| Tony Award for |
Best Lighting Design in a Musical
|Awarded for||Best Lighting Design in a Musical|
|Location||United States New York City|
|Presented by||American Theatre Wing The Broadway League|
|Currently held by||Bradley King for Hadestown (2019)|
Tony Award for Best Lighting Design in a Musical is an award for outstanding Lighting design of a musical. The award was first presented in 2005 after the category of Best Lighting Design was divided into Lighting Design in a Play and Lighting Design in a Musical with each genre receiving its own award.
59th Tony Awards
|Christopher Akerlind||The Light in the Piazza|
|Mark Henderson||Chitty Chitty Bang Bang|
|Kenneth Posner||Dirty Rotten Scoundrels|
|Hugh Vanstone||Monty Python's Spamalot|
60th Tony Awards
|Howell Binkley||Jersey Boys|
|Ken Billington and Brian Monahan||The Drowsy Chaperone|
|Brian MacDevitt||The Color Purple|
61st Tony Awards
|Kevin Adams||Spring Awakening|
|Christopher Akerlind||110 in the Shade|
|Howard Harrison||Mary Poppins|
|Peter Kaczorowski||Grey Gardens|
62nd Tony Awards
|Donald Holder||South Pacific|
|Ken Billington||Sunday in the Park with George|
|Howell Binkley||In the Heights|
|Natasha Katz||The Little Mermaid|
63rd Tony Awards
|Rick Fisher||Billy Elliot the Musical|
|Next to Normal|
|Howell Binkley||West Side Story|
64th Tony Awards
|Kevin Adams||American Idiot|
|Nick Richings||La Cage aux Folles|
65th Tony Awards
|Brian MacDevitt||The Book of Mormon|
|Ken Billington||The Scottsboro Boys|
|Howell Binkley||How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying|
|Peter Kaczorowski||Anything Goes|
66th Tony Awards
|Christopher Akerlind||Porgy and Bess|
|Hugh Vanstone||Ghost the Musical|
67th Tony Awards
|Hugh Vanstone||Matilda the Musical|
|Kenneth Posner||Kinky Boots|
|Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella|
68th Tony Awards
|Kevin Adams||Hedwig and the Angry Inch|
|Christopher Akerlind||Rocky the Musical|
|Howell Binkley||After Midnight|
|Donald Holder||The Bridges of Madison County|
69th Tony Awards
|Natasha Katz||An American in Paris|
|Donald Holder||The King and I|
|Ben Stanton||Fun Home|
|Japhy Weideman||The Visit|
70th Tony Awards
|Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher||Shuffle Along|
|Ben Stanton||Spring Awakening|
|Justin Townsend||American Psycho|
71st Tony Awards
|Bradley King||Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812|
|Howell Binkley||Come from Away|
|Natasha Katz||Hello, Dolly!|
|Japhy Weideman||Dear Evan Hansen|
72nd Tony Awards
|Tyler Micoleau||The Band's Visit|
|Kevin Adams||SpongeBob SquarePants|
|Peggy Eisenhauer and Jules Fisher||Once on This Island|
|Donald Holder||My Fair Lady|
73rd Tony Awards
|Kevin Adams||The Cher Show|
|Howell Binkley||Ain’t Too Proud|
|Peter Mumford||King Kong|
|Kenneth Posner and Peter Nigrini||Beetlejuice|
74th Tony Awards
|Bruno Poet||Tina - The Tina Turner Musical|
|Justin Townsend||Jagged Little Pill|
|Moulin Rouge! The Musical|
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