NEW YORK May 2 Cate Blanchett, Sally Field and
Bette Midler received best actress nominations in Broadway's
Tony Awards on Tuesday, while "Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet
of 1812" scored a leading 12 nominations including the top
prize, best musical.
Close behind was the hit revival of "Hello, Dolly!" which
took 10 nominations, including one for actor David Hyde Pierce.
"Dear Evan Hansen," "Groundhog Day The Musical" and "Come
From Away" received best musical nominations as well.
Best play nominees included "Oslo," "Sweat," "Indecent," and
"A Doll's House, Part 2," which won nominations for stars Laurie
Metcalf and Chris Cooper.
The Tony Awards will be presented on June 11 at Manhattan's
Radio City Music Hall in a ceremony headlined by film and stage
star Kevin Spacey.
(Reporting by Chris Michaud; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)