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Hilty, Long for League noms

Duo to announce names up for stage awards

Megan Hilty and Justin Long are set to announce the nominations for the 2012 Drama League Awards.

Hilty, who plays one of the Marilyn Monroe wannabes in NBC skein “Smash,” is also a legit regular who’s on tap to topline the upcoming Encores revival of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” Long, meanwhile, is currently appearing on the Rialto in Theresa Rebeck’s play “Seminar.”

Hilty and Long will announce noms for a small roster of categories including play, play revival, musical and musical revival, as well as the traditionally long list of thesps up for the League’s single acting award.

Duo will make the announcement at theater district joint Sardi’s April 24. Stockard Channing and John Larroquette are on tap to host the League’s upcoming awards ceremony May 18, when previously announced honorees Alan Menken, Rosie O’Donnell and Diane Paulus will receive the League’s special honors.

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