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'Jagged Little Pill' leads Tony Awards nominations with 15

Tony Nominations
Posted at 2:59 PM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 14:59:30-04

NEW YORK — The sobering musical “Jagged Little Pill,” which plumbs Alanis Morissette’s 1995 breakthrough album to tell a story of an American family spiraling out of control, earned a leading 15 Tony Award nominations Thursday, as the Broadway community took the first steps to celebrate a pandemic-shortened season that upended the theater world.

The nominations were pulled from just 18 eligible plays and musicals, a fraction of the 34 shows the season before.

Broadway theaters abruptly closed on March 12, knocking out all shows — including 16 that were still scheduled to open in the spring.

For a full list of nominees, click here.