(Andrew Gans’s article appeared on Playbill.com, 5/4; use the following link to see the list at the Tony Awards site: http://www.tonyawards.com/en_US/nominees/index.html?promo=Tumblr0504010 )

2010 Tony Nominations Announced; Fela! and La Cage Top List

"Glee" and Spring Awakening star Lea Michele and God of Carnage's Jeff Daniels announced the nominations for the 64th Annual Tony Awards May 4 at the The New York Public Library for Performing Arts.

The new musical Fela!, which began life Off-Broadway, and the revival of La Cage aux Folles, earned 11 nominations a piece, the most of any production of the season.

Memphis, a new musical by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, earned ten nominations, including Best Musical. The other Musical nominees are American Idiot, Fela! and Million Dollar Quartet.

The Best Play nominees are Sarah Ruhl's In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall, John Logan's Red and Donald Margulies' Time Stands Still.


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