The Tony Awards flog off with Kevin Spacey as a first-time horde anticipating to shake a telecast’s post-“Hamilton” hangover.
The heading low-pitched Tony nominees on Sunday are “Natasha, Pierre The Great Comet of 1812” with 12 nominations, “Dear Evan Hansen” with 9 and “Hello, Dolly!” with 10. The tip play nominees are “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” with eight, and “Oslo” with seven. Last year, all eyes were on how many statuettes “Hamilton” would capture. This year, a awards are approaching to be sparse around.
“It’s such a good deteriorate for musicals,” pronounced Astrid Van Wieren, who stars in “Come From Away,” a uncover formed on genuine events about how a Canadian city non-stop a arms to stranded people on 9/11.
“There isn’t only one. ‘Hamilton’ — God bless, good show; it revived all — though there isn’t that feeling that a deteriorate is owned by one show. There’s so most for everybody to see,” she said.
The presenters will be a unchanging brew of Broadway and Hollywood, including Orlando Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Josh Gad, Taraji P. Henson, Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick, Keegan-Michael Key, Olivia Wilde, Scott Bakula, Sara Bareilles, Glenn Close, Sally Field, Whoopi Goldberg, Mark Hamill, Allison Janney, John Legend, John Lithgow, Patina Miller, David Oyelowo, Sarah Paulson, Lea Salonga and Tom Sturridge.
Those examination will see low-pitched numbers from 9 new and reconstruction musicals, including “Bandstand,” ”Come From Away,” ”Dear Evan Hansen,” ”Falsettos,” ”Groundhog Day The Musical,” ”Hello, Dolly!,” ”Miss Saigon,” ”Natasha, Pierre The Great Comet of 1812,” and “War Paint.”
But one thing they won’t get to hear is Bette Midler sing after talks unsuccessful to land a diva, who is starring in a strike reconstruction of “Hello, Dolly.” In other green notes, a abounding and renouned uncover “Anastasia” didn’t get a slot, notwithstanding a pull with immature people, quite women. Nor will a musicals “A Bronx Tale” and “Charlie and a Chocolate Factory,” notwithstanding their box bureau recognition and a inclusion of some other shows that are struggling.
Broadway producers will be grateful this year that a telecast won’t have to contest with any NBA Finals games, though there will be a Stanley Cup playoff game. They’ll also be gripping their fingers crossed that they equivocate any technical or tellurian snafus that have injured prior awards shows this year, including a wrong leader announced during a Oscars and sound issues during a Grammys.