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The nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards were unveiled Tuesday morning.
Nominated for best musical are Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations, Beetlejuice, Hadestown, The Prom and Tootsie, which opened just last week.
Up for best play at the 2019 Tony Awards are Choir Boy, The Ferryman, Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, Ink and What the Constitution Means to Me.
Among the acting nominees with Hollywood credentials are Bryan Cranston (Network), Jeff Daniels (To Kill a Mockingbird), 2019 Oscar nominee Adam Driver (Burn This), Annette Bening (Arthur Miller's All My Sons) and Laurie Metcalf (Hillary and Clinton).
Overall, Hadestown — which follows the mythical quest of Orpheus to overcome Hades — earned the most nominations, with 14, followed by Ain't Too Proud with 12 and Tootsie, an adaptation of the 1982 Dustin Hoffman film, with 11.
Bebe Neuwirth and Brandon Victor Dixon announced the 73rd annual Tony Award nominations live on CBS This Morning, with American Theatre Wing chairman David Henry Hwang, American Theatre Wing president and CEO Heather Hitchens, Broadway League chairman Thomas Schumacher and Broadway League president Charlotte St. Martin also in attendance.
The 2019 Tony Awards, honoring the best of Broadway, is set to take place Sunday, June 9, at Radio City Music Hall in New York, with James Corden returning as host. The Late Late Show host previously hosted the Tonys in 2016, when it won the Emmy for best special class program.
The 2019 Tony Awards will air on CBS, with Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment returning as executive producers. Weiss will also serve as director for the 20th consecutive year. Ben Winston is a producer.
The ceremony is presented by Tony Award Productions, which is a joint venture of the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, which founded the Tonys.
A complete list of nominations follows.
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