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Broadway's Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar nominated in 2012 Tony Awards.
Tony Awards 2012

The Broadway productions of Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar were today nominated in the 2012 Tony Awards, America’s most prestigious and coveted theatre awards.

The nominations were announced this morning at The New York Public Library for Performing Arts. Both the current Broadway revival of Evita – directed by Michael Grandage after its successful 2006 run at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End –  and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Jesus Christ Superstar, which opened at the Neil Simon Theatre in March 2012 after a critically acclaimed run at the Shakespeare Festival and at the La Jolla Playhouse in California, were among the nominees.

Evita, now playing at The Marquis Theatre on Broadway, is nominated in the following categories:
Best Revival of a Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Michael Cerveris
Best Choreography for Rob Ashford

Jesus Christ Superstar is nominated for the following awards:
Best Revival of a Musical
Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Josh Young

The winners of the 2012 Tony Awards will be announced in a special ceremony, broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in North America on CBS on Sunday, June 10th from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay).

For more information on the Broadway production of Jesus Christ Superstar, click here, and visit the official show website for Evita on Broadway here.

For the full list of nominees, visit the Tony Awards website.

Posted on: 1st May 2012

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