Lesbian musical The Prom lands 7 Tony Awards nominations
Lesbian musical The Prom has landed seven nominations at the Tony Awards. The nominations for the 73rd annual Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday (April 30), with The Prom among the most-nominated shows. The musical tells the story of a girl who is denied permission to bring a female date to her high school prom, mirroring several real-life news stories. The Prom receives seven Tony Awards nominations The show was nominated for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. The Prom stars Caitlin Kinnunen and Beth Leavel were both nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, while Brooks Ashmanskas was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. Casey Nicholaw was nominated for Best Direction of a Musical. In November, The Prom sparked an outpouring of joy after its Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performance featured the parade’s first ever same-sex kiss. The Prom stars Caitlin Kinnunen and Isabelle McCalla (Official photo) The passionate embrace, which took place during a performance of “Build a Prom,” was broadcast by NBC to an estimated audience of 50 million people who tuned in for the annual parade through the streets of New
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