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`Spring Awakening' receives 11 Tony nods; `Coast of Utopia,' `Grey Gardens' get 10 each

`Spring Awakening' receives 11 Tony nods; `Coast of Utopia,' `Grey Gardens' get 10 each

"Spring Awakening," the Duncan Sheik-Steven Sater rock musical about the sexual longing of 19th century German teenagers, received a leading 11 Tony nominations on Tuesday.
"The Coast of Utopia," Tom Stoppard's epic trilogy about 19th-century Russian intellectuals, and "Grey Gardens," a musical look at two of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' more eccentric relatives, each garnered 10 nominations.
"Curtains," a backstage whodunit set during a theatrical tryout in Boston, got eight.
Besides "The Coast of Utopia," the nominees for best play were: "Radio Golf," the final chapter in August Wilson's decade-by-decade look at the black experience in 20th century America; "Frost/Nixon," Peter Morgan's docudrama about the celebrated interviews between British journalist David Frost and Richard M. Nixon; and "The Little Dog Laughed," Douglas Carter Beane's social comedy about Hollywood hypocrisy.
"Mary Poppins," a lavish adaptation of P.L. Travers novels and the classic Disney movie, picked up seven nominations during the morning announcement at Lincoln Center.
The Tonys will be broadcast June 10 (8-11 p.m. EDT) on CBS from Radio City Music Hall.