Awards & Winners

Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Tony Award

The Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical has been presented since 1950. The award was not given at the first three Tony Award ceremonies. Nominees were not announced until 1956.

Check all the winners of Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical presented under Tony Award since 1950 .

Celina Carvajal

Honored for : Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Nominations 2014 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Linda Emond Cabaret
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Adriane Lenox After Midnight
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lauren Worsham A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Anika Larsen Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Celina Carvajal Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Andrea Martin

Honored for : Pippin

Nominations 2013 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Andrea Martin Pippin
Annaleigh Ashford Kinky Boots
Victoria Clark Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Keala Settle Hands on a Hardbody
Lauren Ward Matilda the Musical

Judy Kaye

Honored for : Nice Work If You Can Get It

Nominations 2012 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Elizabeth A. Davis Once
Jayne Houdyshell Follies
Jessie Mueller On a Clear Day You Can See Forever
Judy Kaye Nice Work If You Can Get It
Da'Vine Joy Randolph Ghost The Musical

Nikki M. James

Honored for : The Book of Mormon

Nominations 2011 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tammy Blanchard How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Patti LuPone Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Victoria Clark Sister Act the Musical
Nikki M. James The Book of Mormon
Laura Benanti Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Katie Finneran

Honored for : Promises, Promises

Nominations 2010 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Katie Finneran Promises, Promises
Angela Lansbury A Little Night Music
Karine Plantadit Come Fly Away
Lillias White Fela!
Barbara Cook Sondheim on Sondheim

Karen Olivo

Honored for : West Side Story

Nominations 2009 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Carole Shelley Billy Elliot: The Musical
Jennifer Damiano Next to Normal
Haydn Gwynne Billy Elliot: The Musical
Martha Plimpton Pal Joey
Karen Olivo West Side Story

Laura Benanti

Honored for : Gypsy

Nominations 2008 »

Nominee Nominated Work
De'Adre Aziza Passing Strange
Loretta Ables Sayre South Pacific
Andrea Martin Young Frankenstein
Laura Benanti Gypsy: A Musical Fable
Olga Merediz In the Heights

Mary Louise Wilson

Honored for : Grey Gardens

Nominations 2007 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Mary Louise Wilson Grey Gardens
Orfeh Legally Blonde: The Musical
Karen Ziemba Curtains
Charlotte d'Amboise A Chorus Line
Rebecca Luker Mary Poppins

Beth Leavel

Honored for : The Drowsy Chaperone

Nominations 2006 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Megan Lawrence The Pajama Game
Felicia P. Fields The Color Purple
Beth Leavel The Drowsy Chaperone
Elisabeth Withers The Color Purple
Carolee Carmello Lestat

Sara Ramirez

Honored for : Spamalot

Nominations 2005 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Joanna Gleason Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Celia Keenan-Bolger The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Kelli O'Hara The Light in the Piazza
Jan Maxwell Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Sara Ramirez Spamalot

Anika Noni Rose

Honored for : Caroline, or Change

Nominations 2004 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anika Noni Rose Caroline, or Change
Beth Fowler The Boy from Oz
Isabel Keating The Boy from Oz
Jennifer Westfeldt Wonderful Town
Karen Ziemba Never Gonna Dance

Jane Krakowski

Honored for : Nine

Nominations 2003 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jane Krakowski Nine
Chita Rivera Nine
Mary Stuart Masterson Nine
Tammy Blanchard Gypsy: A Musical Fable
Ashley Tuttle Movin' Out

Harriet Sansom Harris

Honored for : Thoroughly Modern Millie

Nominations 2002 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Harriet Sansom Harris Thoroughly Modern Millie
Andrea Martin Oklahoma!
Judy Kaye Mamma Mia!
Laura Benanti Into the Woods
Spencer Kayden Urinetown

Cady Huffman

Honored for : The Producers

Nominations 2001 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Cady Huffman The Producers
Kate Levering 42nd Street
Mary Testa 42nd Street
Kathleen Freeman The Full Monty
Polly Bergen Follies

Karen Ziemba

Honored for : Contact

Nominations 2000 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Karen Ziemba Contact
Deborah Yates Contact
Ann Hampton Callaway Swing!
Laura Benanti Swing!
Eartha Kitt The Wild Party

Kristin Chenoweth

Honored for : You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Nominations 1999 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Kristin Chenoweth You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Gretha Boston It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues
Mary Testa On the Town
Valarie Pettiford Fosse

Audra McDonald

Honored for : Ragtime

Nominations 1998 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Audra McDonald Ragtime
Anna Kendrick High Society
Mary Louise Wilson Cabaret
Tsidii Le Loka The Lion King

Lillias White

Honored for : The Life

Nominations 1997 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lillias White The Life
Andrea Martin Candide
Debra Monk Steel Pier
Marcia Lewis Chicago

