The nominations were announced April 28 by Tony Award winners Bebe Neuwirth and Len Cariou at the New York Friars Club. A Catered Affair, the new musical penned by composer John Bucchino and librettist Harvey Fierstein (who co-stars), earned 12 nominations, the most of any show of the 2007-2008 season. Others showered with multiple nominations include the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical Adding Machine, garnering nine nominations, with both the revival of South Pacific and the new Mel Brooks musical Young Frankenstein nabbing eight a piece. Four shows received seven nominations each: August: Osage County, Passing Strange, Sunday in the Park with George and The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island.
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Below are photos of some of those in attendance at the West 73rd Street restaurant:
Above photos by Aubrey Reuben