Broadway Billy Leads With 15 Tony Nominations
Date: 5 May 2009
Any lingering worries that Americans might not “get” the quintessentially English working-class screen-to-stage hit Billy Elliot are banished once and for all today as the Broadway transfer of the musical dominates the race for the 63rd annual Tony Awards. In the shortlists, announced this morning in New York, Billy Elliot has earned a whopping 15 nominations, more than any other production – its next closest rival, US suburban musical Next to Normal, clocks in with 11 nominations.
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Elton's latest success scores 15 Tony nominations...