Additional fun facts about this season’s nominated shows and actors follow:
· 4 - The number of octaves in Tony Award co-host and 2015 Tony nominee Kristin Chenoweth’s vocal range. That’s more than 30 notes!
· 6 – The record number of female nominees associated with a musical (Fun Home)
· 10 – The record-breaking number of times Chita Rivera has been nominated for a Tony Award (she has won twice)
· 13 – The number of actors who were Tony-nominated for their Broadway debut rules this season (Ken Watanabe, Ruthie Ann Miles, Emily Skeggs, Sydney Lucas, Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Alex Sharp, Micah Stock, Geneva Carr, Ruth Wilson, Lydia Leonard, Richard McCabe, Matthew Beard) · 18 – The number of characters named after Shakespeare characters in Something Rotten!
· 23 – The number of years since a play was last Tony-nominated for Best Choreography (This year, it wasThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time)
· 37 - the number of consecutive years the Tony Awards have been broadcast on CBS
· 70 – The number of years between On the Town’s original production opening and the Broadway revival’s opening, making it this season’s oldest nominated musical
· 384 – The number of times etcetera is said on-stage in The King and I each week
The 2015 Tony Awards–hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming–will be broadcast on Sunday, June 7, 2015 (8-11 PM ET/PT time delay) on CBS, live from Radio City Music Hall in NYC. For information, photos, videos, and more, go to TonyAwards.com.