Tuner, a production originally staged at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, racked up 11 Tony noms.
Will the Tonys please stop snubbing Nathan Lane?
Every June, legit aficionados don their black-tie finery and head out to watch the Tony ceremony. But this year, some of them will be doing it in Tempe, Ariz.
Celeb-studded list of noms could potentially boost the national appeal of the annual June kudocast.
"Fela!" and "La Cage aux Folles" top the list of 2010 Tony Award nominations with eleven nods a piece. "Fences" notched ten.
Defunct Broadway tuner "Ragtime" and Off Broadway musical "The Scottsboro Boys" topped the list of nominations for the 2010 Drama Desk Awards with nine noms apiece.
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., will receive the 2010 regional theater kudo from the Tony Awards.
A few unexpectedly eligible contenders could jump into the Tony category for original score.