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Broadway’s Stephanie Hsu, Brian Tyree Henry among 2023 Oscar nominees

Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams announced the nominees for the 95th annual Academy Awards on Jan. 24. Among those recognized with nominations were a number of Broadway stars.

(L-R): Stephanie Hsu and Brian Tyree Henry (Photo credit: Steve Granitz/Getty and Michael Rowe/Getty)

Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams announced the nominees for the 95th annual Academy Awards on Jan. 24. Among those recognized with nominations were a number of Broadway stars.

Angela Bassett, who recently won the Golden Globe for her performance in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” was nominated for Actress in a Supporting Role. This marks the first time an actress from the Marvel universe has been nominated for an Oscar. Bassett has appeared on Broadway in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” and “The Mountaintop.” Stephanie Hsu, best known on Broadway for featured roles in “Be More Chill” and “SpongeBob SquarePants,” earned a nomination in the same category for her turn in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”

Brian Tyree Henry earned a nod as Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in “Causeway,” which, notably, was directed by Broadway’s Lila Neugebauer. Henry last appeared on Broadway in “Lobby Hero,” for which he earned a Tony Award nomination, and originated the role of the General in “The Book of Mormon.” Two-time Tony winner Judd Hirsch is also nominated here for his performance in “The Fabelmans.” With 10 Broadway credits to his name, Hirsch last appeared on the Main Stem in “Sixteen Wounded.”

The category for Original Screenplay includes a rematch between five-time Tony nominee Martin McDonagh for “The Banshees of Inisherin” and Steven Spielberg and Tony winner Tony Kushner for “The Fabelmans.” The two parties faced off earlier this year at the Golden Globes, where McDonagh walked away with the trophy for his screenplay. McDonagh and Spielberg were also nominated in the Achievement in Directing category for their respective films. Both movies were also nominated in the Best Picture category.

David Byrne earned a nomination for Music (Original Song) alongside collaborators Ryan Lott  and Mitski for “This Is the Life,” written for “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” Byrne starred on Broadway last year in his “American Utopia” and will return to the Main Stem this summer as songwriter and co-conceiver of “Here Lies Love.” Diane Warren was also nominated for her song “Applause” in the film “Tell It Like a Woman.” A bio-musical about the songwriter is currently in development.

In the Actor in a Leading Role category, Broadway alumnus and Tony nominee Bill Nighy earned a nomination for his performance in “Living.” On the Rialto, Nighy starred in 2015’s “Skylight” as well as 2006’s “The Vertical Hour.”

Tony nominees Cate Blanchett and Michelle Williams were both nominated as Actress in a Leading Role, Blanchett for “Tár” and Williams for “The Fabelmans.” Blanchett starred in the Broadway production of “The Present” and Williams played Sally Bowles in the most recent revival of “Cabaret,” after which she was Tony-nominated for “Blackbird.”

The Oscars’ highest award, Best Picture, not only included names like McDonagh as a producer for “Inisherin” and Kushner for “The Fabelmans,” but the category also recognized producer Baz Luhrmann and team for “Elvis” and producer Frances McDormand and her colleagues for “Women Talking.” Luhrmann is responsible for the film “Moulin Rouge” which inspired the current Tony-winning Broadway musical of the same name. McDormand is a Tony-winning actor who has starred on Broadway four times. McDormand previously won a Best Picture Oscar in 2021 for “Nomadland.”

See below for a full listing of the select categories mentioned above.

Actress in a Supporting Role
Angela Bassett in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
Hong Chau in “The Whale”
Kerry Condon in “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Jamie Lee Curtis in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Stephanie Hsu in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Writing (Original Screenplay)
“The Banshees of Inisherin” (written by Martin McDonagh)
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (written by Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert)
“The Fabelmans” (written by Steven Spielberg & Tony Kushner)
“Tár” (written by Todd Field)
“Triangle of Sadness” (written by Ruben Östlund)

Actor in a Supporting Role
Brendan Gleeson in “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Brian Tyree Henry in “Causeway”
Judd Hirsch in “The Fabelmans”
Barry Keoghan in “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Ke Huy Quan in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Music (Original Song)
“Applause” from “Tell It Like a Woman”; music and lyrics by Diane Warren
“Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”; music and lyrics by Lady Gaga and BloodPop
“Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”; music by Tems, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Ludwig Goransson; lyrics by Tems and Ryan Coogler
“Naatu Naatu” from “RRR”; music by M.M. Keeravaani; lyrics by Chandrabose
“This Is a Life” from “Everything Everywhere All at Once”; music by Ryan Lott, David Byrne and Mitski; lyrics by Ryan Lott and David Byrne

Actor in a Leading Role
Austin Butler in “Elvis”
Colin Farrell in “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Brendan Fraser in “The Whale”
Paul Mescal in “Aftersun”
Bill Nighy in “Living”

Actress in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett in “Tár”
Ana de Armas in “Blonde”
Andrea Riseborough in “To Leslie”
Michelle Williams in “The Fabelmans”
Michelle Yeoh in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

“The Banshees of Inisherin” (Martin McDonagh)
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert)
“The Fabelmans” (Steven Spielberg)
“Tár” (Todd Field)
“Triangle of Sadness” (Ruben Östlund)

Best Picture
“All Quiet on the Western Front” (Malte Grunert, producer)
“Avatar: The Way of Water” (James Cameron and Jon Landau, producers)
“The Banshees of Inisherin” (Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh, producers)
“Elvis” (Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick and Schuyler Weiss, producers)
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang, producers)
“The Fabelmans” (Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner, producers)
“Tár” (Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan and Scott Lambert, producers)
“Top Gun: Maverick” (Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison and Jerry Bruckheimer, producers)
“Triangle of Sadness” (Erik Hemmendorff and Philippe Bober, producers)
“Women Talking” (Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Frances McDormand, producers)

For a full list of nominations visit The 2023 Oscars ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be broadcast on ABC at 5 p.m. ET on March 12.