THE SCREENING ROOM: A Look at the 2012 Tony Nominees for Best Musical (Video)

News   THE SCREENING ROOM: A Look at the 2012 Tony Nominees for Best Musical (Video) Playbill.com offers a look at video highlights from the four new Broadway musicals that will compete for the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical.

Leap of Faith, featuring a score by Alan Menken (music) and Glenn Slater (lyrics) and a book by Warren Leight and Janus Cercone.

Raúl Esparza stars in the musical about a part-time reverend and full-time con artist who travels the country hoping to relieve believers of their cash.

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Newsies, featuring a score by Alan Menken (music) and Jack Feldman (lyrics) and a book by Harvey Fierstein.

The 1992 Disney film about a newsboy strike in turn-of-the-century New York City, kicks up its heels as a new dance-fueled Broadway musical.

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Nice Work If You Can Get It, featuring a score by George Gershwin (music) and Ira Gershwin (lyrics) and a book by Joe DiPietro.

A songstack of Gershwin classics take on fresh life in a new story by DiPietro, where a Jazz Age playboy meets a feisty bootlegger on the weekend of his marriage. Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara star.

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Once, featuring music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, and a book by Enda Walsh.

Based on the intimate film of the same title, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music.

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