Lin-Manuel Miranda is honored for his work in "Hamilton" with a Sardi's Caricature at Sardi's on May 24, 2016 in New York City.
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Broadway saw the highest-grossing season in history with ticket sales of $1.37 billion, reported Forbes. A primary driver of that success is the smash success “Hamilton,” a musical about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton.

“Hamilton” earned a record-breaking 16 nominations for this year’s Tony Awards. Learn about the hit musical, lead actor and writer Lin-Manuel Miranda — whose net worth is now about $10 million — and other nominees’ ticket costs and net worths ahead of the Tony Awards on June 12.

‘Hamilton’ Wins 16 Nominations at Tony Awards 2016

Box office tickets to the “Hamilton” musical are sold out through January 2017, reported The Daily Beast. In early May, the average ticket price was $1,200, and Forbes showed some brokers were pushing tickets for up to $7,000, making “Hamilton” the most expensive musical of all time. When the show finishes sopping up money on Broadway, it will tour across the country.

“Hamilton” has 16 Tony nominations. The story’s writer, Lin-Manuel Miranda, starred in the production as Alexander Hamilton and is nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Book of a Musical, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical and Best Original Score Written for the Theatre.

“Hamilton” won a Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album in February 2016. But how will the play do for the Tony Awards 2016? You’ll have to wait until June 12 to see. Until then, check out the competition and the casts’ net worths.

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Tony Awards 2016 Nominees: Ticket Costs and Top Net Worths

Below is a look at the nominees for the 2016 Tony Awards. Nominees are listed in alphabetical order. Ticket costs are from Telecharge.com, Roundabout Theatre Company and Ticketmaster, and are accurate as of June 1, 2016. Net worth data is from CelebrityNetWorth.com.

Best Play Nominees

Best Play Nominee Opening Date Closing Date Ticket Cost
“Eclipsed” March 8 June 19 $49 to $149
“The Father” April 14 June 19 $70 to $150
“The Humans” Feb. 18 July 24 $39 to $145
“King Charles III” Nov. 1 Jan. 31 N/A

Best Musical

Best Musical Nominee Opening Date Closing Date Ticket Cost
“Bright Star” March 24 Oct. 9 $45 to $115
“Hamilton” Aug. 6 N/A Varies
“School of Rock” Dec. 6 Feb. 5 $59 to $165
“Shuffle Along” April 28 Oct. 9 $69 to $169
“Waitress” April 24 N/A $69 to $252

Best Revival of a Play

Best Revival of a Play Nominee Opening Date Closing Date Ticket Cost
“The Crucible” March 31 N/A $42 to $268
“A View from the Bridge” Nov. 12 Feb. 21 N/A
“Blackbird” March 10 June 11 $39 to $145
“Long Day’s Journey Into Night” April 19 June 26 $67 to $152
“Noises Off” Jan. 14 March 13 N/A

Best Revival of a Musical

Best Revival of a Musical Nominee Opening Date Closing Date Ticket Cost
“The Color Purple” Dec. 10 Oct. 2 $75 to $145
“Fiddler on the Roof” Dec. 20 Dec. 31 $35 to $167
“She Loves Me” March 17 July 10 $52 to $157
“Spring Awakening” Sept. 27 Jan. 24 N/A

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Nominee Net Worth Play
Gabriel Byrne net worth $10 million “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
Jeff Daniels net worth $45 million “Blackbird”
Frank Langella net worth $5 million “The Father”
Tim Pigott-Smith net worth Unknown “King Charles III”
Mark Strong net worth $5 million “A View from the Bridge”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Nominee Net Worth Play
Jessica Lange net worth $15 million “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”
Laurie Metcalf net worth $8 million “Misery”
Lupita Nyong’o net worth $500,000 “Eclipsed”
Sophie Okonedo net worth Unknown “The Crucible”
Michelle Williams net worth $16 million “Blackbird”

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Nominee Net Worth Musical
Alex Brightman net worth Unknown “School of Rock”
Danny Burstein net worth Unknown “Fiddler on the Roof”
Zachary Levi net worth $8 million “She Loves Me”
Lin-Manuel Miranda net worth $10 million “Hamilton”
Leslie Odom Jr. net worth Unknown “Hamilton”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Nominee Net Worth Musical
Laura Benanti net worth $1 million “She Loves Me”
Carmen Cusack net worth Unknown “Bright Star”
Cynthia Erivo net worth Unknown “The Color Purple”
Jessie Mueller net worth Unknown “Waitress”
Phillipa Soo net worth Unknown “Hamilton”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Nominee Net Worth Play
Reed Birney net worth Unknown “The Father”
Bill Camp net worth Unknown “The Crucible”
David Furr net worth Unknown “Noises Off”
Richard Goulding net worth Unknown “King Charles III”
Michael Shannon net worth $6 million “Long Day’s Journey Into Night”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Nominee Net Worth Play
Pascale Armand net worth Unknown “Eclipsed”
Megan Hilty net worth $2 million “Noises Off”
Jayne Houdyshell net worth Unknown “The Father”
Andrea Martin net worth $1 million “Noises Off”
Saycon Sengbloh net worth Unknown “Eclipsed”

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Nominee Net Worth Musical
Daveed Diggs net worth Unknown “Hamilton”
Brandon Victor Dixon net worth Unknown “Shuffle Along”
Christopher Fitzgerald net worth Unknown “Waitress”
Jonathan Groff net worth $3 million “Hamilton”
Christopher Fitzgerald net worth Unknown “Waitress”

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Nominee Net Worth Musical
Danielle Brooks net worth $1 million “The Color Purple”
Renée Elise Goldsberry net worth Unknown “Hamilton”
Jane Krakowski Phillipa Soonet worth $12 million “She Loves Me”
Jennifer Simard net worth Unknown “Disaster!”
Adrienne Warren net worth Unknown “Shuffle Along”

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