Eclipsed Receives Six Tony Nominations

Photo by Lisa Pacino
Photo by Lisa Pacino.

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o poses with Eclipsed executive producers Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, among others at the 2016 Tony Awards Nominations luncheon. The cast and crew of Eclipsed are up for six Tony awards, including Best Play Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play (Lupita Nyong’o), Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play (Pascale Armand and Saycon Sengblok), Best Costume Design of a Play (Clint Ramos) and Best Director of a Play (Liesl Tommy). Playwright Danai Gurira is the only woman writer nominated for Best Play. The 70th Annual Tony Awards are set to take place Sunday, June 12 at the Beacon Theater in New York City. They will be televised on CBS.


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