The Who’s Tommy, David Byrne and More Earn Tony Nominations

The 2024 Tony Award nominations were announced today (April 30), and rock luminaries are up for awards.

The Who’s Tommy and Talking Heads front man David Byrne and Fatboy Slim earned nominations. Byrne and Fatboy Slim earned a nomination in the category of Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for Here Lies Love, about the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines. Also nominated in that category is former Arcade Fire member Will Butler for the Stereophonic. The Who’s Tommy is nominated in the Best Revival of a Musical category. The first run earned five Tony Awards, including Best Original Score for The Who’s Pete Townshend.

The Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will air live on CBS on Sunday, June 16, at 8 p.m. ET and stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

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