Asian American Tony Award Winners

Tony Awards

The Tony Award winners are the cream of the crop in New York theatre. Here are the Asian American winners.

  • Asian American Performers Action Coalition, Special Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre, 2022

  • Linda Cho, Best Costume Design of a Musical for A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder, 2014

  • Kai Harada, Best Sound Design for a Musical, The Band’s Visit, 2018
  • David Henry Hwang, Best Play, M. Butterfly, 1988
  • Yasuhiro Kawana, Producer, Best Musical, Kinky Boots, 2013
  • Willa Kim, Best Costume Design, The Will Rogers Follies, 1991
    Best Costume Design, Sophisticated Ladies, 1981
  • Ming Cho Lee, Best Scenic Design, K2, 1983
    Special Award for Lifetime Achievement, 2013
  • Mimi Lien, Best Scenic Design of a Musical, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet Of 1812, 2017
  • Robert Lopez , Best Original Score, Avenue Q, 2004
    Best Original Score Written for the Theatre, Book of Mormon, 2011
    Best Book of a Musical, Book of Mormon, 2011
  • Ruthie Ann Miles, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical, The King and I, 2015
  • Raymond Poliquit, Producer, Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, 2017
  • Clint Ramos, Best Costume Design in a Play, Eclipsed, 2016.
  • Lea Salonga, Best Actress in a Musical, Miss Saigon, 1991
  • Jhett Tolentino, Producer, Best Musical, A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder, 2014
    Producer, Best Revival of a Play, A Raisin in the Sun, 2014
    Producer, Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, 2013
  • B. D. Wong, Best Featured Actor in a Play, M. Butterfly, 1988
  • Baayork Lee, Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award, 2017