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Tony Award nominations are up for grabs
Tony Award nominations are up for grabs

NEW YORK — Recent Broadway seasons have yielded musical juggernauts: "The Book of Mormon," "The Producers" and "Spring Awakening," for example, each scooped up fistfuls of Tony nominations before going on to win best musical. But as voters have contemplated this year's choices ahead of the nomination announcement Tuesday, a different vibe has emerged in which there is nothing close to a powerhouse. Instead, the year offers a litany of flawed contenders — and a number of variables that makes this one of the most unpredictable seasons in recent memory. "There's an argument to be made for almost any musical," said Ken...

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