In the play categories, Amy Schumer scored a nod for Steve Martin's comedy Meteor Shower, but numerous season's other big names were passed over, including Captain America Chris Evans, whose Lobby Hero co-stars Michael Cera and Brian Tyree Henry both landed Featured Actor nominations. Louderman says she's from a small town where "people don't really get out and dream big".
Katrina Lenk, receiving her first nomination for the musical "The Band's Visit", calls it "a deep joy".
Actor John Leguizamo will also be recognized with a Special Tony Award for his 30-year commitment to theater and "bringing diverse stories and audiences to Broadway". "I just really thought I would never be here".
Pope Francis "deeply moved" by death of British toddler
Bambino Gesu hospital in Rome offered to treat Alfie and he was granted Italian citizenship to expedite his transport to Italy. The Liverpool-based hospital abided by the court's orders and did not restore life support, despite the parents' pleas.
SpongeBob was also nominated for Best Lighting Design (hardly surprising, seeing as it takes place in the animated, madcap ocean bed of Bikini Bottom) as well as for Best Leading Actor.
J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" franchise extended its magical touch to Broadway, with the two-part stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" featuring the bespectacled wizard earning 10 nominations, as did a revival of "My Fair Lady". Also nominated are Harry Hadden-Paton of My Fair Lady, Joshua Henry of Carousel, and Tony Shalhoub of The Band's Visit.
One surprise was the relatively few nominations for Disney's "Frozen" - three, for best original score, best book and best musical.
"The Band's Visit", "Carousel" and "Angels in America" closely follow with 11 nods each.
Porn star Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation
The sketch that Trump was referring to was of a man Daniels said approached her in a parking lot while she was with her daughter. Clifford of committing a crime under NY law, as well as the law of numerous other states, in that it effectively states that Ms.
Jackson, marking a return to Broadway after three decades, was nominated for best actress in a revival of Edward Albee's "Three Tall Women" while Washington won a nod for his star turn in "The Iceman Cometh".
Other standouts were Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel" and "My Fair Lady".
Top play nominees may include "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", "The Children", "Meteor Shower", "Farinelli and the King" and "Junk".
The 72nd annual Tony Awards, which will be hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban, will be broadcast June 10 on CBS, live from NYC's Radio City Music Hall.
Pompeo says Israelis have 'right to defend' Gaza border
During the next four days, various Arab and global delegations are expected to participate, as well as various Palestinian groups. He said the two-state solution, one for Israelis and one for Palestinians, offers the only practical path to peace.