The team for 'Hadestown' celebrates their multiple Tony wins including Best Musical on stage during the 73rd Annual Tony Awards. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
Winning a Tony Award not only impacts a show’s Broadway box office, it can help boost its profile on the road.  While theaters across the country plan the majority of their seasons in advance, the Tony Award can help secure a slot in the season for a touring musical or play without brand-name recognition. This has been the case with many of the previous best musical winners, including this year’s “Hadestown” and recent winners, “The Band’s Visit” and “Fun Home.” This season, “Hadestown” had good buzz, strong reviews and robust Broadway grosses — all factors that presenters consider when deciding…

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