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'What America should be' - Broadway celebrates wide variety

Tony voters on Tuesday celebrated everything from the goofy to the grotesque on Broadway, handing out nominations in double digits to such varied shows as Tina Fey's catty "Mean Girls," the sprawling AIDs drama "Angels in America," a grown-up Harry Potter play and a candy-colored slice of seafood in "SpongeBob SquarePants" musical.

"I feel like that's what you want — you want a diverse community coming to the theater," said Fey, who got a writing nomination for her Broadway debut. "It just feels like there's something for everyone, which is how it should be."

Seven shows earned 10 or more nominations, led by "Mean...

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