Mariah Carey's 'Some Like It Hot' nominated for Tony Award

Mariah Carey's 'Some Like It Hot' nominated for Tony Award

Mariah Carey has received her first Tony Award nomination for the musical she produced, 'Some Like It Hot'. 

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Mariah Carey is feeling ecstatic after receiving her first ever Tony Award nomination. 

She took to Instagram Live to share that the musical she produced, 'Some Like It Hot', has been nominated at this year's Tony Awards. 

“Congratulations to the amazing cast and crew!!! Couldn’t have asked for better news to wake up to!!!” she captioned her post on Instagram Stories.

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The musical received 13 nominations, including 'Best Musical', 'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical' (Kevin Del Aguila), 'Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical' (NaTasha Yvette Williams),  'Best Book', and 'Best Original Score'. 

Casey Nicholaw received a nomination for 'Best Direction of a Musical' and J. Harrison Ghee received a nomination for 'Best Leading Actor' in a musical.

The musical features songs by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. 

 It is based on the 1959 classic film starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jack Lemmon. 

The original film received six Oscar nominations, winning two. 

The storyline is about two musician friends, Joe and Jerry, who are witnesses to a murder. They flee to Chicago and disguise themselves as women and join an all-girl band. They later fall in love with the same woman, the band’s lead singer, Sugar Kane. 

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