joins The EGOT Club As The 2nd Black Woman To Do So at the 2022 Tony Awards!
Monday, Jun 13, 2022

We are living under Jennifer Hudson’s “Spotlight” as she achieves EGOT status!

An EGOT is an artist who has an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony Award, and after last night’s 75th Annual Tony Awards, J-Hud has ’em all! Snagging a Tony for co-producing Michael R. Jackson‚Äôs A Strange Loop which won for best musical, the Respect star not only joined the elite EGOT club of 16 members but also made history as the second black woman to achieve this honor next to Whoopi Goldberg who was the first!

 

In addition to her Tony win, Hudson has also won¬†a Daytime Emmy for her role as executive producer for¬†Baby Yaga, Grammy awards for her debut album and The Color Purple, and an Oscar for best-supporting actress in Dreamgirls. Tune in to Dish Nation to see what our hosts think of J-Hud’s epic EGOT win!

Here is the full list of the 2022 Tony Award winners!

Best Play

  • Clyde’s,¬†Lynn Nottage
  • Hangmen,¬†Martin McDonagh
  • The Lehman Trilogy,¬†Stefano Massini, Ben Power
  • The Minutes,¬†Tracy Letts
  • Skeleton Crew,¬†Dominique Morisseau

Best Direction of a Play

  • Lileana Blain-Cruz,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Camille A. Brown,¬†for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Sam Mendes,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Neil Pepe,¬†American Buffalo
  • Les Waters,¬†Dana H.

Best Musical

  • Girl From The North Country
  • MJ
  • Mr. Saturday Night
  • Paradise Square
  • SIX: The Musical
  • A Strange Loop

Best Direction of a Musical

  • Stephen Brackett,¬†A Strange Loop
  • Marianne Elliott,¬†Company
  • Conor McPherson,¬†Girl From The North Country
  • Lucy Moss & Jamie Armitage,¬†SIX: The Musical
  • Christopher Wheeldon,¬†MJ

Best Revival of a Play

  • American Buffalo
  • for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • How I Learned to Drive
  • Take Me Out
  • Trouble in Mind

Best Revival of a Musical

  • Caroline, or Change
  • Company
  • The Music Man

Best Book of a Musical

  • Girl From The North Country: Conor McPherson
  • MJ:¬†Lynn Nottage
  • Mr. Saturday Night:¬†Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel
  • Paradise Square:¬†Christina Anderson, Craig Lucas & Larry Kirwan
  • A Strange Loop: Michael R. Jackson

Best Original Score

  • SIX: The Musical: Music and Lyrics: Toby Marlow & Lucy Moss
  • Flying Over Sunset:¬†Music: Tom Kitt Lyrics: Michael Korie
  • Mr. Saturday Night:¬†Music: Jason Robert Brown Lyrics: Amanda Green
  • Paradise Square:¬†Music: Jason Howland Lyrics: Nathan Tysen & Masi Asare
  • A Strange Loop: Music & Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Simon Russell Beale,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Adam Godley,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Adrian Lester,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • David Morse,¬†How I Learned to Drive
  • Sam Rockwell,¬†American Buffalo
  • Ruben Santiago-Hudson,¬†Lackawanna Blues
  • David Threlfall,¬†Hangmen

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

  • Gabby Beans,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth
  • LaChanze,¬†Trouble in Mind
  • Ruth Negga,¬†Macbeth
  • Deirdre O’Connell,¬†Dana H.
  • Mary-Louise Parker,¬†How I Learned to Drive

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Billy Crystal,¬†Mr. Saturday Night
  • Myles Frost,¬†MJ
  • Hugh Jackman,¬†The Music Man
  • Rob McClure,¬†Mrs. Doubtfire
  • Jaquel Spivey,¬†A Strange Loop

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

  • Sharon D Clarke,¬†Caroline, or Change
  • Carmen Cusack,¬†Flying Over Sunset¬†Sutton Foster,¬†The Music Man
  • Joaquina Kalukango,¬†Paradise Square
  • Mare Winningham,¬†Girl From The North Country

