Well, it's nice just to be nominated, considering how the Broadway establishment has dissed Disney shows in recent years. But they couldn't ignore this eye-pleasing and emotionally engaging show, a transplant from London that actually improves on the beloved 1964 movie. Then again, they could easily have ignored it by nominating Legally Blonde, the most surprising show to get snubbed.
Tony Outlook: Too square to get much support for Best Musical, but the lavish production should grab some lesser awards.
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