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1949 Best Musical

Kiss Me, Kate – Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Samuel and Bella Spewack. Based on the play The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare.

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1950 Best Musical

South Pacific – Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan. Based on the book Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener.

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1951 Best Musical

Guys and Dolls – Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser, book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. Based on the stories "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure" by Damon Runyon.

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1952 Best Musical

The King and I – Music by Richard Rodgers, book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Based on the novel Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon.

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1953 Best Musical

Wonderful Town – Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, book by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov. Based on the book My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney and the play by Fields and Chodorov.

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1954 Best Musical

Kismet – Music by Alexander Borodin, adapted and with lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, book by Charles Lederer and Luther Davis. Based on the play of the same title by Edward Knoblock.

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1955 Best Musical

The Pajama Game – Music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Based on the novel 7½ Cents by Bissell.

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1956 Best Musical

Damn Yankees – Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop, music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Wallop.

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1957 Best Musical

My Fair Lady – Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe. Based on the play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw.

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1958 Best Musical

Book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson.

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1959 Best Musical

Redhead – Book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, Sidney Sheldon and David Shaw, music by Albert Hague, lyrics by Dorothy Fields.

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1960 Best Musical

The Sound of Music – Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers. Based on the memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp;
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Fiorello! – Book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, music by Jerry Bock. Based on the life of New York City mayor Fiorello La Guardia.

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1961 Best Musical

Bye Bye Birdie – Book by Michael Stewart, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams.

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1962 Best Musical

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – Book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Based on the book of the same title by Shepherd Mead.

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1963 Best Musical

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum – Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the farces of Plautus.

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1964 Best Musical

Hello, Dolly! – Book by Michael Stewart, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder.

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1965 Best Musical

Fiddler on the Roof – Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Based on the Tevye stories by Scholem Aleichem.

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1966 Best Musical

Man of La Mancha – Book by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion. Based on the teleplay I, Don Quixote by Dale Wasserman, which is based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.

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1967 Best Musical

Cabaret – Book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. Based on the play I Am a Camera by John Van Druten.

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1968 Best Musical

Hallelujah, Baby! - Book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

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1969 Best Musical

1776 – Book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards

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1970 Best Musical

Applause – Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Lee Adams. Based on the film All About Eve.

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1971 Best Musical

Company – Book by George Furth, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

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1972 Best Musical

Two Gentlemen of Verona – Music by Galt MacDermot, lyrics by John Guare. Based on the play The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare.

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1973 Best Musical

A Little Night Music – Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the Swedish film Smiles of a Summer Night.

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1974 Best Musical

Raisin – Book by Robert Nemiroff and Charlotte Zaltzberg, music by Judd Woldin, lyrics by Robert Brittan. Based on the play A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry.

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1975 Best Musical

The Wiz – Book by William F. Brown, music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls. Based on the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

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1976 Best Musical

A Chorus Line – Book by James Kirkwood, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban.

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1977 Best Musical

Annie – Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin. Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie by Harold Gray

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1978 Best Musical

Ain't Misbehavin' – Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller.

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1979 Best Musical

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – Book by Hugh Wheeler, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the play of the same title by Christopher Bond, which is based on the story The String of Pearls.

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1980 Best Musical

Evita – Book and lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the life of Eva Perón.

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1981 Best Musical

42nd Street – Book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Al Dubin. Based on the film of the same title, which is based on the novel by Bradford Ropes.

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1982 Best Musical

Nine – Book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by Maury Yeston. Based on the Italian film 8½.

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1983 Best Musical

Cats – Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics from the poems of T. S. Eliot with additional lyrics by Trevor Nunn. Based on the collection of poems Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot.

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1984 Best Musical

La Cage aux Folles – Book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the play of the same title by Jean Poiret.

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1985 Best Musical

Big River – Book by William Hauptman, music and lyrics by Roger Miller. Based on the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain.

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1986 Best Musical

The Mystery of Edwin Drood – Book, music and lyrics by Rupert Holmes. Based on the novel The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens.

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1987 Best Musical

Les Misérables – Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. Based on the novel of the same title by Victor Hugo.

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1988 Best Musical

The Phantom of the Opera – Book by Richard Stilgoe and Andrew Lloyd Webber, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Charles Hart. Based on the novel of the same title by Gaston Leroux.

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1989 Best Musical

Jerome Robbins' Broadway – No credited authors, directed by Jerome Robbins.

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1990 Best Musical

City of Angels – Book by Larry Gelbart, lyrics by David Zippel, music by Cy Coleman.

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1991 Best Musical

The Will Rogers Follies – Book by Peter Stone, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Cy Coleman.

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1992 Best Musical

Crazy for You – Book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin. Based on the musical Girl Crazy.

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1993 Best Musical

Kiss of the Spider Woman – Book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander. Based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Puig.

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1994 Best Musical

Passion – Book by James Lapine, music/lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Based on the French film Passione d'Amore.

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1995 Best Musical

Sunset Boulevard – Book by Christopher Hampton and Don Black, lyrics by Don Black, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Based on the film of the same title.

