Tony Awards 2014: Carole King, Janis Joplin, Hedwig Nominated

This morning the 68th Annual Tony Awards nominations were announced and some well-known stories were among the leaders. Broadway musicals about the life of Carole King and Janis Joplin, plus the new show featuring Frozen’s Idina Menzel¬†and the Hedwig and the Angry Inch revival were all among the nominees.

CBS News reports that Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is nominated for best musical, while actress Jessie Mueller, who portrays King, is nominated for best actress in a leading role in a musical. The show landed four other nominations, including best featured actress, best book, best orchestrations and best sound design.

Related: Watch Idina Menzel, The Roots & Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘Let It Go’ from ‘Frozen’

Meanwhile, A Night with Janis Joplin garnered a nomination for lead actress Mary Bridget Davies playing Joplin.


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