“Some Like It Hot” Tops With 13: NPR

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the musical Some like it hot – a theatrical remake of the 1959 Billy Wilder musical – earned 13 Tony nominations, the most in a season that saw several new plays and musicals hit the stage.

This year’s musical theater nominations made a little history: J Harrison G and Alex Newell are the first non-binary actors to be nominated for Tony Awards. ghee in some like it hot, He plays the lead role of Jerry, a man who disguises himself as a woman and then comes to realize parts of both identities. Newell plays the titular female role of Lulu in peeled. Although some theater awards, such as the Drama Desk, the Lucille Lortel Awards, and the Outer Critics Circle do not divide actors into male and female roles, the Tony Awards do.

The nominations also highlighted three plays that won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama: Between Riverside and the crazy, cost of living And Fat Ham. But it’s Tom Stoppard’s new play about the Holocaust, leopoldstadt, with the most nominations: six, with Fat Fam, cost of living And Hyatt Bay After all five.

The 2023 Tony Award nominations were presented Tuesday morning by Lea Michele — the former cheerful The star and the woman who changed funny girl The revival is a huge success — and Miles Frost, who won a Tony Award last year for his portrayal of Michael Jackson Mj Musical.

The Awards are scheduled to air on CBS and Paramount+ on June 11, 2023. The full list of nominations is on the Tony Awards website.

The best music

and juliet
Kimberly Akimbo
New York, New York
Some like it hot

best play

not la mo
Between Riverside and Crazy
cost of living
Fat Ham

Best Revival Music

Bob Fosse Dance
Into the forest
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Best revival of a play

doll house
Piano lesson
The banner in Sidney Brustein’s window
Topdog / Underdog

Best Actress Musical

Annaleigh Ashford, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Sarah Bareilles, Into the forest
Victoria Clark Kimberly Akimbo
Lorna Courtney and juliet
Michaela Diamond procession

Best Drama Actress

Jessica Chastain, doll house
Jodi Comer, first face
Jessica Hecht Summer 1976
Audra McDonald Homicides in Ohio

Best Leading Actor in a Musical

Christian Borl Some like it hot
G Harrison G, Some like it hot
Josh Groban, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Brian Darcy James, Into the forest
Ben Platt, procession
Colton Ryan New York, New York

Best Leading Actor in a Play

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Topdog / Underdog
Corey Hawkins Topdog / Underdog
Sean Hayes, Good night, Oscar
Stephen McKinley Henderson, Between Riverside and Crazy
wendell pierce, Death of a salesman

Best Actress in a Musical

Julia Lester Into the forest
Ruthie Ann Miles Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Bonnie Milligan Kimberly Akimbo
Philippa Sue, Into the forest
Natasha Yvette Williams, Some like it hot
Betsy Wolfe and juliet

Best Drama Actress

Nicky Crawford Fat Ham
Crystal Lucas Perry, not la mo
Miriam Silverman The banner in Sidney Brustein’s window
Katie Sullivan, Cost of Living
Kara Young cost of living

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Kevin Cahoon, peeled
Justin Cooley Kimberly Akimbo
Kevin Del Aguila, Some like it hot
Jordan Donica, Camelot
Alex Newell, peeled

Best theatrical actor

Jordan E Cooper, not la mo
Samuel L Jackson, Piano lesson
Arian supporter doll house
Brandon Uranowitz, Leopoldstadt
David Zayas, cost of living

Best Music Direction

Michael Arden, procession
Lear de Bissonnet, Into the forest
Casey Nicolau, Some like it hot
Jack O’Brien peeled
Jessica Stone Kimberly Akimbo

Best Direction of a Play

Sohem Ali Fat Ham
Joe Bonney, cost of living
Jimmy Lloyd, doll house
Patrick Marber, Leopoldstadt
Stevie Walker Webb, not la mo
Max Webster Hyatt Bay

Best music book

David West Reed, and juliet
David Lindsey Abair, Kimberly Akimbo
Robert Horn peeled
Matthew Lopez and Amber Ruffin, Some like it hot
David Thompson and Sharon Washington, New York, New York

Best soundtrack

always famous, music by Tom Kitt; Words by Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt
kimberly akimbo, music by Janine Tesori; Lyrics by David Lindsey Abair
kpop, Music and lyrics: Helen Park and Max Vernon
peeledMusic and Lyrics: Brandi Clarke and Shane McNally
Some like it hotMusic: Marc Shaiman. Lyrics: Scott Whitman and Marc Shaiman

Best choreography

Stephen Huggett, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Casey Nicolau, Some like it hot
Susan Stroman New York, New York
Jennifer Weber kpop
Jennifer Weber and juliet

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