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1996 Best Musical

Rent – Book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Based on the opera La bohème by Giacomo Puccini.

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1997 Best Musical

Titanic – Book by Peter Stone, music/lyrics by Maury Yeston.

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1998 Best Musical

The Lion King – Book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi; lyrics by Tim Rice; music by Elton John; additional music/lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer. Based on the film of the same title.

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1999 Best Musical

Fosse – Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking, music/lyrics by various composers.

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2000 Best Musical

Contact – Conceived by Susan Stroman and John Weidman, book by John Weidman, music/lyrics by various composers.

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2001 Best Musical

The Producers – Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, music/lyrics by Mel Brooks. Based on the film of the same title.

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2002 Best Musical

Thoroughly Modern Millie – Book by Richard Morris and Dick Scanlan, new lyrics by Dick Scanlan, new music by Jeanine Tesori. Based on the film of the same title.

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2003 Best Musical

Hairspray – Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. Based on the film of the same title.

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2004 Best Musical

Avenue Q – Book by Jeff Whitty, music/lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx.

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2005 Best Musical

Monty Python's Spamalot – Book by Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, lyrics by Eric Idle. Based on the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

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2006 Best Musical

Jersey Boys – Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, music and lyrics by Bob Gaudio and Bob Crewe. Based on the lives of The Four Seasons.

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2007 Best Musical

Spring Awakening – Book by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Steven Sater. Based on the play of the same title by Frank Wedekind.

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2008 Best Musical

In the Heights – Book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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2009 Best Musical

Billy Elliot the Musical – Book and lyrics by Lee Hall, music by Elton John. Based on the film Billy Elliot.

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2010 Best Musical

Memphis – Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan.

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2011 Best Musical

The Book of Mormon – Story, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone.

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2012 Best Musical

Once – Book by Enda Walsh, music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Based on the film of the same name.

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2013 Best Musical

Kinky Boots – Book by Harvey Fierstein, music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Based on the film of the same name.

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1948 Best Play

Mister Roberts by Thomas Heggen and Joshua Logan

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1949 Best Play

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

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1950 Best Play

The Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot

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1951 Best Play

The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams

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1952 Best Play

The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog

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1953 Best Play

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

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1954 Best Play

The Teahouse of the August Moon by John Patrick

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1955 Best Play

The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes

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1956 Best Play

The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett

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1957 Best Play

Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill

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1958 Best Play

Sunrise at Campobello by Dore Schary

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1959 Best Play

J.B. by Archibald MacLeish

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1960 Best Play

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

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1961 Best Play

Becket by Jean Anouilh

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1962 Best Play

A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt

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1963 Best Play

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee

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1964 Best Play

Luther by John Osborne

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1965 Best Play

The Subject Was Roses by Frank D. Gilroy

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1966 Best Play

Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss

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1967 Best Play

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter

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1968 Best Play

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

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1969 Best Play

The Great White Hope by Howard Sackler

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1970 Best Play

Borstal Boy by Frank McMahon

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1971 Best Play

Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer

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1972 Best Play

Sticks and Bones by David Rabe

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1973 Best Play

That Championship Season by Jason Miller

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1974 Best Play

The River Niger by Joseph A. Walker

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1975 Best Play

Equus by Peter Shaffer

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1976 Best Play

Travesties by Tom Stoppard

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1977 Best Play

The Shadow Box by Michael Cristofer

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1978 Best Play

Da by Hugh Leonard

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1979 Best Play

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance

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1980 Best Play

Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff

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1981 Best Play

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer

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1982 Best Play

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar

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1983 Best Play

Torch Song Trilogy by Harvey Fierstein

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1984 Best Play

The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard

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1985 Best Play

Biloxi Blues by Neil Simon

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1986 Best Play

I'm Not Rappaport by Herb Gardner

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1987 Best Play

Fences by August Wilson

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1988 Best Play

M. Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

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1989 Best Play

The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein

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1990 Best Play

The Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati

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1991 Best Play

Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon

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1992 Best Play

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel

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1993 Best Play

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner

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1994 Best Play

Angels in America: Perestroika by Tony Kushner

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1995 Best Play

Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally

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1996 Best Play

Master Class by Terrence McNally

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1997 Best Play

The Last Night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry

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1998 Best Play

'Art' by Yasmina Reza

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1999 Best Play

Side Man by Warren Leight

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2000 Best Play

Copenhagen by Michael Frayn

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2001 Best Play

Proof by David Auburn

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2002 Best Play

The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? by Edward Albee

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2003 Best Play

Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg

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2004 Best Play

I Am My Own Wife by Doug Wright

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2005 Best Play

Doubt by John Patrick Shanley

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2006 Best Play

The History Boys by Alan Bennett

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2007 Best Play

The Coast of Utopia by Tom Stoppard

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2008 Best Play

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

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2009 Best Play

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza

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2010 Best Play

Red by John Logan

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2011 Best Play

War Horse by Nick Stafford

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2012 Best Play

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

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2013 Best Play

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang