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Broadway Sends Its' Regards To Hollywood With Star-Studded Tony Nominations

May 4 2010, Published 9:37 a.m. ET

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Nominees for the 64th annual Tony Awards were announced Tuesday, has learned, and a group of performers primarily associated with with the silver screen received huge accolades for their on-stage work. 

The leading actor in a play category reads like a who's who list, as Oscar-winner Denzel Washington (Fences), Jude Law (Hamlet), Liev Schreiber (A View from the Bridge) and Christopher Walken (A Behanding in Spokane) all received nods for their respective efforts.

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Other notable nominees included Kelsey Grammer (La Cage Aux Folles) for best lead actor in a musical; Catherine Zeta-Jones (A Little Night Music) for best lead actress in a musical; and Scarlett Johansson (A View from the Bridge) for best featured actress.

And then the were the snubs: The Addams Family star, and Broadway stalwart, Nathan Lane was not nominated for his efforts, nor was Hugh Jackman for his work in A Steady Rain.


Three plays distanced themselves from the competition, as Fela! and La Cage Aux Folles received 11 nominations each, while Fences got 10 nominations.

The show airs live from New York's famed Radio City Music Hall, on Sunday, June 13 at 8/7c on CBS.



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