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Alfie Allen,¬†Hangmen
  • Chuck Cooper,¬†Trouble in Mind
  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson,¬†Take Me Out
  • Ron Cephas Jones,¬†Clyde’s
  • Michael Oberholtzer,¬†Take Me Out
  • Jesse Williams,¬†Take Me Out

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

  • Uzo Aduba,¬†Clyde’s
  • Rachel Dratch,¬†POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
  • Kenita R. Miller,¬†for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Phylicia Rashad,¬†Skeleton Crew
  • Julie White,¬†POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
  • Kara Young,¬†Clyde’s

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Matt Doyle,¬†Company
  • Sidney DuPont,¬†Paradise Square
  • Jared Grimes,¬†Funny Girl
  • John-Andrew Morrison,¬†A Strange Loop
  • A.J. Shively,¬†Paradise Square

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

  • Jeannette Bayardelle,¬†Girl From The North Country
  • Shoshana Bean,¬†Mr. Saturday Night
  • Jayne Houdyshell,¬†The Music Man
  • L Morgan Lee,¬†A Strange Loop
  • Patti LuPone,¬†Company
  • Jennifer Simard,¬†Company

Best Scenic Design of a Play

  • Beowulf Boritt,¬†POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive
  • Michael Carnahan and Nicholas Hussong,¬†Skeleton Crew
  • Es Devlin,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Anna Fleischle,¬†Hangmen
  • Scott Pask,¬†American Buffalo
  • Adam Rigg,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Scenic Design of a Musical

  • Beowulf Boritt and 59 Productions,¬†Flying Over Sunset
  • Bunny Christie,¬†Company
  • Arnulfo Maldonado,¬†A Strange Loop
  • Derek McLane and Peter Nigrini,¬†MJ
  • Allen Moyer,¬†Paradise Square

Best Costume Design of a Play

  • Montana Levi Blanco,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Sarafina Bush,¬†for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Emilio Sosa,¬†Trouble in Mind
  • Jane Greenwood,¬†Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite
  • Jennifer Moeller,¬†Clyde’s

Best Costume Design of a Musical

  • Fly Davis,¬†Caroline, or Change
  • Toni-Leslie James,¬†Paradise Square
  • William Ivey Long,¬†Diana, The Musical
  • Santo Loquasto,¬†The Music Man
  • Paul Tazewell,¬†MJ
  • Gabriella Slade,¬†SIX: The Musical

Best Lighting Design of a Play

  • Joshua Carr,¬†Hangmen
  • Jiyoun Chang, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Jon Clark,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Jane Cox,¬†Macbeth
  • Yi Zhao,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth

Best Lighting Design of a Musical

  • Neil Austin,¬†Company
  • Tim Deiling,¬†SIX: The Musical
  • Donald Holder,¬†Paradise Square
  • Natasha Katz,¬†MJ
  • Bradley King,¬†Flying Over Sunset
  • Jen Schriever,¬†A Strange Loop

Best Sound Design of a Play

  • Justin Ellington, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Mikhail Fiksel,¬†Dana H.
  • Palmer Hefferan,¬†The Skin of Our Teeth
  • Nick Powell and Dominic Bilkey,¬†The Lehman Trilogy
  • Mikaal Sulaiman,¬†Macbeth

Best Sound Design of a Musical

  • Simon Baker,¬†Girl From The North Country
  • Paul Gatehouse,¬†SIX: The Musical
  • Ian Dickinson for Autograph,¬†Company
  • Drew Levy,¬†A Strange Loop
  • Gareth Owen,¬†MJ

Best Choreography

  • Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
  • Warren Carlyle,¬†The Music Man
  • Carrie-Anne Ingrouille,¬†SIX: The Musical
  • Bill T. Jones,¬†Paradise Square
  • Christopher Wheeldon,¬†MJ

Best Orchestration

  • David Cullen,¬†Company
  • Tom Curran,¬†SIX: The Musical
  • Simon Hale,¬†Girl From The North Country
  • Jason Michael Webb and David Holcenberg,¬†MJ
  • Charlie Rosen,¬†A Strange Loop
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