Tony Award nominations day is as frenzied as any Broadway opening night, and the list has left a host of the 2011 Tony Award nominees seeing double: Seven of these artists received nominations in two separate categories.
Sound designer Brian Ronan picked up dual nominations for The Book of Mormon and Anything Goes; while orchestrator Larry Hochman was recognized for Best Orchestrations for The Scottsboro Boys as well as The Book of Mormon, an honor he shares with Stephen Oremus.
Five-time Tony Award-winning costume designer Catherine Zuber also nabbed nominations for her period costumes for Born Yesterday and How to Succeed, bringing her to a total of ten Tony nominations to date.
One dual nomination many theatre insiders were expecting was for Mark Rylance, who earned a Best Actor in a Play nomination for Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem, but didn't catch the Tony Nominating Committee's eye for his unanimously praised performance in the revival of David Hirson's La Bête.
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