Tony Awards 2016: Hamilton Snags Record-Breaking 16 Nominations

Tony Award Nominations 2016

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr are set for another epic duel.

Leslie Odom Jr. (Smash) and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda (House) will compete for the Lead Actor in a Musical trophy at the 2016 Tony Awards for their work in the breakout hit Hamilton, which snagged a record-setting 16 nominations Tuesday. Among those giving the historical re-enactors a run for their money is Chuck alum Zachary Levi, snagging his first-ever nomination for She Loves Me.

Among the other small-screen stars who will compete at the theater awards: Looking‘s Jonathan Groff (Featured Actor in a Musical for Hamilton), The Newsroom‘s Jeff Daniels (Lead Actor in a Play for Blackbird), The Americans‘ Frank Langella (Lead Actor in a Play for The Father), American Horror Story‘s Jessica Lange (Lead Actress in a Play for Long Day’s Journey Into Night), Getting On‘s Laurie Metcalf (Lead Actress in a Play for Misery), Supergirl‘s Laura Benanti (Lead Actress in a Musical for She Loves Me), Boardwalk Empire‘s Michael Shannon (Featured Actor in a Play for Long Day’s Journey Into Night), Smash‘s Megan Hilty (Featured Actress in a Play for Noises Off), Difficult People‘s Andrea Martin (Featured Actress in a Play for Noises Off), The Good Wife‘s Renee Elise Goldsberry (Featured Actress in a Musical for Hamilton), Orange Is the New Black‘s Danielle Brooks (Featured Actress in a Musical for The Color Purple), Anger Management‘s Michael Arden (Best Direction of a Musical for Spring Awakening), Dawson’s Creek‘s Michelle Williams (Lead Actress in a Play for Blackbird) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Jane Krakowski (Featured Actress in a Musical for She Loves Me).

The Late Late Show‘s James Corden will preside over the live theater-awards telecast on Sunday, June 12 on CBS.

For a full list of Tony nominations, head on over to our sister site Variety.

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