April 30 (UPI) — “Ain’t Too Proud,” “Beetlejuice,” “Hadestown,” “The Prom” and “Tootsie” were nominated for the Best New Musical Tony Award in New York on Tuesday morning.
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“Hadestown” led the field with 14 nominations, followed by “Ain’t Too Proud” with 12, “Tootsie” with 11, and ?To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Ferryman” tied with nine.
Jeremy Pope has the distinction of earning two nominations — for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for “Ain’t Too Proud” and Best Actor in a Play for “Choir Boy.”
Winners are to be announced at a ceremony June 9. James Corden is hosting the gala, which will air on CBS.
Special awards will be presented to the puppet creators behind King Kong, the late actress Marin Mazzie and Jason Michael Webb, who arranged the music for the show “Choir Boy.”
Actress Judith Light is scheduled to accept the Isabelle Stevenson humanitarian award.
The nominees in the other top categories are:
Best Musical Revival Oklahoma! Kiss Me, Kate Best New Play Choir Boy The Ferryman Gary InkWhat the Constitution Means to Me Best Revival of a Play Arthur Miller’s All My Sons The Boys in the Band Burn This Torchsong The Waverly Gallery Best Actor in a Musical
Brooks Ashmanskas The Prom
Derrick Baskin Ain’ Too Proud to Beg
Alex Brightman Beetlejuice
Damon Daunno Oklahoma!
Santino Fontana Tootsie
Best Actress in a Musical
Stephanie J. Block The Cher Show
Caitlin Kinnunen The Prom
Beth Leavel The Prom
Eva Noblezada Hadestown
Kelli O’Hara Kiss Me, Kate
Best Actor in a Play
Paddy Considine The Ferryman
Bryan Cranston Network
Jeff Daniels To Kill a Mockingbird
Adam Driver Burn This
Jeremy Pope Choir Boy
Best Actress in a Play
Annette Bening Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
Laura Donnelly The Ferryman
Elaine May The Waverly Gallery
Janet McTeeer Bernhardt/Hamlet
Laurie Metcalf Hillary and Clinton
Best Supporting Actor in a Play
Bertie Carvel Ink
Robin De Jesús The Boys in the Band
Gideon Glick To Kill a Mockingbird
Brandon Uranowitz Burn This
Benjamin Walker Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
Best Supporting Actress in a Play
Fionnula Flanagan The Ferryman
Celia Keenan-Bolger To Kill a Mockingbird
Kristine Nielsen Gary
Julie White Gary
Ruth Wilson King Lear
Best Supporting Actor in a Musical
André De Shields Hadestown
Andy Grotelueschen Tootsie
Patrick Page Hadestown
Jeremy Pope Ain’t Too Proud
Ephraim Sykes Ain’t Too Proud
Best Supporting Actress in a Musical
Lilli Cooper Tootsie
Amber Gray Hadestown
Sarah Stiles Tootsie
Ali Stroker Oklahoma!
Mary Testa Oklahoma!