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Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!

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The 2011 Tony Award nominees were announced live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City on Tuesday, May 3, 2011.  Yesterday, the proud nominees gathered at the Millenium Hotel in Times Square to celebrate and meet the press. BroadwayWorld was on hand, of course, and brings you part 1 of the morning's photo coverage below!

For a complete list of the nominees, CLICK HERE!

To read the nominees first reactions to their good news, CLICK HERE!

The American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards, which are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, will air on CBS on Sunday, June 12th from 8:00 - 11:00 PM (ET/PT time delay).

THE 65th ANNUAL TONY AWARDS take place at the Beacon Theatre. The awards will be followed by the invite-only Tony Gala which will take place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
David Lindsay-Abaire attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nina Arianda attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nina Arianda attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nina Arianda attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Yul Vazquez & Nina Arianda attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Ellen Barkin attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Sutton Foster & Laura Benanti attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Sutton Foster & Laura Benanti attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Laura Benanti attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Laura Benanti attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Tammy Blanchard attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Tammy Blanchard attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Tammy Blanchard attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Judith Light & Tammy Blanchard attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Judith Light & Tammy Blanchard attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Norbert Leo Butz attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Norbert Leo Butz attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Norbert Leo Butz & Sutton Foster attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Bobby Cannavale & Sutton Foster attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Bobby Cannavale, Sutton Foster attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Sutton Foster & Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Bobby Cannavale, Sutton Foster & Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Bobby Cannavale, Sutton Foster & Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Bobby Cannavale & Norbert Leo Butz attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Victoria Clark & Rory O'Malley attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Victoria Clark attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Victoria Clark attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Victoria Clark & Edie Falco attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Yul Vazquez & Billy Crudup attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Yul Vazquez & Billy Crudup attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Billy Crudup attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Coleman Domingo & Forrest McClendon attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Coleman Domingo & Forrest McClendon attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Tammy Blanchard & Edie Falco attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Andrew Rannells & Edie Falco attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Andrew Rannells & Edie Falco attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Sutton Foster & Patina Miller attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Sutton Foster & Kathleen Marshall attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Whoopi Goldberg attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Whoopi Goldberg & Patina Miller attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Douglas Carter Beane & Whoopi Goldberg attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Douglas Carter Beane & Whoopi Goldberg attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Ellen Barkin & Joel Grey attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Joel Grey & Joe Mantello attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Joel Grey & Joe Mantello attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nikki M. James attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nikki M. James attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Nikki M. James & Patti LuPone attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
John Larroquette attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Norbert Leo Butz & John Larroquette attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Beth Leavel & Patina Miller attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Beth Leavel attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Beth Leavel attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!
Victoria Clark & Beth Leavel attending the 65th Annual Tony Awards Meet The Nominees Press Reception at the Millennium Hotel in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2011 Tony Nominees - Part One!

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.