Ann Duquesnay

Honored for : Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk

Nominations 1996 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Ann Duquesnay Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk
Joohee Choi The King and I
Idina Menzel Rent
Veanne Cox Company

Gretha Boston

Honored for : Show Boat

Nominations 1995 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Gretha Boston Show Boat
Brenda Braxton Smokey Joe's Cafe
DeLee Lively Smokey Joe's Cafe
B.J. Crosby Smokey Joe's Cafe

Audra McDonald

Honored for : Carousel

Nominations 1994 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Audra McDonald Carousel
Marcia Lewis Grease
Marin Mazzie Passion
Sally Mayes She Loves Me

Andrea Martin

Honored for : My Favorite Year

Nominations 1993 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Andrea Martin My Favorite Year
Lainie Kazan My Favorite Year
Jan Graveson Blood Brothers
Marcia Mitzman Gaven The Who's Tommy

Tonya Pinkins

Honored for : Jelly's Last Jam

Nominations 1992 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tonya Pinkins Jelly's Last Jam
Barbara Walsh Falsettos
Liz Larsen The Most Happy Fella
Vivian Reed The High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club

Daisy Eagan

Honored for : The Secret Garden

Nominations 1991 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Daisy Eagan The Secret Garden
Alison Fraser The Secret Garden
Cady Huffman Will Rogers Follies
LaChanze Once On This Island

Randy Graff

Honored for : City of Angels

Nominations 1990 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jane Krakowski Grand Hotel
Randy Graff City of Angels
Crista Moore Gypsy
Kathleen Rowe McAllen Aspects of Love

Debbie Shapiro Gravitte

Honored for : Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Nominations 1989 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Debbie Shapiro Gravitte Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Jane Lanier Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Faith Prince Jerome Robbins' Broadway
Julie Wilson Legs Diamond

Judy Kaye

Honored for : The Phantom of the Opera

Nominations 1988 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Judy Kaye The Phantom of the Opera
Alyson Reed Cabaret
Regina Resnik Cabaret
Leleti Khumalo Sarafina!

Frances Ruffelle

Honored for : Les Misérables

Nominations 1987 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Frances Ruffelle Les Misérables
Judy Kuhn Les Misérables
Jane Connell Me and My Girl
Jane Summerhays Me and My Girl

Bebe Neuwirth

Honored for : Sweet Charity

Nominations 1986 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Bebe Neuwirth Sweet Charity
Elisabeth Welch Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood
Jana Schneider The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Patti Cohenour The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Leilani Jones

Honored for : Grind

Nominations 1985 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Leilani Jones Grind
Evalyn Baron Quilters
Lenka Peterson Quilters
Mary Beth Peil The King and I

Lila Kedrova

Honored for : Zorba

Nominations 1984 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lila Kedrova Zorba
Dana Ivey Sunday in the Park with George
Liz Callaway Baby
Martine Allard The Tap Dance Kid

Betty Buckley

Honored for : Cats

Nominations 1983 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Betty Buckley Cats
Christine Andreas On Your Toes
Denny Dillon My One and Only
Karla Burns Show Boat

Liliane Montevecchi

Honored for : Nine

Nominations 1982 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Liliane Montevecchi Nine
Anita Morris Nine
Karen Akers Nine
Laurie Beechman Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Marilyn Cooper

Honored for : Woman of the Year

Nominations 1981 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Marilyn Cooper Woman of the Year
Wanda Richert 42nd Street
Phyllis Hyman Sophisticated Ladies
Lynne Thigpen Tintypes

Priscilla Lopez

Honored for : A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine

Nominations 1980 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Priscilla Lopez A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine
Debbie Allen West Side Story
Josie de Guzman West Side Story
Glenn Close Barnum

Carlin Glynn

Honored for : The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Nominations 1979 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Carlin Glynn The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Joan Ellis The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Maxine Sullivan My Old Friends
Millicent Martin King of Hearts

Nell Carter

Honored for : Ain't Misbehavin'

Nominations 1978 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Nell Carter Ain't Misbehavin'
Charlayne Woodard Ain't Misbehavin'
Ann Reinking Dancin'
Imogene Coca On the Twentieth Century

Delores Hall

Honored for : Your Arms Too Short to Box with God

Nominations 1977 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Delores Hall Your Arms Too Short to Box with God
Ellen Greene The Threepenny Opera
Julia McKenzie Side by Side by Sondheim
Millicent Martin Side by Side by Sondheim

Kelly Bishop

Honored for : A Chorus Line

Nominations 1976 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Kelly Bishop A Chorus Line
Priscilla Lopez A Chorus Line
Patti LuPone The Robber Bridegroom
Virginia Seidel Very Good Eddie

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Honored for : The Wiz

Nominations 1975 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Dee Dee Bridgewater The Wiz
Donna Theodore Shenandoah
Kelly Garrett The Night That Made America Famous
Susan Browning Goodtime Charley
Taina Elg Where's Charley?
Zan Charisse Gypsy

Janie Sell

Honored for : Over Here!

