A Tony nomination…another Idol first.
Season 4 Idol, Constantine Maroulis snagged a Tony nomination for Leading Actor in a Musical for his role in the Broadway Musical Rock of Ages.
The noms were announced this morning by Cynthia Nixon and LinManuel Miranda at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
The musical, Rock of Ages, scored a total of 5 nominations, for Best Musical, Leading Actor in a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Costume Design for a Musical, and Best Sound Design for a Musical.
Check out the entire list of nominations HERE.
Rock of Ages opened at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre April 7, 2009.
The Tony awards will be broadcast Sunday June 7, 8/7c on CBS.
ETA: Nope, not eating crow. Even asshats can be nominated for Tonys.