2012 Tony Awards Nominations

The 2012 Tony Awards nominations have just been announced for the best of the best on Broadway.

Hot nominations include Philip Seymour Hoffman for his role in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman.

Best Musical nominations this year are Leap of Faith, Newsies, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Once.

Best Play nominations for 2012 are Clybourne Park, Other Desert Cities, Peter and the Starcatcher and Venus in Fur.

With 11 nominations, Once out-nominated  The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess revival and Nice Work If You Can Get It, both receiving 10 nominations.

Australian entertainer Hugh Jackman will receive a Special Tony Award at this year’s ceremony on June 10, again hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.  Jackman will be honoured for “his contributions to the Broadway community, both as a performer and humanitarian; his tireless dedication to charitable works of many types; and his personal generosity of spirit”.

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