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2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Featured Actor in a Musical'

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards® were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 22 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.

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The Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards are bestowed annually on theatre professionals for distinguished achievement. The Tony is one of the most coveted awards in the entertainment industry and the annual telecast is considered one of the most prestigious programs on television.

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BroadwayWorld Presents The 2011 Tony Awards Nominees:
'Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical'

Colman Domingo ("Mr. Bones, Sheriff Bones, Lawyer Bones, Guard Bones, Attorney General, Clerk" in The Scottsboro Boys)
Colman Domingo: Broadway: Chicago, Passing Strange, Well. Off-Broadway: Vineyard, City Center, NYSF/Public, MCC. Regional: A.C.T, Long Wharf, Guthrie, Huntington, Berkeley Rep. Film: Passing Strange, Miracle at St. Ana, King of the Bingo Game, Freedomland and True Crime. Awards: OBIE, GLAAD, Lucille Lortel, Connecticut Critics Circle. Drama Desk and Drama League nominee.

Adam Godley ("Lord Evelyn Oakleigh" in Anything Goes)
Adam Godley: The National Theatre, London: a dog, a comedian, a Jewish neighbor, a Catholic saint, an eldest son, a youngest son, an only son. Donmar Warehouse: a writer, a reporter. The Royal Court Theatre: doctor, architect. West End: prince, autistic savant, lyricist, suitor, another suitor. Royal Shakespeare Company: cuckold, soldier, another soldier. Broadway: newlywed. Adam has been nominated for three Olivier Awards (doctor, comedian, autistic savant), losing out to a servant, a barman and a clown.

John Larroquette ("J.B. Biggley" in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
John Larroquette was last seen in the Off-Broadway production of Oliver Parker! written by Elizabeth Meriwether (The Mistakes Madeline Made, Heddatron). Past stage appearances include Neil Simon's Oscar and Felix: A New Look at The Odd Couple at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles and Happy Jack written by two-time BAFTA winner John Godber. Larroquette is a five-time Emmy Award-winning actor, best known as Assistant District Attorney Dan Fielding on NBC's "Night Court," which earned him four Emmy Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He also starred in the NBC comedy series "The John Larroquette Show," was a series regular on "Boston Legal" and won his fifth Emmy Award for a guest-starring role on "The Practice." His film credits include Stripes, Oliver Stone's JFK, Richie Rich and Tune in Tomorrow. Better late than never, this is Mr. Larroquette's Broadway debut.

Forrest McClendon ("Mr. Tambo, Deputy Tambo, Lawyer Tambo, Guard Tambo, Samuel Leibowitz" in The Scottsboro Boys)
Forrest McClendon is amazed to be making his Broadway debut after creating this role at the Vineyard and Guthrie Theaters. Special thanks to my family, John Kander, Susan Stroman, "Tommy" Thompson, Scott Bishop and Frank Chism. I am a believer.

Rory O'Malley ("Elder McKinley and Moroni" in The Book of Mormon)
Rory O'Malley is the luckiest man on earth to be in this hilarious show. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Off-Broadway: Newsical. Regional: created the role of Richie Cunningham in Garry Marshall's Happy Days the Musical for Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, and recorded the original cast album. Rory expanded his repertoire of pasty white dudes by butchering the song "Cadillac Car" as lead singer of Dave and the Sweethearts in the film Dreamgirls. Carnegie Mellon grad. Love to Mom, Katie, Jenny and Gerold. For Peggy Ann.

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