image source, image caption Alanis Morissette (center) with the cast of Jagged Little Pill
Alanis Morissette 's musical Jagged Little Pill received 15 Tony nominations, before a awards show that will honor a short season cut by Covid-19.
Broadway theaters have been closed since March, a fact reflected in the limited scope of this year's field.
Jagged Little Pill, which was inspired by Morissette 's 1995 album, isIt's one of only three shows for Best Musical.
Aaron Tveit of Moulin Rouge, meanwhile, is the only nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical Category.
The American actor said it was "beyond gratitude, joy and honor " to be recognized for his work in the stage version of Baz Luhrmann's film in 2001.
The musical, which opened in New York City in July 2019, has 14 nominations in all.
Many categories have less than nominated than usual, while no show has been nominated for Best Musical Revival.
No date has been sete for this year's ceremony, originally scheduled for July 7, although it is likely that the prizes will be handed out virtually in early December.
image source, Matthew Murphy image caption MBulin Red stars Karen Olivo and Aaron Tveit are b The other nominees
British stars in the running include Tom Hiddleston, who is shortlisted for best lead actor in a play for his work in Harold Pinter 's Betrayal.
Britain ' s Jamie Lloyd is nominated for Best Director for this production, as is Stephen Daldry for his directing of The Inheritance.
Les two productions premiered in London before moving to Broadway last year.
Hiddleston The competition features fellow Briton Tom Sturridge and American film star Jake Gyllenhaal.
The duo are both nominated for Sea Wall / A Life, a dual monologue program at the Public Theater in New York.
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Other big names in contention for the prizes include Laura Linney, in contention for the best actress for My name is Lucy Barton.
This solo show also debuted in London, having premiered at the Bridge Theater in 2018.
A full list of this year's nominations can be found here .
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