Topic: Harvey Fierstein
The musicals 'Kinky Boots' and 'Matilda' earned the most Tony nominations, with 'Boots' scoring 13 and 'Matilda' earning 12. Film star Tom Hanks earned a Tony nomination for his work on the play 'Lucky Guy.'
'Newsies' improves as it makes the jump from 1992 movie flop to the Broadway stage.
Tony Awards: "Welcome to the Tonys," said host Sean Hayes when it began — "the World Cup of show tunes."