NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The low-tech musical “Once” based on the love story of a Czech flower seller and an Irish street musician and vacuum cleaner repairman in Dublin got a leading 11 Tony Award nominations Tuesday.NYC Primary: Eric Adams Leads Democratic Mayoral Race In First Round Of Results; Andrew Yang Concedes Early
Two other musicals, The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess” and “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” each got 10 nominations as the Tony committee spread the wealth.
“Peter and the Starcatcher,” a play about the origins of Peter Pan, earned nine nominations and the revival of “Follies” and the new Disney musical “Newsies” got eight nods each.READ MORE: NYC Primary: Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Is Projected Winner Of Republican Mayoral Primary
The Tony Awards will be broadcast on CBS from the Beacon Theatre on June 10. Neil Patrick Harris, the star of “How I Met Your Mother,” will be the host.
For more information, visit www.TonyAwards.com.MORE NEWS: NYC Primary: So Many Options For Manhattan District Attorney, And Ranked Choice Voting Doesn't Apply
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