The 2013 Tony Award Nominations Were Announced With Kinky Boots, Matilda, And Pippin Leading The Pack. The Award Ceremony Will Broadcast On CBS on June 9th.

"Kinky Boots" Leads The Pack

Kinky Boots Broadway Show

The Tony nominations were announced this morning, and the new musical Kinky Boots came out ahead of the pack with 13 nods, including Best Musical, Direction, Choreography, Original Score, Book, and, of course, Best Costumes.

Close behind was the rave-reviewed British musical Matilda, with 12 nominations. The Broadway revival with the most Tony Award nominations was the Stephen Schwartz musical Pippin, which earned 10 noms. With 8 nominations, Golden Boy was the play revival that fared the best.

Tom Hanks In The Running For Actor In A Leading Role

Lucky Guy had the most nominations (6) of any new play, and star Tom Hanks earned a nod for Actor in a Leading Role. The Tony nominees will battle it out on June 9 when the Tony Award ceremony takes place. The awards will take place at Radio City Music Hall and will be aired in a three-hour broadcast on CBS.