Nominations 1974 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Janie Sell Over Here!
Ernestine Jackson Raisin
Maureen Brennan Candide
June Gable Candide
Leigh Beery Cyrano

Patricia Elliott

Honored for : A Little Night Music

Nominations 1973 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Patricia Elliott A Little Night Music
Hermione Gingold A Little Night Music
Irene Ryan Pippin
Patsy Kelly Irene

Linda Hopkins

Honored for : Inner City

Nominations 1972 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Linda Hopkins Inner City
Adrienne Barbeau Grease
Beatrice Winde Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death
Bernadette Peters On the Town

Patsy Kelly

Honored for : No, No, Nanette

Nominations 1971 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Patsy Kelly No, No, Nanette
Barbara Barrie Company
Pamela Myers Company

Melba Moore

Honored for : Purlie

Nominations 1970 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Melba Moore Purlie
Bonnie Franklin Applause
Penny Fuller Applause
Melissa Hart Georgy

Marian Mercer

Honored for : Promises, Promises

Nominations 1969 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Marian Mercer Promises, Promises
Lorraine Serabian Zorba
Sandy Duncan Canterbury Tales
Virginia Vestoff 1776

Lillian Hayman

Honored for : Hallelujah, Baby!

Nominations 1968 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lillian Hayman Hallelujah, Baby!
Alice Playten Henry, Sweet Henry
Geula Gill The Grand Music Hall of Israel
Julie Gregg The Happy Time

Peg Murray

Honored for : Cabaret

Nominations 1967 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Peg Murray Cabaret
Josephine Premice A Hand is on the Gate
Leland Palmer A Joyful Noise
Susan Watson A Joyful Noise

Bea Arthur

Honored for : Mame

Nominations 1966 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Bea Arthur Mame
Charlotte Rae Pickwick
Helen Gallagher Sweet Charity
Patricia Marand It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman

Maria Karnilova

Honored for : Fiddler on the Roof

Nominations 1965 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Maria Karnilova Fiddler on the Roof
Barbara Windsor Oh! What a Lovely War
Carrie Nye Half a Sixpence
Luba Lisa I Had a Ball

Tessie O'Shea

Honored for : The Girl Who Came to Supper

Nominations 1964 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tessie O'Shea The Girl Who Came to Supper
Julienne Marie Foxy
Kay Medford Funny Girl
Louise Troy High Spirits

Anna Quayle

Honored for : Stop the World - I Want to Get Off

Nominations 1963 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Anna Quayle Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
Louise Troy Tovarich
Ruth Kobart A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Virginia Martin Little Me

Phyllis Newman

Honored for : Subways Are For Sleeping

Nominations 1962 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Phyllis Newman Subways Are For Sleeping
Barbara Harris From The Second City
Barbra Streisand I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Elizabeth Allen The Gay Life

Tammy Grimes

Honored for : The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Nominations 1961 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Tammy Grimes The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Chita Rivera Bye Bye Birdie
Nancy Dussault Do Re Mi

Patricia Neway

Honored for : The Sound of Music

Nominations 1960 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Patricia Neway The Sound of Music
Lauri Peters The Sound of Music
Lauri Peters' 1960 Tony Award nomination also includes the rest of the performers who played the Von Trapp children. (If she had won, the other Von Trapp children would have as well).
Pert Kelton Greenwillow
Sandra Church Gypsy

Pat Stanley

Honored for : Goldilocks

Nominations 1959 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Pat Stanley Goldilocks
Julienne Marie Whoop-Up

Barbara Cook

Honored for : The Music Man

Nominations 1958 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Barbara Cook The Music Man
Carol Lawrence West Side Story
Josephine Premice Jamaica
Jackie McKeever Oh, Captain!
Susan Johnson Oh, Captain!

Edie Adams

Honored for : Li'l Abner

Nominations 1957 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Edie Adams Li'l Abner
Irra Petina Candide
Jo Sullivan Loesser The Most Happy Fella
Virginia Gibson Happy Hunting

Lotte Lenya

Honored for : The Threepenny Opera

Nominations 1956 »

Nominee Nominated Work
Lotte Lenya The Threepenny Opera
Judy Tyler Pipe Dream
Pat Carroll Catch a Star
Rae Allen Damn Yankees

Carol Haney

Honored for : The Pajama Game

Gwen Verdon

Honored for : Can-Can

Sheila Bond

Honored for : Wish You Were Here

Helen Gallagher

Honored for : Pal Joey

Isabel Bigley

Honored for : Guys and Dolls

Juanita Hall

Honored for : South Pacific