Cate Blanchett has a chance to add a Tony Award to a trophy cabinet that already contains two Oscars, three BAFTAs and three Golden Globes. Read below for a few key observations.
The Tony Awards will be hosted by Kevin Spacey in NY on June 11.
All of the playwrights and book writers nominated for Best Play and Best Book of a Musical, respectively, are making their Broadway debuts.
Another big theatre nominee is "Hello, Dolly!' with ten nominations including for Best Revival of a Musical, Best Leading Actress in a Musical (Bette Midler) and Best Leading Actor in a Musical (David Hyde Pierce)". Young Mr. Platt is also a top contender in winning the coveted Tony Award in the Best Actor in a Musical category.
Throughout its pre-Broadway runs in the USA and Canada, as well as following its debut in NY, the musical has generally been praised as feel-good true story about our capacity for kindness and compassion during a dark time - and touted by many a critic as a timely balm for the current divisive American political and social landscape. The ceremony will air on CBS. This year, her show got eight nominations in all.
The Tony nominations were announced at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning in a live webcast on the tonyawards.com website.
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play: Johanna Day, "Sweat"; Jayne Houdyshell, "A Doll's House, Part 2"; Cynthia Nixon, "Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes"; Condola Rashad, "A Doll's House, Part 2"; Michelle Wilson, "Sweat".
Tresnjak won a Tony for the previous Hartford Stage to Broadway transfer, "A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder", but was not nominated Tuesday for "Anastasia".
Previous year smash-hit, hip-hop musical "Hamilton" won 11 awards after scooping a record 16 nominations.
Bartlett Sher is up for best director for Oslo, which is also nominated for best play.
DeVito earned a nomination for his Broadway debut in a revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price," about an embittered New York City police officer who feels that life has passed him by while he took care of his now-dead father.
He is the 10th person nominated for adapting a screenplay into a stage musical after Linda Woolverton ("Beauty and the Beast"), Irene Mecchi ("The Lion King"), Dean Pitchford ("Footloose"), Mel Brooks ("The Producers"), Richard Morris ("Thoroughly Modern Millie"), Eric Idle ("Monty Python's Spamalot"), Tim Herlihy ("The Wedding Singer"), Lee Hall ("Billy Elliot"), and Woody Allen ("Bullets Over Broadway"). A number of productions-Paramour, In Transit, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Cherry Orchard, Significant Other, and Oh, Hello-ended their runs prior to the nominations announcement. Left out of the nominations entirely this season were an unlucky 13 shows: The playsSignificant Other, The Encounter, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Cherry Orchard and Oh, Hello, though The Encounter is receiving a Special Tony for sound design; and the musicals A Bronx Tale, Amélie, Paramour, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, In Transit, Sunset Boulevard, Cats and Sunday in the Park with George.
Since tournament moved to TPC Sawgrass in 1982, the best opening round by a defending champion is 68 by Craig Perks in 2003. The 12th hole was certainly more appealing this year than the blind second shot it used to present.
A tour began at the famous Staples Center arena, the downtown home of the Los Angeles Lakers NBA team. Paris , which last staged the Olympics in 1924, failed in bids for the 1992, 2008, and 2012 Games.
The fans were all decked in white shirts printed with red maple leafs and they booed LeBron James each time he touched the ball. After winning the first two games this season, the Cavs went back to Toronto trying to avoid the pitfalls of previous year .
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The sketch as a whole went on a little too long, but McCarthy kept it amusing . "Wait, did I get him? ". "Kiss me", Trump replies. When Spicer and the White House's lack of credibility are the central focus of an SNL sketch, the problem has gone mainstream.
State media reported that digital payment systems at some gas stations were offline, forcing customers to pay cash. In contrast to reports from several European security firms, a researcher at the Tripwire company on the U.S.
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But mutual distrust between Palestinians and Israelis will be a formidable, if not impossible, barrier for Trump to overcome. He said there could not be lasting peace unless Palestinian leaders spoke in a unified voice against "violence and hate".
Valdez's brother Rafael said the reporter had been "very happy" in recent days and had not indicated that he had received threats. His death makes him the fifth reporter to be killed in Mexico in the past three months.
Warriors will try to close out the best-of-seven Western Conference second-round series in game four on Monday in Salt Lake City . At the start of the second half Hayward knocked down a three, the Jazz got some stops and makes, but could never pull away.
Moto Z 2 family portrait leaks
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Waymo, Lyft To Team Up On Self-Driving Vehicles
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Senator John Cornyn on Short List to Lead FBI
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Trump White House returns to crisis mode
By doing so, Trump jeopardized cooperation from an ally familiar with the inner workings of the Islamic State group. Reaction from Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees was full-throated.
Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks
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Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor
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Saracens claim back-to-back European Champions Cup titles
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Happ homers in MLB debut, Cardinals beat Cubs 5-3
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