‘Kinky Boots’ Leads With 13 Tony Nominations; Tom Hanks Nominated for ‘Lucky Guy’

Left: Billy Porter in “Kinky Boots.” (photo: Matthew Murphy) / Right: Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Sophia Gennusa and Oona Laurence, who share the title role in “Matilda The Musical.” (photo: Joan Marcus)

Left: Billy Porter in “Kinky Boots.” (photo: Matthew Murphy) / Right: Bailey Ryon, Milly Shapiro, Sophia Gennusa and Oona Laurence, who share the title role in “Matilda The Musical.” (photo: Joan Marcus)

What’s it gonna be, Broadway? This season’s Tony Award nominations are all about girl power. Kinky Boots sweeps with 13 nominations while Matilda The Musical is on her very high heels with 12. Will the American Theatre Wing go for a little girl with a big imagination or a big girl with even bigger dreams? Tune in on June 9 to find out.

Best Play
The Assembled Parties
Lucky Guy
The Testament of Mary
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Best Musical
Bring It On: The Musical
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Kinky Boots
Matilda The Musical

Find out all the nominations over at The Broadway Blog.

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