PHOTO SPECIAL: 2014 Tony Awards Preview — The Nominated Actresses

By Matthew Blank
and Krissie Fullerton
28 May 2014

Playbill.com offers a look at the nominees for the 68th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards in the categories of Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play and Musical and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play and Musical.



The Tony Awards will be broadcast June 8 in a live three-hour ceremony from Radio City Music Hall on CBS beginning at 8 PM ET. Tony winner Hugh Jackman will once again host.



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Lena Hall, nominated for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Photo by Joan Marcus



The new musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder earned 10 nominations, the most of any production of the season. The revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, which stars Neil Patrick Harris, also fared well, nabbing eight nominations. After Midnight, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, The Glass Menagerie and Twelfth Night earned seven nominations apiece.

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