'Jagged Little Pill' leads with 15 Tony Award nominations
UPI News Service, 10/15/2020
The Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill led the field with 15 nods when Tony Award nominations were announced on Thursday.
Moulin Rouge followed with 14 nominations, followed by Tina and Slave Play, both with 12; The Inheritance with 11; A Soldier's Play with seven; The Sound Inside with six; A Christmas Carol with five; Betrayal with four; and Frankie & Johnny, Grand Horizons and Linda Vista, each with two.
Tony-winning Aladdin actor James Monroe Iglehart hosted the online event during which the names of the nominees were read.
The prizes recognize excellence in Broadway theater. Winners are to be announced at a virtual ceremony later this year.
Few shows were eligible for contention because Broadway has been closed due to the coronavirus pandemic since March 2020.
The New York theater industry is not expected to re-open until June 2021.
The nominees in the major Tony categories are:
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