Tonys 2011: (In, Out, "Forgot") The Answers

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Yesterday I wondered who would be in, who would be out and who would "forget" that the Tony Award nominations were being announced today. The answers!


WHO'S IN?
The Book of Mormon - 14
The Scottsboro Boys - 12
Anything Goes - 9
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - 8
The Merchant of Venice - 7
Jerusalem - 6
The Motherf**ker with the Hat - 6
The Normal Heart - 5
Sister Act - 5
War Horse - 5
Catch Me If You Can - 4
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo - 3
The Importance of Being Earnest - 3
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown - 3
Arcadia - 2
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson - 2
Born Yesterday - 2
Brief Encounter - 2
Good People - 2
La Bête - 2
Priscilla Queen of the Desert - 2
Baby It's You! - 1
Driving Miss Daisy - 1
The House of Blue Leaves - 1
Lombardi - 1
The People in the Picture - 1

WHO'S OUT (in order of "say whaaaaat??" factor)

-Daniel Radcliffe (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
-Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can)
-Benjamin Walker (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson)
-Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Catch Me If You Can) *for score
-Michael Friedman (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson)
-Estelle Parsons (Good People)
-Dan Lauria (Lombardi)
-James Earl Jones (Driving Miss Daisy)
-Ben Stiller (The House of Blue Leaves)
-Chris Rock (MotherF**ker With the Hat)
-Robin Williams (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo)
-Lizz Wolff (Baby It's You!)
-Kathleen Turner (High)
-Jim Belushi (Born Yesterday)
-all of Wonderland, That Championship Season, A Free Man of Color, The Pee-wee Herman Show, Elf, Elling, Ghetto Klown, Mrs. Warren's Profession, A Life in the Theatre, Colin Quinn: Long Story Short, Rain, The Pitmen Painters


WHO "FORGOT"

-Laura Benanti: "I got a call from my mom.... I was totally surprised."
-Victoria Clark: "[My son] was like, 'What time do they announce the Tony Awards?' And I was shocked, I was like, 'What?' He goes, 'It's today, isn't it?' I was like, 'I don't know. I don't know. Let's not worry about it.'"
-Patti LuPone: "I totally forgot."
-Sutton Foster: "I thought for some reason that they were going to be announced at nine...."
-Edie Falco: "I was waiting for the book fair to begin at my son's school when my manager and friend Richie Jackson called..."
-Alan Menken: "I got a call…. I thought they weren't coming out until like nine o'clock..."
*compiled by Andrew Gans

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