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Thursday, May 5, 2011

THE TONY GETS IT WRONG


Number of women nominated for TONY's

0 plays by women

1/4 nomination for best book of a musical (SISTER ACT lists 4 writers)

0 best score

0 best revival of a play

Direction : Play: One and a half nominations

Direction Musical: 2 nominations out of 4!

Choreography: Also 2 out of 4!

0 Orchestrations

1 Scene design

2 costume design

1 lighting design

0 sound design

AND only 4 women nominated for Best Actress in a Musical (usually there are 5)

More broads on Broadway please.


Antoinette Perry (for whom the TONY is named) directing the 1940 Broadway production of Glamour Preferred by Florence Ryerson and Colin Clements.

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