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Tony Awards nominees

<p>Director Woody Allen receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Bullets Over Broadway," based on his 1994 film.

REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi</p>

Director Woody Allen receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Bullets Over Broadway," based on his 1994 film. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Director Woody Allen receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Bullets Over Broadway," based on his 1994 film. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

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<p>Director Douglas McGrath receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Beautiful--The Carole King Musical."

REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini</p>

Director Douglas McGrath receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Beautiful--The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Director Douglas McGrath receives nomination for best book of a musical for writing "Beautiful--The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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<p>Neil Patrick Harris receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

REUTERS/Dominick Reuter</p>

Neil Patrick Harris receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Neil Patrick Harris receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

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<p>Idina Menzel receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "If/Then."

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Idina Menzel receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "If/Then." REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Idina Menzel receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "If/Then." REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Bryan Cranston receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "All The Way."

REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Bryan Cranston receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "All The Way." REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Bryan Cranston receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "All The Way." REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Mark Rylance receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Richard III" and a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night."

REUTERS/Jas Lehal</p>

Mark Rylance receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Richard III" and a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night." REUTERS/Jas Lehal

Mark Rylance receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Richard III" and a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night." REUTERS/Jas Lehal

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<p>Chris O'Dowd receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Of Mice and Men."

REUTERS/Gus Ruelas</p>

Chris O'Dowd receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Of Mice and Men." REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

Chris O'Dowd receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Of Mice and Men." REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

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<p>Tony Shalhoub receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Act One."

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Tony Shalhoub receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Act One." REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Tony Shalhoub receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "Act One." REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Tyne Daly receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Mothers and Sons."

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

Tyne Daly receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Mothers and Sons." REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Tyne Daly receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Mothers and Sons." REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Audra McDonald receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar &amp; Grill."

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly</p>

Audra McDonald receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Audra McDonald receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill." REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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<p>Cherry Jones receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "The Glass Menagerie." 

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</p>

Cherry Jones receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "The Glass Menagerie." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Cherry Jones receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "The Glass Menagerie." REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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<p>LaTanya Richardson Jackson receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun."

REUTERS/Fred Prouser</p>

LaTanya Richardson Jackson receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Fred Prouser

LaTanya Richardson Jackson receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>Stephen Fry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night."

REUTERS/Phil McCarten</p>

Stephen Fry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night." REUTERS/Phil McCarten

Stephen Fry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a play for "Twelfth Night." REUTERS/Phil McCarten

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<p>Sutton Foster receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Violet."

REUTERS/Gus Ruelas</p>

Sutton Foster receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Violet." REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

Sutton Foster receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Violet." REUTERS/Gus Ruelas

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<p>Jessie Mueller receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical."

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Jessie Mueller receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Jessie Mueller receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Joshua Henry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical for "Violet."

REUTERS/Mike Segar</p>

Joshua Henry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical for "Violet." REUTERS/Mike Segar

Joshua Henry receives a nomination for best performance by an actor in a featured role in a musical for "Violet." REUTERS/Mike Segar

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<p>Jarrod Spector and Anika Larsen each receive a nomination individually for best performance in a featured role in a musical for "Beautiful:The Carole King Musical."

REUTERS/Carlo Allegri</p>

Jarrod Spector and Anika Larsen each receive a nomination individually for best performance in a featured role in a musical for "Beautiful:The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Jarrod Spector and Anika Larsen each receive a nomination individually for best performance in a featured role in a musical for "Beautiful:The Carole King Musical." REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

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<p>Kelli O'Hara receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "The Bridges of Madison County."

REUTERS/Molly Riley</p>

Kelli O'Hara receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "The Bridges of Madison County." REUTERS/Molly Riley

Kelli O'Hara receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical for "The Bridges of Madison County." REUTERS/Molly Riley

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<p>Sophie Okonedo receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun."

REUTERS/Mike Cassese</p>

Sophie Okonedo receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Mike Cassese

Sophie Okonedo receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Mike Cassese

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<p>Anika Noni Rose receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun."

REUTERS/Fred Prouser</p>

Anika Noni Rose receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Fred Prouser

Anika Noni Rose receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Fred Prouser

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<p>Mare Winningham receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "Casa Valentina."

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Mare Winningham receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "Casa Valentina." REUTERS/Jim Ruymen JR

Mare Winningham receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a play for "Casa Valentina." REUTERS/Jim Ruymen JR

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<p>Adriane Lenox receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for "After Midnight."

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Adriane Lenox receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for "After Midnight." REUTERS/Jeff Christensen MS/TC

Adriane Lenox receives a nomination for best performance by an actress in a featured role in a musical for "After Midnight." REUTERS/Jeff Christensen MS/TC

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<p>Michael Grandage receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "The Cripple of Inishmaan."

REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Michael Grandage receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "The Cripple of Inishmaan." REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Michael Grandage receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "The Cripple of Inishmaan." REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Kenny Leon receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "A Raisin in the Sun."

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly</p>

Kenny Leon receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Kenny Leon receives a nomination for best direction of a play for "A Raisin in the Sun." REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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<p>Michael Mayer receives a nomination for best direction of a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

REUTERS/Gary Hershorn</p>

Michael Mayer receives a nomination for best direction of a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

Michael Mayer receives a nomination for best direction of a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." REUTERS/Gary Hershorn

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<p>Hugh Jackman will host the 68th Tony awards.

REUTERS/Vincent West</p>

Hugh Jackman will host the 68th Tony awards. REUTERS/Vincent West

Hugh Jackman will host the 68th Tony awards. REUTERS/Vincent West

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